Position Announcement: New York Public Library knordfors 28 Aug 1998 18:59 UTC

     Working in one of The New York Public Library's four research centers,
     an excellent opportunity exists to manage and supervise the processing
     operations at the Science, Industry and Business Library.  SIBL is the
     world's largest public library devoted to science, technology,
     economics, and business and its' collection includes 10,000 current
     periodicals as well as a large government documents collection.
     Participate in workflow analysis, staff allocation and supervision and
     the monitoring of daily operations including check-in, claiming, and
     bindery processing.  Will train staff in all functions of processing
     including catalog maintenance, use of Innovative Interfaces system as
     well as searching RLIN and OCLC.  Maintains the productivity, quality
     and accuracy of the unit and makes recommendations for revisions and
     improvements. Serves as liaison to other divisions in SIBL and to
     others in the Library,  Provides public service and acts as an
     instructor in SIBL's training programs.

     To qualify, candidates must possess an ALA accredited MLS, experience
     supervising and training staff, and managing a serial processing or
     technical services operation.  Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of
     AACRII and the MARC record.  Knowledge of library technology
     applications and Innovative Interfaces or another integrated library
     system.  Excellent PC skills; Word; Excel; database programs.
     Experience in the implementation of tape-loading projects for G.P.O
     government documents records preferred.  Experience in analysis of
     technical processing workflow and operations preferred.

     Salary commensurate with experience.  Please send resume including
     salary requirements to:
     The New York Public Library
     Human Resources Department KN-TP
     188 Madison Avenue, 5th Floor
     New York, NY  10016-4314
     or email hrd@nypl.org
     An Equal Opportunity Employer