Position Announcement: Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA Birdie MacLennan 09 Jun 1995 14:58 UTC

Date:         Fri, 9 Jun 1995 08:05:00 EDT
From:         Scherelene Schatz <schatz@MAX.MUHLBERG.EDU>

                      POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Newly created position.  Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA.
A senior administrative position, permanent, 12-month,
full-time, reporting to the library director.
Guides the automation needs of technical and public
services applications.  Provides overall administration
of the library's automated system (Innovative Interfaces).
Trains library staff and patrons in the use of library
automation and Internet, MOSAIC, and WWW resources.
Analyzes patron use of systems.  Provides direct daily
supervision of 3.5 FTE in serials, acquisitions, and
cataloging functions.  Participates in collection
development and limited reference desk activities.

REQUIRED:  MLS from ALA-accredited institution; at least
5 years post-MLS technical and systems experience in an
academic library, including supervisory and management
experience in at least two technical services areas;
knowledge of MARC format; experience with managing
Innovative Interfaces or other automated library
systems; familiarity with system architecture and
database management; demonstrated ability to
communicate with a wide variety of constituents
with various levels of automation expertise;
ability to function in a team-management environment;
experience in dealing with computer center personnel.

PREFERRED:  Knowledge of CD-ROMs, LANs, Unix, Hewlett
Packard, the Internet and networking for the delivery
of information; experience with budgeting and
personnel issues; knowledge of basic reference sources
and some experience with BI.

Review of applications will begin July 20, 1995,
and will continue until the position is filled.
Salary:  $37-$40,000 depending on qualifications.
To apply, send letter of application addressing
qualifications, resume, names, addresses and
phone numbers of 4 recent professional references,
and a statement of the candidate's philosophy of
automation as it relates to library service to
Myrna McCallister, Library Director, Trexler
Library, Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew Street,
Allentown, PA  18104.  Muhlenberg College is a
very selective private, liberal arts college of 1650
students and 150 faculty, located in Eastern
Pennsylvania one hour from Philadelphia and two
hours from New York City.  Trexler Library is a new
facility offering a modern and beautiful setting in
the center of the 74-acre campus.  Call or write for
a fuller job description.  Muhlenberg College is an
AA/EEO employer.