[Libs-Or] Position Open: Liaison Librarian at Portland State University Library

Stephanie Doig smdoig at pdx.edu
Wed Apr 3 15:10:20 PDT 2013

*Position #:  D92899*
*Job Title / Rank:  Liaison Librarian / Assistant Professor*
*Department:  Library*
*FTE:  1.0 FTE, 12-month, benefits eligible*
*Job Type:  Tenure-track faculty*
*Posted:  April 3, 2013*

Portland State University, a thriving public university based in downtown
Portland, Oregon, seeks a dynamic, experienced library professional to
serve as a Liaison Librarian. Comprising eight schools and colleges,
Portland State is the largest academic institution in the Oregon University
System and is one of the 100 largest public universities in the nation,
enrolling 29,818 students in 99 bachelors, 89 masters, and 38 doctoral
programs. Occupying an attractive central location on the PSU campus, the
Branford Price Millar Library is an exceptional resource to support
students and faculty and also an active and influential member of the Orbis
Cascade Alliance, a library consortium of 37 higher education institutions
in Oregon and Washington.

The Liaison Librarian provides reference and information services for the
University’s students and faculty; as well as members of the general
public; participates in a dynamic instructional program, including
classroom and online instruction, and possibly for-credit courses; consults
and collaborates with scholars; and selects information resources to
support the instructional and research needs of a diverse institution. Some
evening and weekend reference duty and/or instruction is required. Portland
State University faculty members contribute to faculty governance
activities within the Library and the University, engage in community and
professional service, and pursue an active scholarly agenda, including
publication, research, and seeking grants as appropriate. This full-time,
12-month, tenure-track faculty position reports to the Assistant University
Librarian for Public Services.

A detailed profile describing the position is available on the Library’s

Applicants should send a detailed letter of application, a curriculum vita,
and contact information for five references to Stephanie Doig, Library
Office Manager (smdoig at pdx.edu,  503-725-4126).  Electronic submission of
applications and correspondence is strongly preferred. Inquiries and
nominations can be submitted to the same e-mail address. Finalists will be
required to provide transcripts and successfully pass a background check.

Screening of complete applications will begin immediately and continue
until finalists have been identified.

Portland State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity
employer, committed to the development of an inclusive and diverse
community. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged.

Stephanie M. Doig
Office Manager
Portland State University Library <http://library.pdx.edu>

smdoig at pdx.edu
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