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POST DATE:              03/25/15

Position Title:             Reference/Electronic Resources Librarian      
Status:                         Full-time, Regular Exempt
Grade:                         Professional Level II
Hours:                         8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday
Reports to:                 Director of the Specker Library          
Education:                  ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library/Information Science

Position Summary:
The Reference and Electronic Resources Librarians (RERL) provides a lead role in the management of electronic resources including installing, managing and maintaining the library’s ILS system, Guard Card ID system, Illiad, EZ Proxy, etc. The RERL will also provide all facets of reference services to assist and instruct CCSJ students and faculty with information needs and act as a technical contact for electronic resources.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to be successful in this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Experience working with faculty and students in public services in an academic library environment.

  • Experience in providing reference services and teaching library instructions.

  • Familiarity with licensed electronic databases and serials, word processing and spreadsheet application.

  • Working knowledge of open URL standards and resolvers.

  • Knowledge of integrated library systems, presentation software, microcomputers and other related equipment.

  • Ability to write routine reports, policies and correspondence. 

  • Ability to handle differing, non-routine work situations and problems by exercising independent judgment and initiative.

  • Strong organizational and communication (verbal and written) skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills with attention to detail, and ability to work independently.

  • Ability to physically and mentally perform the essential functions of the position with our without accommodation.

Primary Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Maintains the library’s access to electronic databases, electronic journals and other electronic resources, and utilizes a link resolver and other available technology.

  • Responsible for day to day oversight of ILS system including installing and implementing new software and upgrades, maintaining the OPAC and troubleshooting problems.

  • Provides technical and collection management support for library’s online database subscriptions, including ensuring remote access to online library resources.

  • Monitor and coordinate with CCSJ webmaster to update library webpage as needed.

  • Maintains statistics for electronic resources and prepares routing and analytical reports to monitor database and circulation user patters including accessing Voyager Integrated library System.

  • Responsible for interlibrary loan functions including using ILLiad and other new or related software.

  • Acts as customer and technical contact for electronic database vendors for new and existing subscriptions.

  • Works with librarians and faculty to investigate, select and evaluate new and existing electronic resources for the library’s collection.

  • Trains staff with new resources and keeps staff abreast of enhancements and changes to existing resources.

  • Provides reference services to students and faculty at the Reference Desk and by appointment to fill specific information requests, offering research assistance, and guiding patrons in the effective use of information sources.

  • Provides orientations and classroom/group instruction requested by instructors in research strategies, use of information resources, library services and procedures.

  • Coordinates with Tutoring Centers to identify areas of students’ need.

  • Assists patrons in the use of the Library’s services, programs, resources and collections.

  • Participates in appropriate professional activities, including college and library committees and task forces, and attending professional meetings.

  • Participates as a team member to ensure that various departmental goals and objectives are met, including resources and services.

  • Other responsibilities related to reference and instructional services at the library as assigned by the Library Director

Interested candidates for this position should submit their resume, cover letter and references to Human Resources at smcguire@ccsj.edu
 

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Rank: Adjunct Instructor
Microeconomics (Spring 2015, continuing)
We are looking for candidates to support our daytime business core course in the Principles of Microeconomic Theory.  Topics include the theory of consumer demand, economics of the firm, market structures, income distribution, the pricing of the employment of resources, and income distribution, among others.

To apply, submit a cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications, curriculum vitae, with contact information and any teaching evaluations.  The requested materials should be emailed to svarela@ccsj.edu or hardcopy mailed to Calumet College of St. Joseph, Attn:  Academic Affairs Office, 2400 New York Ave, Whiting, IN 46394.
Review of applications will begin immediately  and will continue until a successful candidate is selected.


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Department of Quantitative, Behavioral and Social Sciences
Science Program

Rank: General Science Program Assistant Professor of Biology

Qualifications:

The science program at Calumet College of St. Joseph (CCSJ) invites applicants for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the area of Biology or related field. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or A.B.D., preferably with postdoctoral experience and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and undergraduate research in the biological sciences. The successful candidate will have documented excellence in teaching.  Applicants shall demonstrate strong leadership skills and an awareness of teaching in a multicultural environment gained from teaching in such an environment.  Interest or expertise in the areas of environmental sector will be well regarded.

Responsibilities:

The successful applicant will teach undergraduate general biology to both non-science and science majors, microbiology, biotechnology DNA courses, environmental biology and other courses within their areas of expertise. It is desirable that the candidates have teaching and research capabilities.  The successful candidate will also display a willingness and ability to work collaboratively with faculty members in the science program on interdisciplinary projects and curricula.  Candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity in cultural background, and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies and advisement. 

Salary Range:   Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Start date:        August 17, 2015

Eligibility:        Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States and a
background check.

Application Procedures:           Review of applications will begin January 5th and will continue until a successful candidate is selected. For full consideration, send curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interest/philosophy and contact information via email to:

Office of Academic Affairs:
The Vice President of Academic Affairs / Chief Operating Officer – jpatterson@ccsj.edu  

 

Calumet College of St. Joseph is a vibrant, multicultural urban university of 1,600 students with a strong social justice mission. Our main campus is located just minutes from the Lake Michigan Lakeshore in the far northwest corner of Indiana.  The campus is located, 20 minutes from the cultural and social attractions of downtown Chicago and 40 minutes from natural and cultural attractions of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.  The Department is part of a new multidisciplinary unit focused on the life sciences and the environment. For more information about the University and the Department, go to: Calumet College of St. Joseph (http://www.ccsj.edu).

Calumet College of St. Joseph is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. Members of historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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Department of Digital and Studio Arts

Rank: Director Digital and Studio Arts, Assistant Professor Rank

Qualifications:

  • M.F.A. or other appropriate terminal degree from a nationally accredited institution, with expertise in the foundations of studio and digital arts.

  • College-level art generalist with experience teaching studio foundations, digital media, graphic design, art history, and introduction to visual arts.

  • Ability or experience in building a college arts program from the ground up, recruiting and advising students, hiring adjuncts, maintaining a website, and establishing and executing assessment procedures.

  • Interest and experience in working with culturally diverse and underserved populations with varying degrees of artistic preparation through course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.   

Responsibilities:

The successful applicant will

  • Teach a wide variety of undergraduate arts courses (12 credit hours per semester), including drawing, painting, graphic design, art history, and introduction to visual arts.

  • Build a vibrant arts program: refining curriculum, recruiting students, developing a program website, hiring and observing adjuncts, and establishing programmatic assessment procedures.

  • Regularly engage and mentor art students, advising them in both educational and career plans and building a vibrant campus arts community engaged in the community at large.

  • Collaborate with liberal arts faculty members on interdisciplinary projects and curricula, connecting academic work with contemporary issues, in accordance with the college's social justice mission.

Salary Range:     Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Start date:                     August 17, 2015

Eligibility:  Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States and a background check.

Application Procedures:        

Review of applications will begin January 10th and will continue until successful candidate is selected. For full consideration, send a letter of interest, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a portfolio of recent work.

Office of Academic Affairs:

The Vice President of Academic Affairs /Chief Operating Officer - jpatterson@ccsj.edu  

Calumet College of St. Joseph is a vibrant, multicultural urban university of 1,600 students with a strong social justice mission. Our main campus is located just minutes from the Lake Michigan Lakeshore in the far northwest corner of Indiana.  The campus is located, 20 minutes from the cultural and social attractions of downtown Chicago and 40 minutes from natural and cultural attractions of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. For more information about the University and the Department, go to: Calumet College of St. Joseph (http://www.ccsj.edu).

Calumet College of St. Joseph is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. Members of historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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Adjunct Instructors
Science | Psychology | English

Calumet College of St. Joseph invites applications for several adjunct faculty positions, to begin August 2015.  The successful candidates for these positions will join the Quantitative, Behavioral and Social Science or Liberal Arts faculty, located at the Whiting, IN campus. 

The successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate or graduate courses within the prospective field (see below).  To qualify for these adjunct teaching assignments, candidates must have a minimum of a master degree in the content area, with a preferred terminal degree.

Calumet College of St. Joseph is a vibrant, multicultural urban university of 1,600 students with a strong social justice mission. Our main campus is located just minutes from the Lake Michigan Lakeshore in the far northwest corner of Indiana.  We are just, 20 minutes from the cultural and social attractions of downtown Chicago and 40 minutes from natural and cultural attractions of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.  The Department is part of a new multidisciplinary unit focused on the life sciences and the environment. For more information about the University and the Department, go to: Calumet College of St. Joseph (http://www.ccsj.edu).


Science Program

  • Nutritionist / dietician

  • Biology

  • Geology

  • Earth Science

English Program

  • Professional Writing

  • Developmental English

  • Composition

  • Advanced topics in English

Psychology Program

  • Undergraduate courses

  • Graduate courses

To apply, submit a cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications, curriculum vitae, with three references complete with contact information and any teaching evaluations.  The requested materials should be emailed to cdavis@ccsj.edu or hardcopy mailed to Calumet College of St. Joseph, Attn:  Academic Affairs Office, 2400 New York Ave, Whiting, IN 46394.

Review of applications will begin April 1st and will continue until a successful candidate is selected.

Calumet College of St. Joseph is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. Members of historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

 

 

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Whiting, Indiana 46394

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