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Position Announcement - Periodicals Librarian (Ward Price) ERCELAA@ctrvax.Vanderbilt.Edu 31 Aug 1999 13:44 UTC

Date: Mon, 30 Aug 1999 19:29:45 -0500
From: Ward Price <wprice@PANAM.EDU>
Subject: position opening


The University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA)

Responsibilities: include supervision and management of the day-to-day
operations of periodicals services.  Provides services to patrons and
supervises three to four fulltime support staff members. Coordinates
public services activities with periodicals technical services personnel to
promote effective working relationships.  Communicates with the
Acquistions/Periodicals Librarian regarding receipt, claiming, binding, and
repair of periodicals and microforms. Communicates with Collection
Development Librarian regarding gaps in periodicals and provides
statistical information. Possible provision of services for media
collection.  (This is primarily a Public Services, not a Technical
Services, position.)

Requirements: MLS degree from an ALA accredited institution; two or more
years of work at periodicals or reference in an automated academic library;
knowledge of periodicals publishing industry; knowledge of OPAC and OCLC;
ability to interact and communicate well with the public; and ability to
work a flexible schedule which includes some evening and weekend

Preferred: knowledge of DRA; supervisory experience; and a second master's

Position: permanent non-tenured administrative staff position available
September 1, 1999.  Position open until filled.  Salary is $35,000 per

Applications: Should be directed to the Office of Personnel, The University
of Texas-Pan American, 1201 W. University Drive, Edinburg, Texas
78539-2999. Application materials should include a letter of application, a
current résumé, copies of transcripts, and the names, addresses, and phone
numbers of three recent references. UTPA is an AA/EOE.

For more information, please see the Library Positions Available page at