Position at Rider University Library - NEW (fwd) Marcia Tuttle 06 Sep 2001 00:16 UTC

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Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2001 14:03:16 -0400
From: Marilyn Quinn <quinnma@RIDER.EDU>
Subject: Open Position at Rider University Library - NEW

Tenure Track Library Faculty Position - Serials

SUMMARY: Manage acquisition and control of both print and electronic
serials, including ordering, check-in, payment, cataloging, processing,
and issues related to access/use. Opportunity to develop and implement
electronic access to print and electronic serials in a state-of-the-art
system. Provide leadership in developing, documenting, and implementing
serials policies and procedures. Train staff in serials processing. Assist
cataloging staff in solving cataloging problems. Catalog serials using
Endeavor, OCLC, the MARC formats for bibliographic and holdings records,
AACR2, LCSH, CONSER, and LC rule interpretations. Supervise addition of
holdings information using ANSI standards and Endeavor check-in. Maintain
local holdings in OCLC union list. Explore ways to represent aggregated
electronic serials holdings in Endeavor. Monitor such materials as updates
to MARC formats, CONSER documents, and e-mail discussion lists such as
AUTOCAT and SERIALST. Keep current on revisions to cataloging rules and
trends in cataloging practices. Use combination of outside vendor and
Endeavor for authority control. Participate in instruction, reference,
liaison work and departmental meetings and deliberations, and participate
on library and university committees. Perform or participate in special
projects or related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS: Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library school.
Experience with automated library systems, preferably Endeavor and OCLC.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work
independently and with others. Self-motivated individual who has an
interest to work in an environment that emphasizes peer responsibilities
and relationships. Our library faculty positions give individuals a good
breadth of involvement in library services and operations, and campus

INFORMATION: Rider University is an independent, coeducational,
nonsectarian institution accredited by the Middle States Association of
Colleges and Schools. The University has two campuses, one in
Lawrenceville, New Jersey and one in Princeton, New Jersey. Rider’s four
academic units include the College of Business Administration, the College
of Liberal Arts, Education and Science, the College of Continuing Studies,
and Westminster Choir College of Rider University. Both campuses are
situated midway between New York and Philadelphia in suburban settings.

PROCEDURE: All interested applicants must send letter of application,
resume, and two letters of recommendation to:
     Rosemary Molloy
     Manager of Employment
     Rider University
     2083 Lawrenceville Road
     Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-3099

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the
position is filled. Rider is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer and genuinely seeks a diverse applicant pool. For other
employment opportunities at Rider University, visit Rider on the Internet
at http://www.rider.edu or call (609) 895-JOB1.