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Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2012 15:52:52 -0400
From: Laura Morlock <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Assistant Professor in the Master of Library Information Program at St.
      Catherine University Position Available

Hello.

This position is for an Assistant Professor in the Master of Library
Information Program at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, MN.

For more information, please contact the MLIS Search Committee Chair Sheri
Ross, at [log in to unmask]

Review of applications begins October 29, 2012. The position will remain
open until filled.

A full description is below.


*Open Faculty Position: Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
*
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 traditional
day, evening and weekend formats. Associate and Graduate programs enroll
both women and men.

The Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) Program is seeking an
experienced, dynamic, visionary candidate to join our learning community at
the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in January 2013.  We seek
applicants who have research and teaching expertise in the areas of public
librarianship and related areas.

Responsibilities: Teaching required and elective courses; advising and
mentoring students; conducting research; actively engaging in service and
scholarship.

Requirements: Earned doctorate in library or information science by August
15, 2013, expertise in one or more of the following areas:  public
librarianship, reference services, readersí advisory services; ability to
design and deliver courses in a variety of formats, including online and
hybrid modalities; strong commitment to interdisciplinary research and
cultural diversity.
Preferred Qualifications: Professional experience in public librarianship
and related areas, including reference/user services, literacy, readersí
advisory, business resources; knowledge of library history; experience with
service learning; demonstrated commitment to social justice. 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
185 masterís students and over 800 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 library leadership with the Universityís
Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership (MAOL) Program. It also 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.
Application: Please go to the St. Catherine University Employment Site to
apply for this position. That website link is: http://www.stkate.edu/hr .
Position number is: #2012-0056-FAC.  Applicants may also visit the
University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall Room 8, to submit
an electronic application. Attach an application letter of interest, CV,
copy of transcripts and the contact information for 3 references. Official
transcripts, a background check and education verification will be required
for hire. For more information, contact the MLIS Search Committee (Sheri
Ross, Chair), at [log in to unmask] . Review of applications begins October
29, 2012. Position will remain open until filled.


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

Our campus is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to
recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff .