[IUG] Position Announcement - Education / Reference Librarian
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- Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2007 07:54:42 -0500
- From: "kama001" <kama001 at tamuk dot edu>
- Subject: [IUG] Position Announcement - Education / Reference Librarian
JAMES C. JERNIGAN LIBRARY
700 UNIVERSITY BOULEVARD · MSC 197
KINGSVILLE, TEXAS 78363-8202
361/593-3416 · FAX 361/593/4093
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Education / Reference Librarian
Responsibilities: Texas A & M University-Kingsville seeks a dynamic, service-oriented Education/Reference Librarian to serve on a team of reference professionals that provide reference and instructional services to library users. Responsible for the Educational Materials Center, which houses the Curriculum Collection, the Bilingual Collection, and the juvenile collection, the successful candidate will maintain these collections, including state-adopted textbook collection, and serve as liaison to the College of Education. Materials in these collections are in English, Spanish, or Bilingual. (predominately English and Spanish). The successful candidate will participate in bibliographic and information literacy instruction programs; help develop instructional materials; participate in regular reference duties, including some evening and weekend duty; and perform other duties as required.
Qualifications: ALA accredited MLS/MLIS degree from a regionally accredited institution or university. Demonstrated knowledge of current information resources. Willingness and ability to incorporate emerging technologies into instruction and reference services. Working knowledge of web page authoring, presentation, and office suite applications. Effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work effectively in a team environment.
Desired: Degree in education. Teaching Experience. Experience with educational materials in K-12 or academic library. Knowledge of children's literature. Skill in a second language.
Minimum Salary: $35,000. Competitive benefits package. Position is a 12-month, non-tenure track faculty appointment as visiting assistant professor subject to renewal in two years.
Application deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, send letter of application, resume, and original letters of reference from three professional references to Mr. George Boatright, Search Committee Chairperson, James C. Jernigan Library, 700 University Blvd., MSC 197, Kingsville, TX 78363-8202.
Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, official transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting institution by the Office of the Provost, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, MSC 102, Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202. However, for review of application, applicants may submit unofficial transcripts from each institution of higher education attended directly to the Search Committee Chair.
If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator (AACRAO) http://www.aacrao.org/credential/index.htm <http://www.aacrao.org/credential/index.htm> .
University & Community: Texas A & M University, a part of the Texas A&M University System, is a majority Hispanic state-supported institution with an enrollment of almost 6,000. Located in Kingsville, a South Texas community of 25,000, the University is 40 miles southwest of Corpus Christi and North Padre Island and 120 miles north of Mexico. The region is known for its mild winters, extended growing season, and moderate cost of living.
Texas A&M University is committed to excellence; the University invites applications from all qualified applicants.
Maria de Jesus Ayala-Schueneman
Professor & Head of Reference and Instruction Services
Jernigan Library / Texas A&M University - Kingsville
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