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Position Announcements (3 messages) Birdie MacLennan 29 Jan 1997 23:26 UTC

3 Position Announcements, 253 lines:
  1.  Librarian I, Systems Librarian, Univ. of Maryland
  2.  Head, Kentucky Union List of Serials Department,
      Univ. of Louisville Libraries
  3.  Catalog Librarian (with Reference Services opportunity),
      California State Polytechnic Univ.

Date:         Wed, 29 Jan 1997 12:44:00 EST
From:         Irma F Dillon <Irma_F_DILLON@UMAIL.UMD.EDU>
Subject:      Vacancy announcement
Comments: To:



TITLE:          Librarian I, Systems Librarian
LOCATION:       Information Technology Division
CATEGORY:       Associate Staff, Full-Time, Contractual Appointment
SALARY:         Commensurate with experience

RESPONSIBILITIES: The systems librarian provides direct professional support
for the development, maintenance, and operation of the CARL applications
software.  The systems librarian will also assist in the development and
extension of networked information services compatible with the UMS Library
Information Management System (LIMS).  These activities support library
automation in 13 libraries on 11 campuses through the University of Maryland
system.  The successful candidate will work with a team of systems
librarians, programmers, technicians, and computer operators in the
Information Technology Division.

QUALIFICATIONS: Required: ALA-accredited master's degree in library
science.  Course work in computer science, information science, or a related
Experience required: At least three years of relevant experience, in a
medium to large academic or research library setting, which demonstrates a
broad, strong understanding of library automation and operations.
Experience working in and for a networked library consortium is preferred.
Direct experience working for the CARL system is desirable.
Preferred knowledge or experience: Candidates should possess demonstrated
knowledge and experience in the following areas; serials and acquisitions
processing, circulation, the role of computing in libraries, library
automation hardware and software, information retrieval technology.  Unix
operating system, Internet, and the World Wide Web.  Candidate will also
demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and will display substantial
understanding of information technology and library science in a networked
academic setting.

BENEFITS: 22 days annual leave; 14 paid holidays; 15 days sick leave.

APPLICATIONS: For full consideration, submit resume and names/addresses of
three references to Ray Foster, Library Personnel Services, McKeldin
Library, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742-7011.  FAX (301)


Irma F. DILLON  Manager, LIMS Information Technology Division
Email: (id8)
Phone:  (301)  405-9190    Fax: (301)  314-9865

Date:         Wed, 29 Jan 1997 17:02:27 EST
From:         "Lois C. Severt" <LCSEVE01@ULKYVM.LOUISVILLE.EDU>
Subject:      Position Available -- Louisville, KY

Head, Serials Cataloging
Phone:  (502) 852-6756

POSITION AVAILABLE University of Louisville Libraries

Head, Kentucky Union List of Serials Department (KULS)

Responsible for creating and maintaining a serials union list using the OCLC
Union List subsystem for members of the Kentucky Library Network.  DUTIES:
establish goals and priorities for the department, oversee data collection
from member libraries, investigate new means of data transmission as
technological capabilites improve, maintain regular communication with member
libraries, initiate new means of communication using the Internet, resolve
bibliographic and holdings discrepancies, prepare annual budget and maintain
financial records, supervise 2 staff.  Involves occasional travel within
Kentucky.  The KULS department is supported by federal and state funds.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  ALA-accredited M.L.S.; min. 2 years experience in an
automated serials environment; OCLC experience; knowledge of microcomputer
database management; knowledge of Internet services and resources; ability
to supervise experienced staff; ability to initiate and manage new projects;
excellent oral and written communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  cataloging experience; knowledge of budget
preparation and accounting practices.

This is a faculty postition (non-tenure track.)  Excellent benefits. Salary
range: $27,000-30,000.  Screening will begin February 24 and continue until
position is filled.  Send letter of application, resume and names and
telephone numbers of three references to Melissa Laning, Ekstrom Library,
University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292.

Under the leadership of a new University Librarian, the Libraries are
pursuing a reorganization that is user-centered and adaptable to developing
library technology.  The Libraries seek innovative, energetic professionals
who will contribute fully to the organization's goals.

For more information about the University and the state see http://www. and

Date:         Wed, 29 Jan 1997 12:13:18 -0700
From:         Julie Swartzendruber <jbswartzendr@CSUPOMONA.EDU>
Subject:      Position Announcement


with REFERENCE SERVICES opportunity

 Rank:    Senior Assistant Librarian (tenure track)

 Salary:  $44,688 - $51,396 for 12 months (commensurate with
qualifications and experience); 10 month option  available with
proportionate salary reduction

This position will especially appeal to Serials Catalogers who wish to
broaden their professional  library experience, and who would enjoy
building new skills in Reference Service.

Under the general direction of the Assistant University Librarian (AUL)
for Bibliographic/Physical Access Services and working in a team
oriented environment, the successful candidate is expected to:

perform some original and complex copy cataloging for serials and
monographs in all formats, including electronic and Internet resources,
according to national standards, with emphasis on serials serials and
cataloging record management;

spend substantial time training and guiding support staff in the theory
and practices of cataloging, resolving conflicts in bibliographic
records, dealing with authority control questions, and making decisions
on enhancing access to bibliographic records;

keep abreast of new national and international professional and
technological developments relevant to cataloging;

serve as a resource person to the Serials and Monographs Units, and the
Database Management Team;

work closely with the Systems Librarian in regard to local
bibliographic access and control;

keep up with current professional developments within Librarianship;
contribute to Library planning and policy development;
participate in Library and University committees and projects;

serve as the librarian representing the University on California State
University systemwide or regional cataloging-related forums.

This position also provides the opportunity to become oriented to
general Reference Desk work.  The successful candidate will be expected
to serve on the Reference Desk up to approximately 8 hours per week,
following a Reference Service training period.


ALA-accredited MLS

At least four recent years of cataloging experience in an academic
library, including two or more years in serials cataloging and serials
record management

Three or more years experience with a major bibliographic utility and
automated library system

Extensive knowledge of standard cataloging tools such as AACR2, LC
Subject Headings and LC Classification, MARC formats, CONSER Editing
Guide, CONSER Cataloging Manual

Ability to adapt to change and to work cooperatively in a culturally
diverse environment

Ability to work in a team environment
Flexibility to work with multiple projects and priorities
Evidence of commitment to user needs
Effective oral and written communication skills
Effective human relations skills
Evidence of ability to meet requirements for reappointment and tenure

Experience with OCLC and Innovative Interfaces Inc. integrated systems

Letters of inquiry or requests for application materials should be
directed as follows:

        US Mail:        Chair, Catalog Librarian Search Committee
                        c/o University Library Office
                        California State Polytechnic University
                        3801 West Temple Avenue
                        Pomona, CA     91768

        Phone:          (909) 869-3090
        FAX:            (909) 869-6922

A completed application form is required of all persons wishing to be
considered for this position.  Send completed application form and
resume (including names, addresses, and telephone numbers of five
references) to the above noted "US Mail" address.

An on-campus interview and presentation is required for finalists as
well as confirmation of degrees and proof of eligibility to work.

This position is open until filled, with early attention given to
applications postmarked by February 21, 1997.

The Library:
The centrally located University Library is housed in a six-story
building with floor space of 204,880 square feet and reader stations
for 2,500 students.  The collections exceed 2.4 million items; included
are 577,687 volumes, 1,955,043 microforms, 5,939 software packages,
12,301 maps, and 58,500 technical reports.  The Library also houses the
W. K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Collection, which consists mainly of
current and out-of-print books and periodicals dealing with the Arabian
Horse,  The Library subscribes to 2,962 periodicals and 18 newspapers.
The Library's special facilities and services include an on-line public
access catalog, computer-assisted search services, group study rooms,
lockers, photo and microform copiers, facilities for disabled students,
a 24-hour computer lab, a 24-hour study lab, and information guides.
Specialized workshops are periodically offered to students and faculty.
 Personal assistance in using the Library's resources is available at
four services desks and by appointment with Reference and Instruction
Services  staff.  Through reciprocal lending agreements and document
delivery services, students may acquire materials from other libraries.
 The Library is open 83.5 hours a week, Monday-Sunday.  For more
information you may visit our Home Page at

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, is an Equal
Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.  Cal Poly Pomona subscribes
to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based
on gender, race, sexual orientation, national origin, handicap, marital
status, age, religion, or veteran status.  The University hires only
individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.