Serials/Aquisitions Librarian - J. Robert Van Pelt Library, Michigan Technological University Tatiana Shabelnik 02 Nov 1998 14:31 UTC

The J. Robert Van Pelt Library seeks a Serials/Acquisitions Librarian to
oversee acquisition activities and end processing for all library
materials, direct and manage the cataloging and processing of all serials,
provide leadership for the continuing development of serials/acquisitions
automation, and work closely with Collection Management staff.

Master's degree from an ALA accredited institution or information science
program. Two years professional experience working in serials cataloging,
serials management and/or acquisitions. Experience working with automated
bibliographic utilities (e.g. OCLC). Demonstrated knowledge of AACR2, LC
classification, LCSH and USMARC formats; library trends in an electronic
environment; and current automated library systems. Demonstrated competence
in current library technology applications. Demonstrated ability to
function in a collaborative, service-oriented environment and to adapt to a
frequently changing environment. Excellent interpersonal, problem solving,
team leadership, and written/oral communication skills.

Professional experience in a research or an academic library in one of the
following areas: serials, cataloging or acquisitions. Experience using the
library management system Voyager. Demonstrated knowledge of the National
Serials Cataloging Standards (CONSER). Demonstrated ability to work
effectively as part of a team as well as independently. Demonstrated
commitment to the service and educational roles of academic libraries.

Minimum salary $25,929. Competitive benefits package available.

Michigan Technological University is a medium-sized university located in
Michigan's scenic Upper Peninsula and has over 6,000 students enrolled in
its undergraduate and graduate programs. It is a Doctoral I university and
the Upper Midwest's only public technological university supporting
programs in engineering, the sciences, business, technology,
communications, and forestry. The J. Robert Van Pelt Library uses a
team-oriented approach to problem solving in a rapidly changing
environment. For more information, visit our web site at

Send letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers
of three work related references to: Marilyn Haapapuro, Human Resources
Department, Michigan Technological University, 1400 Townsend Drive,
Houghton, MI 49931.

Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity educational
institution, equal opportunity employer.

Web Team Manager/Reference & Instruction Librarian
J.Robert Van Pelt Library
Michigan Technological University
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931