JOB ANNOUNCEMENT - HEAD, SERIALS DIVISION, U OF WASHINGTON, SEATTLE KETCHELL@U.WASHINGTON.EDU 05 Apr 1991 20:27 UTC
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON LIBRARIES, SEATTLE, WA 98195 HEAD, SERIALS DIVISION The Head of the Serials Division reports to the Associate Director of Libraries for Technical Services and is responsible for the overall management and policy guidance in the Division; for the development and implementation of programs and plans; for hiring, training, and evaluating personnel; and for contributing to the management of Technical Services and the Libraries. The Serials Division is one of 4 divisions in Technical Services. It consists of 7 FTE librarians, 26 classified staff and student assistants. The Division has 4 sections: Acquisitions, Cataloging, Processing Control and Periodicals. The Liubraries receives over 50,000 serials subscriptions, 35,000 of which are received centrally. JThrough the Serials Division, the Libraries is a participant in the CONSER and NACO programs. QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate degrree from a program accredited by the Americal Library Association required. A minimum of five years post-MLS experience in an academic or a research library required; thorough knowledge of the principles of serials management and of current national issues in serials acquisitions and processing required; knowledge of current and past cataloging rules desirable. Experience with automated serials control and with a local online system highly desirable; experience with a national bibliographic utility required. Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills required. Record of successful management and supervision required. Planning skills required. Strong public services commitment required; ability to provide strong leadership and to function well in a changing environment, to work e ercise initiative required. SALARY: $40,000 minimum. Starting salary dependent on background and experience. Twenty-four days vacation, TIAA- CREF, premium fully paid for medical, dental and life insurance plan. No state or local income tax. APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5:00 p.m., Friday, April 19, 1991. Send letter of application, full resume, salary requirements, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references who are knowledgeable of your qualifications for this position to: Charles E. Chamberlin, Deputy Director of Libraries, University of Washington, FM-25, Seattle, Washington, 98195-0001.