Position announcement (University of Georgia Law Library) Marcia Tuttle 24 Jul 1998 14:02 UTC

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Date: Fri, 24 Jul 1998 09:00:10 -0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)
From: ann puckett <apuckett@arches.uga.edu>
Subject: Position announcement

Please feel free to forward this announcement to individuals who may be
interested, or to other law librarian discussion lists.  We hope to
interview in late September or early October and fill the position in
November or December.  The application deadline is September 30.


        University of Georgia Law Library

POSITION:       Acquisitions/Serials Law Librarian

Librarian reports to the Associate Director of the Law Library, who in
turn reports to the Director.  The Acquisitions/Serials Law Librarian
supervises one Library Associate I, one Library Assistant III, two
Library Assistant II's, and several student assistants.


        Direct and supervise ordering, receipt, check-in, filing,
binding, and initial shelving of all new serials;

        Develop departmental policies and procedures relating to
ordering, serials management, U. S. Government documents management,
looseleaf filing, and binding;

        Train staff in effective and efficient use of the automated
library system;

        Work closely with the Associate Director and the Bookkeeper to
monitor acquisitions spending;

        Provide evening and weekend reference service in rotation with
the eight other librarians on the staff;

        Other duties as assigned.


        Required: MLS from ALA accredited library school; at least
three years' relevant experience in a professional capacity in a
library; experience with or training on automated library systems,
preferably Innovative Interfaces; cooperative, service-minded attitude.
Desirable: familiarity with legal materials; experience in an academic
law library; supervisory experience.


        Standard benefits package includes life, health, and disability
insurance; mandatory participation in the state or optional retirement
system; 21 days annual leave; and 12 paid holidays.  Salary minimum:
$32,000.  Adjustments may be made commensurate with qualifications and


        The University of Georgia Law Library is in Athens, a small
city about 60 miles east of Atlanta.  It has a rich, old collection
numbering more than 460,000 volumes and volume equivalents and strives
to be state-of-the-art in use of library and information technology.
The staff of nine librarians, three Network Services Specialists, and
11 classified personnel serve a student body of approximately 650 JD
and LLM students and a law faculty of approximately 40 members.  The
Law Library provides all computing services to the law school, in
addition to delivering traditional library services.  More information
about the law school and law library is available from the web page at


The Law Library is committed to diversity in its staff.  All qualified
persons are encouraged to apply.  The University of Georgia is an equal
opportunity/affirmative action institution.  Send cover letter, r�sum�,
and names of three references to: Jos� R. Pag�s, Chair of the Search
Committee and Associate Director of the Law Library, University of
Georgia Law Library, Athens, GA 30602-6018.  Applications received by
September 30, 1998, are assured of consideration.

Ann Puckett
Director of the Law Library and Professor of Law
University of Georgia School of Law
Athens, GA 30602-6018
phone: (706) 542-5078  fax: (706) 542-5001
e-mail: apuckett@arches.uga.edu
URL: http://www.lawsch.uga.edu