Reminder: Job Posting: Acquisitions Librarian, New Mexico Bosman, Ellen 10 Apr 2007 18:03 UTC

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
  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
  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),
  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,

  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.

Ellen M. Bosman, M.L.S.
Associate Professor
Head of Technical Services
New Mexico State University Library
POB 30006 / MSC 3475
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8006