Job Posting: Acquisitions Librarian,New Mexico Grace Gonzales-Small 13 Mar 2007 17:07 UTC

>  Please excuse any cross posting.
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>  The New Mexico State University Library invites applications for the
>  position of Acquisitions Librarian, Assistant or Associate Professor.
>  Req. 2007001878
>  Founded in 1888, New Mexico State University is a comprehensive
>  land-grant university and Carnegie designated high research
>  NMSU is a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and
>  Universities, and is classified as a Title V Minority Institution by
>  U.S. Department of Education. The University is located in the southern
>  New Mexico city of Las Cruces, which offers a variety of cultural and
>  recreational opportunities. For additional information, visit
>  With the budget management team, plans, develops and manages aspects of
>  library materials budget ($2+ million); works closely with collection
>  development coordinator and subject specialists regarding budgetary
>  aspects of collection development; in consultation with the Head of
>  Technical Services develops and implements policies, standards, goals,
>  and procedures to continuously improve workflow; provides leadership
>  support for the Acquisitions Unit; conducts performance reviews and
>  provides input for merit assessments. As a member of the library
>  faculty, is responsible for achieving in the following areas:
>  librarianship, research, and creative activity; and service.
>  Required:  MLS from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent;
>  demonstrated budget management experience; minimum of 1 year of recent
>  acquisitions experience.  Experience with vendor negotiations and
>  licensing agreements, electronic invoicing, scholarly communication,;
>  ability to multitask and manage detail; strong written and oral
>  communication skills; previous personnel management experience; ability
>  to work in cross-organizational collaboration; strong critical thinking
>  skills.
>  Preferred: Knowledge of integrated library system, preferably Voyager;
>  proficiency with Excel and Access.
>  POSITION INFORMATION:  This is a 9-month appointment, tenure track
>  position.  Salary:  Commensurate with education and experience.  For
>  benefits see the University's Human Resources website at
>  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, Business
>  Operations Specialist, New Mexico State University Library, Box 30006,
>  MSC 3475, Las Cruces, NM  88003-8006; e-mail;
>  505-646-6940.  Review of applications will begin March 26, 2007 and
>  continue until the position is filled.  For additional information,
>  visit
>  NMSU is an EEO/AA employer and encourages applications from women,
>  minorities, and all under-represented groups. Offer of employment
>  contingent upon verification of the individual's eligibility for
>  employment in the United States.