Serials/Electronic Resource Librarian opening--Univ. of Denver -- Dennis Goodyear Stephen Clark 10 Apr 2002 14:32 UTC
-------- Original Message -------- Subject: Serials/Electronic Resource Librarian opening--Univ. of Denver Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2002 08:24:12 -0600 From: Dennis Goodyear <dgoodyea@DU.EDU> Organization: University of Denver SERIALS/ELECTRONIC RESOURCES LIBRARIAN The University of Denvers Penrose Library seeks a motivated and progressive professional to assume responsibility for managing the ongoing cataloging and processing activities of its serials unit.Penrose Library houses 2.8 million volumes of material in its main and music libraries.The Library fulfills its mission with a faculty of 16 professional librarians and 41 FTE. The library is a founding member of the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries, a partnership of 11 research, public, and educational institutions serving the information needs of the Colorado community.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> RESPONSIBILITIES: Catalog and maintain serials in electronic, print, and microform formats using OCLC and the Innopac/Millennium system; supervise 4.5 FTE; develop cataloging policies and procedures; coordinate electronic licensing; and serve as facilitator of the Serials Team. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: MLS; two years professional cataloging experience with strong knowledge of serials operations; one year supervisory experience; current awareness of new trends and emerging technologies in serials cataloging and access; working knowledge of AACR2, USMARC, LCSH, LC classification, OCLC and CONSER standards; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; strong analytic and problem solving skills; ability to work in a team environment; flexibility in response to changing circumstances. Participation in professional and scholarly activities is expected. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Working knowledge of one or more foreign languages; experience with an automated serials module; basic knowledge of metadata standards (e.g. Dublin Core) and mark-up languages (e.g. HTML, XML). SALARY, RANK, BENEFITS: Low to mid-$40s. Faculty status, non-tenure track appointment.Generous benefits package including TIAA-CREF; 22 vacation days. GENERAL INFORMATION: The University of Denver, founded in 1864, enrolls approximately 9,300 students in its undergraduate, graduate and professional programs.It is in the midst of a $350 million campus improvement program. The university is situated in a residential neighborhood of Denver, a vibrant and diverse city situated at the foot of the Rocky Mountains.The city has a robust economy anchored by tourism, high technology, and telecommunications.It boasts an array of cultural attractions, has many fine restaurants, great shopping, and a lively nightlife.Denver is the gateway to the playgrounds of the mountains with recreational activities in abundance all year round.The climate is temperate and healthful, with little humidity and lots of sunshine. APPLICATIONS: Send letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of 3 current references to: Toni Miller Office of the Dean Penrose Library University of Denver 2150 E. Evans Ave. Denver, CO 80208-2007 fax: (303) 871-2290 Review of applications will begin May 31, 2002, and continue until the position is filled. For additional information about the university and Penrose Library, see: http://www.du.edu The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its Faculty and Staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans.