Job Announcement: College of William & Mary Serials Management, Electronic Resources & Microforms Librarian Stephen Clark 05 Jan 2009 14:54 UTC

The College of William and Mary is looking for a dynamic, serials savvy
individual to fill the position of Serials Management, Electronic
Resources, and Microforms Librarian.  This position is responsible for
the management of standing orders, subscriptions, and back orders for
serials in electronic, print, and microform formats.  Other
responsibilities include serials collection development; manages the
electronic serials and databases control process; provides input in
serials cataloging policies; manages the college's commercial binding
contract and oversees the binding operation of the main library; and
manages the microform collections and equipment, plus provides patron
assistance for microforms.  Supervisory responsibilities include 3 FTE.
The position is directly responsible to the Acquisitions Librarian.

A detailed position description can be found at:



-- Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program or

-- Knowledge of and experience with print, electronic, and microform
serials in an academic or larger public library

-- Experience with online integrated catalog and electronic journal list

-- Experience with OCLC Connexion and working knowledge of national
cataloging standards including MARC format, AACR2 and Library of
Congress Subject Headings.

-- Ability to work effectively both independently and as a part of a
collaborative group effort.

-- Possess excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills.

-- Tolerance for ambiguity and the capacity to respond to organizational


-- Experience with Serials Solutions products.

-- Familiarity with link resolvers, OpenUrl applications, ERMs, and
other library technologies related to e-resource management and access.

-- Experience with spreadsheets and databases.

-- Experience with serials collection development, more particularly
conducting serials review in conjunction with faculty liaisons.

-- Knowledge of 1 or more foreign languages.

-- Experience with binding.

-- Knowledge of current trends in serials management and scholarly

This position is a 12-month professional faculty appointment.  Salary is
commensurate with experience and comes with comprehensive benefits.

The College of William and Mary is the second oldest university in the
United States, with a strong emphasis on liberal arts undergraduate
education; however, it also has several outstanding doctoral programs.
With a student body of approx. 7,700, this "Public Ivy" institution is
proud of its tradition, and its students are passionate about learning
and service to others.  For more information about the college, go to <>.

Review of applications will begin 30 January 2009 and continue until
position is filled.  Applications are accepted at the William and Mary
Human Resources web page:

Please attach a cover letter, resume, and references to the application.

The College of William and Mary is an EEO/AA employer.

Stephen Clark
Acquisitions Librarian
College of William and Mary
Earl Gregg Swem Library
Williamsburg, VA
phone:  757-221-3107
fax:  757-221-3645