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Date:          Thu, 2 Apr 1998 13:27:40 EST
Reply-to:      Discussion of Library Reference Issues
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From:          Kenneth Awagain <[log in to unmask]>
Organization:  Frazar Memorial Library, McNeese State, Lake Charles, LA 70609
Subject:       Reference Position Available
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Notice of Position Vacancy:

Reference Librarian.  McNeese State University.  Lake Charles, LA.  Full-time
position with some evening/weekend hours.  Duties include reference desk
service, bibliographic instruction, use of online systems, CD-ROM, and Inter-
net.  MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution required.  Academic library
experience preferred.  Salary $23,500 + benefits.  Position available
immediately.  Applications accepted until position filled.  Send letter of
application, resume & names of 3 references to:

Kenneth Awagain (Chair, Search Committee)
McNeese State University
Frazar Memorial Library
P.O. Box 91445
Lake Charles, LA  70609

McNeese is an EEO/AA/ADA institution.  Women and minorities are encouraged to
apply.  For ADA assistance, call (318) 475-5428.  Under Louisiana law, all
materials are public record.

FACTS ABOUT THE COMMUNITY, UNIVERSITY & LIBRARY:

Lake Charles is located in southwest Louisiana, midway between New Orleans and
Houston, and approximately 35 miles from the Gulf of Mexico.  With a population
of about 71,000, Lake Charles is large enough to offer a variety of cultural,
sporting, and recreation events.  In addition to museums, theaters, ballet, and
symphony, Lake Charles offers wildlife trails, fishing, boating, riverboat
casinos, and ice hockey.

McNeese State University has an enrollment of approximately 8,000 students and
is oriented both to liberal arts and professional programs.  McNeese offers a
wide range of four-year undergraduate degrees.  The slogan "Excellence With A
A Personal Touch" reflects two of the university's qualities:  Academic
Excellence and Personal Attention.

Frazar Memorial Library was constructed in 1961.  A four-story addition was
added in 1974.  Renovated in 1986, the library provides book stack space for
over 400,000 volumes as well as study rooms, library offices, and service
areas.  The collections and services are designed to complement the educational
and research programs of the university.  The library is a member of the
Louisiana Library Network, a statewide consortium of libraries utilizing NOTIS
software to provide access to OPACs, indexes, and databases.