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. (1)--------------------------- Date: Wed, 29 Jan 1997 12:44:00 EST From: Irma F Dillon <Irma_F_DILLON@UMAIL.UMD.EDU> Subject: Vacancy announcement Comments: To: email@example.com To: SEREDIT@UVMVM.UVM.EDU ASSOCIATE STAFF VACANCY CONTRACTUAL APPOINTMENT INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONDUCTED AT THE ALA MIDWINTER CONFERENCE 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 discipline. 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) 314-9960 THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. ---- Irma F. DILLON Manager, LIMS Information Technology Division Email: Irma_F_DILLON@umail.umd.edu (id8) Phone: (301) 405-9190 Fax: (301) 314-9865 (2)-------------------------- 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. louisville.edu and http://www.louisville.ky.us. (3)-------------------------- Date: Wed, 29 Jan 1997 12:13:18 -0700 From: Julie Swartzendruber <jbswartzendr@CSUPOMONA.EDU> Subject: Position Announcement POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT CATALOG LIBRARIAN 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 POSITION DESCRIPTION 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. QUALIFICATIONS Required: 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 Preferred: Experience with OCLC and Innovative Interfaces Inc. integrated systems HOW TO APPLY 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 E-Mail: JBSwartzendr@CSUPomona.edu 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. INTERVIEWS An on-campus interview and presentation is required for finalists as well as confirmation of degrees and proof of eligibility to work. CLOSING DATE 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 http://www.csupomona.edu/library/welcome.html. 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.