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Assistant Director: Information Management Specialist
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL

April 29,  2013

Job Description:

The Information Management Specialist (IMS) is a full time, 12-month Academic Professional appointment in The Career Center, a unit within Student Affairs at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The Information Management Specialist provides leadership for The Career Resource Center (CRC) by managing, coordinating, and disseminating career and pre-professional information (digitally and in print) and overseeing the functions of the CRC. The IMS maintains multiple websites and database infrastructure; provides technology training and support for staff; writes, edits and manages web content. The IMS serves as a resource to professional staff for informational needs regarding career development. The candidate must be aware of the career development needs and concerns of students. The Information Management Specialist contributes to the vision and strategic planning of The Career Center, is a member of the Career Connections team, assesses learning and service outcomes, plans and presents programs and workshops, coordinates events and activities, utilizes career technologies, communicates electronically, develops print and virtual resources, and has direct contact with students on a daily basis in a variety of settings.

Job Requirements:

Master’s degree required. An ALA accredited MS-LIS degree or similar is preferred. Minimum of one year of relevant experience is required which may include graduate assistant practicum or pre-professional experience. Experience with Library of Congress Classification and the use of Integrated Library Systems (ideally Koha) is preferred. Previous experience with website management and electronic/digital resources are highly desired. Knowledge of accessible web design, experience deploying and managing Drupal websites is desirable. Working knowledge of web languages and technologies including PHP, CSS, Javascript, Jquery, and experience in database maintenance (MySQL, MSSQL) is beneficial.

How To Apply:

To apply, please complete a candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of the names and contact information (address, phone number, email) of three professional references. For full consideration, all application materials must be received by May 15, 2013. Please contact Arianna Agramonte, agramont@illinois.edu, or 217-244-4609 with questions.

Additional Information:

The University Of Illinois Is An Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty, and staff embrace diversity and are committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity.

Contact Email Address:

agramont@illinois.edu

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