New Mexico State University
Office - Faculty Postings
|Department:||Library Archives and Special Collections|
|Rank:||Assistant Professor (entry level)|
|Date Position Advertised:||December 11, 2012|
|Salary:||Commensurate with education & experience|
|Qualifications:||Required- MLS or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited program by date of hire. Formal training in archival management and theory. Ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively in a complex, changing library environment. Ability to work efficiently and meet specified project goals and deadlines. Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Preferred- Recent experience in the processing of archival collections and making these collections accessible. Basic reference experience in a library or archives setting. Basic knowledge of the history of the western United States, particularly the Southwest. Basic supervisory experience. High level of customer-service orientation.
|Examples of Duties:||Process Rio Grande Historical Collections from accession to end processing and completion of finding aids. Participate in collaborative activities to make Rio Grande Historical Collections materials accessible, including creating finding aids, preliminary inventories, and digital initiatives. Actively participate in departmental and unit-specific reference and research services. Supervise Library Specialist. Train other members of the department as needed. Work with donors in conjunction with the department head and library administration. Contribute to the assessment of potential additions to the Rio Grande Historical Collections. Other duties as assigned
As a member of the tenure track library faculty is responsible for fulfilling the requirements for promotion and tenure in the following areas-
Scholarship and Creative Activity
Extension and Outreach (when appropriate)
For more information on the library and the position, go to the Library’s webpage-
For information on the Archives and Special Collections Department-
For information on the Rio Grande Historical Collections-
New Mexico State University home page-
|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
Nine month faculty- not eligible for annual and sick leave.
|Special Conditions:||All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent on the university’s 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.