Position Announcement: Electronic Products/Serials Librarian, AZ David Bruner 26 Aug 1998 10:02 UTC
NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC PROFESSIONAL POSITION The Cline Library at Northern Arizona University invites applications for: Electronic Products and Serials Librarian. Under the direction of the Bibliographic Services Department Head, this position supervises a unit which acquires, catalogs, and coordinates web-based access to electronic products and serials, including government publications. In addition to participating in the Bibliographic Services Management Group, supervises four FTE staff and may supervise students and interns in projects using INNOPAC, OCLC, and specialized software. Convenes the Library's Electronic Access Working Group, an inter-departmental body responsible for coordinating decisions on the description, indexing, and presentation of newly acquired electronic products. Leads the Working Group in formulating policies and practices that ensure timely and successful access for distributed learners. Fosters communication and effective relationships within the Library and University. In addition to active participation in Library and University committees, serves as a subject specialist which includes resource selection and faculty liaison responsibilities. Provides reference assistance at a designated service desk. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: MLS from ALA-accredited school, two years original cataloging experience with emphasis on electronic resources and/or serials cataloging required. Supervisory and serials acquisitions experience preferred. Experience with AACR2R, LCSH, LC, SUDOCS classification schedules, MARC formats, integrated library systems, and major cataloging utilities. Demonstrated interest in the description, indexing, and presentation of information for a web-based user environment. Evidence of innovation in the application of cataloging skills to enhances public access. Familiarity with emerging trends in libraries, higher education, and distance education. Strong commitment to improving library access for distributed learners and to making bibliographic and metadata decisions that support increasing investments in electronic information. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in a diverse workplace and a multi-cultural learning environment; evidence of flexibility and enjoyment of collaborative endeavors. Send resume, letter of application addressing each minimum qualification above, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to: Claudia Bakula, Associate University Librarian, Cline Library, Northern Arizona University, Box 6022, Flagstaff, AZ 86011-6022. Minimum salary is $36,000. The closing date for receipt of applications is September 30, 1998. For additional information, phone (520) 523-6803, or FAX (520) 523-3770 or e-mail: Claudia.Bakula@nau.edu Northern Arizona University is located in Flagstaff, a city of 55,000 people at the base of the San Francisco Peaks and surrounded by the Coconino National Forest. While we are the academic center for all northern Arizona and the Colorado Plateau we also serve 3,000 students at 18 distance learning locations in southern and central Arizona. NAU has a growing minority student population and is committed to Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action; we welcome Minorities, Women, Persons with Disabilities, and Veterans willing to make a commitment to NAU's mission of cultural diversity.