Assistant Professor/Faculty and Graduate Services Librarian
The K-State Salina Library is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Professor/Faculty and Graduate Services Librarian. This position provides research and instructional support for the faculty and graduate students at K-State Salina and provides proactive leadership in all aspects of mediated learning.Essential Functions
MLS from an ALA accredited institution. Understanding of scholarly communication trends. Experience providing reference services in a library environment. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated experience in digital media and web design. Experience with web-based distance learning demonstrated through the creation of online learning environments.Preferred Qualifications
This is a full-time, twelve-month, tenure-track faculty position. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. Some evening and weekends are required.
K-State Salina is located on a 131-acre campus and is home to nearly 1000 students. K-State at Salina is the only remote campus of the nine academic colleges of Kansas State University. The College of Technology and Aviation offers associate and baccalaureate degree programs in engineering technology and aviation specialties.
Salina, Kansas, is a rapidly growing city with a population of nearly 50,000 in the nation's heartland that blends just the right amount of rural heritage and hospitality with the excitement and amenities of urban America. Salina's impressive economic profile boasts of an 87.7% composite cost of living index, a strong work force with low unemployment, and abundant dining, entertainment, a vibrant arts community, and shopping possibilities. Educational opportunities include excellent public and private school systems, as well as two universities. In short, it's a great place to live and work!Application Process
Send a letter of application, resume or vita, and three current professional references with phone numbers and e-mail addresses to the attention of Dr. Alysia Starkey, Assistant Dean of Academics and Library Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate JOBFAC2011 in the subject line. Screening of applications will begin April 11, 2011 and continue until the position is filled. Background check is required.
Kansas State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity among its employees.