Job Announcement (California State Univ., Stanislaus) Priscilla Peters 17 Nov 1994 03:51 UTC



     POSITION:   Documents/Periodicals Librarian  (Tenure-Track)

     Responsible for the management of the Library's documents and
     periodicals departments:
      --for the planning, implementation and review of the day-to-day
     operations of periodicals ordering, cataloging and check-in;
      --for coordinating documents collection development, and for all
     aspects of documents cataloging and check-in;
      --for supervising one Library Assistant II (periodicals) and student
     assistants (documents).

     The incumbent will participate in the implementation of the Library's
     Geac ADVANCE serials control module for both the periodicals and
     documents collections.

     The incumbent assists with general reference service (approximately
     10 hours per week, including nights and weekends); and participates
     in reference and cataloging department meetings and in Library
     Faculty and University governance.  Reports to Dean of Library
     Services; collegial relationship with other Library Faculty.

     RANK AND SALARY:   Senior Assistant Librarian. Salary $37,560 -
     $41,184 dependent upon experience and qualifications.

     REQUIRED:  MLS from an ALA-accredited library school; 3 years of
       professional library experience, including at least 2 years work in a
       documents or periodicals department. Working knowledge of and
       experience with AACR2R, MARC formats and one of the major
       bibliographic utilities (OCLC preferred). Familiarity with current
       trends in serials management and control and with requirements of the
       Federal Depository Library Program. Ability to communicate
       effectively orally and in writing.  Demonstrated interpersonal skills
       and ability to work in a rapidly changing environment.

     PREFERRED:  Experience with an automated library system,
      preferably Geac ADVANCE.  Reference experience, including
      familiarity with online database searching. Experience with union
      listing.  Successful supervisory experience.  Experience working with
      project management.

     APPLICATIONS: The position is open now. Applications received by
     February 1, 1995 will be assured consideration.  Apply to:  Library
     Search Committee, c/o Dean of Library Services, California State
     University, Stanislaus, Turlock, CA 95382.  Please submit a complete
     resume and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to
     the Search Committee.

     THE LIBRARY:   305,000 volumes, state and partial federal
     depository; Geac ADVANCE online integrated library system; nine
     librarians, thirteen paraprofessional staff.

     THE CAMPUS: California State University, Stanislaus is a liberal
     arts university with applied and professional and area studies.  The
     University has a 4-1-4 semester calendar.  One of the smaller CSU
     campuses (6,000 students), Stanislaus offers a quiet atmosphere,
     small classes, and individual attention.  It has as one of its objectives
     the development of a multicultural faculty and student body.  Located
     in the San Joaquin Valley community of Turlock (population 50,000),
     Stanislaus offers modern facilities on a beautiful 230-acre campus
     within convenient driving distance of the cultural activities of San
     Francisco and the recreational areas of the High Sierras.

     CSU Stanislaus is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, Title
     IX, Section 503/504 employer. Qualified women, minorities, and
     persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.