Access to Resources Librarian & Assistant or Associate Professor
UIC Library of the Health Sciences (Chicago)
The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Library of the Health Sciences (LHS) seeks a faculty librarian to lead the Access to Resources Department in Chicago.
The Access to Resources Department provides local and remote access to information resources, both electronic and print, via a variety of user services, including circulation, reserves, document delivery, and interlibrary loan to the health sciences community. In addition to providing leadership and supervision to a department of 11.5 FTE staff positions, the Access to Resources Librarian serves as the primary LHS Chicago administrator for initiatives that span the Library of the Health Sciences and provides liaison to operational units that support the University Library as a whole. This position also oversees operations related to building security and maintenance after hours.
This position reports to the Associate University Librarian for the Health Sciences, who serves as Associate Dean of Libraries and Director of GMR. This is a tenure system faculty position with research and publication expectations.
About the Library of the Health Sciences
The Library of the Health Sciences supports education, research, and clinical practice in the Colleges of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Applied Health Sciences, Pharmacy, and the School of Public Health; the UIC Medical Center Hospital and Outpatient Care Center, and other affiliated health care institutions. The Library has a local presence in Peoria, Rockford, and Urbana to support the UIC regional health science campuses located in those communities. The Library is the Regional Medical Library for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Greater Midwest Region (NN/LM GMR), and is one of the largest health sciences libraries in the United States.
Specific responsibilities include:
Other related duties as assigned or negotiated.
SALARY/RANK/CONTRACT: Faculty status position. Salary and rank dependent upon qualifications and experience. Salaries are competitive and based on education and experience; twelve month appointment; 24 days vacation; two weeks annual sick leave with additional disability benefits; 11 paid holidays; medical insurance (contribution based on annual salary; coverage for dependents may be purchased); a dental plan is available; life insurance paid for by the State; participation in one of the retirement options of the Illinois State Universities Retirement System compulsory (8% of salary is withheld and is tax exempt until withdrawal); no Social Security coverage but Medicare payment required.
For fullest consideration apply by April 11th, with cover letter, supporting resume and the name and address of at least three references.
UIC is an AA/EOE
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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