Job Posting, East Tenn. State University Kimberly J. Laird 09 May 1998 17:34 UTC

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Please forward the following announcement to anyone who may be
interested in applying for the position of Director of the
Medical Library at East Tennessee State University.

Application materials should be sent to Dr. Carole Williams,
whose address follows the position announcement.


The James H. Quillen College of Medicine is accepting
applications and nominations for an innovative and energetic
individual to fill the administrative position of Director of the
Medical Library/ Assistant Dean, Department of Learning
Resources.  The Library is located on the Veterans Affairs
Mountain Home Campus at East Tennessee State University and
occupies 26,400 sq.ft. with a staff of 4FTE faculty librarians
and 8 technical/support staff.  The individual will oversee and
help develop goals and objectives for the Library and Department
to support the educational and research endeavors in the Colleges
of Medicine, Public and Allied Health, and Nursing.  The Library
also provides information resources to the surrounding medical
community, affiliated hospitals and rural health sites.  The
individual must have an ALA accredited MLS degree or doctorate in
a relevant discipline, documented library administrative
experience in a univeristy or research facility, sound working
knowledge of new information and computer technologies and their
applications to libraries, a strong commitment to excellence in
library services and excellent organizational skills.  The
individual must have academic achievements that would qualify for
an associate professor or higher rank.  The individual must also
possess strong interpersonal, oral and written communication
skills, be able to foster a team approach to managing the Library
and Department, and be able to interact effectively with faculty
and students in understanding their goals and the mission of the
College of Medicine.

    The College of Medicine (, and University,
( are located in Johnson City in the upper northeast
region of Tennessee.  The College serves the Tri-Cities (Johnson
City, Bristol, Kingsport) and surrounding regions in providing
primary and specialized health care.  The University is a
regional state-supported institution serving approximately 12,000
students.  The scenic area supports a greater metropolitan
population of approximately one million within a seventy-five
mile radius.

    Applications will be accepted immediately and the search will
remain open until a qualified individual is identified.  This is
a 12- month, full-time administrative position with faculty rank
(minimum salary $65,000).  Applicants should submit a letter of
interest, a current curriculum vitae and the names of three
individuals (including telephone numbers) to serve as references

Dr. Carole Williams
Professor, Department of Physiology
Chair, Search Committee
James H. Quillen College of Medicine
East Tennessee State University
P.O. Box 70576
Johnson City TN 37614-0576

East Tennessee State University is an affirmative action, Equal
Opportunity employer.  Minority and female candidates are
encouraged to apply.

Martha G. Whaley
History of Medicine Librarian  Phone: (423)439-7083
James H. Quillen College of Medicine     Fax:   (423)439-7025
Box 70693, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City,
Tennessee, 37614

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