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Assistant or Associate Professor - Master of Library and Information
Science (MLIS) - Req.#12F01
*Job Description:*
St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis is a comprehensive
Catholic university with the nationís largest college for women at its
center. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the
University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the
Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed
to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls over 5,200 students in
associate, baccalaureate, masterís and doctoral programs in both
traditional day and weekend formats. Associate and Graduate programs enroll
both women and men.

The Master of Library and Information Science Program is seeking an
experienced, dynamic, visionary candidate to join our learning community as
Assistant or Associate Professor. We seek applicants who have research and
teaching expertise in web information systems.
Responsibilities: Teaching required and elective courses; conducting
research; meeting service and scholarship expectations for tenure and
promotion; providing vision and advocacy for the programís IT
infrastructure needs; student advising/mentoring.

Earned doctorate in library or information science, computer science,
information technology, or other related fields; expertise in several of
the following areas: information architecture, web development, database
management, universal design and accessibility; effective teaching and
scholarship in the broad area of information science; ability to design and
deliver courses in a variety of formats, including online and hybrid
modalities; strong commitment to interdisciplinary research and cultural

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with the information technology
infrastructure used in libraries and information centers; demonstrated
potential for multidisciplinary research funding; knowledge of mobile
technology applications and internet multimedia technologies; new program
development and progressively responsible administrative and leadership

The MLIS Programís primary goal is to empower students to become future
leaders in the complex and ever-changing information environment. The
Program has over 180 masterís students and over 750 alumnae. Learning takes
place in modern classrooms using up-to-date technology. The MLIS degree
provides diverse programs of study in librarianship, with increasing
emphasis on digital and web services. The Program offers a school media
specialist licensure in collaboration with the Education Department. It
also offers a joint post-masterís certificate in organizational leadership
with the Universityís Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership (MAOL)
Program and offers information technology courses that support the MAOL
master's program

St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable faculty who enjoy
working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and
multicultural understanding. Consistent with the universityís Catholic
identity, its commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference
will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their teaching,
research and service.

*Send rťsumť & cover letter to:*
Application: Submit an application letter, CV, evidence of excellence in
teaching, academic transcripts, and the names and contact information of
three references to Human Resources Req. #12F01, St. Catherine University,
2004 Randolph Ave, F-17, St. Paul, MN 55105 or fax to 651-690-6871, or
email to [log in to unmask] Official transcripts will be required for hire. For
more information, contact the MLIS Search Committee (Joyce Yukawa and Sarah
Park, Co-Chairs), at
[log in to unmask] Position will remain open until filled. Review of
applications begins March 1, 2012.

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
EEO/Drug Free Workplace Employer
Tobacco-Free Campuses

Our university is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed
to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and
assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other
higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit:

Sarah Park, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of LIS
St. Catherine University
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