Job Posting: Serials & Electronic Collections Librarian (Thomas Jefferson University) Marcia Tuttle 08 Feb 2002 16:32 UTC
---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2002 13:31:32 -0500 From: Diana Zinnato <Diana.Zinnato@MAIL.TJU.EDU> Subject: Job Posting: Serials & Electronic Collections Librarian SERIALS AND ELECTRONIC COLLECTIONS LIBRARIAN The Scott Memorial Library at Thomas Jefferson University seeks energetic and creative applicants for the position of Serials and Electronic Collections Librarian. Working in a highly automated environment under the direction of the Director of Collection Management, this individual will play a leadership role in all aspects of serials and document delivery management. The incumbent will manage a collection of 2,000 serials (print and electronic) using the SIRSI serials control module. They will also catalog serials, oversee binding and in-house preservation activities, collection evaluation, space monitoring, journal holdings reporting and inventories as well as supervise 3 technicians in these areas. The SECL is also responsible for the coordination of all document delivery activities supervising 3 technicians in this area. Responsibilities include evaluating ILL policies and procedures to effect efficient and cost-effective operations and overseeing the implementation of various ILL technologies including OCLC, DOCLINE and Ariel. Weekly reference desk service is also required. Requirements for this position are an accredited MLS, a minimum of 3 years professional experience in serials work, preferably in an academic library, supervisory experience, and a working knowledge of an ILS serials module. The salary range for this position starts at $42,000 per year. Knowledge of current trends in serials control, especially electronic journal publishing, is highly desirable. The successful candidate must thrive in a dynamic environment, have effective written and oral communication and problem-solving skills and be able to collaborate on team projects. Thomas Jefferson University is an academic health center located in center-city Philadelphia. Scott Memorial Library is a department of Academic Information Services and Research (AISR) which is comprised of the Library, Medical Media Services and Education Services with a staff of 54 FTE employees. You are invited to visit JEFFLINE, AISRs information management resource, at http://jeffline.tju.edu for more information. The University offers excellent flexible benefits including tuition reimbursement. Qualified candidates should send a letter of application, their resume, and the names and phone numbers of three references to: Diana Zinnato, Director of Collection Management, Scott Memorial Library, Thomas Jefferson University, 1020 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. You many also send your information via e-mail to Diana.Zinnato@mail.tju.edu using Microsoft Word attachments. Screening of applications will begin on February 25th, 2002.