FW: Job Posting: Millsaps College, Jackson, MS - Coordinator of Acq/Cat Mays, Allison 02 Mar 2007 02:31 UTC

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Allison P. Mays

Coordinator of Acquisitions & Cataloging

Millsaps-Wilson Library

Millsaps College

1701 N. State Street

Jackson, MS 39210


Coordinator of Acquisitions and Cataloging

Millsaps College Library

Jackson, Mississippi

Millsaps College Library <http://library.millsaps.edu/>  seeks a
Coordinator of Acquisitions and Cataloging to lead a small unit
responsible for the acquisition of library materials and resources,
serials control, cataloging, and shelving.

This professional position supervises one professional cataloger, one
full time staff assistant, and several students.  The position works
closely with departmental library representatives and library staff to
select and order library materials; accepts and evaluates gift books;
manages print and online journals; works with vendors and processes
invoices for payment; monitors the acquisitions budget and prepares
reports as needed; oversees shelving and shifting.  The Coordinator
works closely with the Coordinator of Public Services and other staff
and reports to the College Librarian.  All librarians serve at the
reference desk one night per week and rotate weekends and Friday

The library has 5 professionals and 4 staff members serving a college
population of 1400 students, faculty and staff.  The collection contains
over 200,000 print volumes, a wide variety of online resources, the
College and the Mississippi United Methodist Archives, and a number of
special collections.  The Library is a member of Solinet.

Librarians at Millsaps College have twelve-month appointments, faculty
rank, and titles, but are not tenured.  Benefits include generous
vacation and sick leave; college holidays; TIAA-CREF; partially-paid
insurance.  Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Qualifications:  Required:  ALA-accredited master's degree; experience
in acquisitions or serials management; aptitude for detail-oriented
work; strong organizational and communication skills; excellent public
service attitude; ability to work in a small, close-knit environment
with library staff, faculty, and students.  Preferred:  supervisory
experience in an academic library; working knowledge of Sirsi
acquisitions and serials modules; management of online journal

Send letter of application and resume to Tom Henderson, College
Librarian, Millsaps College Library, 1701 North State Street, Jackson,
MS 39210 or email to hendetw@millsaps.edu <mailto:hendetw@millsaps.edu>
.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the
position is filled.  Applicants may be asked for professional references
and further information after initial reviews are completed.  The
successful candidate will be expected to begin work about May 15, 2007.

Millsaps College <http://www.millsaps.edu/>  is a nationally recognized,
selective four-year liberal arts college in Jackson, Mississippi, with
an enrollment of 1200, and hosts the first Phi Beta Kappa chapter in
Mississippi.  It occupies a beautiful 100-acre residential campus in the
heart of Jackson, Mississippi, a growing metropolitan area (SMSA


Tom Henderson | College Librarian
Millsaps-Wilson Library | Millsaps College
1701 North State Street | Jackson, Mississippi 39210-1066
601-974-1070 | fax 601-974-1082
library.millsaps.edu | hendetw@millsaps.edu