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Revised position Announcement (Collection Management/Serials) -- Kendra St. Aubin Stephen Clark 02 May 2002 19:00 UTC

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Subject: Revised position Announcement (Collection Management/Serials)
Date: Thu, 2 May 2002 14:47:02 -0400
From: "St. Aubin, Kendra" <KStaubin@BRIDGEW.EDU>

> Please excuse cross-postings.
> Position available at Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA
Position description has been revised. This is now a regular full-time
position, not a temporary position. Review will begin immediately and
continue until the position is filled.

> Assistant/Associate Librarian, Collection Management/Serials
> (Full-time, MSCA Bargaining Unit Position)
> Core Duties
> 1.  Evaluate and develop the library's collection of serials and
> electronic databases in a team environment as the library moves forward in
> the application of new technologies
> 2.  Initiate and maintain effective working relationships with serial and
> database vendors.
> 3.  Evaluate, negotiate, and maintain file of license agreements and
> contracts for electronic subscriptions.
> 4.  Coordinate binding budget, policies and procedures.
> 5.  Prepare the annual budget for serials and electronic resources.
> Monitor the expenditure of funds, maintain records, and recommend budget
> adjustments.
> 6.  Oversee preparation of subscription invoices for payment through
> internal College systems.
> 7.  Prepare statistical data, budget reports and projections.
> 8.  Implement and manage serials applications in the Endeavor-based
> Library Management System, including check-in, claim reports, budget
> management, etc. and develop activities to promote the use of the LMS and
> other web- and network-based tools.
> 9.  Work cooperatively with the Catalog and Collection Development
> Librarians to set general policies and procedures for efficient workflow.
> 10. Evaluate serial gifts and administer a periodical exchange program.
> 11. Manage and maintain both the physical journal and microform
> collections as well as the electronic resources.
> 12. Assist patrons with use of the collection.
> 13. Develop and maintain various lists of serials for staff and patron
> use.
> 14. Serve as library liaison to one or more academic departments.
> 15. Serve as a member of the professional staff and carry out other tasks
> in the Library as time and schedule permit. This will include selected
> time at the reference desk, work on Library committees and staff meetings.
> 16. Represent the Library on campus or intercampus committees.
> 17. Keep abreast and current with changes in the management of information
> resources through participation in electronic-based discussions, review of
> professional literature and attendance at professional meetings and
> conferences, regionally and nationally.
> Qualifications:
> 1.  MLS from ALA-accredited library program required.
> 2.  Strong interpersonal skills to work with faculty, students and
> colleagues in a team approach required.
> 3.  Good oral/written communication skills and organizational skills
> required.
> 4.  Strong knowledge of electronic and network-based information
> resources, technologies and licensing parameters required.
> 5.  Prior experience with serials control in library management systems,
> preferably Endeavor, required.
> 6.  Supervisory experience preferred.
> Salary dependent upon qualifications and experience.  Please visit the Web
> site at <> for details.
> To apply:
> Submit letter of interest, resume and names, addresses, telephone numbers,
> and
> five professional references to:
> The Office of Human Resources
> Boyden Hall, Room 103
> Bridgewater State College
> Bridgewater, MA 02325
> Kendra St. Aubin
> Collection Development Librarian
> The Clement C. Maxwell Library, Room 303
> Bridgewater State College
> Bridgewater, MA 02325
> Tel: 508-531-2035
> Fax: 508-531-1702
> e-mail:
> web: