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Position Announcement, Western Kentucky University Connie Foster 21 Jan 1998 19:27 UTC

Position Announcement

 (Assistant Professor, Western Kentucky University). Reports to Acting
Head, Library Automation & Technical Services. Trains, supervises and
evaluates 4 acquisitions staff and 4 student assistants. Responsible for
all monographic and media acquisitions for University Libraries and
library mailroom operations. Plans and implements acquisitions policies
and procedures, including vendor selection for orders.  Assists in
revision of collection development guidelines with Collection Development
Coordinator. Manages the library's automated acquisitions systems,
including monitoring fund accounting and providing other statistical

REQUIREMENTS: ALA-accredited MLS; professional acquisitions experience in
academic library; experience with an integrated library system and
bibliographic utility; knowledge of resources relevant to acquisitions
work; ability to communicate effectively. Supervisory experience highly
desirable. Librarians at WKU have faculty rank and status and must meet
university requirements for promotion and tenure. Visit WKU at: Salary minimum: $30,168. Anticipated starting date
July 1, 1998. Preference given applications received by April 1.

Send application letter & resume with 3 references (name, address, phone)
to: Connie Foster, Acquisitions Coordinator Search, Western Kentucky
University, 1 Big Red Way, Bowling Green, KY 42101. AA, EOE.  Women and
minorities encouraged to apply.