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Vacancy: Electronic Resources/Serials Coordinator (University of Nevada, Reno) Marcia Tuttle 05 Apr 2000 13:28 UTC

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Date: Tue, 4 Apr 2000 15:18:47 -0700
From: Virginia Scheschy <scheschy@ADMIN.UNR.EDU>
Subject: Vacancy: Electronic Resources/Serials Coordinator

               Electronic Resources and Serials Coordinator

University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a tenure-track library
faculty position to supervise the Serials Department and provide
coordination and support for the identification, acquisition, access to,
and management of electronic resources.

Responsibilities: Oversees the daily operation of the Serials Department,
including supervision of classified staff.  Has oversight of the serials
budget.  Maintains ongoing contact with serial and electronic resources
vendors; evaluates new vendor services.  Coordinates use of the Innopac
serials control module in all units and branches.  Coordinates and
supports management of electronic resources, including ordering, reviewing
and negotiating license agreements, reviewing technical specs for
databases and establishing authentication procedures with the library
Systems Office; keeps current with developments in digital libraries and
electronic resources.  Supports collection development with analysis of
information dealing with serials and electronic resources.  Participates
in research, service, and professional development to meet requirements
for promotion and tenure.  Reports to the Director of Technical Services.

Qualifications:  ALA accredited MLS.  Two years of serials experience in
an automated environment. Successful supervisory experience.  Excellent
communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Preferred: Experience in negotiating contracts and licenses for electronic
resources with vendors and aggregators.  Knowledge of copyright and its
impact on electronic resources. Experience with Innovative Interfaces
serials module. Experience with Web page creation and management.  Ability
to manage and exercise leadership in a rapidly changing technological
environment. Demonstrated interest in professional activities needed to
meet university requirements for promotion and tenure.

Salary: minimum $43,000 or commensurate with experience.

Fringes: TIAA/CREF and other retirement options; 24 vacation days per year;
generous sick leave. No state income tax or FICA.  Tuition benefits for
self and family.

Environment:  University of Nevada, Reno has a student body of 12,500,
with approximately one-third enrolled in graduate degree programs. The
University is situated in Reno, a metropolitan area of 300,000, on the
eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, 35 miles from Lake Tahoe.

Applications: Send letter of application, resume, and names and addresses
of three references to: Janita Jobe; Library Dean's Office/mailstop
322; University of Nevada; 1664 N. Virginia St.; Reno, NV 89557-0044.
Review of applications will begin April 28.

The University of Nevada is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion,
sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental
disability, and in accordance with University policy, sexual orientation,
in any program or activity it operates.  University of Nevada employs only
United States citizens and aliens lawfully  authorized to work in the
United States.