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New Mexico State University Library
Position Announcement
Requisition #2005-01-2385

Library Department:Reference & Research Services
Position Title:Reference & Research Services/Physical Sciences Librarian
9-month, Tenure Track
Rank/Tenure Information:Assistant Professor
Date Position Advertised:          October-November 2005
Salary:$32,500 - $37,000, depending on qualifications and experience

Required:   MLS or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited program by date of hire. Academic or work experience in the sciences. Experience using and teaching a variety of print and electronic resources. Strong commitment to public service and outreach. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population of faculty, staff, students, and community members. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, and adapt to change. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

Preferred:   Teaching or training experience in a classroom setting.

Responsibilities:   The Reference and Research Services/Physical Sciences Librarian provides both general and specialized reference services, which includes evening and weekend hours. Participates in the Library's instruction program, which includes course-related instruction sessions, for-credit courses, and instructional workshops. Contributes to the development of the Library's collections. Cultivates and maintains effective working relationships with faculty, staff, and students in assigned areas. As a member of the library faculty, this position is responsible for achievement in librarianship, research and creative activity, and service.

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://www.nmsu.edu/~personel/benefits.html.

Reply to/Deadline for Applications:   Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter stating qualifications, a resume, and names, mailing addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references to Marti Torres, Administrative Assistant, NMSU Library, Box 30006, MSC 3475, Las Cruces, NM 88003-8006; fax 505-646-6940; e-mail mjtorres@lib.nmsu.edu.

Review of applications will begin November 16, 2005, and will continue until the position is filled.
For additional information, visit the Library web page: http://lib.nmsu.edu.

NMSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, and all under-represented groups. Offer of employment contingent upon verification of the individual's eligibility for employment in the United States.

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