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New Mexico State University Library
Position Announcement
Requisition #2007010393

Library Department:Technical Services
Position Title:College Assistant Professor (Acquisitions Librarian)
12-month - Non-tenure Track
Date Position Advertised:          September 7, 2007
Salary:Commensurate with Education and Experience

RESPONSIBILITIES: With the budget management team, plans, develops and manages aspects of library materials budget ($2+ million); works closely with collection development coordinator and subject specialists regarding budgetary aspects of collection development; in consultation with the department head develops and implements policies, standards, goals, and procedures to continuously improve workflow; provides leadership and support for the Acquisitions Unit; conducts performance reviews and provides input for merit assessments. As a college faculty member of the library, is responsible for achieving in the areas of librarianship and service.

Required:   MLS from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent; ability to multitask and manage detail; strong written and oral communication skills; ability to work in cross-organizational collaboration; strong critical thinking skills.

Preferred:   Professional experience in mid-to-large size academic or research library; demonstrated budget or accounting experience; previous management experience; knowledge of integrated library system, preferably Voyager; proficiency with Excel and Access; experience with vendor negotiations, licensing agreements, and electronic invoicing.

Benefits Offered:   Group medical and hospital insurance, group life insurance, long-term disability insurance, state educational retirement, workers' compensation, and unemployment compensation. Opportunity for educational advancement. For additional information, visit the NMSU Employee Benefits web page http://benefits.nmsu.edu/.

To Apply: Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter stating qualifications, a resume, and names, addresses (including e-mail), and telephone numbers of three references to Marti Torres, Business Operations Specialist, New Mexico State University Library, Box 30006, MSC 3475, Las Cruces, NM 88003-8006; e-mail mjtorres@lib.nmsu.edu; fax 505-646-6940. Review of applications will begin September 28, 2007, and will continue until the position is filled.

NMSU is an EEO/AA employer. Men and women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply. Offer of employment contingent upon verification of the individual's eligibility for employment in the United States.

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