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Position announcement -- Northern Arizona University (Electronic Products and Serials Librarian) Stephen Clark 13 Jan 1999 21:49 UTC

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Date: Wed, 13 Jan 1999 13:30:19 -0700
From: cam2 <Carole.McEwan@NAU.EDU>
Subject: Position announcement -- Northern Arizona University


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 e-mail:

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.