Position Announcement (Thomas Jefferson University) Marcia Tuttle 10 Aug 1999 17:30 UTC
---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Tue, 10 Aug 1999 11:34:04 -0400 From: Diana Zinnato <Diana.Zinnato@mail.tju.edu> Subject: Position Announcement COLLECTION MANAGEMENT LIBRARIAN (search re-opened) The Scott Memorial Library at Thomas Jefferson University seeks energetic and creative applicants for the position of Collection Management Librarian. Working in a highly automated environment under the direction of the Director of Collection Management, this individual will play a leadership role in all aspects of serials and interlibrary loan management. The incumbent will manage all serials-related work for a collection of 2,200 titles including ordering and receiving using the SIRSI serials control module, binding and in-house preservation activities and the supervision of 2 technicians in this area. The CML will lead the Library�s initiative to greatly increase its number of electronic journal subscriptions next year. Additionally, they will oversee collection evaluation, space monitoring, journal holdings reporting and inventories. The CML is also responsible for the coordination of all interlibrary loan (ILL) activities, supervising 3 technicians in this area. Responsibilities include evaluating ILL policies and procedures to effect efficient and cost-effective operations and overseeing the implementation of various ILL technologies including OCLC, DOCLINE and Ariel. Some reference desk service is also required. Requirements for this position are an accredited MLS, a minimum of 3 years professional experience in serials work, preferably in an academic library, supervisory experience, a working knowledge of an ILS serials module, the use of OCLC or other automated systems for ILL. Salary minimum is $34,000. Knowledge of the current trends in serials control, especially electronic journal publishing is highly desirable The successful candidate must thrive in a dynamic environment, have effective written and oral communication and problem-solving skills and be able to collaborate on team projects. Thomas Jefferson University is an academic health center located in center-city Philadelphia. Scott Memorial Library is a department of Academic Information Services and Research (AISR) which is comprised of the Library, Medical Media Services and the Office of Academic Computing. AISR has a staff of 64 FTE employees and an annual operating budget of $4 million. You are invited to visit JEFFLINE, AISR�s information management resource at http://jeffline.tju.edu for more information. The University offers excellent flexible benefits including tuition reimbursement. Qualified candidates should send a letter of application, their resume, and the names and phone numbers of three references to: Doug Block, Business Manager, Scott Memorial Library, Thomas Jefferson University, 1020 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19107-5587. Screening of applications will begin on September 7, 1999.