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Job posting (Duke University) Jeri Van Goethem 16 Sep 1993 01:04 UTC

          Position: Serials Record Conversion Librarian and Serials
          Access Manager.  Acquisitions/Serials Dept., Perkins
          Library, Duke University, Durham, NC.  One year appointment
          with possibility for renewal to permanent, salaried
          position.  Funded during the first year from Title II-C

          Description: Under the direction of the Head of the
          Acquisitions/Serials Dept., manages the conversion of
          non-Marsc serials database records to acceptable status in
          the online catalog, as well as the conversion of summary
          holdings records to MFHL format.  Provides access links to
          remote serial files and non-traditional resources based upon
          patron needs rather than traditional, proscribed rules.
          Does both original and complex copy cataloging of serials.
          Creates and maintains online authority records.

          Department: The Acquisitions/Serials Department is
          responsible for the complete management of serials as well
          as monographic acquisitions, approval plan processing, and
          the exchange program.  There are 20,000 serials on standing
          order and a serial holdings database of 140,000 titles.  The
          current emphasis is on acquiring and making accessible
          information produced in electronic format.

          Qualifications: Advanced degree in technology and/or
          information science; knowledge of computer hardware,
          software, and networking.  Experience with academic serials
          cataloging on OCLC, knowledge of AACR2, Dewey classification
          and subject heading practice, understanding of the USMARC
          bibliographic and holdings formats; strong witten and oral
          communication skills.  Able to conceptualize and achieve
          results, able to take risks and enjoy challenge, organized,
          efficient, and productive.

          Salary: Based upon qualifications and experience. Entry
          level salary for librarians is $27,300.

          Application procedure: Submit a letter of application,
          resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of
          three references to Ann F. Stone, Personnel Librarian, 217
          Perkins Library, Box 90194, Duke University, Durham, NC
          27708-0194.  Availability date: Oct. 1, 1993.

          Duke University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity