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Resource Sharing Librarian Position (Billie Peterson) ERCELAA@ctrvax.Vanderbilt.Edu 20 Mar 1998 03:34 UTC

Date: Thu, 19 Mar 1998 17:58:07 -0600
From: "Billie R. Peterson" <PETERSONB@BAYLOR.EDU>
Subject: Resource Sharing Librarian Position

Please excuse any duplicate postings.
Resource Sharing Librarian

Position Description:

The Baylor University Libraries <URL:>
seek an innovative Resource Sharing Librarian to supervise the
Libraries' Resource Sharing Unit (formerly, Interlibrary
Loan/Document Delivery).  The librarian will report to the Head, Library
Outreach Services.  S/he will manage a unit with 5 FTE staff and 5
student assistants which processed 37,368 transactions during 1996/97.
Responsibilities include the administration of and participation in the
unit's daily operations; and, in consultation with the Head, Library
Outreach Services, the establishment of goals and priorities for the
unit.  The librarian will work with other library faculty to develop and
explore new services and technologies for resource sharing including
service to distance education students.  The librarian will represent
Baylor at local, regional, and national meetings and consortial meetings,
including Big Twelve Plus and TexShare.  The librarian will also serve
on University and library committees as appointed.  Baylor University
is located in Waco, TX
<URL:>, a community of
105,000 located halfway between Dallas/Fort Worth and Austin.


ALA-accredited MLS; experience with interlibrary loan, commercial
document delivery services, OCLC, and online catalogs; experience with
the evaluation, installation, and instruction in the use of related
software; demonstrated speaking, writing, and interpersonal skills;
commitment to scholarly and professional activities; ability to adopt
and manage new technologies; and experience in supervision and
training.  Highly desired are post-MLS professional library experience;
and evidence of creativity and initiative.


Assistant Professor/$30,000+ (dependent on experience) for 12 months,
tenure-track.  Librarians have 20 vacation days and a standard package
of fringe benefits.

To Apply:

Send letter of application and resume to:  Billie Peterson, chair,
Resource Sharing  Librarian Search Committee, Baylor University
Libraries, PO Box 97148, Waco, TX  76798-7148.  Applications received by
June 1, 1998 will receive priority consideration.

Baylor is a Baptist university affiliated with the Baptist General
Convention of Texas.  As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment
Opportunity Employer, Baylor encourages minorities, women, veterans,
and persons with disabilities to apply.

Billie Peterson               Voice:  (254) 710-2344
Moody Memorial Library          FAX:  (254) 752-5332
Baylor University          Internet:
Waco, TX  76798-7143