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Job Posting -- Serials Librarian, Harvard Law School Library Cathy Conroy 10 Nov 1993 20:28 UTC

                            Position Available
                            SERIALS LIBRARIAN

The Harvard Law School Library is seeking a Serials Librarian to manage
serials, continuations and documents check-in, serial invoice processing, and
serial records creation and management.  Reporting to the Associate Librarian
for Collection Services, the Serials Librarian will plan, organize and manage
the operations of the Department; hire, train and evaluate staff; resolve
complex problems relating to serial receipts, invoices and records; and serve
as principal adviser on matters relating to serials management and control.
The Serials Librarian will work with the Acquisitions Librarian, the Senior
Serials Cataloger, and the Collection Management Librarian on issues relating
to serial acquisitions, bibliographic control of serials, and serials
collection management.  The position will also work with bibliographers and
others on issues relating to collection development.  The Serials Librarian
participates as a member of the Department Heads group in the general
administration of the Library and serves on other Law School Library and
University Library committees as appropriate.

The Harvard Law School Library serves an international research community as
well as the faculty and students of the School.  Its collections include 1.5
million books and more than 13,000 active serials.  The Library is a member of
the Research Libraries Group, the New England Law Library Consortium, and is a
tape-loading member of OCLC.  The Harvard On-Line Library Information System
(HOLLIS) is used for integrated technical processing.

REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree; ALA accredited MLS; 3-5 years serials experience
in a research or law library setting; strong inter-personal and communication
skills; familiarity with MARC, AACR-II; experience with on-line bibliographic
systems; ability to work effectively in a high pressure, high volume
environment with frequently changing priorities.  PREFERRED: supervisory
experience; serials acquisitions experience; experience with NOTIS-based
technical processing systems; familiarity with legal materials; knowledge of
one or more modern Western European languages.

The position is available immediately.  Salary negotiable, depending upon
experience; minimum: $42,000.  Generous benefits, including professional
development support.  Send letter of application, resume, and the name of
three references to Harry S. Martin, III, Librarian, Harvard law School
Library, Langdell Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138.  Harvard University is an equal
opportunity, affirmative action employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged
to apply.