Western Kentucky University (WKU) seeks applications for the position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Library Technical Services. This is a 10-month tenure-track faculty position reporting to the Department Head of Library Technical Services (DLTS) which is composed of Continuing Resources, Bibliographic Access, Acquisitions/Collection Services, Integrated Library Systems, and Student Personnel. DLTS is responsible for acquiring, organizing, cataloging, and providing access to books, serials, non-print items, and electronic resources, and for binding and preserving materials for extended use in the collection. WKU Libraries currently uses the Voyager integrated library system. Anticipated starting date is January 1, 2015.
Responsibilities include: original and complex copy cataloging and classification of materials in special formats including; but not limited to, electronic books, videos, sound recordings, maps, atlases, and sheet music in all subject areas, shared responsibility for foreign language materials and authority file maintenance; participation in special cataloging projects as needed, teaching, research/creativity activity, and university/public service as outlined in the university, college, and department criteria for faculty rank and promotion.
For more information about this position and application procedures, visit http://www.wku.edu/employment/999150f.pdf.