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Job Position -2nd posting (California State University, Chico) Marcia Tuttle 10 Jul 1996 19:42 UTC

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Date: Wed, 10 Jul 1996 12:28:59 U
From: Juliann Rankin <juliann_rankin@MACGATE.CSUCHICO.EDU>
Subject: Job Position -2nd posting

California State University, Chico
Chico, California


JOB DESCRIPTION:  Full-time (12 month with 10 month option), tenure-track
librarian in Acquisitions

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The librarian works with collection development
librarians, library staff, and faculty to acquire resources, including
monographs, periodicals, standing orders, non-print media, and electronic
resources, that support both the Library's internal physical collections
and its growing electronic collections. The incumbent manages acquisitions
operations, including pre-order searching; fund accounting activities;
invoicing; monitoring the approval plan; copy cataloging; claiming; and
library mail distribution. Incumbent supervises 5.5 FTE acquisitions
support staff.  As part of the Acquisitions and Collection Management
Department, supports the Library's program of "just-in-time" acquisition
of information including document delivery contracts, and designs and
implements other departmental projects as needed. Along with other
librarians, serves as a faculty liaison for one or more academic subject
areas.  Responsibilities in the subject area include collection
development and maintenance, faculty consultation, and may include some
reference and instruction. As a faculty member participates in library
governance, professional development, and university service.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: MLS from an ALA accredited program
Knowledge of library acquisitions practices
Minimum two years experience in academic library acquisitions or related
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Familiarity with automated library systems
Ability to be flexible in a rapidly changing environment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Experience with the newer technologies and the
Cataloging and/or collection development experience
Commitment to professional development

RANK AND SALARY:        Senior Assistant Librarian; Range 3,
Step 1 $33,108 - Step 10 $40,752

STARTING DATE:          Fall 1996

INSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION:  California State University, Chico, a fully
accredited, state-supported university, is one of a twenty-two member
California State University System. Founded in 1887, CSU, Chico offers
undergraduate and graduate programs in the Colleges of Behavioral and
Social Sciences; Business; Communication and Education; Engineering,
Computer Science and Technology; Humanities and Fine Arts; Natural
Science; and the School of Agriculture.  The University is a residential
campus serving a student body of about 14,000 with a local residential
population of about 90,000. CSU, Chico is located in the Sacramento Valley
near the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. It is 180 miles
northeast of San Francisco and 90 miles north of Sacramento.

TO APPLY:  Send letter of application, current vita, and the names and
telephone numbers of three references to:

                                        William Post, Director
                                        Academic Resources
                                        Meriam Library
                                        California State University, Chico
                                        Chico, CA   95929-0295

                                        (916) 898-5862

CLOSING DATE:           July 15, 1996

California State University, Chico is an Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action/American with Disabilities Act employer.  For
disability-related accommodations, call (916) 898-5862 or President's Office
TDD (916) 898-4516 or send e-mail message to
Because the University is committed to a culturally diverse work force, all
qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

Additional information about the University is available on the World Wide

California State University, Chico employs only individuals lawfully
authorized to work in the United States.