Date: Fri, 05 Mar 1999 15:16:45 -0600
From: Chalermsee Olson <C60CXO1@WPO.CSO.NIU.EDU>
Subject: Position: Head of Acquisitions, Northern Illinois University
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Head of Acquisitions
Northern Illinois University
Library: Head of Acquisitions (12 month, full time, tenure track).
Responsible for management, supervision, and assessment of department,
including monographic and serial acquisitions. Responsible for
department's programs, projects, personnel, policies, procedures,
planning, scheduling, record keeping, statistical reporting, and
management of available resources.
Qualifications Required: Earned master's degree from ALA-accredited
program; second master's degree; recent, successful, professional
experience in an acquisitions department; strong leadership qualities,
organizational skills, and supervisory experience; effective oral and
written communication skills; ability to work independently and with
others; knowledge of application of technology to acquisitions and
technical services; ability to adapt to changing environment.
Preferred: five years academic library experience.
Salary and Rank: commensurate with credentials and experience -
$39,000 minimum, assistant or associate professor; 24 vacation days;
State Universities Retirement System; state health, dental, life
insurance; faculty status/rank. Available July 1, 1999.
Apply: by April 1, 1999. Send cover letter, resume, names and
addresses of three references to:
Chair, Head of Acquisitions Search Committee
ATTN: Kathy Sherman, Secretary
Northern Illinois University Libraries
DeKalb, IL 60115-2868
NIU is an EEO/AA institution.