Position Announcement: Acq/Serials/Ref, Central College, Pella, IA Lois Smith 02 Feb 1999 14:33 UTC
This position is being posted to several lists. Please excuse any duplication. POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT (Search Extended) CENTRAL COLLEGE Pella, Iowa POSITION: Acquisitions/Serials/Reference Librarian TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Twelve-month appointment with faculty rank and status reporting to the Director of the Library. Expected start date June 1, 1999 or sooner, if available. QUALIFICATIONS: ALA/MLS; liberal arts background with wide-ranging research interests; 1-2 years relevant acquisitions/serials experience in integrated online systems environment; demonstrated reference and teaching skills with a wide range of print resources and information technologies, including online catalogs, CD-ROMS, Internet, HTML, Dialog or STN and PC/Mac applications; cataloging experience with OCLC, AACR2, LCSH and USMARC formats; knowledge of national and foreign publishing; excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; prefer academic library experience with Innovative Interfaces system. RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage all monograph, serials and A/V acquisitions; participate in reference service including one evening per week; provide library instruction to students and faculty; teach one-credit Basic Library Research course; participate in collection development; manage materials budget & serials lists; supervise acquisitions/serials staff; catalog serials; participate in technology planning for library's growing digital collections. Support for the mission of the college is expected. GEISLER LIBRARY: Library resources include a growing collection of 200,000 volumes, subscriptions to over 925 periodicals, 370 continuations, CD-ROM and Internet-based periodical indexes, and 55,000 Microforms. The Media Center houses 10,000 items, including slides, films, videos and audio recordings. The library's collections are accessed by an Innovative Interfaces integrated system with networked access from the main Library, Music and Chemistry branch libraries, dorms and campus offices. Access to electronic resources is provided from the Library's web page where WebPac, EBSCOHost, FirstSearch, Lexis-Nexis, Britannica Online, and selected Internet links enhance student and faculty research. More information about Central College and the Library can be found at www.central.edu. APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should send a letter of application addressing the position requirements, a resume, and the names and telephone numbers of three confidential references. Application materials should be directed to Dr. Thomas Iverson, Provost, Central College, 812 University, Pella, Iowa 50219. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Central College is an AA/EOE.