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Job Announcement, Serials Librarian, Hunter College, CUNY (fwd) Marcia Tuttle 08 Dec 1999 20:04 UTC

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Date: Wed, 8 Dec 1999 10:35:32 -0500
From: Danise Hoover <dhoover@SHIVA.HUNTER.CUNY.EDU>
Subject: Job Announcement, Serials Librarian, Hunter College, CUNY


Serials Librarian
Instructor or Assistant Professor

Under the direction of the Associate Librarian for Collection Development,
responsible for the acquisitions, cataloging, and processing of library
serials in all formats. Plans, coordinates and manages serials
collections, including binding and check-in; supervises assigned staff;
participates in the enrichment and maintenance of librarie's web resources
catalog; resolves problems and acts as liaison with Head of Cataloging,
Acquisitions Manager, branch librarians, unit heads, library
bibliographers and vendors for serials related issues.  Participates in
general reference service, library instruction, and collection
development;  assists patrons in the use of OPAC, CD-ROM's, electronic
services, and Internet/WWW; develops instructional publications in various
formats. May be assigned as needed to other divisions of Hunter College

Qualifications: Required:  Instructor: M.L.S., or its equivalent from an
ALA-accredited library school. Assistant Professor: M.L.S., or its
equivalent from an ALA-accredited library school, and an additional
Master's degree or Doctorate.  Highly desirable: Previous cataloging
and/or serials experience; experience working with a major automated
system, such as NOTIS; knowledge of OCLC and serials cataloging practices,
including electronic resources; supervisory experience; academic public
services, collection development, electronic resources and bibliographic
instruction experience; initiative, self-direction, with the ability to
work independently and effectively in a team environment with a culturally
diverse community of faculty, students, and library colleagues; excellent
communication and interpersonal skills; ability to meet requirements for

Salary: Instructor: $31,197 - $48,284; Assistant Professor: $34,011 -
$57,049, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Liberal fringe
benefits. 35-hour, 5-day work week, including some evening and/or weekend

Hunter College, the second oldest college in The City University of New
York,is a coeducational, fully accredited college, with a large and
diverse faculty in the liberal arts and sciences and in several
professional schools. Hunter's total enrollment is approximately 19,000
students.  Of these, about 8,000 are full-time undergraduate, an
additional 7,000 are part-time students, and over 4,000 are graduate
students studying in arts and sciences, teacher education and professional
programs at the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Education, Social Work, and
Health Professions.

With a professional staff of 24 librarians, Hunter College Library
contains approximately 840,000 volumes, 2,300 current periodical titles,
and a nonprint collection of discs, tapes, scores, CD-ROMs, and
microforms.  The library resources of Hunter College are available through
CUNY+, an automated library system, which provides access to all CUNY
library collections.

Review of applications will begin upon receipt and will continue until the
position is filled.  Send resume and names (with addresses, telephone, fax
numbers, email addresses) of at least three current references to:

Dr. Louise S. Sherby
Chief Librarian
Hunter College Libraries
695 Park Avenue
New York, N.Y. 10021

        An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/IRCA/Americans with
Disabilities Act Employer

Danise Hoover
Associate Librarian for Public Services
Hunter College Library
695 Park Ave
New York, NY 10021