New Mexico State University
Office - Faculty Postings
|Department:||Library Archives and Special Collections|
|Rank:||Associate Professor or Professor|
|Date Position Advertised:||January 04, 2012|
|Salary:||Commensurate with education & experience|
|Qualifications:||MLS from an ALA-accredited program or a minimum of a masterís degree in a related field; minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional experience in archives or special collections; experience in working with donors and performing fund-raising activities; experience with professional standards in handling of manuscripts, archives or rare books; strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; problem solving, managerial and organizational skills; ability to work as a member of the Libraryís management group; tenured or eligible for tenure at time of hire.
Preferred- Ability to manage multiple areas such as public services, collection development and technical processing programs. Demonstrated project management experience. Ability to be effective in a collaborative work environment. Solid knowledge base of current best practices in archives and related fields.
|Examples of Duties:||Reporting to the Dean of the Library, the Department Head for Archives and Special Collections is a 12-month faculty position with administrative responsibilities for the operation of the department and its five units. Specific duties include- manage and develop four FTE faculty and five FTE staff plus student employees; develop and communicate goals and objectives for the department; identify priorities for collection development and preservation; formulate procedures for acquiring, processing, preserving, and making accessible the departmentís collections; promote use of the collections, donor relationships and grant support for the activities of the department; participate in the libraryís management group, taking a broad library-wide perspective while representing the departmentís needs; serve on library and campus committees. Works closely with the library dean and development officer in a highly collaborative setting. As a member of the library faculty will pursue an active and ongoing program of professional development, research, service, and extension and outreach appropriate for his/her rank at the university.
For more information on the library and the position, go to the Libraryís webpage-
For information on the Archives and Special Collections Department-
New Mexico State University home page-
|Benefits Offered:||Group medical and hospital insurance, group life insurance, long-term disability insurance, state educational retirement, workersí compensation, sick leave, annual leave, and unemployment compensation. Opportunity for educational advancement. For additional information, visit the NMSU Employee Benefits web page http://hr.nmsu.edu/benefits.|
|Special Conditions:||All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent on the universityís verification of credentials and other information required by federal law, state law and NMSU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check.|
|Reply to/Deadline for Applications:||To Apply- Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter stating qualifications, a resume, unofficial transcripts and names, addresses, (including e-mail), and telephone numbers of three references to Leticia Phetteplace, HR Liaison, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin March 4, 2013, applications received after this date may be considered. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Finalists for this position may be required to provide official transcripts of MLS and highest degree earned.
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.