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Position Announcement/Residency Program -- Auburn (Kerry A Ransel) ERCELAA@ctrvax.Vanderbilt.Edu 02 Jul 2001 19:36 UTC

Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2001 14:12:14 -0500
From: Kerry A Ransel <ranseka@MAIL.AUBURN.EDU>
Subject: Auburn University - Position Announcement

LIBRARY RESIDENCY PROGRAM:  Search Extended: Auburn University Libraries
offers a two-year residency program to introduce recent library graduates
to academic librarianship.  AU has a continuing commitment to promote
diversity and multicultural awareness in all areas of the library. One of
the chief purposes of the residency program is to increase the diversity
of professional librarians and to encourage the involvement and
participation of underrepresented librarians in academic research
libraries.  The focus is to provide a solid introductory professional
experience and assist the resident in building a foundation to become an
active participant in the library profession. The library is committed to
providing mentoring, assistance in developing a research program, and
financial support for attending local and national conferences, seminars,
and workshops. QUALIFICATIONS: Applicant must have a recent master's
degree from an ALA-accredited program. Prior professional experience is
not expected. Applicants must possess effective communication skills and
be able to work closely with patrons and colleagues. Applicants from
underrepresented ethnic groups are encouraged to apply.
SALARY/BENEFITS: This is a two-year, non-tenure, non-renewable appointment
at the rank of Librarian I with a minimum salary of $32,000, 20 days
vacation leave, and 12 days sick leave annually. Retirement and insurance
plans available. PROCEDURE: Please submit: 1) a letter detailing why you
are interested in this program and the area(s) of academic librarianship
you would be interested in exploring; 2) the names and addresses of 3
references; 3) a current resume. Offers of employment are contingent upon
verification of the individual's eligibility for employment in the United
States. Application review process is ongoing and continues until a
candidate is recommended for appointment. Start date is negotiable. PLEASE
SUBMIT APPLICATION MATERIALS TO:  Library Residency Program, Ralph Brown
Draughon Library, 231 Mell Street, Auburn University, AL 36849-5606, Fax:
334/844-4424, Email: Auburn University is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.