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Position Announcement Marion Blauvelt 09 Jan 2003 18:33 UTC

Cataloging and Collection Development Librarian

SUNY Potsdam Libraries ( seek an
energetic and service-oriented librarian to work in a team environment. The
staff of  the SUNY Potsdam Libraries (twelve library faculty and eleven
clerical assistants)
work together in support of the academic mission of the college. The
Libraries serve the approximately 4,400 undergraduate and masters students
in the School of Arts
and Sciences, the School of Education, and the Crane School of Music.

The successful candidate will have dual responsibilities in both collection
development  and cataloging. As a member of the Collection Development
Committee led by the
Collection Development Coordinator, s/he will share responsibilities for
managing the  collection through such activities as: updating the
collection development policies,
working with departmental and library faculty to select and de-select
materials, assessing collections and collection management policies and

As a member of the Technical Services team, s/he will, under the leadership
of the Tech Services Team leaders, participate in planning and policy
development for
cataloging, support the cataloging activities of clerical staff, and engage
in specialized  cataloging as needed.

In addition, all library faculty participate in providing reference
service, including some evening and weekend hours. All library faculty
participate in library governance
activities and are encouraged to become active on campus-wide committees.

· ALA-accredited Master's degree in library or information science;
· Knowledge of AACR2, MARC tagging, LC authorities and LC classification;
· Effective oral and written communication skills;
· Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

· Affinity for new technologies;
· Experience with cataloging systems and software;
· Experience cataloging electronic resources;
· Experience or course work in collection development and management;
· Reference experience.

Salary and rank:
Mid 30's, Senior Assistant Librarian. This is a tenure-track, 12-month
academic faculty position. Criteria for continuing appointment (tenure),
established by the SUNY Board of Trustees, include: teaching effectiveness,
mastery of subject matter, continuing growth, university service, and
scholarly activity.

Application Deadline: Primary consideration will be given to applications
received before Feb. 7, 2003. Preferred start date: July 1, 2003.
Application: Submit letter of application, current resume, and
names/addresses/phone numbers of three professional references to: Jane
Subramanian, Search Committee Chair,
F.W. Crumb Library, SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY 13676 or fax to (315) 267-2744.

The State University of New York College at Potsdam is an equal
opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to excellence through

Marion Blauvelt
Collection Development Librarian
F. W. Crumb Memorial Library
SUNY Potsdam
Potsdam, New York 13676