Position Announcement-Western Connecticut State University SERIALST Moderator 13 Mar 2007 16:27 UTC

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Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2007 14:42:21 -0400
From: Veronica Kenausis <kenausisv@WCSU.EDU>
Subject: Job posting

Serials and Government Documents Librarian (Assistant Librarian)
The Ruth A. Haas Library at WestConn is seeking innovative,
forward-thinking, technology savvy applicants for a full-time,
tenure-track Serials/Government Documents Librarian position that reports
to the Director of Library Services. In collaboration with other library
faculty, this position will be responsible for the library?s serials and
government documents collections and services. Responsibilities include
serials strategic planning, managing an increasingly digital
serials/government documents environment, applying information/database
technologies to serials management, monitoring national and international
serials trends, supervising assigned staff, collection development,
participating in the general responsibilities of the Library Faculty
including serving as liaison to designated academic departments and
staffing the library?s general reference desk (including some evenings and
weekends). Minimum salary: $47,643.  Additional information about this
position can be found at http://library.wcsu.edu/web/positions

Qualifications:  Candidates must have a MLS degree from an ALA accredited
program. Familiarity with serials trade, metadata standards, trends in
scholarly communication, experience with software applications and
information technologies, strong oral and written communication skills are
required. Preferred qualifications include general reference experience in
a college, university, or research library, demonstrated familiarity with
database technologies, knowledge of integrated library systems, knowledge
of mark-up languages (XML, HTML, etc.) and web design. WCSU is a dynamic,
diverse workplace and the ability to work with students, faculty and staff
from various backgrounds and cultures is highly valued.

Application Process:  Interested candidates should electronically submit a
letter of application that addresses the position, current vitae, contact
information for three professional references and any other materials to
facultyvitae@wcsu.edu.  Indicate search number 500-124 in the subject
line. Consideration will begin immediately and continue until the position
is filled.

Veronica Kenausis
Systems Librarian
Western CT State University
Danbury, CT