Positions available: State Historical Society of Wisconsin Library (Jonathan Cooper) ERCELAA@ctrvax.Vanderbilt.Edu 18 May 1999 15:45 UTC
Date: Tue, 18 May 1999 10:29:12 -0600 From: Jonathan COOPER <jdc@CCMAIL.ADP.WISC.EDU> Subject: Job Opportunities, State Historical Society of Wisconsin Lib This summer, the State Historical Society of Wisconsin Library will fill several management, professional, and paraprofessional positions. If all goes according to schedule, these will be announced officially at the end of May and in the beginning of June, and the people hired will start in July and August. Short descriptions of these upcoming positions are given below. All positions include the excellent State of Wisconsin benefit package. Salaries given are only approximate (depending upon the state's FY2000-01 budget currently in the legislature). Full details will be provided in Wisconsin's "Career Opportunities Bulletin" [online text available at [http://badger.state.wi.us/agencies/der/cob/cobtoc.htm], on the Historical Society's Web Site [http://www.shsw.wisc.edu/], and on various email and Internet lists. If you would like to be sure to receive the official advertisement for any of these positions, email acting Library Director Michael Edmonds at email@example.com Please forward this message to colleagues who may be interested in working at the Historical Society or simply in library jobs in Madison, and advise them to watch the two sites above for more details in the coming weeks. HEADS OF REFERENCE/ACCESS and CATALOG SECTIONS (two middle-management positions). Each supervises 7-12 staff and through them a large number of students and volunteers. Duties include program planning and administration, budget and personnel responsibilities, and some hands-on professional work in reference or cataloging. Starting salary in the high 'thirties. GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS SPECIALIST. The Historical Society has been a regional depository for more than a century, and this position administers our depository program responsibilities and provides hands-on outreach, BI, and reference service. Starting salary in the low 'forties. REFERENCE LIBRARIAN (half-time, evenings). Provides face-to-face and telephone reference service to students, faculty, visiting scholars and the general public in all areas of American history, including government publications and genealogy. 20 hours per week (4-9pm Monday-Thursday) with occasional Saturdays. Starting salary around $14,400 (half-time). CATALOGER (three positions: 2 full-time and 1 at 62.5%). These grant-funded positions are devoted to retrospective conversion of material only represented in the card catalog to date. The two full-time positions work with a variety of materials while the part-time position is specifically for rare books. Starting salary around $27,600 full-time (or $17,200 part-time). PROGRAM ASSISTANT (half-time). Provides administrative support to the library management team, including fiscal management, basic computer trouble-shooting, editing and writing, coordinating public events, and occasional backup service at the reference desk. Starting salary around $12,400 (half-time).