[Web4lib] Job Announcement -- Mathematics Reference Librarian -- LSU

Sigrid Kelsey sigridkelsey at gmail.com
Wed Jul 26 13:45:21 EDT 2006

LSU Libraries
Assistant Librarian
(Mathematics Reference Librarian/Tenure-track/12 month appointment)
Ref. #004867

The Assistant Librarian (Mathematics Reference Librarian) reports to
the Head, Reference and Collection Development Services for reference
and library instruction duties and to the Science Collection
Development Coordinator for collection development/management and
faculty liaison responsibilities. The individual fulfills a
combination of responsibilities including serving at the Libraries'
main reference desk; participating in virtual reference; participating
as a member of a Reference department committee as assigned; providing
collection development services; serving as a faculty liaison for
mathematics and other subject areas in the sciences; works to meet
promotion and tenure requirements.



M.L.S. from an A.L.A.-accredited library school; ability to work both
independently and collegially in a demanding and rapidly changing
environment; excellent interpersonal, communication, and
organizational skills; strong commitment to public service; knowledge
of HTML and the ability to create Web pages; potential to meet
promotion and tenure requirements.


Undergraduate degree in sciences or mathematics; familiarity with
current bibliographic and reference sources in the sciences;
experience in collection development; experience in reference work
and/or bibliographic instruction in an academic library.

Salary and Benefits:

$35,500 per fiscal year minimum, dependent upon qualifications and
experience; excellent benefits. An offer of employment is contingent
on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.


Application deadline is October 2, 2006, or until candidate is
selected. Candidates should submit a letter of application, resume
(including e-mail address), and names, addresses, telephone numbers of
three references to: Dawn Zaske, Coordinator, Personnel Services, 295
Middleton Library, Louisiana State University, Ref: #004867, Baton
Rouge, LA 70803. E-mail address: dzaske at lsu.edu.

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