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Library Instruction Coordinator/ Reference Librarian, tenure track

Rank: Instructor or Assistant Professor
Deadline for Applications: Review of Applications will begin February 5, 2001, and will continue until the position is filled.
Salary: $32,500 minimum Depending on Qualifications

Qualifications:
Required: MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program; a minimum of one to two years professional library experience or related teaching experience; thorough knowledge of standard print and electronic information sources, including the Internet; excellent written and oral communication skills. Preferred: Experience in planning, designing and leading a library education program; teaching experience; demonstrable knowledge of established and emerging instructional methods and technologies, with an emphasis on web-based materials; familiarity with Web-CT-a course management system; additional graduate degree.

Responsibilities: Plans, coordinates, and evaluates the Library's instruction program; including the Library's information literacy courses; teaches both course-related instruction sessions and for-credit courses; provides pedagogical development and library instruction training for librarians; works closely with Library and campus-wide faculty to promote information literacy; evaluates objectives and outcomes of information literacy at NMSU; provides information service which includes evening and weekend hours. As a member of the library faculty, is responsible for achieving in the following areas: librarianship; professional knowledge, research, publication, and creative activity; and service.

Benefits Offered: Group medical and hospital insurance, group life insurance, long-term disability insurance, state educational retirement, workers' compensation, sick leave, annual leave and unemployment compensation. Opportunity for educational advancement.

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 February 5, 2001, and will continue until the position is filled. For additional information, visit our Web site: http://lib.nmsu.edu.

NMSU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.

Offer of employment is contingent upon verification of individual's eligibility for employment in the United States.

LIFE SCIENCES LIBRARIAN, tenure track

Library Department: Sciences/Business/Agriculture/Engineering/Documents Reference (SBAEDR) Rank: Instructor or Assistant Professor
Deadline for Applications: Review of applications will begin February 5, 2001, and will continue until the position is filled.
Salary: $29,500 minimum Depending on Qualifications

Qualifications: Required: MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program. Demonstrated knowledge of traditional and electronic reference sources in the life sciences; ability to work independently and in a team environment. Understanding of the research and information needs of scientists and the application of information technologies to support them. Effective written and oral communication skills. Preferred: Reference experience in a library serving the life sciences and evidence of active interest in these disciplines. Ability to locate and develop instructional materials and web sites. Additional graduate degree or strong academic background in a life science or related field.

Responsibilities: The Life Sciences Librarian provides information services in the SBAEDR Department, which includes evening and weekend hours. Works primarily with students and faculty in the areas of Biology, Chemistry, Wildlife Sciences, Nursing, and Health Science. Does collection development and serves as faculty liaison to assigned departments. Cultivates and maintains strong working relationships with faculty as well as an understanding of the research and teaching programs in assigned areas. As a member of the library faculty, is responsible for achieving in the following areas: librarianship; professional knowledge; research, publication, & creative activity; and service.

Benefits Offered: Group medical and hospital insurance, group life insurance, long-term disability insurance, state educational retirement, workers' compensation, sick leave, annual leave and unemployment compensation. Opportunity for educational advancement.

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 q.

Review of applications will begin February 5, 2001, and will continue until the position is filled. For additional information, visit our Web site: http://lib.nmsu.edu. NMSU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.

Offer of employment is contingent upon verification of individual's eligibility for employment in the United States.

ASSISTANT COLLECTION SERVICES LIBRARIAN, tenure track

Rank: Instructor or Assistant Professor
Deadline for Applications: November 20, 2000
Salary: Up to $29,500, Depending on Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required:
MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program; ability to be trained in collection management and acquisitions in an on-line environment; ability to problem-solve; interest or experience in supervision; excellent interpersonal skills; flexibility in prioritizing multiple projects.
Desired: Knowledge of integrated library systems; computer literate; able to work in group settings; comfortable in a culturally diverse environment; library experience; evidence of leadership potential; additional graduate degree.

Responsibilities: As an ENTRY-LEVEL LIBRARIAN and in conjunction with the Department Head, provides leadership and support for monographic and serials units. After training, will assume responsibility for supervision of the monographic unit. Participates in coordination of the day-to-day activities of the department. Provides administrative support to departmental staff. Must be able to demonstrate ability to meet the requirements for faculty promotion and tenure: librarianship; professional knowledge; research, publication and creative activity; and service. Special projects as assigned.

Benefits: Group medical, life and hospital insurances; choice of retirement programs; sick leave; annual leave; workers' compensation; unemployment compensation; others. For details, see http://www.nmsu.edu/~personel/benefits.html

New Mexico State University, New Mexico's land grant university, enrolls approximately 15,000 students in 75 undergraduate, 50 masters, and 20 doctoral degree programs. NMSU is classified as a Doctoral/Research Universities-Extensive institution and is a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU). The Library contains approximately 1 million volumes and has an annual budget exceeding $5 million. The University Library operates 2 buildings, each with state-of-the-art electronic classrooms. For more information, see our web page at http://lib.nmsu.edu.

Located along the Rio Grande River in southern New Mexico, NMSU is 40 miles north of the El Paso, Texas-Ciudad Juarez, Mexico metropolitan area, at the southern end of the Rocky Mountains. This desert area enjoys abundant sunshine and is within easy driving distance of excellent hiking, skiing, and water sports.

Submit letter stating qualifications, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references, postmarked on or before November 20, 2000, to: Kate Shaughnessy, Personnel Officer; NMSU Library Administration; Box 30006, MSC 3475; Las Cruces, NM 88003-8006. Inquiries: 505-646-3102 or kshaugh@lib.nmsu.edu

NMSU IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. Offer of Employment is contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the USA.


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