Position Announcement - TX (Prairie View A & M University) Marcia Tuttle 26 May 1998 13:19 UTC

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Date: Sun, 24 May 1998 14:13:02 -0500
From: Mary MacWithey <mary-macwithey@TAMU.EDU>
Subject: Position Announcement - TX

Prairie View A & M University seeks an energetic, creative and flexible
individual to join the Periodicals Department.

The successful candidate will report to the Head, Periodicals Department.

Responsibilities: Assists the Head with management of the daily operations
of the department; participates in the selection of periodical titles in
paper, microform and electronic format and maintenance of records in the
NOTIS database. Provides assistance to faculty and students at the
Periodicals desk including one evening per week and rotating weekends.
Supervises, trains, and schedules student assistants. Participates in an
active user education program of bibliographic instruction, orientations,
tours and classroom training on a variety of electronic resources.
Contributes to development and maintenance of library's web pages; acts as
liaison to selected academic programs.

Requirements: Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program, strong
organizational skills, good interpersonal and communication skills.
Familiarity with automated library systems, OCLC, web browsers, Internet
applications, e-mail and listservs. Ability to function successfully as a
member of a team and to work effectively with diverse groups.

Preferred: Academic library experience; NOTIS experience; serials
acquisitions, cataloging or binding experience; web publishing experience.

Salary: $23,000 - $26,000

Closing Date: Open until filled

To apply: Send letter of interest, resume, and names, addresses and phone
numbers of three references to:

Ms. Debbie Hawkins
Administrative Secretary
John B. Coleman Library
P.O. Box 519
Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View, TX 77446

Mary MacWithey
Head, Periodicals
J.B. Coleman Library
Prairie View A&M University
P.O. Box 519
Prairie View, TX 77446

phone: (409) 857-2756
e-mail: mary-macwithey@tamu.edu