Approximate Date of Posting: April, 14, 2017
Position: Postgraduate Academic Library Fellow
Location: Cedar City, Utah;
Company/Organization Southern Utah University/ Gerald R. Sherratt Library
SUU is a comprehensive regional graduate and undergraduate degree‐granting university. The accredited, state‐supported institution of nearly 9,000 students is located in Cedar City, home to the Utah Shakespeare Festival and surrounded by the best back yard in the country. SUU is 40 minutes from both skiing and year‐round golfing, 2‐1/2 hours from Las Vegas, and 3‐1/2 hours from Salt Lake City.
Time Frame: July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 This position is an 11 month, non‐tenure track appointment for a one‐year term
Description: Southern Utah University invites applications from individuals with vision, creativity, energy, and initiative to apply for this position. The Fellow will rotate through the library’s departments and have meaningful work assignments contributing to each department’s success. Each rotation will build the Fellow’s understanding of the library’s mission, role, and structure in meeting stakeholder needs; and hone the Fellow’s ability to adapt to new situations and work with different groups. The Fellow will also benefit from mentoring relationships with faculty throughout the library.
equired Education, Training, and Skills
- Awarded or pending MLS from ALA‐accredited library school or foreign equivalent.
- Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks asynchronously in an academic environment.
- Flexibility and interpersonal abilities of a nature to work successfully with a wide variety of constituencies including students, university faculty, staff, and administration.
Deadline: May 4, 2017