Position Available: ePublications and Serials Acquisitions position -- Kathryn Loafman Stephen D. Clark 13 Jun 2000 17:10 UTC
-------- Original Message -------- Subject: ePublications and Serials Acquisitions position Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2000 11:04:13 -0500 From: Kathryn Loafman <KLOAFMAN@library.unt.edu> ***Posted to several discussion groups, please pardon duplication.*** Electronic Publications and Serials Acquisitions Librarian, University of North Texas Libraries. Working in a cooperative environment, plans and implements electronic initiatives in support of distance education. Investigates and coordinates the purchase of new electronic products. Reviews technical specifications for electronic resources. Participates in the planning and decision making of the Libraries' Electronic Information Resources Committee. Works closely with the Contracts and Development Officer in the licensing process. Responsible for oversight of serials acquisitions and monographs receiving. Leads staff in planning and monitoring the unit's workflow and procedures. Reports to the Head of Technical Services and supervises the Serials & Receiving Unit (5 staff members). Required qualifications include a Masters' Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution, 3 years professional experience in an academic/research library, Demonstrated skill with software applications, including databases, spreadsheets, and Web design; especially as utilized in data mining. Experience with automated serials and acquisitions systems (preferably Innovative Interfaces). 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 environment. Interest in personal scholarly achievement and professional development. Desired qualifications include knowledge of copyright with regard to electronic resources; also knowledge of access strategies for electronic publications (serials, databases, and monographs). A second, subject Master's Degree is desirable. Rank and Salary: Depending on previous experience, position will be filled as Librarian II (with a minimum starting salary $34,000) or Librarian III (with a minimum starting salary $38,000). 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: www.unt.edu; Libraries: www.library.unt.edu; position: www.library.unt.edu/employment/employment.htm). 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.