Position Announcement, Serials/ILL, Delta State University Margaret Evans 04 Feb 1999 02:05 UTC

University seeks applications from enegetic, service-oriented individuals
for the position of serials/interlibrary loan librarian.  The library
system is composed of four units with construction underway on a $9
million addition to and renovation of the main library.  A variety of
technological and new service initiatives are also now in progress.

ENVIRONMENT:  Delta State University, one of eight public institutions of
higher learning in Mississippi, has an enrollment of more than 4,000
students, of which approximately 15% are engaged in studies at the
graduate level.  The university provides a comprehensive curriculum,
offering 15 baccalaureate degrees in 44 major, eight master's degrees in
nineteen fields, the Educational Specialist degree, and the Doctor of
Education Degree.  The city of Cleveland is a friendly community of more
than 15,000 individuals which has been recognized as "one of the 100 best
small towns in America."

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Coordinates all serials-related activities, including
acquisitions, using the Geac ADVANCE Serials Control subsystem, binding,
manages a current periodicals public service desk, assists with management
of electronic journals, and supervises two staff members; oversees
microform collection and services; coordinates all interlibrary loan
related activities and supervises one staff member in that area.

REQUIRED:  MLS from an ALA-accredited program; excellent oral, written,
and interpersonal communication skills; working knowledge of serials
management and interlibrary loan operations.

HIGHLY DESIRED:  Professional experience with serials control using an
automated library system, interlibrary loan using OCLC as required, and
supervision of others.  Relevant experience in an academic library.

12-month position with faculty status and excellent fringe benefits.
Salary revised and commensurate with qualifications.  Applications will
be reviewed beginning March 23, and will continue until position is
filled.  Send letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses,
and telephone numbers of 3 professional references to:  Terry S. Latour,
Director of Library Services, W.B. Roberts Library, Delta State
University, Cleveland, MS 38733.  An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action
                       e-mail: mevans@merlin.deltast.edu
Margaret C. Evans                                    W.B. Roberts Library
Assistant Director of Library Services               Delta State University
Phone: 601-846-4447; Fax: 601-846-4443               Cleveland, MS 38733