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.