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Position Announcement (Head, Serials, University of West Florida) Daniel North 14 Jan 1998 22:15 UTC

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HEAD, SERIALS:  University of West Florida

Head, Serials:  Available June 1, 1998.  Reports to Associate Director of
University Libraries.

Responsibilities include management of all aspects of the Serials
Department, including both technical services, including acquisitions,
cataloging, binding, and maintenance of both print and microform serials,
and public services, including patron assistance with the location and use
of serials, and with the use of the online catalog, networked personal
computers, mainframe terminals and microform and photocopying equipment.
Supervises one librarian cataloger, four support staff and student
assistants.  Other responsibilities include oversight of the serials
budget, participation in collection development, and monitoring serials

Qualifications:  Required:  an ALA accredited MLS degree; minimum 5 years
of progressively responsible experience in technical services.  Preferred:
at least 3 years of directly related serials work experience in an
automated academic library; demonstrated successful supervisory and
management experience, leadership and team building skills; strong service
orientation and creativity; working knowledge of serials automated
systems; excellent interpersonal/ communication skills; basic personal
computing skills; and willingness to work a flexible schedule that may
include nights and weekends.  Appointment may be at the Assistant or
Associate Librarian rank.  Salary: $36,000 - $40,000.  Closing Date:
February 28, 1998.

Benefits:  Faculty status (non-tenure earning), 22 days vacation, 13 days
sick leave, partially paid health insurance, optional retirement systems,
no state or local income taxes.

Environment:  The University of West Florida, one of ten institutions in
the State University System, is located on a 1,000-acre nature preserve
adjacent to the city of Pensacola.  The library serves over 8,000 students
with a collection of over 580,000 volumes and 3,000 serials subscriptions.
Staff includes 17 librarians and 27 support personnel.  A statewide NOTIS
automation system serves the ten state universities.  See our home page
for additional information:  http//

Application Procedure:  Send a letter of application, resume, and names,
addresses, telephone numbers (FAX numbers if available) of three
references to David H. Doerrer, Chair, Serials Search Committee, John C.
Pace Library, University of West Florida, 11000 University Parkway,
Pensacola, FL 32514-5750.

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action Employer.

Daniel North
Head, Acquisitions/Collection Development
John C. Pace Library
University of West Florida
Pensacola, FL 32514

tel:  (850)474-2449
fax:  (850)474-3338