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Position Announcement (Austin Peay State University) Marcia Tuttle 12 Jan 1998 21:06 UTC

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Date: Mon, 12 Jan 1998 14:02:15 -0800
From: Sharon Johnson <JohnsonS@APSU01.APSU.EDU>
Subject: Position Announcement


Instructor or Assistant Professor depending upon qualifications.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Manage periodicals unit. Implement and manage
automated serials module of an integrated library system (Horizon).
Prepare local holdings and check-in information for input into the
serials system,  acquire and maintain journals and journal collection
including electronic journals, establish procedures, conduct collection
studies and compile reports, assist in training serials staff.
Responsible for data input into Tennessee Union List of Serials.
Occasional reference hours. Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  An ALA-accredited master's degree is required.
Experience in an academic library and two years experience in serials
acquisitions preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with an
integrated online library system; familiarity with LC classification,
MARC formats, OCLC preferred; familiarity with serials trade and binding
vendors. Friendly, open manner and ability to work cooperatively with
university faculty and other library colleagues and staff.  Effective
supervisory, interpersonal and communication skills are essential.
Versatility and flexibility.  Well rounded general education and range
of experiences.  Commitment to professional development.

APPOINTMENT:  This new position is tenure track with faculty status and
rank.  Appointment at Instructor or Assistant Professor rank depending
upon qualifications.  Conditions: 12 month contract with 24 days annual
leave, 12 paid holidays, and 12 sick days.  Salary is competitive.
Retirement is paid entirely by the State; participation may be in state
retirement system or TIAA.  State pays 80% of a health insurance policy.

UNIVERSITY:  Austin Peay State University is a state supported
institution within the Tennessee Board of Regents System and has been
designated the liberal arts university of the system.  It has
approximately 5,400 FTE students and 230 faculty.  It is in Clarksville,
TN, population 75,000, located 45 miles northwest of Nashville on
Interstate 24.  APSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action

APPLICATION INFORMATION:  Review of applications will begin February 1,
1998 and will continue until position is filled.  Send letter of
application, resume, graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial
copies are acceptable for initial screening), and three letters of
reference to:

Sharon Johnson, Chair
Serials Librarian Search Committee
Felix G. Woodward Library
Austin Peay State University
P.O. Box 4595
Clarksville, TN   37044
Sharon Johnson                          email:
Acquisitions Librarian                  Phone:  (931) 648-7914
Austin Peay State University            FAX:    (931) 648-5986