Position Announcement --Serials Librarian (U.Wi-Whitewater) Marcia Tuttle 07 Aug 2000 15:28 UTC
---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Mon, 7 Aug 2000 10:31:34 -0700 From: Joyce Huang <huangj@UWWVAX.UWW.EDU> Subject: Position Announcement --Serials Librarian (U.Wi-Whitewater) University of Wisconsin - Whitewater Position: Serials Librarian Academic Staff, Annual Renewable Appointment Full-time, 12 months appointment Starting Date: October, 2000 Responsibilities: 1. Plan, coordinate and manage the overall operation of Serials in consultation with the Coordinator of Library Technical Processing. 2. Supervise Serials staff (3 FTE staff plus student assistants). 3. Manage the periodicals help desk. 4. Assist in developing and implementing short-term and long-term operational goals and objectives for the Technical Processing Unit. 5. Responsible for collection management and processing of Serials including electronic serials. 6. Share some reference duties. Ranking and compensation will be based on candidate's qualifications and experience. Qualifications: Required: · MLS from an ALA accredited institution. · Second advanced degree in an academic discipline. · At least one year of professional serial experience. · Thorough knowledge of the principles of serial management and of current and national issues in the acquisitions and processing of serials. · Knowledge of technical services activities and trends. · Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. · Experience with integrated library systems (preferably with Voyager) and bibliographic utilities. · Hands-on experience in the utilization of current technology for technical processing. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is a premier comprehensive university and is one of 13 universities in the University of Wisconsin System. It has an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students in 42 undergraduate and 13 graduate programs in the four Colleges of Arts and Communication, Business and Economics, Education and Letters and Sciences with 1030 faculty, academic and classified staff members. Located in the scenic Kettle Moraine area of southeastern Wisconsin, UW-Whitewater is a regional cultural and resource center within convenient driving distance to Madison, Milwaukee and Chicago. The Harold G. Andersen Library is a modern facility with over 459,000 volumes, 2000 periodical subscriptions, 1,000,000 microforms, 16,000 audiovisual items and 337,000 government documents, numerous electronic resources, and has full Internet access. The library integrated system is Endeavor Voyager. The library personnel consist of 23 professional and support staff members. Applications: Send letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least 3 references to: Search and Screen Committee, c/o Dr. Hsi-Ping Shao, Technology and Information Resources, UW-Whitewater, P. O. Box 900, Whitewater, Wi. 53190. Applications received by September 15, 2000 will receive first consideration.