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New Mexico State University
Position Announcement
Requisition #2008001246

Library Department:Reference & Research Services
Position Title:Instruction Coordinator
9-month, Tenure-Track
Rank:Assistant Professor
Date Position Advertised:          January 29, 2008
Salary:Depending upon Qualifications ($33,500 minimum)

ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION AVAILABILITY OPEN TO REGULAR NMSU EMPLOYEES FOR TRANSFER/PROMOTION OPPORTUNITY.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required:   MLS from an ALA-accredited program at time of hire. High level of energy and initiative. Successful teaching experience. Demonstrated knowledge of information literacy concepts and programs. Knowledge of emerging instructional methods and technologies in higher education. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, presentation, and communication skills. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Preferred:   Experience teaching credit courses; experience with assessment of instruction programs; skill in developing, organizing, and maintaining online instructional resources; demonstrated potential for achieving in the areas of librarianship, scholarship and creative activity, and service.

RESPONSIBILITIES:   The Instruction Coordinator leads and coordinates all instruction/information literacy activities of the NMSU Library, which currently include course-related instruction, credit courses, and workshops. Evaluates and assess the Library's instruction program, including teaching effectiveness and student learning outcomes. Monitors instructional developments at the University and national levels. Represents the Library in campus discussions of effective teaching and learning. Coordinates marketing of program services and cultivates instructional partnerships. Promotes and facilitates training and development of library staff involved with instruction. Shares responsibility for providing reference services, including evening and weekend hours. As a member of the library faculty, this position is responsible for achievement in librarianship, research and creative activity and service. This position reports to the Head of the Reference & Research Services Department.

POSITION INFORMATION:   This a 9-month tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor. Salary range: Depending upon Qualifications ($33,500 minimum). For benefits see the University's web page at http://hr.nmsu.edu/benefits/.

To Apply:    Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter stating qualifications for this position, a resume, and names, addresses (including e-mail), and telephone numbers of three references to Marti Torres, Business Operations Specialist (HR), NMSU Library, Box 30006, MSC 3475, Las Cruces, NM 88003-8006; e-mail mjtorres@lib.nmsu.edu; fax 575-646-6940.

Review of applications will begin February 12, 2008, and will continue until the position is filled. For additional information, visit http://lib.nmsu.edu.

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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