(With apologies for duplicate postings)
UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR
Information Literacy Librarian
The University of Windsor's Leddy Library invites applications for a
tenure-track Information Literacy Librarian position, commencing January
1st, 2002. Rank will be commensurate with experience. This position is
subject to final budgetary approval.
We seek an innovative, dynamic professional with key leadership skills to
lead in the development of an overarching Information Literacy programme,
to develop and provide effective web-based library user education
programmes and to liaise with other campus groups and the campus community
in developing and implementing such programmes. For further details about
the Leddy Library visit our website at www.uwindsor.ca/library/leddy.
Responsibilities will include promoting information literacy and library
support for a learner-focused environment; conducting workshops and
lectures; providing pedagogical support for the delivery of library
instruction and the effective use of instructional technology; overseeing
the promotion of all information literacy outreach to the university
community and development of library policies that support information
The successful candidate will possess the initiative, creativity, and
excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
necessary to develop, promote, and deliver effective library programs to
both onsite and remote users.
Reporting to the Head, Reference Services, the successful candidate will be
joining a dynamic team and will be expected to contribute to the overall
planning and management of library services, as well as to
provincial/national consortia activities.
A Master's degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA accredited
school, or equivalent qualifications, plus demonstrated skill in the use of
web authoring tools and presentation software is required. The ideal
candidate will have experience evaluating and using electronic resources
and an in depth knowledge of technological applications and automation in
academic libraries. Preferred candidates will have teaching experience and
knowledge of various instructional and educational technologies that are
currently in use by post-secondary educational institutions across North
The University of Windsor is committed to equity and diversity in the
workplace and welcomes applications from Aboriginal peoples, persons with
disabilities and members of visible minorities. Applications from women are
Applications should include: a letter of application, including a statement
of citizenship/immigration status; a detailed curriculum vitae; and three
current letters of reference, forwarded by the referees. To ensure full
consideration, complete applications and letters of reference should be
submitted by October 15th, 2001 to:
Gwendolyn Ebbett, University Librarian
University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Ave.
Windsor, Ontario, N9B 3P4
Phone: (519) 253-3000, ext. 3161, Fax (519) 971-3638
E-mail: [log in to unmask]
The University of Windsor, one of Ontario's leading academic institutions,
provides "the degree that works," an innovative and student-focused
approach which prepares its graduates for the challenges of tomorrow.
Information about the University of Windsor and its programs may be found
at www.uwindsor.ca. Also visit us at www.uwindsor.ca/facultypositions. For
additional information about this position and employment at the University
of Windsor, contact Dr Janice Drakich, Director, Faculty Recruitment at
1-877-665-6608 or [log in to unmask]
To ensure that you are considered within the priorities of the Employment
Equity Program, you may self-identify in your letter of application or in a
separate letter to the Presidential Commission on Employment Equity which
is mandated to oversee the implementation of employment equity.
Self-identification letters may be forwarded to the Presidential Commission
on Employment Equity, Office of Faculty Recruitment and Retention (OFRR),
325 Chrysler Hall Tower, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, N9B 3P4.
Information on Employment Equity can be found on the OFRR webpage at
www.uwindsor.ca/facultyrecruitment or by calling our toll free number