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Open Position at Northwestern University Library Marlene C. Klauba 16 Aug 1994 18:34 UTC


Assistant University Librarian for Technical Services

Northwestern University Library invites applications and
nominations for the position of Assistant University Librarian
for Technical Services.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides leadership and direction for the
Technical Services Division which includes the Bibliographic
Record Services, Catalog, and Serials & Acquisitions Services
Departments.  There are 15 professionals and 36 support staff in
the Division.  The Division acquires $4,000,000 of library
materials and processes ca. 64,000 volumes annually.  Promotes
communication and cooperation among Technical Services
departments, departments in other divisions with technical
services responsibilities, and Chicago campus libraries.
Provides assistance on matters relating to technical services
throughout the Library.  Serves on the Administrative Committee,
the University Librarian's cabinet.  Assists the University
Librarian, works with other members of the Administrative
Committee to carry out the mission of the Library, and represents
the Library throughout the University and the profession.
Participates in the Library Management Council, a policy-making
forum for department heads and senior management.

QUALIFICATIONS:  MLS from an ALA-accredited library school
required.  Additional advanced degree strongly preferred.
Minimum of 7 years of increasing responsibility in an academic or
research library required, with an emphasis on technical
services.  Demonstrated achievement in the management of
technical services operations and proven commitment to staff
development.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Proven ability to promote cooperative efforts among library
units.  Demonstrated flexibility and initiative in a changing
environment.  Active involvement in implementing current
developments and technological operations in technical services.
Familiarity with library networks and systems such as NOTIS,
OCLC, and RLIN.  Evidence of and commitment to continuing
participation in professional and scholarly activities.

SALARY: Minimum $ 65,000.  TO APPLY: Send letter of application
and resume, including names of four references, to Peter J.
Devlin, Personnel Librarian, Northwestern University Library,
1935 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208. Applications received by
October 28, 1994 will receive first consideration.  Northwestern
University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United
Peter J. Devlin
Personnel Librarian
Marlene C. Klauba
Administrative Secretary
Northwestern University Library
1935 Sheridan
Evanston, IL  60208-2300
Phone:  (708) 491-7640