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Position Announcement - Head of Technical Services (Thomas Bremer) ERCELAA@ctrvax.Vanderbilt.Edu 31 Aug 1999 13:43 UTC

Date: Mon, 30 Aug 1999 17:34:42 -0500
From: Thomas A Bremer <bremer@PLAINS.NODAK.EDU>
Subject: Position available - Head of Technical Services

North Dakota State University Libraries seeks to fill the Head of
Technical Services position. This position reports to the Associate
Director, but works both independently and collaboratively as part of a
team to effect change in an ambiguous and dynamic environment.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: provides leadership for the planning,
development and administration for the Technical Services Department.
Manages the selection, training, supervision and the development of
departmental personnel (11 individuals).  Coordinates and evaluates the
activities of the Acquisitions and Cataloging units.  Performs the role of
principal cataloger.  Contributes to the service mission of the Libraries
by coordinating the public service work of the department and working at
the Reference Desk.  Participates in the planning, implementing and
development of the goals and objectives of the NDSU Libraries.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: M.L.S. degree; specialized subject knowledge in
cataloging, serials and acquisitions; excellent communication,
interpersonal, and decision-making skills; five or more years technical
services experience; three or more years experience in staff supervision.

All interested persons should submit the following supporting documents to
the Office of Human Resources; P.O. Box 5345; Fargo, ND 58105:
  1) Letter of application
  2) Current resume
  3) Names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references.
  NOTE: Incomplete files will not be considered.
For priority consideration applications should be received by October 3,
1999.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

SALARY: $32,652+/year.  Benefits include TIAA/CREF and Blue Cross/Blue
Shield.  NDSU is an equal opportunity institution.

THE UNIVERSITY: North Dakota State University serves about 9,700 students
pursuing degrees in the School of Education or one of its eight academic
colleges: Agriculture, Engineering & Architecture, Human Development &
Education, Science & Mathematics, Pharmacy, Arts, Humanities & Social
Sciences; University Studies and Business Administration. The University
serves students primarily from North Dakota and Minnesota. It is also part
of the Tri-College University, an unusually successful cooperative venture
providing course exchange and other services to students enrolled at NDSU,
Moorhead State University and Concordia College-Moorhead.

THE COMMUNITY: Fargo is North Dakota's largest city and serves as a major
educational, medical, business and cultural center. The area population
exceeds 150,000.

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