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"Mary K. Taylor" <[log in to unmask]>
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Mary K. Taylor
Fri, 29 Sep 2000 12:25:39 -0500
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Please excuse duplication.  This position has been cross-posted on many

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Library Affairs
Carbondale, Illinois

                 Manager of Instructional Support Services & Web
Coordinator (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor)

                 Full-time, 12-month, continuing

                 January 2, 2001

                 The library services of Southern Illinois University
Carbondale (SIUC) are centralized in Morris Library. Its four subject
                 divisions hold more than 2.4 million volumes, 3.1 million
microform units, and over 12,500 current periodicals and
                 serials. Library users have access to ILLINET Online (the
statewide automated system) and to numerous electronic
                 resources via the Library's local area network, the
Campus-Wide Information System, and the Internet. As the campus
                 center for access to academic information and
collaborative academic technology projects, the Library's staff of 31
                 faculty, 10 Administrative/ Professional (A/P) staff, and
70 Civil Service employees provide a wide range of services,
                 including reference assistance, instructional and
technical support, distance learning, geographic information systems
                 (GIS), and multimedia courseware development. The
Library's principal units are Public and Collection Development

                 Services, Instructional Support Services (which includes
the Regional Center for Distance Learning and Multimedia
                 Development), Special Collections and Development
Services, Technical and Automation Services, and the Ulysses S.
                 Grant Association. Instructional Support Services offers a
wide variety of services to support the instructional mission of
                 the University through the use of instructional design and
development, instructional evaluation, instructional technology,
                 distance learning, World Wide Web and multimedia
development, video production, and graphics production. Morris
                 Library is a member of the Association of Research
Libraries, the Center for Research Libraries, and the Big 12 Plus
                 Library Consortium. Additional information about SIUC and
Library Affairs is available on the World Wide Web
                 ( Librarians at SIUC are faculty
and are covered by collective bargaining.

                 Under the general direction of the Director for
Instructional Support Services (ISS), the Manager of Instructional Support
                 Services is responsible for the day-to-day operation of
ISS, the Library's web development, and for the development
                 and maintenance of network-based information. This
position works closely with the Assistant Instructional Development
                 Librarian to provide instructional design support for
faculty. Specific duties include: supervising 8.5 FTE Civil Service
                 staff, 5 administrative/professional staff, 1.5 FTE
faculty, 11 graduate assistants, and several student assistants;
                 developing and delivering workshops; serving as a Library
Liaison to academic departments; selecting instructional
                 videos; working with faculty and staff members in the
Library and on campus to use resources in the Library and on the
                 World Wide Web for the improvement of teaching and
learning; and working with the Southern Illinois Collegiate
                 Common Market, the Southwestern Illinois Higher Education
Consortium, and the Regional Center for Distance
                 Learning and Multimedia Development.

                 Required: Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program;
record of success as a manager; understanding of the

                 use of the World Wide Web as a tool for teaching and
learning and for information dissemination; competence with
                 current library automation; excellent oral and written
communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to
                 organize work and work well under pressure; ability to
lead people and manage projects; ability to meet criteria for
                 promotion and tenure, including professional service and
published research.

                 Preferred: Experience or training in web and multimedia

                 $45,000 minimum.

                 Please send a resume and a letter of application stating
your qualifications and background for this position and listing
                 the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone
numbers of THREE references to:

                 Thyra K. Russell, Associate Dean
                 Personnel and Budget Services
                 Library Affairs, Mail Code 6632
                 Southern Illinois University
                 Carbondale, IL 62901-6632
                 Telephone: 618-453-2681
                 E-mail: [log in to unmask]

                 October 6, 2000, or until filled.

Mary  K. Taylor, Medical/Assistant Science Librarian/Assistant ISS Librarian
Library Affairs, Mail Code 6632, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale, IL 62901-6632  U.S.A.
Email: [log in to unmask]   Phone:  618-453-1448  FAX: 618-453-2704