Job announcement (University of Nevada, Reno) Marcia Tuttle 09 Aug 2000 22:27 UTC

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Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2000 11:35:28 -0700
From: Adolfo R Tarango <tarango@ADMIN.UNR.EDU>
Subject: Job announcement



RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides creative leadership for Technical Services
division, including Catalog, Acquisitions, and Serials; 24 staff (4 direct
reports). Coordinates division's policies and operations to meet the
challenge of increasing productivity in a highly automated environment
with a commitment to electronic resources. Reports to Dean of Libraries.
Represents division to library administration. Serves as member of Dean's
Cabinet, collaborating with Directors of Library Systems, Research
Services, and Access Services in strategic planning and program

QUALIFICATIONS: ALA accredited M.L.S. Minimum 5 years academic library,
technical services experience in progressively responsible positions.
Record of successful management in at least one major technical services
function, including supervision of professional staff. Thorough knowledge
of online integrated library systems (preferably Innovative Interfaces),
bibliographic utilities and networks. Experience with selection,
purchasing, licensing and / or cataloging of electronic resources.
Experience with fiscal management in an automated environment highly
desirable. Understanding of current issues in technical services and
application of technology in academic libraries. Ability to provide
leadership, set priorities, and resolve competing demands. Ability to
foster teamwork in a technical services environment. Outstanding
communication and interpersonal skills. Strong analytic, problem solving
and organizational skills. Flexibility to accept, manage and incorporate
change. Evidence of ability to meet promotion and tenure requirements,
including record of active professional service and evidence of research
or creative achievement are highly desirable.

SALARY and FRINGES: Open, depending upon qualifications and experience.
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.

APPLICATION:  Send letter of application, resume, and names and addresses
of three references to: Search Coordinator; Library Dean's Office/Mailstop
322; University of Nevada; 1664 N. Virginia St.; Reno, NV 89557-0044.
Review of applications will begin October 2. AA/EOE.


    Adolfo R. Tarango
    Serials Catalog Librarian
    The University Library/322
    University of Nevada, Reno
    Reno, NV.  89557-0044
    775-784-6500  Ext. 263