Position Announcement: Serials Acquisitions Librarian, U. of Miami SERIALST Moderator 07 Oct 2002 18:46 UTC

Date: Mon, 7 Oct 2002 13:08:05 -0400
From: "Krieger, Lee A" <lkrieger@miami.edu>
Subject: Serials Acquisitions Librarian position

The Otto G. Richter Library invites applications for the new position of
Serials Acquisitions Librarian who will be responsible for the coordination
of the acquisition of serial publications, standing orders and continuations
for the University of Miami Richter Library. Reporting to the Head of
Acquisitions, the incumbent shall supervise the 2.5 FTE members of the
Serials Acquisitions Unit, monitor and oversee the purchase of in excess of
$2 million worth of print serials. He/she shall also take a leadership role
in developing and establishing procedures to acquire and process serial
publications and coordinating processing with serials cataloging personnel,
select and monitor performance of vendors and establish expectations of
services provided, investigate new technologies and vendor services to
incorporate into existing procedures when beneficial and feasible, train
staff in the use of currently utilized or new software and databases,
coordinate the ordering of new subscriptions and standing orders as well as
cancellation projects. This person shall act as supervisor of the
Acquisitions Department in the absence of the head of the department.
Required qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS degree or equivalent; two or
more years academic library experience; supervisory experience; experience
working in acquisitions or serials areas in a professional capacity.
Twelve-month appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.
Tenure-track or non-tenure options available.  Salary commensurate with
qualifications.  For full consideration, applications must be received by
November 11, 2002. Complete position announcement with additional
requirements available at: www.library.miami.edu/employment/employment.html
<http://www.library.miami.edu/employment/employment.html>  Send letter of
interest, resume, and names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of
three references) to: Leonor G. Meitin, Personnel Services Coordinator, Otto
G. Richter Library, P.O. Box 248214, Coral Gables, FL. 33124-0320, or fax to
305-284-4027, e-mail: lmeitin@miami.edu
The University of Miami is Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mr. Lee A. Krieger                         lkrieger@miami.edu
Head of Acquisitions                      305-284-4586
Otto G. Richter Library                   305-284-4721 fax
1300 Memorial Dr.
University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL 33146