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Periodicals/Special Collections Job Vacancy (West Texas A&M University) Marcia Tuttle 20 Jul 1998 21:28 UTC

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Date: Mon, 20 Jul 1998 14:06:35 -0500
From: Peggy Blackburn <PBlackburn@WTMAIL.WTAMU.EDU>
Subject: Periodicals/Special Collections Job Vacancy

A&M University. Reports to Assistant University Librarian. DUTIES:
Manages operation of Periodicals/Special Collections Unit.  Builds,
maintains, and evaluates library's serials collection, archives, and
special collections.  Provides reference service and group instruction
in accessing library's collections and using printed and electronic
indexes and Internet resources.  Supervises two full-time
paraprofessionals. QUALIFICATIONS: ALA accredited MLS earned before
appointment.  Pre- or post-MLS experience providing reference service or
library instruction, preferably in an academic library.  Good verbal and
written communication skills.  Experience with microcomputers, printed
and electronic indexes, Internet resources, and an automated library
system (preferably DRA).  Periodicals, special collections, or archives
experience preferred.  Interest in regional history a plus.
SALARY/BENEFITS: $28,000/12 mo.  Employer contribution to insurance and
retirement.  Choice of pension or 403(b). CORNETTE LIBRARY: Ample work
space distinguishes 150,000 square foot building housing 360,000
volumes, 1,850 periodical subscriptions, and 650,000 government
documents.  Founding member of multitype Harrington Library Consortium,
which provides automated system (DRA) to over 40 academic, public,
school & special libraries in 25 county service area.  GENERAL
INFORMATION: WTAMU is located 15 miles south of Amarillo in Canyon, TX,
offering choice of small town or city living, both inexpensive.  Near
Palo Duro Canyon.  Only four hours from mountains of northern New
Mexico.  University has approximately 6,500 students, and offers 54
undergraduate and 30 graduate degree programs. ANTICIPATED STARTING
DATE: Late September, 1998. Applications will be reviewed as received.
Mail detailed letter of application, relating education, experience, and
career goals to the requisites of this position, and resume, including
names of three references with phone numbers, to JoAnn Lowrance,
Director, Personnel Services, West Texas A&M University, WTAMU Box
60999, Canyon, TX 79016- 0001.  WTAMU is an AA/EEO Employer.