Science Reference Librarian for Engineering

Binghamton University, State University of New York, seeks to fill a
library faculty position for the Science Library, which houses materials
in the physical and natural sciences, engineering, and nursing.

Description: The librarian in this position participates in the Science
Library's reference service, develops and maintains library resources
for the Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science, acts as a
primary liaison and plans and implements library instructional programs
for the Watson School.  Position reports to the Head of the Science

Qualifications: Required: An MLS from an ALA-accredited institution;
working experience with electronic information resources, particularly
those related to science and technology; degree in science and/or recent
experience in reference and instruction in the sciences or technology in
an academic or special library; effective interpersonal and analytical
skills; demonstrated clarity in oral and written communications;
demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently and as a team
member in developing services and completing projects; strong commitment
to service and professional development.

Finalists invited for an interview must demonstrate communication skills
and knowledge of public services through a presentation to library
faculty, staff, and other members of the university community.

Compensation:  Appointment at Assistant or Senior Assistant Librarian
rank, depending on qualifications and experience. Salary minimum for
Assistant Librarian $31,000, plus excellent fringe benefits including

Environment:  Binghamton University is nationally recognized for its
strong academic programs, distinguished faculty, and talented students.
Nineteen specialized research centers attract scholars from around the
globe to Binghamton's modern campus. One of four university centers
within the State University of New York, Binghamton enrolls
approximately 12,000 students in programs leading to bachelor's,
master's, and doctoral degrees. Binghamton University Libraries
collections consist of approximately 1.6 million volumes. We are
currently implementing Ex Libris's Library Management System as part of
SUNYConnect, a SUNY-wide project that will create a linked online
catalog, universal library borrowing, document delivery services, and a
full-text digital collection for over 60 campuses within the SUNY
system. For more information on Binghamton University, visit our web
presence at

Application: Mail or fax a cover letter (no electronic applications),
current resume, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of three
professional references to

Mary Ann Sincavage
Assistant to the Director for Personnel Administration
Binghamton University Libraries
State University of New York
P.O. Box 6012
Binghamton, NY  13902-6012

Fax 607-777-4848

For priority consideration, applications should be received by March 23,
2001.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Binghamton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action