JOB POSTING - LAFAYETTE COLLEGE, EASTON, PENNSYLVANIA Marcia Tuttle 19 Feb 1999 21:34 UTC
---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Fri, 19 Feb 1999 16:14:15 -0500 From: diane goltz <goltzd@LAFVAX.LAFAYETTE.EDU> Subject: JOB POSTING - EASTON, PENNSYLVANIA JOB POSTING - ELECTRONIC ACCESS/SERIAL LIBRARIAN Lafayette College seeks a creative, energetic librarian to provide enhanced access to serials (electronic and print) and networked information. Responsibilities: Evaluate potential electronic subscriptions, including licenses and technical specifications. Catalog serials and all serial and non-serial electronic resources. Manage the Serials Department, including ordering and renewal of subscriptions, receiving, binding, and database maintenance. Act as contact person for faculty on issues involving serials and electronic access. Participate in setting policies and priorities for technical services and assist in non-serial cataloging as needed. This position also participates significantly in reference and instructional services. Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent; demonstrated knowledge of trends in access to digital information; knowledge of MARC and AACR2; experience cataloging with a bibliographic utility; ability to work independently and in collaboration with others; ability to work effectively in a changing environment and to provide leadership in matters relating to electronic access to information resources. Also required ability and desire to participate fully in public service functions. Desirable: Familiarity with SOW, HTML, TEI, EAD, and emerging metadata standards. Lafayette College is a distinguished undergraduate institution with challenging, broadbased curricula in the liberal arts, sciences, and engineering. With endowment per student ranked in the top 2 percent in all of U.S. colleges and universities. Lafayette can offer a small college environment with large college resources. The library strongly encourages and supports professional development, individual initiative, and innovative approaches to services. For more information, see http://www.library.lafayette.edu. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience; excellent benefits, including college tuition support for children. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. Qualified individuals should send a letter of application, resume, and a list of three references with phone numbers to: Chair, Search Committee for Electronic Access/Serials Librarian c/o Director of Libraries & Academic Information Resources David Bishop Skillman Library Lafayette College Easton, PA 18042-1797 Review of applications will begin March 1, 1999, and will continue until position is filled. Lafayette College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.