[Libs-Or] Position Announcement: Distance Education Librarian

Brent Mai bmai at cu-portland.edu
Wed Mar 27 13:20:02 PDT 2013

New Position!!
Distance Education Librarian
Concordia University in Portland, Oregon
Application Review begins 15 April 2013
Position Begins 1 July 2013

DESCRIPTION:  The Distance Education Librarian participates in daily reference service (includes some evenings and weekends) provided by the Concordia University Libraries to the students, faculty, and staff of Concordia University; conducts user instruction sessions for these groups; participates in collection development; serves as the Library liaison to one or more academic departments, and creates and updates Library Web pages.  This is a faculty position with commensurate rights and responsibilities and reports to the Head of Reference & Instruction.

QUALIFICATIONS:  An M.L.S. from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent is required; and at least 1 year of professional experience is desirable.  The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge of the educational and research needs of the academic community; commitment to the goals of scholarship; and enthusiasm for integration of automation in providing library services.  Essential skills include the ability to communicate and work effectively with the students, faculty, and staff of Concordia University and other members of the Concordia community in a rapidly changing environment.  A full job description is available on the CU Employment site (http://www.cu-portland.edu/aboutcu/employment.cfm).

ENVIRONMENT:  Concordia University is a Christian institution with a FTE student body of approximately 3,000 enrolled in its College of Education, College of Health & Human Services, School of Management, and College of Theology, Arts, and Sciences.  Concordia is one of 10 member institutions of the Concordia University System.  The Concordia Libraries are one of the 37 members of the Orbis Cascade Alliance with combined holdings of over 27.8 million items.  The Concordia Libraries are committed to using appropriate technology to deliver information resources and instruction to students, regardless of their proximity to the Main Campus in Portland.  The Concordia University Libraries is also the home the Northwest Center for Children's Literature and the Center for Volga German Studies.  For more information about the Concordia University Libraries, consult the Library home pages at http://www.cu-portland.edu/library.

COMPENSATION:  The successful candidate will be appointed to the faculty with a rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Benefits are those that accrue to faculty of the University and include health care insurance, tuition remission, retirement, a tuition reimbursement program for study leading to a doctorate, paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays.

APPLICATIONS.  This is a new position to begin 1 July 2013.  Applications received by 15 April 2013 will receive first consideration.  The position will remain open until filled.  To apply, complete the Application for Faculty Employment (http://www.cu-portland.edu/aboutcu/documents/cu_faculty_employment_application.pdf) and send it along with a letter of application and resume or vitae, including the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to: Brent Mai, University Librarian, Concordia University Libraries, 2811 NE Holman Street, Portland, Oregon 97211-6099 (email: LibraryResumes at cu-portland.edu<mailto:LibraryResumes at cu-portland.edu>).

Thank you!
Brent Mai, University Librarian
Director, Center for Volga German Studies
Concordia University
Portland, Oregon

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