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Deadlines:Orders for regular classified advertisements must reach the ACRL office on or before the second of the month preceding publication of the issue (e.g., September 2 for the October issue). Should this date fall on a weekend or holiday, ads will be accepted on the next business day. Late job listings will be accepted on a space-available basis after the second of the month.

Rates:Classified advertisements are $6.60 per line for institutions that are ACRL members, $8.40 for others. Late job notices are $15.95 per line for institutions that are ACRL members, $18.95 for others. Organizations submitting ads will be charged according to their membership status. Display ad rates range from $295 to $565 based upon size. Please call for sizes and rates.

Guidelines:For ads which list an application deadline, we suggest that date be no sooner than the 20th day of the month in which the notice appears (e.g., October 20 for the October issue). All job announcements should include a salary figure. Job announcements will be edited to exclude discriminatory references. Applicants should be aware that the terms faculty rank and status vary in meaning among institutions.

Contact:Classified advertising manager, C&RL News Classified Advertising Department, ACRL, American Library Association, 50 E. Huron St., Chicago, IL 60611-2795; (312) 280-2513; fax: (312) 280-7663 or (312) 280-2520; e-mail: U38398@UICVM.uic.edu.

Policy:ALA policy requires that organizations recruiting through ALA publications or placement services comply with ALA anti-discrimination policies. Policy 54.3 states that “ALA is committed to equality of opportunity for all library employees or applicants for employment, regardless of race, color, creed, sex, age, physical or mental handicap, individual lifestyle, or national origin.” By advertising through ALA services, the organization agrees to comply with this policy.

POSITIONS OPEN

ASSOCIATE LIBRARIAN I,Reference Librarian. The University of Maryland College Park Libraries invites applications for the position: Associate Librarian I, Reference Librarian, Hornbake Reference Services. Responsibilities: Provides general reference assistance; searching of machine-readable databases; planning and conducting group instruction in the use of library resources; preparation of bibliographic guides and instructional aids; selection of materials and other collection management functions in assigned fields; maintaining liaison with faculty. Qualifications: Required: ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library Science. Ability to communicate effectively. Demonstrated strong public services orientation. Preferred: Reference experience; exposure to online database searching; experience in teaching or library instruction. Salary: $22,177 minimum. Excellent benefits. For full consideration, submit resume and names/ addresses of three references by March 1, 1993. Applications accepted until position is filled. Send resume to: Ray Foster, Personnel Librarian, Library Personnel Services, McKeldin Library, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742-7011. The University of Maryland is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities are encouraged to apply.

AUTOMATION PROJECT COORDINATOR.Holston Academic Libraries (HAL) is a consortium of four private academic libraries located in the southern Appalachian highlands of southwest Virginia and northeast Tennessee. HAL seeks a coordinator to work closely with the libraries in implementing a shared, integrated system. This five- year automation project will include system enhancements with a variety of bibliographic and full-text databases. Duties: Oversight of retrospective conversion; involvement in system planning selection and installation; configuration of a telecommunication system; and development of a training program for all users. Qualifications: the MLS (ALA) and a minimum of five years of library automation experience with MARC formats and OCLC. The candidate must have experience with the implementation and operation of one or more integrated systems, including current awareness of software and hardware options. Academic library experience is preferred. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills together with a demonstrated service orientation will be necessary. Salary from $40,000 with a benefit package that includes health insurance, retirement, vacation, and sick leave. The position is available immediately. Please send a letter of application, resume, and three current references. Applications will be received through March 31,1993. For a full prospectus contact: Richard Trollinger, Holston Academic Libraries, c/o Emory & Henry College, Emory, VA 24237.

CATALOGING COORDINATOR.The Cataloging Coordinator will supervise all nonexempt staff (currently seven adaptive catalogers and one library assistant). Assist Team Leader with appropriate personnel matters. Oversee training in cataloging and authority control for new hires. Maintain quality control standards, production standards, and act as a resource person for solving complex authority and bibliographic problems. Contribute original/editing, cataloging, and authority work. Keep up-to-date with LC and OCLC policies and cataloging practices as well as with national and international trends in bibliographic control as these relate to authority control and database maintenance. Reports to the Cataloging Team Leader. Required qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS degree; several years’ recent cataloging experience in a medium-sized academic or largesized public library, including cataloging in at least three MARC formats other than books and assignment of Library of Congress classification and LCSH subject terms. Expert knowledge of AACR2 and familiarity with earlier cataloging codes. Familiarity with a bibliographic utility. Ability to work with material in foreign languages. Experience working with a local system. Supervisory experience; demonstrated skills in human relations and ability to work with many levels of staff in a rapidly changing environment. Excellent oral and written communications skills; demonstrated ability to write procedures and create appropriate documentation. Computer literate; experience with word processing and spreadsheets. Ability to read one foreign language. Preferred: Subject cataloging specialty in one or more of the following: agriculture, veterinary medicine, science, geography, and rare books. Experience with OCLC. Experience with an automated system having a cataloging module. Tenure-track position. Library faculty must meet university requirements for promotion and tenure. Twenty-four days annual leave, tuition remission, unusual benefits. Assistant or Associate Professor rank. Salary: $30,000 minimum. Send letter of application, current resume, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of recent references to: Jill Keally, Human Resources, The University of Tennessee Libraries, 1015 Volunteer Boulevard, Knoxville, TN 37996-1000. Review of applications will begin March 15, 1993, and will continue until the position is filled. UTK is an EEO/AA/Title IX/ Section 504/ADA employer.

EDUCATION LIBRARIAN.This probationary tenure-track position is responsible for the education collections in Memorial Library, including those in the Educational Resource Center, which supports the College of Education’s pre-K to 12 plus teacher education programs. Serves as collection developer and liaison to the departments in the College of Education. Applicants must demonstrate the following: master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school; minimum of two years’ professional experience in an academic library; undergraduate or graduate degree in an education field; experience in reference or bibliographic instruction; and good oral and written communication skills. Preference will be given to applicants who have demonstrated the following: earned a second master’s degree in education; developed an education collection; worked in a comparable educational resource center; taught in an elementary or secondary school; worked with computerized information systems. Salary base for 168 duty days is between $29,500 and $35,857 depending upon experience. Additional compensation will be paid if more duty days are available. Completion of second subject master's degree is a requirement for tenure in this position. Memorial Library staff includes 25 librarians, 15 graduate assistants, 24 classified staff, and 180 student assistants. Its collection contains approximately 1 million bound volumes, 100,000 maps, and over 1 million microforms. Public services are available approximately 100 hours per week during the academic year. Circulation exceeds 500,000 per year, and library attendance averages 24,000 per week. Memorial Library is home to MSUS/PALS, an integrated online library system which has over 3.5 million records in its bibliographic database and serves 55 public and private academic and state institution libraries in Minnesota and South Dakota. Online reference databases in the PALS system include BCL, ERIC, and IAC. Application from women, minorities, and all protected classes are encouraged. Applications must be postmarked by March 30,1993. Apply to: Thomas M. Peischl, Dean of the Library, Mankato State University, MSU Box 19 - P.O. Box 8400, Mankato, MN 56002-8400.

HEAD, BIBLIOGRAPHIC MAINTENANCE,Kansas State University Libraries. The bibliographic maintenance unit supports the bibliographic control and database building activities for the Kansas State University Libraries integrated online catalog, LYNX, a NOTIS-based system. Responsibilities: Management and maintenance of the bibliographic database and authority file, oversees database maintenance performed throughout the libraries, including bibliographic, holdings, and item data addition and correction; oversees physical processing of materials; selecting, training, directing, and evaluating 5 paraprofessional staff. We are seeking a unit head with the vision and energy to take an active role in unit and department planning in a dynamic and challenging academic environment. Qualifications:

Required: MLS from an ALA-accredited library school; 2 years’ experience in cataloging or catalog management in an automated environment using AACR2, LC subject headings and classification and MARC formats; familiarity with a bibliographic utility, preferably OCLC; knowledge of principles of authority control in an automated environment; demonstrated supervisory capabilities; excellent oral and written communications skills; ability to work effectively with all levels of staff. Desirable: Authority control experience using NOTIS. This person reports to the Chair of the Bibliographic Control Department, consisting of 7 librarians and 14 support staff. Salary: $24,000- 26,000 for a twelve-month appointment. Vacation of 22 working days and excellent benefits. Librarians at KSU Libraries have faculty status and may earn tenure. A 28 million dollar expansion/renovatíon of the Libraries is underway. Manhattan is a community of 45,000 situated in the rolling Flint Hills with a very moderate cost of living. Review of applications will begin February 15. Send letter of application, resume, names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to: M. Jean McDonald, Administrative Services, Kansas State University Libraries, Manhattan, KS 66506. KSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

HEAD OF PUBLIC SERVICES.Penn State Harrisburg is seeking an innovative, service-oriented librarian to help develop the service and staffing infrastructure for its planned library of the future. Responsibilities include: Providing leadership in the enhancement of traditional and electronic information services; supervision of library faculty and staff in reference, interlibrary loan, circulation, and periodicals; development and training of faculty and staff in the electronic information technologies; participation in reference, collection development, bibliographic instruction, online searching, and CD-ROM service provision; development of outreach services for business, industry, state government, non-profit institutions, and the general population of South Central Pennsylvania. Qualifications: MLS from ALA-accredited program; at least 5 years of professional experience, including 2 years of supervisory experience in public services; understanding of the evolving information environment in academic libraries and scholarly communication; evidence of innovation in public services delivery; excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills; evidence of significant scholarly and professional contributions and potential. Additional advanced degree desirable. Salary and rank: Dependent on qualifications, minimum $35,000. Tenure-track position. Benefits include liberal vacation, excellent insurance packages, state, or TIAA/CREF retirement options, and educational privileges. Formal review of applications will begin March 15,1993, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants should submit letter of application, resume, and names, addressees, and phone numbers of at least three references to: Chair, Head of Public Services Search Committee, c/o Ms. Sandra Jackson, Box CRLN, Penn State Harrisburg, 777 West Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, PA 17057- 4898. An affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

HISTORY BIBLIOGRAPHER/REFERENCE LIBRARIAN.Requirements: MLS (ALA-accredited). Minimum of 2 years’ academic library experience in public services and/or collection development in the humanities or social sciences. Desired qualifications: Advanced degree in the humanities or social sciences, preferably a Ph.D. in History. Demonstrated ability to function well in an intellectually challenging environment providing services and collections for research-oriented students and faculty. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with colleagues in a common enterprise. Familiarity with traditional reference sources and with the technology required for effective public services. Responsibilities: Works closely with teaching faculty and library staff to develop and maintain the collection in history (and other subjects depending on candidate qualifications and library needs). Participates in general and specialized reference services, in user instruction, and in planning for public services and collection development. Reports to the Humanities, Social Science, and Education Librarian and must meet Purdue University requirements (excellence in librarianship, research, and service) for tenure and promotion. Salary: $26,000 and up depending upon qualifications. Status and Benefits: Faculty status and responsibilities. Twelve- month appointment with annual vacation of 22 days. Flexible benefit programs are in effect as are TIAA-CREF retirement and social security coverage. Application process: Send statement of interest, resume, list of references to: Thomas L. Haworth, Personnel Officer, Purdue University Libraries, 1530 Stewart Center, West Lafayette, IN 47907-1530. Review of applications will commence March 1,1993, and continue until position is filled. Equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

HUMAN RESOURCES AND ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT OFFICERUniversity of Minnesota Libraries—Twin Cities Campus. Reporting to the University Librarian, the Human Resources and Organizational Development Officer is responsible for the leadership and management of .personnel, staff development, training, and other organizational development functions within the Libraries and for liaison with the University’s Office for Human Resources. Also included are .responsibilities for affirmative action and equal employment opportunity, coordination of Total Quality Management programs, and supervision of the Libraries’ Personnel Office. The University of Minnesota—Twin Cities Campus library system consists of four major libraries (St. Paul Central Library, Walter Library, Bio-Medical Library, and Wilson Library) and eleven branch libraries. They contain 4,761,630 catalog volumes, 3,308,038 microforms, and subscriptions to 42,304 serials. The Libraries provide more than 2,600 hours of service per week and serve as the state’s major research library. The Libraries have a full-time staff of 332 (114 Faculty/Professional/ Administrative and 218 Civil Service/AFSME employees). Qualifications: Requirements for this position include a MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program (or foreign equivalent), at least 3 years of supervisory experience in a large academic library, demonstration organizational and leadership abilities, demonstrated skills in written and oral communication and interpersonal relations, and an understanding of the human resources function in a major research library, ability to work with all categories of staff (student assistants, support staff, and academic staff), a commitment to staff diversity at all levels, and an understanding of current issues/ trends in the organizational development and personnel areas. At least two years' experience in a human resources environment desired. Appointment: This appointment will be in the Academic Administrative series and will be for a fixed-term (three years) which is renewable. Minimum annual salary is $45,000. Salary is competitive and will depend on experience and qualifications. Application Process: Submit a current resume and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three people willing to serve as reference. Submit a brief statement describing your accomplishments related to organizational development and the management of human resources in libraries. Also, include a brief statement describing your efforts/accomplishments at promoting diversity within the workforce of organizations where you have been employed. Send to Linda DeBeau- Melting, Libraries Personnel Office, 453 Wilson Library, 309 Nineteenth Ave. So., Minneapolis, MN 55455. Applications must be postmarked by March 15,1993. Please identify applications with UL#18. The University of Minnesota is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran, or sexual orientation.

INFORMATION SPECIALIST.The Charles A. Dana Medical Library, University of Vermont, invites applications for the early career position of Information Specialist. The Dana Medical Library, the only academic health sciences library in Vermont, provides information services to the College of Medicine and the Schools of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences, as well as the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, the University Health Center, and outreach services to hospitals and unaffiliated health care practitioners throughout the state. Working within a matrix management/academic model structure, the Information Specialist reports to the Director of the Dana Library and participates in the coordination of educational programs and services. As part of a team of Information Specialists, the incumbent also participates in collection development and the provision of reference services and bibliographic instruction. Some evening coverage of the Reference Desk is required. Required qualifications are: An ALA-accredited MLS; one year experience in a health sciences library or an academic background in the health sciences or equivalent combination; willingness to work on a collegial level with other library faculty; ability to work in a demanding and rapidly changing environment; and excellent verbal and written communications skills. Desired qualifications include some experience in database searching, reference services, and teaching/bibliographic instruction. Appointment is at the rank of Library Instructor or Assistant Professor (non-tenure-track). Minimum salary: $24,000, depending on qualifications, with excellent fringe benefits. Position open July 1,1993. Applications received by March 31,1993, will receive first consideration. Send letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of 3 professional references, and/or placement file and library graduate school transcripts to: Robert J. Sekerak, Chair, Search Committee, Charles A. Dana Medical Library, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405-0068. Women and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply. EOE/AA.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY/REFERENCE LIBRARIAN.Gustavus Adolphus College seeks a librarian for a three-year appointment. Fulltime (9 months) faculty position beginning September 1,1993. Responsibility to coordinate public services computing efforts, provide options on information technology, and work with others in reference, bibliographic instruction, and cataloging Scandinavian materials. ALA/MLS required. Additional graduate degree preferred and familiarity with a Scandinavian language, preferably Swedish, helpful. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be knowledgeable in the educational applications of computer technology, especially the use of electronic resources within the library and throughout networks. Salary and rank at existing scale. Minimum $27,135. Send resume, three letters of recommendation, and complete transcript by mail to Michael Haeuser, Head Librarian, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN 56082. Applications will be accepted until March 1. It is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal educational and employment opportunities for all. We specifically encourage applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

LIBRARIAN.Chairperson of Library Resources for Spring Arbor College, a private Christian liberal arts college. The chairperson coordinates personnel, policy, and budget; guides strategic planning; promotes library interests among faculty and administration; and participates in reference service and collection development. Requirements: ALA-accredited MLS; minimum five years’ library experience, including two years in administration; commitment to Christian higher education. Other qualifications: Commitment to participatory management style, appreciation of non-traditional education; strong customer-service orientation. Notes on Spring Arbor College: Spring Arbor College is a private, four-year, Christian liberal arts college located in south-central Michigan. The college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and offers an academic program within a rural community eight miles from the city of Jackson. Spring Arbor College was founded in 1873 by the leaders of the Free Methodist Church and continues to be affiliated with this denomination. The college's enrollment numbers approximately 1400, of which about 750 are at the central campus. Spring Arbor College also offers degree programs at six other centers in Michigan. Most students come from Michigan with several other states and foreign countries represented as well. The college is non-sectarian in its admission policies, although the programs of the college are set within a distinctively Christian context. The Spring Arbor College Concept: The Spring Arbor College Concept is the philosophical base of the entire curriculum: The Concept speaks of a unique idea and ideal for the Christian Liberal Arts college. It calls for a community of learners who are distinguished by their serious involvement in the study of the liberal arts, their total commitment to Jesus Christ as a perspective for learning, and their critical participation in the affairs of the contemporary world. It demands a design that shapes a curriculum, builds a campus, and develops a climate for learning. The integration of faith, learning, and living is a continuing goal of Spring Arbor College which makes it a unique educational institution. The purpose of the college is to educate the whole person. Spring Arbor strives to help its students develop into mature Christian men and women who are equipped to meet all of life with confidence. Persons are sought for faculty positions who are in accord with the Concept as stated above and who are personally committed to the biblical Christian faith. Faculty status; minimum salary $28,000. This position is open until filled; priority will be given to applications received by February 28, 1993. Send letter of application; resume; names, addresses, phone numbers of three references; and one-page statement describing personal commitment to Christian higher education to: David J. Burns, Librarian, Spring Arbor College, Spring Arbor, Ml 49283.

LIBRARIAN I,Bibliographer. The University of Maryland College Park Libraries invites applications for the position: Librarian I, Bibliographer, Collection Mgmt. & Special Collections Division. Responsibilities: To provide direct support for campus curricula, teaching and research in developing library collections in: Business, Economics, Law, Criminal Justice, and Geography. Nature of collection management work includes: selection of library materials, analysis of collections for strengths and weaknesses; formulation and application of collection policies; monitoring of expenditures; developing and maintaining close working relationships with faculty and other users, with the book trade, and with other library staff; coordinates collection management activities of selectors in allied disciplines. Qualifications: ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library Science. Graduate degree in business or the social sciences. Working knowledge of one of the following languages: French, German, Italian, Russian, or Spanish. Experience: Required: Minimum three years’ experience in collection development. Preferred: Collection development experience in an ARL Library, including collection analysis, collection development policy formulation and application; work experience in dealing with the book trade; demonstrated ability to deal successfully with a broad range of library functions; ability to interact effectively with library staff and diverse clientele, and ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form. Salary: $29,702. Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits. For full consideration, submit resume and names/addresses of three references by March 1,1993. Applications accepted until position is filled. Send resume to: Ray Foster, Personnel Librarian, Library Personnel Services, McKeldin Library, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742-7011. The University of Maryland is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities are encouraged to apply.

LIBRARIAN/MUSIC SPECIALIST,East Carolina University, Joyner Library. Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Head of the Music Library, participates fully in all aspects of the branch library operation including general library supervision (some evening and weekend duties on a rotating schedule), bibliographic instruction, online database and CD/ROM searching. Serves as liaison with the music cataloger in the main library, as well as participates in branch library automation projects. Shares in the supervision of student and graduate assistants. The Music Library, located in the School of Music, is staffed by 2 professionals, 3 support staff, and student assistants. Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS (required); advanced degree in music, or substantial progress toward the same; working knowledge of modern European languages, experience with national bibliographic utility, MARC music formats, and automated library systems. Familiarity with online database searching and computer applications in music materials preferred. Twelve-month tenure-track faculty position with appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. Salary $23,000 minimum, depending on qualifications and experience. Professional achievement, service, and research/creative activity are required for tenure and promotion. East Carolina University’s libraries serve a campus community of over 17,000 students and 1,300 faculty. The university is a constituent institution of the sixteen-campus University of North Carolina System. Screening will begin April 15, 1993, and continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application, resume, copies of transcripts, and three current letters of reference to: Librarian/Music Specialist Search Committee, Mrs. Pat Elks, Administrative Assistant, Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858-4353. Official transcripts from each college or university attended will be required prior to any offer of employment. An equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Applicants must comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

ORIGINAL CATALOGER.The Original Cataloger will contribute AACR2 original cataloging and name, series, and subject authority work for books and non-print material in all subject areas. Assign Library of Congress classification numbers and Library of Congress subject heading terms to material having OCLC copy but lacking this information. Serve as primary cataloger for musicmaterials (upto40% of cataloging activity). Act as a resource person for solving complex authority and bibliographic problems. Keep up-to-date with LC and OCLC policies and cataloging practices. Reports to the Cataloging Team Leader. Required qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS degree; knowledge of Library of Congress classification and LCSH subjects. Knowledge of AACR2 and familiarity with earlier cataloging codes. Knowledge of MARC formats, particularly scores and sound recordings. Familiarity with a bibliographic utility. Ability to work with material in foreign languages. Bachelor’s degree in Music or Music Education. Excellent oral and written communications skills. Ability to read one foreign language. Computer literate; experience with word processing and spreadsheets. Preferred: Preference will be given to applicants with the following credentials: Master’s degree in Music or several years’ recent cataloging experience. Experience with OCLC. Experience with an automated system having a cataloging module. Tenure-track position. Library faculty must meet university requirements for promotion and tenure. Twenty-four days annual leave, tuition remission, usual benefits. Assistant or Associate Professor rank. Salary: Assistant Professor: $25,000 minimum; Associate Professor: $30,000. Send letter of application, current resume, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of recent references to: Jill Keally, Human Resources, The University of Tennessee Libraries, 1015 Volunteer Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37996-1000. Review of applications will begin March 15, 1993, and will continue until the position is filled. UTK is an EOE/AATitle IX/Section 504/ ADA employer.

REFERENCE LIBRARIAN.Position: 1) Proposed appointment: Assistant/ Associate Librarian (depending on qualifications). 2) Anticipated date of appointment: July 1,1993, or as soon thereafter as possible. 3) Salary range: $36,468-$55,488. Placement on the salary schedule depends on academic preparation and professional experience. 4) Benefits: An attractive package of fringe benefits valued at approximately 30% of gross salary in addition to base salary. Responsibilities:

This is will be a full-time, permanent, twelve-month appointment in the Library’s Reference Department. Approximately half of the time will be at the Reference Desk, including one night per week plus 4-5 weekends per semester. Additional responsibilities include preparing bibliographies, giving library instruction, assisting patrons in the use of electronic resources, and coordinating either the Library’s Multicultural Program or reference services to the University’s science departments. Qualifications: 1) Academic preparation: The minimum requirement for appointment to a faculty position is an ALA-accredited MLS (or its equivalent). An academic background in science or multicultural studies is desirable. 2) Professional experience: Reference experience in an academic library is desirable. Knowledge of and experience in searching electronic reference sources is desirable. Preference will be given to candidates with multicultural resource experience or a science background. Strong preference will be given to candidates with the ability to relate to an ethnically diverse student population. Applications: Correspondence, applications, and confidential papers should be sent to: William F. Heinlen, Search Committee Chair, Henry Madden Library Administrative Office, California State University, Fresno, 5200 N. Barton, Fresno, CA 93740-0034. Phone: (209) 278-2403. Filing deadline: To ensure full consideration, applicants are encouraged to have all application information on file by April 9,1993.

REFERENCE LIBRARIANfor dynamic, service-oriented program of humanities and social sciences reference in an outstanding college

SCIENCE INFORMATION RESOURCES LIBRARIAN.Tenure-track, academic year faculty position starting August 1993. Primary duties include reference, bibliographic instruction, liaison to academic departments in the sciences, online searching, and collection development. Requirements: MLS degree from an ALA-accredited library program; undergraduate degree in a natural science or three years of professional experience in a library specializing in the sciences; excellent oral and written communication skills; minimum of two years’ professional experience in an academic library; demonstrated knowledge of reference sources and current trends in library instruction; and demonstrated knowledge of current library technologies and skills in searching online systems. The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate continued professional development to secure tenure and promotion. Salary range: $27,125 to $34,619 for the academic year with possible additional summer employment. Rank: Instructor/Assistant Professor dependent upon qualifications. Applications received by February 15, 1993, will receive full consideration. Submit letter of application, resume, copies of official undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three current letters of reference to: Leo Shelley, Search Committee Chair, Library Department/CRL293, P.O. Box 1002, Millersville University, Millersville, PA 17551-0302 (Fax: (717) 872-3854). AA/EOE.

SYSTEMS LIBRARIAN.The primary responsibility of the Systems Librarian is to coordinate, plan, fully implement, and maintain NOTIS, plus all other automation services in the John B. Cade Library at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Works with and serves as primary liaison to the University Information Systems Office and reports to the Dean of Libraries. Must have knowledge and understanding of U.S. MARC format, experience using automated systems, preferably NOTIS. Provide leadership and input into the application of new information technology for the Library by planning and goal setting. Supervises and works with the Computer Applications Assistant. An ALA-accredited MLS required with a minimum of 3 years of experience preferably in an academic library. A computer science degree or some courses in computer science preferred. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, experience with and commitment to staff development training, knowledge of public and technical services, ability to work well as an individual and on cooperative endeavors. Appointment level and salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications with a minimum of $30,000. Send letter of application, resume, the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of 3 professional references to: Emma Bradford Perry, Dean of Libraries, John B. Cade Library, Southern University, Baton Rouge, LA 70813. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Southern University is an equal opportunity employer.

TECHNICAL SERVICES LIBRARIAN.Castleton State College. Twelve- month/full-time position, effective as soon as feasible (negotiable), salary approximately $25,000, attractive benefits package. Responsibilities: Oversee cataloging, acquisitions, and government documents processing (with primary emphasis upon cataloging). Qualifications: MLS from an ALA- accredited program. Second master's degree and experience in academic library technical services preferred. Familiarity with automated library systems, good communication skills, strong service commitment, and an ability to work with people in cooperative enterprises. Review of applications will begin on February 15 and will continue until position is filled. Send letter of application, copy of transcripts, resume, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of 3 references to: Joseph T. Mark, Academic Dean, Castleton State College, Castleton, VT 05735. Castleton State College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

Late Job Listings

CIRCULATION LIBRARIAN.Directs circulation and reserve services in LS2000 automation environment (NOTIS in future). Supervises support staff, student assistants; manages stack maintenance activities, assists automation librarian with circulation automation functions. Some reference desk and bibliographic instruction activities. Some weekend, evening duties required. Position contingent on available funding. Requires: ALA-accredited MLS, two years’ post-MLS professional experience in academic libraiy and/or two years’ full-time supervisory experience in circulation. Experience with automated circulation systems, supervisory experience, demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with faculty and students. Academic staff, begins July 1, 1993. $30,000; twelve-month position. Send application letter, resume, three current professional references with phone numbers to: Karin Sandvik, Chair, Library Department, Murphy Library, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, La Crosse, WI54601. Applications must be received by March 22, 1993. We are required to provide a list of nominees and applicants. A written request can exclude one from this list. Names of all finalists must be disclosed. Women, minorities encouraged to apply. AA/EOE.

INFORMATION SPECIALIST II/LIBRARIAN.A senior-level information special- ist/librarian who has both technical and managerial skills required for state-of-the-art information searching as well as library management. A primary responsibility for this person will be to conduct information searches, both technical (chemical) and business, and report this information directly to management. The applicant should be familiar with modern techniques of indexing, searching, and monitoring procedures that are presently used in corporate libraries. The position calls for a person with a chemistry background and a Master of Science degree in Library Science or the equivalent in experience. Salary range: $39-$45K. Send resume to: Gayle L. Hardison, Human Resources, Great Lakes Chemical Corporation, P.O. Box 2200, West Lafayette, IN 47906-0200.

DIVISION HEAD, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY DIVISION.Milner Library, Illinois State University. Division Head: Science and Technology Division. Full-time faculty, tenure-track position. University and Library: Illinois State University is a multi-purpose university with 22,000 students, located in the medium-sized urban area of Normal/Bloomington. Academic programs and courses are offered in thirty- three academic departments organized into five colleges with master’s degree programs in most fields and doctoral degree programs in art, biological sciences, curriculum and instruction, economics, psychology, education, English, history, and mathematics. Milner Library is the central library facility for the university community with a staff of 110 including thirty-four professionals, over 1.2 million volumes, and a materials budget of $1.8 million. It is organized into five broad subject divisions on six floors—of which the Science and Technology Division is one. The library is embarking on development of a campus library, information, and media services system program utilizing a campus fiber optic network and statewide cooperative union catalog. Depending on inclination and background, opportunities for involvement in the system’s development can be negotiated. Duties: Faculty tenure-track position which serves as head of one of five reference units reporting to the AUL for Public Services and Collection Development. With two other professionals and three civil service staff, provides traditional, online, and CD-ROM reference service in science and technology. In addition, this librarian will provide bibliographic instruction, act as liaison to appropriate faculty departments, and develop collections in support of several departments from among the pure and applied science, depending on the candidate’s qualifications. This position will service as head of the division, furnishing leadership, planning, identifying needs, establishing priorities, implementing change, supervising development and growth of the divisional faculty. Required: ALA-accredited master’s; two years’ administrative experience; appropriate experience in reference and library instruction; knowledge of the literature of the science, either from professional experience or extensive coursework; understanding of and ability to administer in a collegial environment. A second advanced degree in libraiy science or a subject discipline is required for tenure or appointment beyond the rank of instructor. Salary: $35,000 minimum, negotiable depending upon education and experience. Rank should be in the associate professor range. Preferred beginning date: May 1,1993. Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until position is filled, but for maximum consideration, applications should be submitted no later than: March 15,1993. To apply: Submit letter of application, resume, and at least three references to: Science and Technology Division Head Search Committee, 311 Milner Library, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 61761. Illinois State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

REFERENCE LIBRARIAN, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY DIVISION.Milner Library, Illinois State University. Science Reference Librarian: Science and Technology Division. Full-time faculty, tenure-track position. University and Library: Illinois State University is a multi-purpose university with 22,000 students, located in the medium-sized urban area of Normal/Bloomington. Academic programs and courses are offered in thirty-three academic departments organized into five colleges with master’s degree programs in most fields and doctoral degree programs in art, biological sciences, curriculum and instruction, economics, psychology, education, English, history, and mathematics. Milner Library is the central library facility for the university community with a staff of 110 including thirty-four professionals, over 1.2 million volumes, and a materials budget of $1.8 million. It is organized into five broad subject divisions on six floors—of which the Science and Technology Division is one. The library is embarking on a development of a campus library, information, and media services system program utilizing a campus fiber optic network and statewide cooperative union catalog. Depending on inclination and background, opportunities for involvement in the system’s development can be negotiated. Duties: Faculty tenure-track position which, with two other professionals and three civil service staff, provide traditional, online, and CD-ROM reference service in science and technology. In addition, this librarian will provide bibliographic instruction, act as liaison to appropriate faculty departments, and develop collections in support of several departments from among the pure and applied science, depending on the candidate’s qualifications. Required: ALA- accredited master’s; appropriate experience in reference and library instruction; knowledge of the literature of the science, either from professional experience or extensive coursework. A second advanced degree in library science or a subject discipline is required for tenure or appointment beyond the rank of instructor. Salary: $26,200 minimum, negotiable depending upon education and experience. Preferred beginning date: May 1,1993. Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until position is filled, but for maximum consideration, applications should be submitted no later than: March 15,1993. To apply: Submit letter of application, resume, and at least three references to: Science and Technology Search Committee, 311 Milner Library, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 61761. Illinois State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES REFERENCE BIBLIOGRAPHER FOR GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS AND MAPS.Dartmouth College Library has an opening for a Reference Bibliographer for Government Documents and Maps in the Baker Humanities and Social Sciences Library. The person we are seeking will be capable of working as a member of a reference bibliographer team in an innovative and technologically sophisticated department utilizing the Dartmouth College Information System, RLIN, and OCLC; online services using vendors such as Nexis, WilsonLine, BRS, and Dialog, as well as a variety microcomputers. Responsibilities include administrative leadership, collection management, and promotion of both U.S. documents and the map collection; general reference, assisting users with an extensive collection of CD-ROMs; online searching; instruction in GIS; bibliographic instruction; supervision of the Documents Center and the Map Room. Qualifications: ALA-MLS; preferred candidates will have a minimum of two years’ recent experience in reference, U.S. documents, and maps in an academic library; knowledge, experience, and enthusiasm for the use of electronic information resources; familiarity with census and other statistical data; experience with geographic information systems; strong background in the social sciences; strong supervisory ability. Dartmouth College offers a flexible benefits package including 22 vacation days, TIAA/CREF; paid major medical, hospital, and dental insurance; and assistance with moving expenses. Rank and salary commensurate with background and experience, with a minimum of $25,000 for Librarian I. Review of resumes will be begin March 8,1993. Reply to Phyllis E. Jaynes, 115 Baker Library, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755.

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