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Position Announcement: U. of N. Iowa (Susan Moore) ERCELAA@ctrvax.Vanderbilt.Edu 25 Aug 1999 17:58 UTC

Date: Wed, 25 Aug 1999 12:01:06 -0500
From: Susan Moore <susan.moore@UNI.EDU>
Subject: Job Posting: Iowa: Dept. Head


The University of Northern Iowa seeks a creative, experienced, and
forward-thinking librarian to lead a department with a long tradition of
providing high quality cataloging and related bibliographic control
services.  This position is vacant due to internal promotion of the
incumbent.  The department is composed of 3 library faculty, 8 FTE
and approximately 10 students.

The department head will provide leadership in the development of
and procedures relating to cataloging and related bibliographic control
functions; will oversee the training and scheduling of departmental
personnel; will work closely with the library administration and other
department heads to plan, implement, and coordinate library programs and
policies; and will be responsible for evaluation of the services
provided by
the department.  This is a twelve-month faculty position.  Completion of
second master's degree or doctorate by the sixth year of employment and
record of professional involvement and scholarly activity are required

Required:  ALA-accredited MLS or international equivalent, at least five
years' post-MLS professional cataloging experience in an academic or
research library; at least two years management and/or supervisory
experience; extensive knowledge of AACR2, MARC, LC classification, and
experience with an integrated online library system and with a
utility; demonstrated knowledge of all aspects of cataloging practice
theory; well-developed organizational, supervisory, leadership, and
communication skills.  Preferred: Experience with Innovative Interfaces,
Inc. automated system; experience cataloging electronic resources;
of trends in access to digital information; knowledge of emerging
standards; second graduate degree (required for tenure).

Anticipated Start Date: January 1, 2000 or earlier.  Salary at
$ 45,000.  Comprehensive benefits including TIAA/CREF.  Rank
with credentials and experience.  Full-time, tenure-track position.

The University of Northern Iowa, with an enrollment of 13,000 students,
one of Iowa's three state universities.  UNI is located in a
area of 125,000.  The Cedar Falls/Waterloo Communities are the
cultural, and political hub of northeastern Iowa, and offer a very
affordable cost of living.  The Rod Library has a collection of 811,000
volumes, 699,000 microforms, 498,000 documents, 41,000 maps, 11,400
recordings, and more than 3,000 periodical subscriptions.  Faculty and
of 57 [FTE] assisted by 25 students [FTE].  The Library has employed an
Innovative Interfaces Integrated Online Library System since 1989. Since
1996, Rod Library has been a member of the technology-based Cedar Valley
Library Consortium, sharing its Innovative system with consortium

For further information, the Rod Library URL is:

Applications must be received by September 30, 1999 to be given full
consideration.  The Library encourages applications from minority
women, Vietnam Era Veterans and disabled persons.  Send a letter of
application, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of
three professional references to: Professor Jerilyn Marshall, Chair,
Cataloging Department Screening Committee, Rod Library, University of
Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50613-3675.

The University of Northern Iowa is an inclusive academic community,
hospitable to all.  The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with
comprehensive plan for affirmative action.

Susan Moore
Cataloging Dept.
Rod Library
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA