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Job Posting: Serials & Electronic Collections Librarian (Thomas Jefferson University) Marcia Tuttle 08 Feb 2002 16:32 UTC

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Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2002 13:31:32 -0500
From: Diana Zinnato <Diana.Zinnato@MAIL.TJU.EDU>
Subject: Job Posting: Serials & 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

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, AISR’s information
management resource, at for more information.  The
University offers excellent flexible benefits including tuition

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 using Microsoft
Word attachments.

 Screening of applications will begin on February 25th, 2002.