Monthly Archives: December 2011

Records Manager position open

The University of Illinos seeks candidates for several Assistant Director of University Records and Information Management Services (RIMS) positions, located on all campuses including Chicago.

The RIMS Assistant Director oversees and coordinates the management of University records and supporting information resources. The RIMS Assistant Director plays a key role in planning, establishing and implementing an effective University records and information management program in a team environment.

For the full position description, see the University of Illinois Human Resources posting.  Applications are due by January 9, 2012.


Library awards nominations due January 15

The nomination period for the UIC Library awards program is open now through January 15, 2012.  See the Library Awards Committee wiki for information about the timeline as well as links to descriptions of the six categories of awards.

Use the fill-in form (at the bottom of the page) to submit nominations.

If you have questions about the awards or the nomination process, email or contact one of the committee members:

Robin Beck
Jessie Duran
Annie Marie Ford
Linda Naru
Erika Tenorio
Ann Weller

Library holiday party set for 12/16

Please join your Library colleagues for this year’s holiday party:

Friday, December 16, 2011
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Athena Greek Restaurant
212 S Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60661-5451

A buffet dinner will be served featuring traditional Greek specialties.
Cash bar will be available.

RSVP is required to attend. Please email Nancy Malinowski at no later than Monday, December 12 if you plan to attend.

Athena is easily accessible via the #8 Halsted bus or a short walk from the UIC-Halsted blue line stop.  Athena offers free  valet parking. Street parking is also available along with a pay lot (cost unknown) located just north of the restaurant on the corner of Halsted and Adams.

Additional Public Transportation Options from LHS-Chicago:
Take the #7 bus (direction: Congress Plaza) from the Polk pink line stop and exit at Harrison and Halsted.   Walk north on Halsted to Athena.

Take the #9 bus (direction: Irving Park) from Ashland and Taylor and exit at Ashland and Van Buren.  Walk north to Ashland and Jackson.  Take #126 bus (direction: Congress Plaza) to Jackson and Halsted.

Take the #157 bus (direction: Chestnut/Lake Shore) from Ashland and Taylor.  Exit at Taylor and Halsted.  Take the #8 bus north to Halsted and Jackson.

*Taking the UIC Campus Shuttle:*
Please check the UIC Shuttle Tracker ( and Facilities Management website for more information about shuttle availability (  Routes and frequency adjust during intersession.

Hope to see you there!
Library Community Building Committee

Applications for Business/Administrative position due 12/23

Business/Administrative Associate
University Library

The University Library is seeking a full-time Business/Administrative Associate. The Business Associate supervises business office staff (typically comprised of business manager, budget analyst, library assistant, and student employees). He/she reports to the Assistant University Librarian for Administrative Services, who reports to the University Librarian. Under administrative direction, provide financial and business services to administrative and operational units of the University Library. These services include budgets operational and analyses, payroll, sponsored grants and contracts activity, purchasing, accounting business systems.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in business administration, management or a field related to the position
• Two years of professional level accounting, managerial and/or business experience, one year of which was at an administrative level
• One year of financial or business work experience in an academic setting

Strongly Desired Qualification
• Master’s degree in business, public administration, or related field
• Strong interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships
• Ability to produce complex financial reports of professional quality and appearance that convey detailed information with clarity
• CPA certification or progress toward certification
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate with a variety of audiences which will include faculty, staff, and students

This is a full-time civil service position. For fullest consideration, please submit resume and cover letter by Friday, December 23, 2011 to Please specify position number CB0398 in the subject line of the email. In addition, official sealed transcripts showing any and all degree(s) must be received by Friday, January 6, 2012. They can be sent directly to: 
University of Illinois at Chicago, Human Resources Building Room 109, 715 S. Wood Street (M/C 862), Chicago IL 60612 ATTN: GF-CB0398

Browse 2011 Image of Research entries

Entries from the 2011 Image of Research competition have been added to the Library’s online image collections.  The Image of Research collection draws on entries to an annual interdisciplinary competition, sponsored by the UIC Graduate College and the University Library. Students are invited to submit an image with aesthetic appeal that the student created as part of their research. The competition was launched in 2008.