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Planning, Landscape Architecture, and Agriculture Librarian – Funk ACES Library Open Ranked Faculty, University Library

Post Date:

July 30, 2019


Champaign, IL


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Position Available:
The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. This is a 100% twelve-month, tenure-system appointment. 

Position Description: Reporting to the Head of the Funk ACES Library, the Planning, Landscape Architecture, and Agriculture Librarian will serve as the University Library’s liaison to the departments of Landscape Architecture and Urban & Regional Planning within the College of Fine and Applied Arts, and will be responsible for collection development, instruction, research consultations, and outreach to support those departments. This position will also serve as the liaison to one or two departments within the College of ACES, providing support through instructional, research consultation, and outreach services.

In addition, this candidate will serve as the supervisor for the Funk ACES Library’s Graduate Assistants (GAs), responsible for GA hiring and management, and will work collaboratively with other Funk librarians on GA training, mentoring, and projects.

Qualifications:Required:Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school or equivalent; At least one year of experience working in an academic or research library; Supervisory experience; Demonstrated ability to work collegially and collaboratively with others in a team environment; Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with all elements of an academically and culturally diverse community; Preparation and commitment to conduct independent scholarship consistent with a tenure-track faculty appointment and indications of ability to meet the promotion and tenure requirements of the University. See for Preferred.

To Apply:  To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at and upload a letter of interest, resume, and contact information including email addresses for three professional references. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For questions, please call: 217-333-8169.

Deadline:In order to ensure full consideration, applications and nominations must be received by August 30, 2019. The review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

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