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Academic Librarian-Reference Services and Institutional Repository Code# N5-210 
The Library seeks an innovative leader with strong people skills to plan and develop, implement, grow, and maintain an institutional repository at Lincoln University of Missouri. Project management responsibilities include leading the planning, development and supervision of the repository, providing services including drafting policies and procedures, user support and training, conducting user-centered evaluations, and ongoing program and policy analysis. Liaison/outreach responsibilities include advocating and promoting use of the library’s institutional repository, seeking out contributors. Content management responsibilities include defining and managing the digital collections, working collaboratively with OIT on system and academic technology issues, and collaborating with library staff on metadata schemes appropriate for digital information. The successful candidate will also support issues such as open-access initiatives, intellectual property, data curation, and new forms of publication and research/creative activities. The Academic Librarian also provided Reference Service to walk-in, telephone, electronic and web patrons. Assist students, faculty and staff with online database searching and related academic activities. Provide engaging library instruction in the effective use of print and online information resources in classroom environment. Build effective relationships with faculty to develop course-related instruction. Develop and promote library programs and services to students, faculty, and staff. Help develop the collection and serve as liaison to assigned academic departments. Compile reports and statistics as needed and required. Serve on the Library and University committees as required. Perform other duties as assigned. 
Reports to the Public Services Coordinator. 
To ensure full consideration, please complete and send packets by Monday July 21, 2014. The anticipated start date is August 15, 2014. 
Required Experience: 
Experience in developing and /or managing an institutional repository system. 
Familiarity with emergence of institutional repositories, including issues, policies, service models and strategies securing appropriate content. 
Demonstrated leadership and skills in project management and problem solving
Outreach experience and knowledge of marketing techniques 
Experience in delivery of reference services, teaching in an academic library, familiarity with social networking tools, knowledge of emerging trends in library resource instruction, familiarity with LibGuides and LibAnswers, and other reference tools. 
Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
Academic Appointment; 
Academic librarians serve as Library Science faculty and have teaching responsibilities that include course in the Library and Information Science minor and literacy courses. All academic librarians, with an MLS from an ALA -accredited program, are appointed as faculty (non-tenured) 
Qualifications required: 
MLS/MLIS from an ALA- accredited program. At least one year professional experience preferred. 
Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. 
Submit a Lincoln University Employment application form (available at, cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, official university transcripts, and three current letters of reference to: Human Resource Services, Lincoln University, 101 Young Hall, PO Box 29, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0029. Lincoln University is “An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer.”