Position Announcemetn ( University of Texas at El Paso) Marcia Tuttle 16 Aug 1995 00:33 UTC

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Date: Tue, 15 Aug 1995 15:06:59 -0600
From: Nancy Fleck <nfleck@UTEP.EDU>
Subject: Position announcement

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    Associate University Librarian, Technical Services

Texas at El Paso seeks a creative, experienced leader in technical services.

The Associate University Librarian coordinates, facilitates and supervises the
activities of 20.5 FTE regular staff (including 3 professionals) and 13+ FTE
students in all aspects of acquisitions, cataloging, physical processing,
serials control, binding, and database maintenance; directs the development,
implementation, and improvement of departmental processes and practices to
maximize available resources and to ensure the successful delivery of services
that support the other library departments and library users; is actively
involved in implementing current developments and technological operations
in technical services; contributes to the mission and goals of the Library
in planning, policy formulation, and active participation in library
administration and management groups.

REQUIRED: ALA-accredited MLS; minimum of five years successful management
experience in a technical services department in an academic or research
library, with expertise in at least one of the following areas--cataloging,
serials control, or acquisitions.  Also required:  comprehensive knowledge
of all technical services operations; substantive supervisory experience
including training and evaluation of staff; significant experience with
library networks and systems such as NOTIS and OCLC; awareness of current
trends in technical services.

The successful candidate must possess: proven ability to promote cooperative
efforts among library units; demonstrated flexibility and initiative in a
changing environment; good problem-solving and organizational skills; excellent
interpersonal  and communication skills (both written and oral); commitment
to the service mission of the academic library; and evidence of and
commitment to continuing participation in professional activities.

SALARY/BENEFITS:  Minimum $43,000.  Benefits include group medical/life
insurance and choice of retirement plans.  Texas has no income tax.

TO APPLY:  Send letter of application, resume, and the names/telephone numbers
of three references to Lydia Limas, Administrative Assistant, University of
Texas at El Paso, Library, El Paso, TX 79968-0582.  Review of applications
begins September 15 and continues until the position is filled.

THE LIBRARY:  Modern, six-floor building houses a centralized collection of over
800,000 volumes.  Staff of 22 professionals, 54 support staff, and 90 student

Nancy W. Fleck
Catalog Librarian
University of Texas at El Paso