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>From: [log in to unmask] (Lynn Sipe)
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: no.1318-POSITION OPENINGS (2) AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
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>From: "EVELYN EHRLICH" <[log in to unmask]>
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>(1) Title: Reference and Collection Development Librarian for Western
>European Languages and Literatures
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>Description:  Subject specialist for French, Italian and German
>languages and literatures assigned to the General and Humanities
>Reference Center, Bobst Library.  Selects and evaluates resources in
>all formats including electronic texts; and participates in the
>preservation efforts of the library.  Responsibilities include
>faculty liaison; reference assistance with materials in all formats,
>including electronic; library instruction covering traditional, online
>and Internet resources.   Librarians serve as partners in the
>educational mission of NYU by establishing strong relationships with
>the faculty and students, building appropriate subject collections,
>and acting as intermediaries to the world of information.
>
>New York University Libraries:  Library facilities at New York
>University serve the school's 50,000 students and faculty and contain
>more than 3.5 million volumes.  The Elmer Holmes Bobst Library houses
>2.5 million of these volumes and serves as the University's
>principal research resource.  New York University is a member of the
>Research Libraries Group and serves as the administrative headquarters
>of the Research Library Association of South Manhattan, a consortium
>which includes three academic institutions in Greenwich Village.
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>Qualifications: ALA accredited MLS, subject Master's degree required
>for tenure.  Two years of successful public service and/or collection
>development experience in an academic library.  Advanced degree in
>French or Italian preferred. Proficiency in French and Italian
>required.  Knowledge of German desirable.  Experience with electronic
>information retrieval, electronic texts in the humanities, Internet
>and other networked resources.  Excellent oral and written
>communication skills; strong service orientation.  Familiarity with
>bibliographic instruction recommended.
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>Salary/Benefits:  Faculty status, attractive benefits package
>including five weeks annual vacation.  Salary commensurate with
>experience and background.  Minimum: $34,000.
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>Apply:  To ensure consideration, send resume and letter of
>application, including the name, address and telephone number of three
>references by February 28, 1997, to: Jeffrey Slemmer, Personnel
>Director, New York University Libraries, 70 Washington Square South,
>New York, NY 10012
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>(2)  Title:  Reference and Collection Development Librarian for Media and
>the Performing Arts
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>Description:  Subject specialist for media and the performing arts
>assigned to the General and Humanities Reference Center, Bobst
>Library.  Librarians serve as partners in the educational mission of
>NYU by establishing strong relationships with the faculty and
>students, building appropriate subject collections, and
>acting as intermediaries to the world of information.  Coordinates
>media selection (excluding music) for the Library's Avery Fisher
>Center for Music and Media and works with  other subject specialists
>to develop, build and promote the media collection.  Public service
>responsibilities include reference assistance with both print
>and electronic media; library instruction covering traditional,
>online and Internet resources; faculty liaison; and preparation of
>bibliographies and collection guides.  Collection development
>responsibilities include selection and assessment of performing arts
>resources in print and non-print formats, including video
>recordings, laserdiscs and spoken word materials; and participation
>in the preservation efforts of the library.  Areas of selection
>responsibility in the performing arts include cinema, dance, theater,
>radio and television.  Works closely with NYU's Tisch School of the
>Arts in supporting research and teaching in all aspects of the
>performing and media arts.
>
>New York University Libraries:  Library facilities at New York
>University serve the school's 50,000 students and faculty and contain
>more than 3.5 million volumes.  The Elmer Holmes Bobst Library houses
>2.5 million of these volumes and serves as the University's principal
>research resource.  New York University is a member of the Research
>Libraries Group and serves as the administrative headquarters of the
>Research Library Association of South Manhattan, a consortium which
>includes three academic institutions in Greenwich Village.  The Avery
>Fisher Center for Music and Media is a state-of-the-art media center
>with a video collection  strong in theater, cinema, and video arts and
>an expanding collection of documentaries in a variety of disciplines.
>
>Qualifications:  ALA accredited MLS, subject Master's degree required
>for tenure.  Two years of successful public service experience in a
>relevant academic or special library; extensive knowledge of a
>performing arts field; successful experience in media materials
>evaluation, selection and acquisition, preferably including its
>integration into the university curriculum.  Knowledge of one or more
>Western European languages highly desirable.  Experience with
>electronic information retrieval, Internet and other networked
>resources.  Excellent oral and written communication skills; strong
>service orientation.  Familiarity with bibliographic instruction
>recommended.
>
>Salary/Benefits:  Faculty status, attractive benefits package
>including five weeks annual vacation.  Salary commensurate with
>experience and background.  Minimum: $36,000.
>
>Apply:  To ensure consideration, send resume and letter of
>application, including the name, address and telephone number of three
>references by February 28, 1997 to: Jeffrey Slemmer, Director,
>Library Personnel, New York University Libraries, 70 Washington Square
>South, New York, NY 10012.
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> NYU ENCOURAGES APPLICATIONS FROM WOMEN AND MEMBERS OF MINORITY GROUPS
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>Evelyn Ehrlich
>Humanities Bibliographer,
>Head of General & Humanities Reference
>New York University, 70 Washington Sq. South
>New York, New York 10012
>(212) 998-2568
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