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Re: Position Announcement--Portland, OR (Wendy Stewart) Marcia Tuttle 02 Jul 1996 12:52 UTC

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Date: Mon, 1 Jul 1996 16:16:29 PST
From: Wendy Stewart <wendy@GODZILLA.LIB.PDX.EDU>
Subject: Re: Position Announcement--Portland, OR


Portland State University Library seeks an experienced serials catalog
librarian to provide original serials cataloging and difficult copy
cataloging, series and name authority work in a variety of formats and in
all Roman-alphabet languages. Responsibilities include adding call numbers
and subject headings to serial cataloging copy, supervising the serials
copy cataloger, preparing local holdings and check-in information for
input into the Portland State University SIRSI serials check-in system. Is
also responsible for data input into the Oregon Regional Union List of
Serials via the OCLC PRISM Service, and assisting in training Serials
Section support staff. Expected to serve on Library and University
committees, participate in library instruction, and perform special
projects and other related duties as assigned. Reports to the Head of the
Cataloging Section.

The Portland State University Library has holdings of approximately one
million volumes and approximately 11,000 periodical and standing order
titles. The Library uses the SIRSI integrated library system and is a
member of WLN.

QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Accredited MLS degree; two years experience with
serials cataloging in an automated environment; reading knowledge of at
least one foreign language; demonstrated interest in principles and
processes of bibliographic control (including AACR2, Library of Congress
classification and subject headings), and the application of technology to
them; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to work
effectively with all levels of staff; and potential to excel in a dynamic
and challenging academic library environment. Cartographic cataloging
training desirable.

RANK: Assistant Professor (faculty status; renewable, tenure track
position; 12 month contract)

SALARY: $30,780 minimum. Benefits include a choice of medical plans(Blue
Cross/Blue Shield or HMO options), several retirement plans, 22 vacation
days, and staff tuition rates.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications received by 5:00 p.m., July 12,1996
will receive priority consideration.

TO APPLY:  Send cover letter, resume, and names, addresses & phone numbers
of four references to:

 Ms. Charlotte Brown
 Portland State University
 P.O. Box 1151
 Portland, OR  97207
 (503) 725-4575
 (503) 725-4524 (FAX)

Portland State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action
employer and is commited to diversifying its workforce. Minorities,women
and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.

This announcement and a full position description can be found at:

Wendy Stewart
Portland State University
Library Serials
(503) 725-5785