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Serials Librarian (University of North Texas) Marcia Tuttle 07 Apr 2000 20:04 UTC

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Date: Fri, 7 Apr 2000 14:51:56 -0500
From: Kathryn Loafman <KLOAFMAN@LIBRARY.UNT.EDU>
Subject: Serials Librarian

Head, Serials and Receiving Unit, University of North Texas Libraries

In a highly automated environment, is responsible for the acquisition,
fiscal control, and record maintenance of non-depository serials.
Monitors, analyzes, and reports vendor performance.  Works closely with
the Electronic Information Resources Committee and the Contracts and
Development Officer in the acquisition and licensing process of electronic
resources.  Responsible for the receipt of monographs.  Oversees the
activities of the unit (5 FTE and several student assistants).  Reports to
the Head of the Technical Services Department.

Required qualifications include a Masters' Degree in Library/Information
Science from an ALA-accredited institution, 3 years professional
experience in an academic/research library, with at least 2 years in
serials management in an automated environment. Experience with
acquisitions and access strategies for electronic publications (serials,
databases, and monographs).  Experience with bibliographic utilities
(preferably OCLC), and with automated serials and acquisitions systems
(preferably Innovative Interfaces).  Demonstrated skill with software
applications, including databases, spreadsheets, and Web design;
especially as utilized in data mining.  Demonstrated supervisory and
management experience, training, and problem solving skills.  Excellent
oral and written communications skills.  Evidence of initiative,
flexibility, and ability to work creatively in a rapidly changing
environmen! t.  Interest in personal scholarly achievement and
professional development.

Desired qualifications include experience with national standards for
holdings statements.  A second, subject Master's Degree is desirable.

Rank and Salary:  Depending on previous experience, position will be
filled as Librarian II (minimum starting salary $30,000) or Librarian III
(minimum starting salary $34,000).

Librarians at UNT have faculty equivalence, 12-month contract.  Usual
benefits, a choice of retirement plans, including TIAA/CREF.  Texas has no
state income tax.

Review of applications will begin June 1, 2000 and will continue to be
considered until the position is filled.  To apply, send letter of
application with resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three
current references to the attention of Kathryn Loafman, Search Committee
Chair, c/o Administrative Offices, University of North Texas Libraries,
P.O. Box 305190, Denton, TX 76203-5190.

Environment:  UNT is a state-assisted comprehensive doctoral granting
institution located in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.  For more
information about the UNT campus, the Libraries, and this position, please
visit our Web site (campus:; Libraries:;

The University of North Texas is an AA/ADA/EOE and encourages applications
from women and minorities, as it is committed to creating an ethnically
and culturally diverse community.