Email list hosting service & mailing list manager

Position Vacancy, UMKC -- Patrick M. Bickers Stephen Clark 17 Sep 2002 12:37 UTC

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Position Vacancy
Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2002 16:10:29 -0500
From: "Bickers, Patrick M." <>

LIBRARIAN - SERIALS ACQUISITIONS:  Dynamic urban academic library seeks
creative, energetic, flexible individual with strong public services
commitment.  Reports to Assistant Director for Technical Services;
supervises 3 staff, several student assistants; manages and positions
for the future the serials acquisitions operations for multi-site
library system.  (Includes electronic licensing; vendor assignment,
evaluation, negotiation; acquisitions audit trail maintenance.)
Participates on team developing technical services plans, policies,
procedures that support the Libraries= service mission, maximize
effective operations.  Professional development encouraged, required for
promotion in ranked, non-tenure track position. III integrated system
linking all University of Missouri, St. Louis University campuses.
UMKC, in large area of green space and trees, is located in the heart of
one of America=s most affordable and attractive cities.

Minimum requirements: ALA accredited MLS; successful library
acquisitions experience; exceptional interpersonal, communication,
planning, organizational skills; ability to work positively,
productively with diverse constituencies in environment of rapid change;
understanding of scholarly research environment; evidence of
professional initiative, mature judgment; potential to meet promotion
requirements in non-tenure track appointment.

Preferred:  Successful serials, supervisory, management, electronic
licensing, collection development experience; experience with automated
acquisitions system; knowledge of MARC formats, scholarly publishing
industry; working knowledge of major European language.

Salary: $42,000 minimum.  Benefits include health/dental plans, 75%
tuition discount.  No employee contribution required for fully funded
defined benefit retirement program, life and disability insurance.  UMKC
is an EOI.

Send letter of application, resume, names of three references to:  Helen
H. Spalding, Associate Director of Libraries, University of
Missouri-Kansas City, 5100 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO  64110,
816-235-1531,  Application review continues until
position filled.

Helen H. Spalding
   (Association of College & Research Libraries President)
Associate Director of Libraries
University of Missouri-Kansas City
5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, Mo  64110-2499
Fax 816-333-5584

Patrick M. Bickers
Monographic Acquisitions Librarian
Miller Nichols Library
University of Missouri-Kansas City
800 East 51st St.
Kansas City, MO 64110
Phone: 816/ 235-2225
Fax: 816/333-5584