Email list hosting service & mailing list manager

position announcement (PA) McGinnis, Julia 24 Nov 2003 12:45 UTC

Position Announcement: (please excuse cross-posting duplication)

Manderino Library California University of Pennsylvania California, PA

Rank & Salary: This is a nine month, tenure track, faculty appointment.
Salary and rank are competitive and commensurate with academic
preparation and experience. An excellent fringe benefits package is

Responsibilities: Duties will include, but not limited to the following:

* Collection Manager activities include: collection development and
evaluation of the library's serials collection (both books and

* Evaluation of faculty and student requests for new serials;
recommendation of new periodicals in either print or electronic format;

* Monitoring of current subscriptions to ensure continued relevance to
the university's curricula;

* Evaluation of current print subscriptions in light of online full-text
availability (individually and in aggregated databases);

* Oversight of existing print and microform serials collections,
including preservation and binding issues.

* This position does not include the ordering, physical processing, or
cataloging of serials, which is handled by Technical Services.

* Public Service activities include:  reference desk coverage (including
rotated evening and weekend hours);

* Bibliographic instruction;

* Department liaison;

* Promotion of library services to the campus;

* Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: The library is seeking a public service oriented
librarian with strong collection development skills and experience,
preferably in the area of serials analysis.  Candidates should have
academic reference and liaison experience; a familiarity with serials
vendors and full-text providers; and strong interpersonal and
communication skills. Other qualifications: Master's degree from an
ALA-accredited library school; ability to work both cooperatively and
independently; ability to work flexibly, energetically, and creatively
in a busy, changing environment; ability to set goals and manage various
assignments simultaneously.  Preferred: additional graduate degree in a
subject area.

Application:  In order to be a leading candidate in this search, in
addition to the aforementioned requirements, the candidate minimally
must be fluent in the English language, be able to communicate well, and
demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching through a successful
interview and/or classroom demonstration.

To be considered, applicants must submit: full curriculum vitae;
official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
(unofficial transcripts are acceptable for review purposes); letter of
application highlighting the applicants' qualifications and interests;
names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three
professional references who have current knowledge of the applicant's
abilities as a librarian.  Veterans should forward a copy of form DD214
to the Office of Social Equity, 250 University Ave, Box 9, California,
PA 15419.

Send complete application materials except DD214 (if veteran) to:

Mr. Loring Prest, Librarian Search Committee Chair

Louis L. Manderino Library

California University of Pennsylvania

250 University Ave. (Box #15)

California, PA  15419-1394

Phone: (724) 938-5769   E-mail:

Library Web site:

Application Deadline: January 23, 2004

The University:  For more information visit:

Integrity, Civility and Responsibility are the official core values of
California University of Pennsylvania, an affirmative action/equal
opportunity employer.  Women, minorities, veterans and the physically
challenged are encouraged to apply.  A member of Pennsylvania's State
System of Higher Education.


Julia F. McGinnis

Technical Services Librarian

Louis L. Manderino Library

California University of Pennsylvania