Position Announcement (Patricia Callahan) Stephen Clark 15 Jun 1999 16:48 UTC

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Date: Tue, 15 Jun 1999 12:17:11 -0400
From: Patricia Callahan <pcallaha@LAW.UPENN.EDU>
Subject: Position Announcement

The following job opening is being posted to several lists.  Please
excuse the duplication.

                Acquisitions/Serials Librarian
        Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania

The person in this position reports to the Associate Director for
Technical Services and is responsible for acquisition and receipt of
library materials in all formats, including oversight of ordering,
receiving, serials check-in and binding. Duties: initiate and maintain
relationships with publishers and vendors; monitor vendor performance;
negotiate licensing agreements for online products; write and maintain
relevant procedures in consultation with other staff;  assist in
implementation of future automated functions; monitor expenditure of
funds, prepare reports; participate in collection development
activities; supervise, hire, train and evaluate 5 full-time and
part-time personnel; act as acquisitions/serials liaison with other
library and law school departments, library patrons, other libraries and
organizations. Required qualifications: M.L.S. from an ALA-accredited
library school or equivalent experience; minimum three years of library
experience in technical services; demonstrated supervisory ability;
knowledge of U.S. and foreign publishing industry; experience with
automated library systems, preferably INNOPAC, and with online
bibliographic utility.   Preferred qualifications: Experience working
with serials; working knowledge of western European languages, AACR2 and
MARC formats; law or academic library experience or familiarity with
legal materials; excellent organizational and interpersonal skills;
ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability
to work both independently and in a team/collaborative environment.

Salary will depend on qualifications and experience. To apply, please
send resume to: Patricia Callahan, Associate Director for Technical
Services, Biddle Law Library 3460 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA
19104-3406.  Fax: (215) 898-6619; E-mail: pcallaha@law.upenn.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until
the position is filled.
The University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative
Action Employer.


Patricia Callahan
Associate Director for Technical Services
Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania
Voice: 215-898-0230
Fax: 215-898-6619