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Sharon Gray <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 14 Jun 1999 10:49:18 -0400
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>> The position for Coordinator of Information Management Education (Senior
>> Assistant Librarian) in our Health Sciences Library is being reposted
>> revised qualifications.  All applicants should cite this posting #2 and
>> include this list serv in their letter of application.
>>                              REVISED
>>          Coordinator of Information Management Education
>> The Coordinator of Information Management Education (IME) (Senior
>> Assistant Librarian), Health Sciences Library:  Provides leadership,
>> direction, and planning for a dynamic and effective library education
>> program at the University at Buffalo's Health Sciences Library in
>> cooperation with library staff and teaching faculty.  The objective of
>> IME program is to develop the information management skills needed to
>> access and evaluate health sciences information resources for
>> problem-solving and decision-making.  The Coordinator works with faculty
>> in the health sciences schools to integrate information management
>> concepts into their curricula and develops courses and other
>> resources.
>> Duties:  Organizes, schedules, and teaches instructional programs
>> focusing on electronic and print biomedical resources;
>> coordinates and serves as a resource for HSL staff who provide
>> instruction; provides training and workshops for HSL instruction
>> staff; conducts needs assessments and evaluations of the
>> instruction program; develops effective outreach and publicity
>> for the instruction program; schedules and conducts tours of the
>> Health Sciences Library; develops print and computer-assisted
>> instructional materials and other research guides; provides
>> reference service, consultation for in-depth research, and
>> mediated literature searches.  The Coordinator assumes
>> responsibility for collection development in designated subject
>> areas.  The Coordinator participates in the planning and
>> implementation of innovative services for the library and on
>> committees, task force teams, and in projects with staff and
>> colleagues in HSL, the University Libraries, and other
>> collaborating organizations.
>> Qualifications:  Required:  Master's degree from an ALA-
>> accredited program; 3 - 5 years relevant experience in teaching
>> library instruction courses, in developing curriculum-integrated
>> library instruction classes, and in providing reference services
>> for health sciences researchers and students; highly motivated
>> individual able to provide leadership and to work effectively and
>> collaboratively in a team-based organization; knowledgeable about
>> health sciences information resources, current trends in
>> information technology, teaching and learning in libraries, and
>> integration of information resources in health sciences
>> education.  Highly Desirable:  Knowledge of Windows NT operating
>> system and familiarity with HTML.
>> Please refer to our web site:
>> units/hsl/.
>> RANK/SALARY:  Tenure track position with faculty status at the
>> rank of Senior Assistant Librarian; $35,000 or higher,
>> competitive and commensurate with qualifications.
>> UB offers a generous benefits program:  Optional retirement
>> programs including TIAA/CREF, optional health coverage programs,
>> 15-21 days vacation per year, and more.
>> Please send letter of application and resume including the names
>> of at least three references to:
>>           Kenneth Hood
>>           Human Resources Officer
>>           University Libraries
>>           State University of New York at Buffalo
>>           432 Capen Hall
>>           Buffalo, New York  14260-1625
>> Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately
>> and continue until an appointment is made.
>>          No person in whatever relationship with the University
>>          at Buffalo shall be subject to discrimination on the
>>          basis of age, creed, color, disability, national origin,
>>          race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital or
>>          veteran status.
>>                                                     6/7/99
>>                The University at Buffalo Libraries
>>       The University Libraries provide collections of 3 million
>> volumes and access to numerous electronic information resources.
>> With seven major units (including Health Sciences and Law) and
>> two branches, the library system subscribes to over 22,357
>> serials and periodicals, has 4.4 million microforms, government
>> documents and extensive electronic resources.  Students and
>> faculty are served in the Libraries by over 116 professional
>> staff, 76 support staff, and student assistants.  We are members
>> of the Association of Research Libraries.  Please visit our web
>> site at:
>>      The University at Buffalo is New York's largest State
>> University Center with an enrollment of over 24,000 students.  A
>> member of the prestigious Association of American Universities
>> (AAU), the University at Buffalo offers a broad range of
>> undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degree programs.  It is
>> located on two major campuses.  The South Campus with its
>> ivy-covered edifices is located within the City and has been
>> redesigned and renovated as a major medical research center.  The
>> North Campus, a few miles away in Amherst, is a massive complex
>> of academic buildings, art centers, sports arenas and stadiums.
>> The North Campus "academic spine" provides a one-mile complex of
>> buildings, completely enclosed from the elements.  Shuttle
>> service connects the campuses.
>>       Buffalo is New York State's second largest metropolitan
>> area with a population exceeding 1.25 million.  It is a vibrant
>> city with a lively theater district, important art collections,
>> several institutions of higher education, an outstanding symphony
>> orchestra, and an active, national league sports scene.  A rapid
>> transit system connects the South Campus with the downtown area
>> the waterfront, sports arenas, theaters, and other cultural
>> venues.