LECTURER IN THE ISCHOOL
University of Wisconsin–Madison4.4
Madison, WI
Job description
Position Summary:

LIS 616 Record Management and XML:
Under the general supervision of the Director of the Information School (iSchool), teach LIS 616: Record Management, in an online format during the fall semester of the 2020-2021 academic year.

LIS 622 Children's Literature:
Under the general supervision of the Director of the Information School (iSchool), teach LIS 622: Childrens Literature, in an online format during the fall semester of the 2020-2021 academic year.



LIS 632 Metadata Standards:
Under the general supervision of the Director of the Information School (iSchool), teach LIS 632: Metadata Standards, in an online format during the fall semester of the 2020-2021 academic year.



Position Duties:

List of Duties



Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion



Degree and Area of Specialization:

LIS 616 Record Management:
Minimum of a Master's degree in Library and Information Studies or closely related field required.

LIS 622 Childrens Literature:
Minimum of a Master's degree in Library and Information Studies or closely related field required.

LIS 632 Metadata Standards and XML:
Minimum of a Master's degree in Library and Information Studies or closely related field required.



Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

LIS 616 Record Management and XML:
Experience working with electronic records systems. Knowledge of the role of records in society and the principles and practices involved in managing those records in private and public sector organizations. Experience teaching graduate students in an online format preferred.

LIS 622 Children's Literature:
Knowledge of traditional sources to the present required; criticism and evaluation; contemporary trends and issues in children's literature. Knowledge of techniques of reading guidance in school or public library in relationship to developmental interests, needs and skills of children required. Experience teaching graduate students in an online format preferred.

LIS 632 Metadata Standards:
Knowledge of controlled vocabulary for use in libraries and other information agencies required. Knowledge of metadata standards such as Dublin Core, MODS, and VRA required. Knowledge of creating and validating XML required. Experience implementing metadata required. Knowledge of linked data preferred. Experience teaching graduate students in an online format preferred.



Additional Information:

There is a possibility this position can be extended in subsequent semesters to teach one or more of the courses listed on this PVL, or similar courses within the department. This position may become renewable if there is a need for an ongoing appointment.



Department(s):

A485100-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/THE INFORMATION SCHOOL



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 33.4% - 100%

This position is remote and requires work be performed at an offsite, non-campus work location.



Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 4 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding



Salary:

Minimum $42,124 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications

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Headquarters

Madison, WI

Employee

10000+

Revenue

$100M to $500M (USD)

Industry

Education and Schools

Company Description
Work for a world-class educational and research institution, located in one of America's best places to live! The University of Wisconsin-Madison has been a catalyst for the extraordinary since its founding in 1848. As a public land-grant university and prolific research institution, our students, staff, and faculty members partake in a world-class education and solve real-world problems. One of our longest and deepest traditions is the Wisconsin Idea, a guiding principle that education should influence people's lives beyond the boundaries of the classroom. UW−Madison is ranked 42nd overall and 13th among public universities by U.S. News and World Report, 2019. Madison, Wisconsin is consistently rated one of the best places to live and work and receives high rankings in many measures, including: #1 Cities with Best Work-Life Balance, smartasset.com, 2020; #8 Best Places to Live, money.com, 2020; #3 Best State Capitals to Live In, wallethub.com, 2020; #4 Fittest Cities in the U.S., ASCM American Fitness Index, 2020; #1 Cities Where Women are Most Successful, smartasset.com, 2019; #1 Best Places in the U.S. for Raising Children, diversitydatakids.org, 2020; and many more. For complete details on employment opportunities, visit http://jobs.wisc.edu/
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  • Company & Benefits
    3.9 / 5
  • Culture & Values
    4.2 / 5
  • Career Opportunities
    3.9 / 5
  • Work/Life Balance
    4.2 / 5
  • Senior Management
    4.0 / 5
Company reviews
"Challenging and inspirational place to work in higher education"
Former EmployeeAdministrator
Great place to work if you like a professional work environment that promotes excellence in performance, diversity and equity. Research and teaching is set in a bureaucratic structure that creates a continuity for business management. A rich campus culture of public spaces, free educational events and community celebrations makes the University of Wisconsin Madison a place for everyone.
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"Teaching Assistant"
Former EmployeeTeaching Assistant
I am a Teaching Assistant and do not find much support in this position. I enjoyed the flexibility with choosing classes to teach, but felt limited support by mentors/professors.

"Good place to work"
Former EmployeeBiologist
Learned a lot during my employment there. Good boss, although sometimes there is lack of communication. Pros: good learning environment. Lots of PTO Good benefit Cons: no work life balance
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"Easygoing work place with understanding boss"
Former EmployeeStudent Support
Overall a great job, worked for the school of education and it was the perfect job for an undergrad to have while juggling schoolwork. The management was very flexible.