Position Announcement: Oklahoma, Serials, Gov Documents, E-Resources Librarian SERIALST Moderator 19 Jul 2007 23:28 UTC

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Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2007 16:37:11 -0500
From: "Sparks, Jon" <jon.sparks@SWOSU.EDU>

POSITION TITLE: Serials, Government Documents, and Electronic Resources
Librarian, Library, Position 08-F004.  Southwestern Oklahoma State
University, Weatherford, Oklahoma.

THE POSITION: Oversees day-to-day operations of Serials, Government
Documents, and Electronic Resources department; coordinates serials and
other electronic resources management, electronic databases; serves as
the primary liaison with print, microform, and electronic subscription
vendors and publishers; is responsible for developing and maintaining
digitization projects for the Library; supervises and trains staff in
the Serials, Government Documents, and Electronic Resources department
(full-time serials, gov docs/binding, and digitization technicians);
markets and promotes serials, government documents, and electronic
resources of the Library to the SWOSU community; serves with the other
librarians on the reference desk of the Library approximately six hours
per week; and other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Masters Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited
school; work experience in a public or academic library of at least one
to three years; knowledge and understanding of computers and computer
peripheral devices; ability to work independently and in a team
environment; experience with Internet and library research; strong
organizational and analytical skills; attention to detail; and ability
to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing required.
Demonstrated competencies in managing or troubleshooting electronic
resources; one or more years of recent serial and supervisory experience
in an academic library; demonstrated ability to be flexible with working
assignments; experience with Microsoft Windows and digital scanning,
access, and placement of electronic resources in a user friendly manner;
and familiarity with on-line catalog operations, Endeavor Voyager


SALARY: Commensurate with existing salary structure.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: Dr. Jon Sparks, Director of Libraries

DEADLINE DATE: Review of applications will begin August 20, 2007 and
continue until the position is filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit cover letter referencing Position 08-F004,
vitae, unofficial transcripts, and the names, and contact information of
three references to Human Resources, SWOSU, 100 Campus Drive,
Weatherford, OK 73096 or e-mail application materials to jobs@swosu.edu.
For more information visit www.swosu.edu.  Southwestern Oklahoma State
University is an AA/EEO employer and encourages applications from
minorities and women.

Jon Sparks, MLS, Ed.S., Ph.D.
Director of Libraries
Southwestern Oklahoma State University
100 Campus Drive
Weatherford, OK 73096
E-Mail: jon.sparks@swosu.edu
Telephone: 580-774-7081