Reposting Position Announcement
Life Sciences/Nursing Librarian. We seek an individual who can plan,
deliver, and assess research support and instruction for diverse students,
faculty, and staff. Responsibilities include developing innovative
approaches to research assistance, collection development, and delivery of
services in an organization committed to electronic resources and access.
This position provides assistance for complex research inquiries,
collaborates with faculty in the design of instructional/learning
opportunities, and promotes the integration of information competencies into
the curriculum. The position carries subject assignments in life sciences
ASU West Library is a team-based organization. Librarians individually and
collaboratively develop programs, services, and web-based resources and
select electronic and other materials. This is a continuing-appointment
(tenure) eligible position; scholarship and participation in service
activities are expected.
ASU West Library is in the initial phases of implementing new models of
service built on desktop delivery, customizable user interfaces, and
information literacy. The Library makes extensive use of electronic systems
and resources and spends more than $1m annually for collections and access.
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Required Qualifications: An ALA-accredited MLS. Experience with: a
networked computing environment; database searching; web search engines; web
page development; development and/or delivery of technology-based
instruction; reference service; a variety of computer applications and
information formats. Demonstrated skill in communication, critical
thinking, and/or problem solving. Relevant experience or formal education
in the life sciences or nursing.
Preferred Qualifications: Post-MLS professional experience. Experience in:
development of electronic delivery of services; selection of electronic
resources; project/program development, management, or assessment. Evidence
of working knowledge in a variety of web page authoring tools; Spanish
language ability. Experience in or demonstrated commitment to a
team-oriented environment. Understanding of academic institutions and
higher education issues.
To Apply: Submit letter of application addressing background and experience
relevant to the qualifications; current resume; and names, addresses,
telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of four professional references to:
deg farrelly, Chair, Life Sciences/Nursing Librarian Search Committee, ASU
West Library, P.O. Box 37100, Phoenix, Arizona 85069-7100.
Deadline for Applications: Applications must be received by March 15th, or
by the 1st or 15th day of each month thereafter until the position is
Rank and Salary: Assistant/Associate Librarian, salary commensurate with
experience and rank; $32,000 minimum for Assistant Librarian.
General Information About ASU West: ASU West, a component of Arizona State
University's multi-campus plan vision, offers junior, senior, and graduate
level research-based courses in the arts and sciences, business, education,
human services, nursing, and women's studies. The campus is committed to
advancing educational, economic, cultural, and social development of the
community. Located in the northwest Phoenix metropolitan area, ASU West
serves 5,000 students with an expected growth to 10,000 students at its
beautiful new campus. Please visit our web page at http://www.west.asu.edu.
ASU West is an EO/AA employer.
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