[Eril-l] Job Posting - Technical Services Coordinator, Tenure-Track, Chicago, IL

Wallis, Lisa l-wallis at neiu.edu
Tue Jul 20 15:24:33 PDT 2021


Available Summer 2021

POSITION: Library Technical Services Coordinator, full-time, twelve month,
tenure-track  faculty appointment in a collective bargaining unit. Position
reports to the Associate  Dean of Libraries.

SALARY & BENEFITS: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision
benefits, 24 days vacation and participation in the Illinois State
Universities Retirement System.


   - Participates in the management of library systems related to technical
   - Performs complex original and adaptive cataloging of all formats.
   - Assists in the development and oversight of unit processes for
   authority control, database  maintenance, and other catalog enhancements.
   - Participates as part of the collective Technical Services Team in the
   ongoing assessment  of policies and procedures across all technical
   services units.
   - Supervises and trains 4.0 FTE technical services staff.
   - Responsible for coordinating the other Technical Services positions in
   the library.
   - Responsible for producing all the collection statistics related to
   addition/withdrawal of  physical volumes required for IPEDS, ACRL
   statistics, and special requests from  university administration.
   - Oversees/coordinates all library system data management and cleanup
   affecting the library  catalog and requires a high level of technical
   knowledge unique to the system used. This  involves following not only
   national standards, but also standards set forth by the  consortium to
   which NEIU belongs (CARLI/I-Share).
   - Subject liaison responsibilities as assigned.


   - ALA accredited MLS degree and a second master’s degree.
   - Evidence of 5+ years progressively responsible experience in technical
   services,  including acquisitions, cataloging, serials and e-resource
   - Recent supervisory experience managing one or more technical service
   - Demonstrated knowledge of current standards, best practices and
   emerging trends in  technical services.
   - Professional cataloging experience with original, adaptive, and copy
   cataloging of  multiple formats.
   - Knowledge of acquisitions functions and vendors.
   - Relevant experience with integrated library systems and library
   - A high level of computer competency and a demonstrated history of
   technical services  policy development and training.
   - Effective oral and written communication skills and the ability to
   work independently and  collaboratively to effectively build consensus and
   facilitate change.


   - Experience with cataloging, acquisitions, and e-resources functions in
   the Ex Libris Alma system.
   - Management experience coordinating a broadly defined technical
   services unit.
   - Academic library experience and related experience working within a
   - Reading knowledge of a foreign language.
   - Subject knowledge in music and/or the performing arts.
   - Music cataloging experience.

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY: Northeastern Illinois University is a public,
comprehensive,  multicultural university located on the north side of
Chicago. It has an enrollment of  approximately 7,000 students in
undergraduate and graduate programs. The Library  maintains a collection of
over 700,000 volumes and subscriptions to nearly 120 online  databases.
More information is available at

APPLICATION PROCESS: Send a letter of application, resume, and the names,
addresses, and  phone numbers of three references via email to
LibSearch at neiu.edu. Review begins  July 1, 2021 and will continue until the
position is filled.

Northeastern Illinois University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer:  Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.



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5500 North St. Louis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625

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