Vacancy Announcement - Flagstaff, AZ (fwd) Marcia Tuttle 22 Dec 1998 11:28 UTC

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Date: Mon, 21 Dec 1998 16:36:49 +0000
From: David Bruner <David.Bruner@NAU.EDU>
Subject: Vacancy Announcement - Flagstaff, AZ

This position is being re-posted, with slightly different qualifications.


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, experience with
serials and/or electronic resources cataloging preferred.  Supervisory and
serials acquisitions experience also 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 January 22, 1999.
For additional information, phone (520) 523-6803, or FAX (520) 523-3770 or

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.

David Bruner
Interim Head, Bibliographic Services
Cline Library
Northern Arizona University