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MAP LIBRARIAN
THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE LIBRARIES
Join the Reference and Instructional Services (RIS) team at The University
of Tennessee Libraries during an exciting period of change and
opportunity.  We are seeking a creative, user-oriented professional to
serve as Map Librarian and subject liaison for Geography.  Play a key role
in shaping the future of Map services at the UT Libraries as we enhance
virtual access to collections and transform our environment to improve
both collaborative learning spaces and research-intensive spaces. Outreach
and user education for faculty and students who need map, geospatial, and
geographical resources is an important emphasis of this position.

This is a tenure track position, with the requisite requirements of
research and
service.  Appointment at rank of Assistant or Associate Professor,
dependent upon qualifications.  Minimum salary is $42,000.
Qualifications
Required: MLS from ALA-accredited program.  Knowledge of map librarianship
and the application of GIS services in libraries.  Experience or
coursework in reference services.  Excellent interpersonal skills and a
commitment to high quality user services.  Demonstrated ability to work
both independently and in a collaborative work environment.  Evidence of
strong oral and written communication skills with the potential to excel
as an instructor.  Knowledge of emerging library technologies and the
ability to work in a highly networked environment.  Commitment to
scholarship and professional growth.
Preferred: Degree in geography or related field and experience using GIS
software (ArcGIS).  Familiarity with government documents, map cataloging
practices, and FGDC metadata. Knowledge of collection development
practices for maps and scholarly communication in geography or related
fields. Public service experience in an academic library. Supervisory
experience.
Additional information about this position and the UT community is
available at
http://www.lib.utk.edu/lss/lpp/maplib.html

The institution welcomes and honors people of all races, creeds, cultures
and sexual orientations, and values intellectual curiosity, pursuit of
knowledge, and academic freedom and integrity.  THE UNIVERSITY OF
TENNESSEE IS AN EEO/AA/TITLE VI/TITLE IX/SECTION 504/ADA/ADEA INSTITUTION
IN THE PROVISION OF ITS EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS AND SERVICES.



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Janette Prescod                 *    Email: [log in to unmask]
Reference Coordinator           *    Phone:  (865) 974-6870
Documents and Microforms        *    Fax:      (865) 974-3635
120B Hodges Library/University of Tennessee
1015 Volunteer Blvd.
Knoxville, TN  37996-1000