Position Announcement: E-Access/Serials Librarian, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX Chamberlain, Clinton K. 13 Aug 2007 15:12 UTC

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E-Access and Serials Librarian
Trinity University
San Antonio, TX

Trinity University seeks a dynamic, forward-thinking individual to
become its electronic access and serials librarian. The successful
candidate will join a team of energetic, creative librarians whose work
earned them the ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries award in 2007.

Reporting to the head of technical services, this position is
responsible for overseeing and coordinating all operations in the
subscriptions and standing orders unit, including the acquisition and
cataloging of serial publications in all formats, provision of local and
off-campus access to these materials, and bindery and book repair. Four
classified staff members report to this position.

In addition, all librarians at Trinity serve as liaisons to at least one
academic department, providing collection development, information
literacy instruction, and communication from the library to the faculty
and students of that discipline.

This is an excellent opportunity for a librarian who seeks broad
responsibilities in a collaborative atmosphere. We offer an environment
that supports risk-taking and new ideas, and the chance to participate
actively in campus life.

A detailed position description is available here
<http://lib.trinity.edu/libinfo/positions/serialslibr_detail.pdf> .


Required: ALA-accredited MLS degree or its international equivalent;
experience managing serials and/or electronic resources operations in an
academic setting; knowledge of integrated library systems, bibliographic
utilities, and other tools for information management or bibliographic
control such as electronic resource management systems and journal
management systems.

Preferred: Track record of participation in or development of innovative
access to the scholarly periodical literature. Evidence of creative
approaches to information access problems, and an ability to understand
and communicate the patron experience to others. Demonstrated ability to
assess and implement workflows, manage projects, and establish and
document departmental policies and procedures; and strong written and
oral communication skills.

Salary range: $45,000-48,000.

Benefits include: Trinity-paid TIAA/CREF when qualified, comprehensive
insurance options, 20 days vacation, and generous professional
development support.

Trinity University is a nationally recognized liberal arts and sciences
institution characterized by a demanding curriculum, distinguished
faculty, exceptionally bright students, and a campus that is among the
most modern and beautiful in America. Trinity's Coates Library has been
recognized for its innovation: it was the college division recipient of
ACRL's 2007 Excellence in Academic Libraries award. Trinity is located
in what Will Rogers called one of America's four unique cities.
Combining Old World charm, a multicultural heritage, and numerous
cultural and historical attractions, San Antonio is a friendly,
affordable, enchanting city in which to live and study.

To apply: Submit a detailed resume, application letter addressing
experience and interest, and the names, phone numbers, email and postal
addresses of three references to: Diane J. Graves, University Librarian,
(send email applications to rnelson@trinity.edu) Trinity University
Library, One Trinity Place, San Antonio, TX, 78212-7200.

Review of applications begins October 15 and continues until the
position is filled. Trinity is an EEOC/AA employer.

Clint Chamberlain

Electronic Access/Serials Librarian

Trinity University

One Trinity Place

San Antonio, Texas 78212

210 999-7613 (phone)

210 999-81812 (fax)