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Date:          Tue, 2 Sep 1997 14:49:38 -0500
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From:          Kerry A Ransel <[log in to unmask]>
Subject:       Auburn University - Position Announcement
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SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY REFERENCE LIBRARIAN: Exceptional opportunity to
develop your career at an ARL Library.  Auburn University Libraries,
serving a dynamic university community with highly reputable programs,
seeks a knowledgeable, and enthusiastic professional. Duties include
collection development and maintenance; general and specialized
reference services in the sciences, including some evening and weekend
desk coverage; online,  INTERNET,  and CD-ROM literature searching;
innovative use of  emerging information technologies to enhance user
services; technical literature search assistance including
patent/trademark searching; participation in the library's
bibliographic instruction programs; serving as faculty liaison for
assigned areas to include  selected physical science areas. Position
reports to the Head of the Science and Technology Department, one of
eight departments of the Reference and Information Services Division.
QUALIFICATIONS: Required: ALA-accredited MLS with a strong academic
background in the basic or applied science areas. Significant related
work experience will be considered in lieu of the required subject
background.  Desired: Academic  background or significant work
experience in the physical sciences; experience or course work in
reference and database searching in the sciences; experience or
knowledge of  printed and electronic science and technology
information sources; strong commitment to excellence in the provision
of reference and information services; adaptability, flexibility, and
ability to work collegially and productively in a collaborative, busy,
and changing public service environment;  a record of scholarly,
professional, and research activity; effective interpersonal and
communication skills. Salary: $30,450  minimum, 12-month tenure track
position.  Benefits: 20 days vacation / 12 days sick leave per year;
state teacher's retirement (mandatory); TIAA/CREF or additional
voluntary retirement plans available; health/life/disability
insurance.  Review of applications begins October 15, 1997 and will
continue until position is filled.  Complete applications must
include: letter of application, resume, undergraduate and graduate
transcripts (copies acceptable for review purposes), and names and
addresses of three current references. Offers of employment are
contingent upon the verification of the individual's eligibility for
employment in the United States. APPLY TO: Claudine Jenda,
Chairperson, Science and Technology Reference Librarian Search
Committee, Ralph Brown Draughon Library, Auburn University, AL
36849-5606. Telephone: (334) 844-1745. Fax: (334) 844- 4424. E-mail:
[log in to unmask] AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE
ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  WOMEN AND MINORITIES ARE
ENCOURAGED TO APPPLY.