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Position Announcement: Auburn University Libraries, Library Residency Program Kerry Ransel 01 Feb 2002 02:02 UTC

 LIBRARY RESIDENCY PROGRAM:  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.

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.