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New Mexico State University Library
Position Announcement
Requisition #2007006545

Library Department:Archives and Special Collections
Position Title:Archival Reprographics Manager
Date Position Advertised:          July 31, 2007
Salary:Commensurate with education and experience

RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the Department Head for Archives and Special Collections, the position oversees preservation and duplication of photographs, motion picture film, microfilm, oral histories, and audio/visual materials both in tradition and digital formats; maintenance of equipment; manage quality control in and arranging and describing, as well as duplication/reprographic procedures. Provides reference services to patrons and access to archival special collections; completing customer requests for duplication of images/photographs. Arranges, describes, and creates finding guides for archival and photograph collections; visual and digital materials. Supervises and provides training for one (1) FTE; 5-7 student workers. Administrative duties include writing reports, creating finding guides, completion of customer orders, monitor inventory and place supply orders. Complete special projects (supervise microfilm projects, exhibit preparation (digital and traditional).

Required:   Bachelors in Photojournalism or a related field and 3 years of relevant experience.

Understanding and experience in micrographics (microfilm) and reprographics processes and procedures; photograph duplication (including darkroom techniques); knowledge of cameras, and related equipment (including digital camera, scanner, printer duplication techniques; Understanding and experience in digital scanning, storage and maintenance of images and/or digital analog duplication/transfer of video (VHS, Beta, UMatic, DVD, CD) and audio (reel-to-reel, cassette, CD, MP3, and other digital formats); Knowledge and background in the preservation and handling of photographs (both pre-19th and 20th century); Significant knowledge of computers both PC's and Macinotsh) and software such as Adobe Photoshop; Able to create and maintain databases for photo images; maintains web interface for photo collections.

Preferred:   Fluency in Spanish; supervisory experience; knowledge and interest in local/regional history, and U.S./Mexico border history; history of the Southwest.

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, NMSU Library, Box 30006, MSC 3475, Las Cruces, NM 88003-8006; e-mail mjtorres@lib.nmsu.edu; fax 505-646-6940. Screening of applications will begin August 13, 2007, and will continue until the position is filled. For additional information, visit http://lib.nmsu.edu.

NMSU is an EEO/AA employer and encourages applications from men and women, minorities, and members of all racial and ethnic groups. Offer of employment contingent upon verification of the individual's eligibility for employment in the Unites States.

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