job announcement: Technical Services Librarian (Andrea Kross) Stephen Clark 08 Jun 1998 16:17 UTC

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Date: Mon, 8 Jun 1998 11:30:11 -0400
From: Andrea Kross <akross@CNU.EDU>
Subject: job announcement: Technical Services Librarian

         Technical Services Librarian

The Captain John Smith Library at Christopher Newport University, a state
university of 5,000 students in Virginia's Tidewater area, is seeking a
Technical Services Librarian responsible for the coordination and
supervision of the cataloging, acquisitions, and serials functions of the
library; coordination of the work-flow of the department and overseeing
its daily operation; original and complex copy cataloging of monographs,
serials publications, audiovisuals and electronic resources; and
maintenance of the on-line catalog.  The Technical Services Librarian also
participates in the development of library goals, policies and procedures;
participates in staffing the reference desk, including occasional weekends
and nights; and teaches in the library's instruction program. The position
reports to the University Librarian and supervises one librarian, five
support staff and several student assistants.  Librarians are members of
the instructional faculty and are expected to meet university standards
for tenure and promotion, including research, publication and service.
Salary range is mid 30's.

The following qualifications are required:  ALA accredited MLS;
progressively responsible experience in cataloging; supervisory experience
as a department head; knowledge of cataloging procedures and resources,
including AACR2, LCSH, OCLC, LC classification and MARC formats;
experience in authority control; experience with integrated library
systems; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; planning,
organizational and analytical abilities.  The following qualifications are
preferred: Experience with cataloging in multiple formats; experience
using new technologies; a reading knowledge of a second language;
experience in library acquisitions and serials; experience in academic
libraries; experience in reference and library instruction; experience
with VTLS system; and second master's degree.

To apply send a letter of application addressing how you meet the
qualifications, resume, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of
at least three professional references to :

Office of Human Resources
Technical Services Librarian Search Committee
Christopher Newport University
1 University Place
Newport News, Virginia 23606-2998

Review of applications will begin on July 3, 1998.  Applications received
after July 3, 1998 will be considered only if needed.  Christopher Newport
University employs only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to
work in the U.S.  Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are
encouraged to apply.  AN EEO/AA EMPLOYER