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Position Announcement: Library of Virginia (Trudy McCarty) ERCELAA@ctrvax.Vanderbilt.Edu 31 Aug 1999 20:14 UTC

Date: Tue, 31 Aug 1999 13:40:15 -0400
From: "Trudy E. McCarty" <tmccarty@VSLA.EDU>
Subject: Position announcement

The Library of Virginia would like to advertise a paraprofessional serials

Serials Assistant
Grade 8
Position # 35
$22,763 - $35,539

The Library of Virginia is seeking a Serials Assistant to assist with the
serials and acquisitions programs.  This position serves as the primary
agent for serials acquisitions and control by applying professional library
standards, cataloging rules, and automated systems in order to provide
to serial titles for library users.  The position serves as a primary LVA
with serials vendor account managers and customer representatives for
subscriptions and memberships; checks in annual serial publications;
series and titles with irregular publications frequency; verifies
bibliographic records
for serials; identifies and locates overdue and missing issues of all
serials; and
performs copy cataloging on OCLC and updates new titles and title changes of
current serials by applying standard library operating procedures and other
professional library standards.

The sucessful candidate will have a college degree in liberal arts or
science or a combination of college courses and equivalent experience.
Experience in serials and/or cataloging is preferred.  Knowledge of standard
library operating procedures, library systems including online database
searching, basic computer skills including word processing.  Some knowledge
of cataloging rules and serials holdings and bibliographic control
Ability to assist patrons and staff and to perform detailed work.

The Library of Virginia fosters an open, team-oriented work environment and
is seeking individuals who value this approach.  To apply, submit a
completed Virginia Employment Application Form by 5:00 p.m. on Friday,
September 17, 1999, to Patricia Ann Browne, The Library of Virginia, 800
East Broad Street, Richmond, VA  23219.  Phone 804-692-3586 or FAX
804-692-3587.  Must pass a security check.  EEO/AA/ADA Employer.

Trudy McCarty
Technical Services Manager
The Library of Virginia
800 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA  23219-8000

Telephone: 804-692-3748
FAX: 804-692-3814