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Position Vacancy (Purdue University Libraries) Birdie MacLennan 02 Jun 1995 02:43 UTC

Date: Wed, 31 May 1995 08:41:29 -0500
From: Personnel Ofc-Libraries <libpers@SAGE.CC.PURDUE.EDU>
Subject: Position Vacancy

SERIALS LIBRARIAN:  Requirements:  MLS (ALA accredited).  Professional
library experience in a research setting.  Two (2) years recent experience
in serials cataloging including original and copy cataloging in catalog
maintenance.  Experience with a bibliographic utility (OCLC preferred).
Successful supervisory experience, including training and evaluating
personnel.  Experience in an automated library environment.  Strong
communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills.  Good planning
and organizational skills.  Desired Qualifications:  Experience with
serials acquisitions.  Experience with an integrated library system.
Familiarity with team-based organizations.  Working knowledge of authority
practices, AACR cataloging rules and LC rule interpretations, OCLC/MARC formats
and CONSER standards.  Reading knowledge of Romance languages, German and/or
Russian.  Familiarity with Dewey Decimal classification.  Familiarity with
ANSI/NISO serials holdings standards and with USNP newspaper cataloging
standards.  Responsibilities:  Contributes to the planning and management of
the Department and fuctions in a leadership role as the Libraries move to a
team-based organization.  Oversees the operations of the Serials Unit,
including ordering, receiving, bibliographic control, database maintenance,
and coordinating system-wide binding activities.  Facilitates programming,
planning, and process improvement for the Unit.  Supervises, trains, develops,
and evaluates staff.  Performs original and complex copy cataloging of serials.
Serves as resource person for Library faculty, professional and clerical staff
in matters relating to serials acqusitions, cataloging, database maintenance
and binding.  Reports to the Head of Technical Services.  Salary $29,000 and
up depending on qualifications.  Status and Benefits:  Administrative/
Professional (non-tenure track).  Appointment on a fiscal year basis with
annual vacation of 22 working days.  Flexible benefit programs with opne
enrollments annually.  Group life, medical and disability insurance programs
are in effect as are TIAA-CREF and Social Security coverage.  Application
Process:  Send resume along with names of three references to:  Thomas L.
Haworth, Personnel Administrator, Purdue University Libraries, 1530 Stewart
Center, West Lafayette, IN 47907-1530.  Deadline:  July 1, 1995, or until