Position Available: Head of Serials Services, University of West Florida (fwd) Marcia Tuttle 13 Sep 2001 20:55 UTC

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Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2001 11:22:44 -0500
From: Paul Williford <pwilliford@UWF.EDU>
Subject: Position Available: Head of Serials Services,
                  University of West Florida

Position Available -- Head of Serials Services

Head, Serials Services: Available December 1, 2001. Reports to Associate
Director of University Libraries.

Responsibilities include managing all functions of the Serials unit,
including acquisitions, cataloging, collection development, collection
maintenance, and public services related to both print and electronic
serials collections; supervising staff of approximately 5
paraprofessionals plus student assistants; overseeing all fiscal
responsibilities relating to serials; coordinating serials services with
other library units; recommending goals, objectives, policy, and budget
related to all aspects of serials services; developing plans and reports
related to serials; participating in library cataloging activities;
serving as the principal library contact with serials vendors;
interpreting serials policies and serving as liaison to patrons, faculty
and staff; and nurturing a service-oriented environment.

Qualifications: Required: MLS from an ALA-accredited program; successful
management and supervisory experience; knowledge of, or interest in
learning, serials cataloging and serials operations; awareness of basic
cataloging tools; ability to work effectively and enthusiastically in a
service-oriented, computer-intensive environment; a strong commitment to
service and teamwork; effective communication and problem-solving skills;
and successful experience with library automation. Preferred: Experience
in an academic or research library, preferably relating to serials;
ability to provide leadership in a continual process of technological
advancement; and knowledge of and interest in the creative use of
technology in delivering serials services.

Salary: $36,000 Minimum – Commensurate with experience. Closing Date:
October 12, 2001.

Benefits: Faculty status (non-tenure earning), 22 days vacation, 13 days
sick leave, partially paid health insurance, optional retirement systems,
no state or local income taxes.

Environment: The University of West Florida, one of ten institutions in
the State University System, is located on a 1,000-acre nature preserve
adjacent to the city of Pensacola. The library serves over 8,000 students,
with a collection of over 600,000 volumes and 3,000 serials subscriptions
and numerous electronic databases. Staff includes 16 librarians and 27
support personnel. See our home page for additional information:

Application Procedure: Send a letter of application, resume, and names,
mail and e-mail addresses, telephone numbers (FAX numbers if available) of
three references to Peggy Toifel, Chair, Serials Search Committee, John C.
Pace Library, University of West Florida, 11000 University Parkway,
Pensacola, FL 32514-5750.

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action Employer

Paul Williford
Electronic Resources Librarian
John C. Pace Library, University of West Florida
11000 University Parkway, Pensacola, FL  32514-5750
E-Mail : williford@uwf.edu | Phone : (850) 474-2448