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Serials Librarian Position Texas Regina Beach 09 Nov 2005 21:33 UTC


Serials Librarian

Texas A & M University-Kingsville, a member of the Texas A&M University
System and a majority Hispanic state-supported institution, seeks a dynamic
Serials Librarian responsible for acquisitions, cataloging, and processing
of serials in all formats (including SUDOC classified government documents).
Manages ordering, receiving, binding, fiscal control, and cataloging of
serial publications; evaluates license agreements for electronic journal
subscriptions; participates in vendor selection. Supervises and trains two
full-time library assistants.  Participates in general reference duty and
may have other duties as assigned.  Reports to Head of Technical Services.

REQUIRES: Accredited American Library Association MLS or MLIS degree from a
regionally accredited institution or university; knowledge of current trends
in serials control, especially electronic journal publishing; effective
communication and problem solving skills; ability to collaborate on team
projects; ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

DESIRED: Experience with acquisitions, cataloging, and processing of serials
in all formats, including electronic journals and government documents in an
academic library environment; supervisory and leadership skills; effective
training skills.  Experience negotiating with vendors/aggregators concerning
contracts and licenses for electronic journals and databases.
UNIVERSITY & COMMUNITY: Texas A&M University-Kingsville, a member of the
Texas A&M University System, is a majority Hispanic state-supported
institution with an enrollment of approximately 6,000. Located in
Kingsville, a South Texas community of 25,000, the University is 40 miles
southwest of Corpus Christi and North Padre Island and 120 miles north of
Mexico. The region is known for its mild winters, extended growing season,
and moderate cost of living.
Texas A&M University-Kingsville is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity
Employer. Committed to excellence through diversity, the university
particularly invites applications from minorities, women, veterans and
persons with disabilities. In compliance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, if accommodations are needed for the application process,
please inform the Search Committee Chair.

SALARY: $34,698.00 per year.

TO APPLY: Send letter of application, r�sum�, transcripts (see statement
below) and three letters of reference to Katherine Hajek, Search Committee
Chair. Application review begins immediately; open until filled. Mail to
Katherine Hajek, Chair of the Serials Librarian Search Committee, James C.
Jernigan Library, MSC 197, 700 University Blvd, Texas A&M
University-Kingsville, Kingsville, TX 78363.   Electronic submissions in
Word or Adobe Acrobat accepted at

Transcripts: Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, official transcripts
must be received directly from each degree-granting institution by the
Office of the Provost, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, MSC 102, Kingsville,
TX 78363-8202.  However, for review of application, applicants may submit
unofficial transcripts from each institution of higher education attended
directly to the Search Committee Chair.  If transcripts are from an
international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective
faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an
approved credential evaluator (AACRAO)
Texas A&M University is committed to excellence; the University invites
applications from all qualified applicants.