Department Head of Reference and Research Services

Las Cruces, New Mexico
Oct 24, 2019
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Reports directly to the Dean of the Library. Administers and provides overall leadership for the department. Supervises departmental faculty/staff and supports their development and growth. Ensures the provision of effective and high-quality departmental services. Serves as intermediary between the library and the department acting as advocate for both. Contributes to library-wide planning, policy-making, goal-setting, and assessment efforts. Serves as a member of the library’s management group. Collaborates with various stakeholders to achieve library and university goals. Ensures compliance with relevant library and university policies and procedures, including department head roles and responsibilities as specified in 6.72-Department Heads Responsibilities, including Teaching of the New Mexico State University Administrative Rules and Procedures.

As a member of the library faculty, is responsible for achieving in the following areas:

  • Librarianship
  • Scholarship and Creative Activity
  • Outreach and Extension (when appropriate)
  • Service