Position Announcement: California State University, Monterey Bay Bill Robnett 01 Dec 1998 02:46 UTC

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From:          Bill_Robnett@monterey.edu (Bill Robnett)
Date:          Tue, 24 Nov 1998 15:16:48 -0800
Subject:       Position Opening
Organization:  CSU Monterey Bay

Announcement of Vacancy:

CSUMB is a comprehensive university which values academic quality and
the integration of learning, working, and residential living, in a
multicultural and interdisciplinary community. The campus is located on
scenic and historic Monterey Bay on land which was formerly part of the
Fort Ord army base. CSUMB is being recognized for its multicultural
curriculum, commitment to technology, portfolio assessment,
outcomes-based multidisciplinary programs, innovative methods for the
delivery of teaching and learning, and community service as an integral
part of the curriculum.

The curriculum is focused on meeting the students' educational and
social needs of the 21st century. Students are required to demonstrate
competency in their chosen fields as part of an overall process to
ensure educational excellence, relevance, continuous institutional
renewal, and ongoing assessment of student, faculty, and program
quality. CSUMB seeks faculty who are interested in joining a small,
flexible, committed, and high quality academic community.

The Library Learning Complex is part of CSUMB's Center for Science,
Technology and Information Resources, which also includes Information
Technology, New Media Services, the Technology Learning Collaborative,
the Spatial Information Visualization and Analysis (SIVA) Center,
Development of On-line Learning (DOLL), and the following academic
institutes (departments):  Teledramatic Arts and Technology;
Communications Science and Technology; Earth Systems Science and
Policy; and Mathematical Sciences and Applications.

Collection development at the Library emphasizes electronic and digital
resources as the preferred format when available and economically
feasible. Students, faculty, and staff may also avail themselves of
unlimited access to external collections via Document
Delivery/Interlibrary Loan.  The local CSUMB collections number 37,000
volumes, 350 print subscriptions, and 500 videos.

Bibliographic Services Coordinator
Senior Assistant Librarian or Associate Librarian

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the Library Director, the Bibliographic
Services Coordinator applies standard resource description systems and
provides leadership in the application of emerging standards, such as
the Dublin Core, for describing electronic resources in the development
of the CSUMB Library.  The Coordinator is responsible for leadership
and innovative planning, implementing, and managing workflow and
services for acquiring, describing, and preserving the library's
collection of electronic/digital resources, print, and media.  The
successful candidate is responsible for resourceful utilization of the
technical services modules of the automated library system, Endeavor's
Voyager, and will lead in the further implementation of the appropriate
modules in collaboration with the Technology Development Coordinator.
Works collaboratively with the Coordinator for Collections and Resource
Development in managing approval plans.  Administers vendor's
shelf-ready acquisitions service for the library and copy cataloging
for direct-ordered and gift materials and serials.  Performs original
cataloging when necessary.  Collaborates with the Electronic Resources
Coordinator in:  integrating electronic monographs, serials and
databases into the library catalog; developing strategies for access to
digital library information; taking new approaches to description and
classifying in the electronic environment; and evaluating and
implementing metadata solutions for electronic information resources.
Collaborates with the Electronic Resources Coordinator and the
Electronic Technologies Coordinator in developing solutions in the
access, retrieval, and preservation of electronic resources for the
CSUMB Library.  Supervises two staff in acquisitions and cataloging.

Minimum Qualifications:  MLS or equivalent degree from an
ALA-accredited institution.  Minimum of three years of professional
experience in technical services in an academic library or comparable
environment.  Knowledge of current acquisitions and descriptive and
subject cataloging principles and practices.  Direct experience with
Web-based catalogs.  Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written
communication.  Sensitivity to and demonstrated interest in forwarding
CSUMB's academic goals, as identified in the University Vision
Statement (see below).  Demonstrated success in highly collaborative
library and university settings.  Excellent sense of humor.  As this is
a faculty appointment, the successful candidate is responsible for
meeting campus criteria for retention, tenure and promotion, including
classroom instruction.

Preferred Qualifications:  Experience in managing some or all modules
of an integrated library system.  Supervisory experience in a library
or similar setting.  Experience in organizing library resources in a
Web environment and in describing electronic/digital resources in the
integrated library system environment.  Experience in managing serials
in both printed and electronic formats.  Awareness of current and
emerging standards for resource description.  Demonstrated
understanding of user needs in information access in the on-line
environment.  Familiarity with archiving and maintaining electronic and
digital resources.  SGML or HTML experience.  Second subject degree in
a discipline related to the campus academic program.  Reading and
speaking proficiencies in a second language.

Salary Range:  approximately $40,000 - $52,500.  Appointment Date:  on
or after May 1, 1999.

Priority Screening Date: Friday, January 15, 1999 at 5:00 p.m.
Position Open Until Filled.

Procedures: A complete application must include two (2) copies of each:

1) A letter summarizing qualifications in a manner that facilitates
review.  In particular, explain how your background and experience
enable you to contribute to the fulfillment of the CSUMB mission (the
CSUMB Vision Statement is available on the World Wide Web:
http://www.monterey.edu, or by writing to the address below). Please
provide an e-mail address if available.
2) A curriculum vitae
3) A list of four (4) references, including telephone numbers

Upon offer of employment candidate must provide original transcript to
document highest degree.

Please direct your application to the attention of Recruitment/Office
of Academic Personnel Services.  E-mail applications are encouraged.
Should you require accommodation with the application process please
contact (831) 582-3569.

Apply To:       Recruitment/Office of Academic Personnel Services
        California State University, Monterey Bay
        100 Campus Center
        Seaside, CA 93955-8001
        Tel:  (831) 582-3569
        Fax: (831) 582-3811
        CRS (TDD users):  (800) 735-2929
        E-mail: faculty_recruitment@monterey.edu  (Applications Only)
        (Attachments should be readable in Microsoft Word)
        E-mail: faculty_recruitment_II@monterey.edu  (General Inquiries Only)

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