[Eril-l] JOBOP - Electronic Resources Librarian - Faculty Position - Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL

Sherrill Weaver weaver at oakton.edu
Tue Mar 13 12:16:28 PDT 2018

JOBOP - Electronic Resources Librarian - Faculty Position - Oakton
Community College, Des Plaines, IL

*Apologies for cross-posting*

Oakton Community College seeks to fill one full-time, tenure-track Library
position beginning with the 2018-2019 academic year in Fall 2018.  The
successful applicant will be qualified and able to provide and maintain
access to the library's electronic resources, including but not limited
to, information, communication, assistive, and related technologies as
they affect the resources, service delivery, and uses of electronic
resources in libraries. The candidates' depth of knowledge should surpass
that of the generalists'.

Applicants must be strong communicators and effective classroom
facilitators who enjoy teaching in a student-centered environment.

Candidates committed to working in a culturally competent environment are
especially valued at Oakton. Cultural competence integrates and transforms
knowledge about individuals and groups of people into specific standards,
policies, practices, and attitudes used in appropriate cultural settings
to increase the quality of services provided.

Applicants should be current and skilled in their use of evolving
technologies, active in promoting critical thinking, and committed to
challenging our students to be knowledgeable, ethical, and capable global
citizens. Oakton is seeking enthusiastic faculty who are committed to
innovation in college-level teaching and learning, and interested in
non-traditional delivery of instruction.

Required Qualifications:
A Master's degree from a program accredited by the American Library

Preferred Qualifications:
* Three year's experience in an academic library setting
* Experience in working with the life cycle of electronic resources,
including proxy configuration, link resolving, consortial relations,
e-books, URL and A to Z list maintenance, EDS, trouble-shooting on and off
campus, selecting and budgeting of e-resources in an academic library
* Experience in applying the principles and practices related to
electronic resources and electronic collections
* Knowledge of electronic resource licensing and the legal framework in
which it takes place, including vendor negotiations
* Familiarity with online library systems
* Experience in reference and instruction in an academic library setting
* A second Master's Degree and teaching experience

For further information and to apply, visit www.oakton.edu and click
Employment, or visit the following link:

Sherrill Weaver, MA, Sp.LIS, Ed.D, MOTc
Professor, Library Services & English
(pronouns: She/Her/Hers)

Oakton Community College
Library Services & English Dept.
Skokie Campus Library A8203
vm:  847.376.7632
email: weaver at oakton.edu

Oakton Community College Library Mission:
The Oakton Library supports student success by encouraging critical
thinking, promoting information literacy, and providing innovative
teaching, resources, and services that meet the information needs of our

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