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Commons, Loyola University (Chicago) (March 2007)
Director, Information Commons -- Loyola University Chicago -- Illinois
Loyola University Chicago
Director, Information Commons
Loyola University Chicago seeks an enthusiastic,
service-oriented librarian to provide leadership for an
exciting new facility, the Information Commons (IC). A
partnership with Information Technology Services (ITS), the IC
will provide 24-hour reference assistance with a full range of
technology equipment and services aimed at undergraduates.
A primary objective is to more closely integrate library and
technology services with Loyola's curriculum while meeting IC
program goals of collaboration, connectivity, and community.
The building will open early 2008. For more information, go
The IC Director is a library department head who supervises
four staff and numerous student assistants, and works with the
Head of Reference and ITS to plan programs and services and
manages daily operations. Evening and weekend hours are expected.
Position available: July 1, 2007. Salary: $70,000
Qualifications: Required: an ALA-accredited M.L.S.;
library technology experience and expertise; knowledge of the
use of technology in a University environment; supervisory
experience; excellent communication, interpersonal, and
organizational skills; a strong team-oriented attitude; and
knowledge and understanding of the Information Commons
philosophy and concept. Desirable: a second masters in
computer science or related field; Web authoring skills;
experience with photo, video and/or audio editing;
Applications: Loyola University Chicago requires
applicants for all positions to register via an online system.
Instructions and more information can be found at:
As part of that registration process, applicants should provide in
electronic format a current resume and a letter of
application. Application deadline: April 16, 2007.