FW: Job ad favor Mays, Allison 16 Jan 2003 21:41 UTC
Please post this for a colleague who is no longer on SERIALST. Folks - It's a beautiful, new library, very friendly staff. Allison P. Mays Acquisitions Librarian Millsaps College 1701 N. State Street Jackson, MS 39210 601-974-1083 email@example.com ********* SERIALS / INTERLIBRARY LOAN LIBRARIAN - Search Extended. Delta State University seeks applications from energetic, service oriented individuals for the position of Serials / Interlibrary Loan Librarian. The library system is composed of three units with construction recently completed on a major addition to and complete renovation of W.B. Roberts Library. Sirsi iLink Electronic Library System is used. Library Services includes eleven librarians, one archivist, thirteen support staff. ENVIRONMENT: Delta State University, one of eight public institutions of higher learning in Mississippi, has an enrollment of 4,000 students, of which approximately 13% are engaged in studies at the graduate level. The university provides a comprehensive curriculum, offering 15 baccalaureate degrees in 45 majors, nine master's degrees in nineteen fields, the Educational Specialist degree, and the Doctor of Education degree. Roberts Library contains more than 331,000 volumes, 795,000 microforms, 16,500 audiovisuals, 27,600 netLibrary books, 1,330 current hardcopy journals, 5,185 electronic journal titles, is a selective U.S. Government Documents Depository, and provides access to 101 databases. The city of Cleveland is a friendly community of 15,000 individuals, which has been recognized as "one of the 100 best small towns in America." RESPONSIBILITIES: coordinates and provides leadership in all serials related activities, including acquisitions, bibliographic control, collection management and binding, oversees a public service desk, manages electronic journals and supervises two staff members; oversees microform collection and services; coordinates all interlibrary loan related activities and supervises one staff member; participates in library outreach activities and information literacy instruction; serves as liaison with selected academic departments; assists with management of library Web Site. REQUIRED: MLS from an ALA-accredited program; excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills with a strong service orientation; general knowledge of serials management and interlibrary loan operations; knowledge and experience with electronic information technologies; willingness to continue education and professional development on the job. HIGHLY DESIRED: professional experience with serials control using an automated library system; professional experience with interlibrary loan operations using OCLC; good working knowledge of MARC, AACR2, LC Subject Headings and OCLC cataloging; knowledge and experience with Web development. 12-month position with faculty rank and a tenure & promotion policy for librarians. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience and education, from $33,000. Excellent fringe benefits, including 100% paid health insurance for employee, choice of retirement (including TIAA-CREF), tuition benefits and a moving allowance. Applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received and will continue until position is filled. Send letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of 3 professional references to: Terry S. Latour, Director of Library Services, W.B. Roberts Library, Delta State University, Cleveland, MS 38733. An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Learn more about Delta State University Library Services by visiting our home page at http://library.deltastate.edu.