Position Announcement: Head of Tech Services, NMSU (Gary Mayhood) ERCELAA@ctrvax.Vanderbilt.Edu 14 Aug 2001 15:27 UTC

Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2001 09:15:13 -0600
From: Gary Mayhood <gmayhood@LIB.NMSU.EDU>
Subject: Job ad - NMSU - Head of Technical Services

>New Mexico State University
>New Mexico State University Library is seeking candidates for the following
>Head of Technical Services
>POSITION DESCRIPTION: Oversee operational management and work flow of a
>newly merged technical services department; establish goals and priorities
>for department; work with library administration to provide fiscal
>management of a $2.3 million materials budget; directly supervise 4
>technical services unit heads who select, train and evaluate staff (22 FTE);
>provide leadership and support to faculty in department; facilitate
>communication within the department and between technical services and
>public services; serve on library and campus committees.  As a member of the
>library faculty will pursue an active and ongoing program of professional
>development, research, and service appropriate for his/her rank at the
>Required:  MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program; demonstrated ability
>to work effectively as a manager; minimum of five years of successful,
>progressively responsible professional experience which includes management
>of a technical services department, including acquisitions, cataloging or
>serials units, in an academic library; demonstrated knowledge of
>acquisitions and cataloging multiple library formats; excellent
>interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; superior
>problem-solving and organizational skills; ability to work as a member of
>senior management group.
>Preferred:  demonstrated knowledge of the allocation and management of
>collections budgets; experience with automated acquisitions system including
>EDI and fund accounting; experience in workflow analysis and design;
>experience with integrated online library systems including migrations and
>with the application of cataloging standards and practices; ability to plan
>projects and oversee multiple departmental operations; solid understanding
>of the research university environment; a strong record of professional
>accomplishments and commitment to ongoing development; additional graduate
>POSITION INFORMATION: This is a full-time, tenure-track position at rank of
>assistant or associate professor.  Salary:  minimum of $45,000 (includes
>administrative stipend) depending upon qualifications.   For benefits see
>web page at http://www.nmsu.edu/~personel/benefits.html.
>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, Administrative Assistant, NMSU Library,
>Box 30006, MSC 3475, Las Cruces, NM  88003-8006; fax 505-646-6940; e-mail
>Review of applications will begin October 1, 2001, and will continue until
>position is filled.  For additional information, visit our Web site:
>NMSU is an EEO/AA employer.
Gary W. Mayhood
NMSU Library
Box30006/Dept. 3475
Las Cruces, NM 88003-0006
(505) 646-7490