Association of College & Research Libraries


Deadlines:Ordersfor 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 $7.10 per line for institutions that are ACRL members, $9.00 for others. Late job notices are $17.25 per line for institutions that are ACRL members, $20.50 for others. Organizations submitting ads will be charged according to their membership status. Display ad rates range from $320 to $610 based upon size. Please call for sizes and rates.

Guidelines:For ads that list an application deadline, we suggest that date be no sooner thanthe20thdayofthemonth in which the notice appears (e.g., October 20 forthe October issue). All job announcements should include a salary range per policy of the American Library Association (ALA). 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.

Internet: C&RL News classified ads are now accessible on the Internet through the gopher server at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Ads will be placed on the gopher approximately 2-3 weeks before the printed edition of C&RL News is published. To reach C&RL NewsNet locate the University of Illinois at Chicago in the menu of all servers maintained on gopher at the University of Minnesota. Alternatively, connect your favorite gopher client directly to host " 70“. Select “The Library" from the menu and then select "C&RL NewsNet" from the next menu.

Contact:Jack Helbig, Classified Advertising Manager, C&RL NewsClassified 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:

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.


ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN.LSU Libraries. Anticipated Assistant Librarian (rank). Reports to Assistant Dean for Automation and Systems and is responsible for assisting with the management of the LSU Libraries’ systems operation, which includes the NOTIS system and other automated library services. Required: MLS degree accredited by ALA, with appropriate and progressive experience with library automation; experience with word processing, IBM compatible microcomputers using DOS and Windows operating systems. Potential to meet requirements for promotion and tenure. Desired: Experience with OCLC, NOTIS or another integrated automation system, TCP/IP, Internet, electronic mail; SAS programming. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience, $25,500 minimum. To apply send letter of application and resume, with names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references, to: Systems Librarian Search Committee, 295 Middleton Library, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803-3300, Attn: Caroline Wire. Review of applications will begin March 1 and will continue until position is filled.

AUTOMATED SYSTEMS LIBRARIAN.Bakersfield College, one of California’s first community colleges, is seeking to fill a full-time, tenure-track, 195-day position. Application procedures: Contact Personnel Office, Bakersfield College, 1801 Panorama Dr., Bakersfield, CA 93305, (805) 395-4252, for minimum qualifications, a job description and application packet. Return with resume, letter of interest, three current letters of recommendation and ALL collegiate transcripts. Filing deadline is March 15, 1995. AA/EOE.

CATALOGER.Wheaton College (Illinois) is seeking applicants for the faculty position of Cataloger at Buswell Memorial Library, the main campus library. Reporting to the Head of Technical Services, the person is responsible for cataloging resources for an online catalog and supervising cataloging and processing staff. A qualified candidate will have a master’s degree in library and/or information sciences from an ALA-accredited institution, working knowledge of AACR2, OCLC, DDC, LCSH, and computer applications. One year of professional experience, a second master’s degree in an academic discipline, experience with government documents, education, and curriculum are preferred. Wheaton College is an evangelical Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations. The college complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment. Women and minority applicants are encouraged to apply. Submit letter of application and resume to: Director of Human Resources, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL 60187.

CHAIR OF SCIENCE LIBRARIES(search re-opened). Kansas State University Libraries is seeking applicants for the position of Chair of Science Libraries. This is a 12-month tenure-track position. Reporting to the Associate Dean, the Chair of Science Libraries is responsible for operations and personnel at Farrell Science Library, Math/Physics Library, and Chemistry/Biochemistry Library and collaborates with the Veterinary Medical Library. The Chair of Science Libraries provides direction and leadership for personnel in all science libraries. This position is responsible for defining and implementing programs and services in the science libraries which reflect a vision for libraries in the 21st century. During renovation and expansion of the main library, the successful candidate will provide leadership in developing programs and services for the interim and the future. The Chair will work with faculty in the academic departments and serve as an advocate for those faculty and the science libraries staff. The KSU Libraries is an open system organization that subscribes to the team concept. The successful candidate will be a member of the Cabinet/Operations Team, which serves as the administrative team developing policy and procedure for KSU Libraries. The interviewees for this position will be asked to make a presentation to library staff and academic faculty on trends in access to scientific information. Preferred qualifications: MLS from an ALA-accredited library school; five years of library experience: excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills; management and supervisory experience in increasingly responsible positions. Required qualifications: Educational background or working experience in the scientific disciplines; academic library experience with strong background in reference; familiarity with automated information resources and access systems; experience with grant acquisition. Salary: In $40s, dependent on experience and qualifications. Review of applications will begin February 3,1995. Vacation of 22 working days and excellent benefits. A $28 million expansion/renovation of the libraries is underway. Manhattan is a community of 40,000 situated in the scenic Flint Hills of northeast Kansas. Send letter of application, resume, names, and 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.

COORDINATOR OF THE REFERENCE GROUP(search reopened). John Carroll University’s Grasselli Library is seeking an experienced and dynamic reference librarian to serve as Coordinator of the Reference Group. This person will coordinate all standard reference functions, including planning for the future structure of reference services, staffing of the reference center, library instruction, and development of reference collections in all formats. Supervision of four full-time librarians with faculty status, two part-time librarians, and student assistants is part of the position. This is a tenure-track appointment. Salary is mid to high $30s for academic year (two semesters), with additional compensation for summer work. Standard benefits. Required: An ALA-accredited MLS, knowledge of reference material in all formats, and effective oral and written communication skills. Desired: Five years reference experience in a comparable institution. Preference will be given to a candidate with a second master’s degree or an earned doctorate. John Carroll University, a Catholic and Jesuit university, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Send application letter and resume, and have three reference letters sent, to: Gorman L. Duffett, John Carroll University, Grasselli Library, 20700 North Park Blvd., University Heights, OH 41118. Preference will be given to applications received by March 1‚ 1995.

GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS LIBRARIAN.Central Missouri State University, a comprehensive university 50 miles southeast of Kansas City with an enrollment of 12,000, invites applicants for the following faculty position: Government Documents Librarian. Responsibilities: Administer Federal and State depository documents collection of 600,000 (53% Federal/100% State) volumes; supervise processing of documents; provide reference services in documents and supplemental reference assistance at the Central Reference Center, including the night and weekend rotation; assume bibliographic responsibilities in appropriate disciplines. Supervise 1.5 FTE and 8 to 12 students. Position reports to Coordinator of Public Services. Qualifications: Required: An ALA-accredited MLS; relevant library experience; strong communication and interpersonal skills; experience with online systems and microcomputers; demonstrated commitment to client-centered services. Desired: Government documents experience; supervisory experience; familiarity with MARC formats and bibliographic utilities. Preference will be given to candidates with a second master’s in a relevant field. Salary and benefits: 12-month, faculty tenure-track position with benefits. Salary depends upon qualifications: minimum at Instructor level $30,772. The university expects research and creative activities as well as public service activities for promotion and tenure. A second master's is required for tenure. To apply: Send a letter of application, resume, and three current letters of reference to: Pal V. Rao, Dean of Library Services, Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO 64093. Screening will begin on March 31‚ 1995, and continue until filled. Central is an equal opportunity, affirmative-action/ ADA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Salary guide

Listed below are the latest minimum starting figures recommended by state library associations and the North Carolina State Library for Professional library posts in these states. These recommendations are intended for governmental agencies that employ librarians. The recommendations are advisory only, and ALA has not adopted recommendations for minimum salaries. For information on librarian salaries, job seekers and employers should consider these recommended minimums, as well as other salary surveys (such as the survey in the October 15,1989, issue of Library Journal, the ALA Survey of Librarian Salaries, the annual ARL Salary Survey or the annual CUPA Administrative Compensation Survey) when evaluating professional vacancies. For more information, contact the ALA Office for Library Personnel Resources.

Connecticut $28,900
Delaware $22,500+
Illinois $27,400#
Indiana varies*
Iowa $21,588
Louisiana $22,000
Maine varies*
Massachusetts $27,554*
New Jersey $30,128
New York varies*
North Carolina $24,367+
Ohio $25,198+
Pennsylvania $23,700*
Rhode Island $28,000
South Carolina varies*
South Dakota $20,000
Texas $25,000
Vermont $23,846
West Virginia $22,000
Wisconsin $25,830

*Ratherthan establish one statewide salary minimum, some state associations have adopted a formula based on such variables as comparable salaries for public school teachers in each community or the grade level of a professional librarian post. In these cases, you may wish to contact the state association for minimum salary information.

+Salary minimums for public librarians only.

#Option for local formula.

HUMANITIES BIBLIOGRAPHER.Kansas State University Libraries seeks an energetic and creative professional to fill a tenure-track, faculty-ranked vacancy in its Collection Development Department. Responsibilities: Develops library collections in cooperation with humanities faculty (including Departments of English, History, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy, and Speech), and participates with the collections and humanities teams in developing policies and procedures. Plays an essential role as liaison with donors and in enhancement of collections under a major NEH challenge grant. Requirements: ALA-accredited MLS; knowledge of subject literature; excellent communication skills. Preferences: Second subject master’s in humanities area; reading knowledge of French, German, and/ or Spanish; bibliographic experience/education; knowledge of book trade and library acquisitions processes; reference/instruction experience; familiarity with library automation; grantwriting or external funding experience; academic library experience; ability to work in a collegial and rapidly changing environment. Salary: Mid $20s, depending on experience and qualifications. Screening will begin February 15,1995, and will continue until the position is filled. Starting date is negotiable. Kansas State University, one of the original land-grant institutions, is a comprehensive university with an enrollment of nearly 19,000. It is located in Manhattan, in the scenic Flint Hills of northeast Kansas. The main library is undergoing a $28 million expansion and renovation, to be completed in 1996. Send cover letter, resume, and the names, current addresses, and phone numbers of at least three work-related references to: M. Jean McDonald, Director of Administrative Sen/ices, Farrell Library, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506; phone: (913) 532-7465; e-mail:; fax: (913) 532-7415. Kansas State University is an equal opportunity employer. KSU actively seeks diversity among its employees.

LIBRARIAN POSITIONS.State University of New York College at Oswego. Penfield Library, SUNY Oswego, has a number of professional vacancies to fill. At least one will be a beginning librarian position; at least two will require experience beyond the entry level. Responsibilities for all positions include reference, bibliographic instruction, collection development, and other related duties. We are seeking candidates with an interest or experience in CD-ROM management, government documents or circulation. Experience in special collections or library instruction would also be a plus. Subject backgrounds of special interest include modern language and literature, business, education, psychology and human services, anthropology/ sociology, chemistry and biology. An MLS from an ALA-accredited institution is required for all positions. For the beginning librarian position, some professional academic library experience is preferred, as is familiarity with emerging technologies and database searching. Salary is $26,000 up, depending on rank and qualifications. For the senior library positions, at least two years of professional academic library experience is required, as is significant experience with emerging technologies. Supervisory experience is preferred. Salary is $29,500 up, depending on rank and qualifications. All positions require some evening and weekend hours. For all positions we seek candidates with good communication skills and the ability to work as members of a team. Experience in a multicultural environment would be a plus. We welcome applications from members of historically underrepresented groups. All positions are 12-month, tenure-track positions with faculty status. Applications received by February 1, 1995 will receive first consideration. Applications will be reviewed until positions are filled. Send letter of application, resume, transcripts, and three letters of reference to: Michael J. McLane, Director, Penfield Library, SUNY College at Oswego, Oswego, NY 13126. SUNY Oswego is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

LIBRARY.The College of Library and Information Services at the University of Maryland College at Park seeks a librarian to plan and manage the services and resources of the Information Resource Center which consists of the library, computer labs, and instructional design center. Responsibilities include overseeing daily operations and supervision of staff, providing orientation to services and instruction in their use, and maintaining liaison with faculty, the library system, the Computing Center, and other university units. May be expected to teach one or more courses as needed. Qualifications: Required: ALA-accredited MLS; five years increasingly responsible professional experience with selection, implementation, and support of information sources and technologies; effective communication skills; demonstrated strong public service and administrative skills. Desired: second master’s degree or work toward the Ph.D.; experience in an academic setting. Salary range: $40,000–$45,000, depending upon qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits. Position available July 1,1995. For full consideration, submit resume and names and addresses of three references by March 1‚ 1995, to: Ann E. Prentice, Dean, College of Library and Information Services, Room 4105 Hornbake Library, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742. The University of Maryland is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities are encouraged to apply.

LIBRARY DIRECTOR.Madonna University invites applications for the position of Library Director beginning in mid-1995. Madonna University is a Catholic, co-educational, comprehensive university with approximately 4,400 students. This is a 12-month, nontenure position reporting to the Academic Vice-President. The Director is responsible for the implementation, maintenance, and expansion of library policies, resources and provision of library services for faculty, students and staff. The successful candidate will have a minimum of an ALA-accredited MLS; doctorate preferred. Evidence of at least seven years of progressively responsible experience in academic library administration is needed. Salary range is $38,000–$42,000. A participative management style is essential, with strong communication and interpersonal skills. Candidates should be committed to the character and goals of a liberal arts university with a Christian perspective. Submit letter of application, CV, and three letters of reference by March 10, 1995, to: Patricia Vint, Chair Selection Committee, Madonna University, 36600 Schoolcraft, Livonia, Ml 48150-1173. Madonna University complies with federal and state requirements for nondiscrimination in employment. Applications are strongly encouraged from minorities. AA/EOE.

LIBRARY GRADUATE ASSISTANTS FOR 1995 ACADEMIC YEAR.Mankato State University Library is seeking individuals who possess either an MLS or MA in library science and who wish to work on a subject master's degree while gaining valuable professional experience in an academic library. MSU offers master's degrees in over 60 academic disciplines. Graduate assistantships are internships in the discipline—in this case, two disciplines—library science and the subject discipline of your choice. Graduate assistants supervise student workers and perform other professional services in the public and technical services of the library. Public service positions include reference, government publications, online database searching, interlibrary loan, educational resource center, media production, circulation, maps, periodicals, and bibliographic instruction. Positions in the technical sen/ices include acquisitions, cataloging, and library research. Successful candidates must show evidence of demonstrable working experience in one of the areas listed. A full assistantship averages 20 hours of work and pays approximately $155 per week for 34 weeks of the academic year. Eleven-month assistantships are also available with additional compensation. Additionally, graduate assistants qualify for in-state tuition and for at least one-half tuition remission of 6 to 12 graduate credits per quarter during the academic year. Contingent upon satisfactory performance and available funds, there is a possibility that this appointment may be continued beyond the initial period of employment. Mankato State University Library, a dynamic information center for 12,400 students and area users, has a staff of 16 librarians, 18 classified staff, approximately 10 graduate assistants, and over 150 student workers.Memorial Library is home of the PALS total library system, a nationally known integrated library system featuring an online catalog, a circulation system, an interlibrary loan module, a serials control system, an acquisition system, and 20 external files such as ERIC and IAC, which are available online. A letter of application outlining your experience in an academic library, your resume, and the names and telephone numbers of three current references should be sent by April 3,1995, to: Frank R. Birmingham, Acting Director, Library Sen/ices and Information Technology MSU 19, Mankato State University, P.O. Box 8419, Mankato, MN 56002-8419; phone: (507) 389-5953; fax: (507) 389-5155. Applications from minorities are encouraged; Mankato State University is an equal opportunity university and employer. The initial appointments will be made from the pool of applicants available at the initial review date specified above. If vacancies occur during the academic year, all applications, including those in the original pool and those received after the initial review date, will be considered. All applications in the pool become inactive on June 30, 1996.

MEDIA(search reopened). The University of San Diego is seeking a creative, service-oriented, and energetic Director of the Media Center. A division of the university library, the Media Center supports USD’s teaching with its AV software collections, campuswide delivery system, software production, faculty development workshops, and media classrooms. The Director of the Media Center reports to the University Librarian. Responsibilities include working with faculty on media projects, supervision of a staff of ten, budget oversight, long- range planning, service on university committees, administration of the center’s Novell LAN, and oversight of the center’s operations on its SAM booking system and on the Innovative Interfaces campuswide library system. Candidates must have a master’s degree in educational technology or in library science with a media emphasis and at least five years of relevant administrative experience. Preferred candidates will have an additional degree in a subject taught at the university, familiarity with a wide range of university programs, experience in telecommunications and computing, especially multimedia, and in teaching, and advanced speaking and writing skills. Founded in 1948, USD is a Roman Catholic university. With 6,000 students, it has a College of Arts and Sciences and Schools of Law, Business Administration, Nursing, and Education. Salary minimum is $50,000. Benefits include TIAA/CREF and a variety of health and dental plans, usn is an AA/EO employer. Applicants should forward a letter, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to: Edward D. Starkey, University Librarian, Copley Library, University of San Diego, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110. Review of applications will begin in early February and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews may be conducted at ALA Midwinter in Philadelphia.

ORIGINAL CATALOGER(two positions). Contributes AACR2 original cataloging, and name, series, and subject authority work for books, serials, and nonprint material (videos, maps, computer files, and other audiovisual formats) in all subject areas. Assigns LC classification numbers and LC subject headings to material having OCLC or RLIN copy but lacking this information. Acts as a resources person for solving complex authority and bibliographic problems. Participates with peers in discussing theory and practice of organizing and retrieving library material. Keeps current with LC and OCLC policies and cataloging practices and national cataloging trends. Although these are primarily cataloger positions, some amount of time may be devoted to noncataloging duties depending on subject expertise and interest. Reports to the Cataloging Team Leader. In addition to the Tearn Leader, the cataloging team includes four original catalogers and ten nonexempt staff positions. Required qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS degree; knowledge of LC classification and LC subject headings; knowledge of AACR2 and familiarity of earlier cataloging codes; knowledge of MARC formats; familiarity with a bibliographic utility; ability to work with material in foreign languages; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to read one Romance language; computer skills, including experience with word processing. Preferred: Experience in OCLC; experience with an automated system having a cataloging module; background in the sciences and agriculture, or background in the humanities with an emphasis in history. Minimum of two years’ post-MLS professional experience in original cataloging. Tenure-track position. Library faculty must meet university requirements for promotion and tenure. 24 days annual leave, tuition remission, usual benefits. Assistant or Associate Professor rank. Salary: $25,000 minimum. Send letter of application, current resume, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three recent references to: Jill Keally, Human Resources, University of Tennessee Libraries, 1015 Volunteer Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37996-1000. Review of applications will begin March 15, 1995, and will continue until the position is filled. Interviewing at ALA Midwinter, Philadelphia. UTK is an EEO/AA/Title IX/Section 504/ADA employer.

RARE BOOK CATALOGER.Under the supervision of the Head of Technical Services for the Houghton Library, performs original and complex adaptive cataloging of rare books and printed material from the 15th century to the present according to national standards, using AACR2, LC subject headings, and the US MARC formats. The Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Books will be used for appropriate early materials. The cataloger will participate in departmental planning of evolving workflow procedures and assist with other cataloging activities when necessary as procedures and duties evolve in the rapidly changing electronic environment. The cataloger provides expertise in an area of specialization to members of the library staff, and participates fully in the professional activities of the library, preparing exhibitions, seminars, and other public events. Houghton Library is the main repository for rare books in Harvard College, with major collections in the areas of Western literature and history, the history of science, illustrated books, classical authors, theater and the performing arts, and many smaller collections. Houghton is administratively part of the Harvard College Library, within the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Qualifications: Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school and/or advanced degree in the humanities. Competency in at least one Western European language required, German or Latin highly desirable; four to six years successful professional cataloging experience, preferably in a large research library, including original cataloging and authority control; experience in use of OCLC or other major bibliographic utility. Thorough knowledge of cataloging tools, standards, and conventions; experience with integrated library systems. Ability to perform bibliographic research and pay close attention to detail required. Effective written and oral communication skills as well as excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. Flexibility and versatility required in order to effectively contribute to an evolving work situation. The preferred candidate will be professionally active and have a demonstrated interest in publication and other scholarly activities. Previous experience in cataloging of rare books and manuscripts desirable. Available: Immediately. Compensation: Appointment salary depending on qualifications, low to mid $40s. Major benefits include one month vacation; generous holiday and sick leave; choice of health plans; dental insurance; life insurance; disability benefits; university-funded retirement income plan; tax-deferred annuity options; staff tuition assistance; child care scholarships. Interested candidates may send a letter of interest, resume, and the names of three references to: Hazel C. Stamps, Director of Personnel Services, Harvard College Library, 188 Widener, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138. Harvard University upholds a commitment to affirmative action and equal opportunity.

REFERENCE/BIBLIOGRAPHIC INSTRUCTION LIBRARIAN.Tenure-track position. Serves at the general reference desk of a large, urban, multicultural university. Service includes some evening and weekend responsibilities. Provides library instruction in a wide variety of subjects and formats, including preparing resource guides. Subject specialty and collection development responsibility will depend on qualifications and library needs. Participates in faculty governance with full faculty status in a collective bargaining environment. Required: MLS from ALA-accredited institution, plus a minimum of two years professional experience in an academic library. Substantial bibliographic instruction experience. Strong communication skills. Ability to work productively both independently and in a collaborative environment. Flexibility. Experience and up-to-date knowledge of electronic information retrieval systems and sen/ices. Enthusiasm for working with students and faculty on a multicultural urban campus. Preferred:Subject background in the humanities or creative arts. Appointment level: Senior Assistant Librarian. Salary range: Ten-month: $2,726– $3,768/month, depending on qualifications. Twelve-month: $3,130– $4,337/month, depending on qualifications. Starting date: September 1995. Position will be filled subject to final budgetary approval. To apply: Send letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to: Patricia Forsyth, Personnel Assistant, J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University, 1630 Holloway Ave., San Francisco, CA 94132. Applications must be received by March 31, 1995. San Francisco State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

REFERENCE LIBRARIAN.One-year temporary position for dynamic, sen/ice-oriented program of humanities and social sciences reference in an outstanding college library. Required: ALA-accredited MLS, sound liberal arts education, previous academic or research library reference experience, knowledge of humanities and social sciences sources, demonstrated service commitment, library instruction skills, ability to work well independently and with others, excellent communication skills, commitment to professional development, and evidence of initiative, creativity, and resourcefulness in past activities. Preferred: Previous professional reference experience; experience with library instruction, electronic information sources, interlibrary loan, and government documents; undergraduate or advanced degree in a social sciences field; knowledge of one or more foreign languages. Oberlin College combines a leading undergraduate college of arts and sciences with a music school of national prominence, and has a long history of leadership in educating women and minorities. In addition to strengths in traditional arts and sciences, Oberlin emphasizes interdisciplinary study and actively seeks a racially, ethnically, and culturally diverse staff and student body. The library contains one million plus volumes and is fully automated. Salary competitive, $25,500 minimum. Available August 1, 1995. More information about Oberlin College and the library is available at: To ensure consideration, send letter of application, resume, and names of three references by April 7,1995, to: Reference Search Committee, Oberlin College Library, Oberlin, OH 44074. AA/EOE.

REFERENCE LIBRARIAN(two positions). Seeking self-motivated, service-oriented individual to join reference team. Individual will provide reference service, bibliographic instruction, collection development,and online/CD-ROM searches. The library is committed to offering the latest in information technology and has recently installed its online catalog (Innovative Interfaces) and other electronic databases such as WILSON databases, Carl UnCover, and FirstSearch. Individual can expect to work the library one night a week and one weekend a month. Individual can expect to rotate along with other reference librarians, through additional responsibilities such as ILL, map collection, government documents, etc. Professional librarians at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMU-CC) have accademic status. TAMU-CC is a four-year university with graduate programs. Currently we serve over 5,100 students, 34% of whom are Hispanic. Qualifications: Required: MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited program. Experience with electronic databases. Desired: Experience or interest in government documents or in interlibrary loan and document delivery. Bibliographic instruction experience. Academic background in American or English literature, in the physical sciences or in business. Salary and benefits: A12 month appointment at a salary of $25,000. Benefits include a percentage payment of employee’s SS, choice of retirement and medical programs, no state or local income taxes. State vacation, holiday package. Applications are encouraged from women and men of all ethnic and racial backgrounds. Date available: Position open immediately. Committee will begin screening applicants March 1‚ 1995, and continue until position is filled. Send letter of application, addressing qualifications, with resume and names of at least three reference to: University Library, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, 6300 Ocean Dr., Corpus Christi, TX 78412. eo/aa employer.

SCIENCE LIBRARIAN(search extended). St. Lawrence University, a private, non-denominational liberal arts college located between the Adirondack Mountains and the St. Lawrence River, seeks an individual to assume primary responsibility for managing daily operations and supervising support staff at the Launders Science Library. S/he will also serve as part of a team of 10 librarians to provide reference and instruction, develop and manage collections, facilitate document delivery, and plan policies and set goals for campus libraries. 12- month appointment with 1 month vacation; faculty status. Salary range from high $20s, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Required: ALA-accredited MLS; library experience, preferably in an academic setting; degree in science or equivalent library experience working with science collections. Preferred: Strong reference, bibliographic instruction, and database searching skills; working knowledge of library computer applications; supervisory experience. The Search Committee will begin reviewing candidate material on March 3,1995; position will remain open until filled. Send letter of application, resume, and names and telephone numbers of three references to: Lynn Ekfelt, Search Committee Chair, Owen D. Young Library, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY 13617. St. Lawrence University is an affirmative action, equal employment opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

SERIALS CATALOGER/EAST ASIAN SUBJECT SPECIALIST.The George Washington University annouces a search for a Serials Cataloger/East Asian Subject Specialist. Appointment rank and salary: Appointment at the rank of Librarian II, $26,000 minimum. Position description: Performs original and complex copy cataloging of serials in all subject areas and languages; performs original andcomplex copy cataloging of other bibliographic formats in East Asian languages; creates and reviews authority work in local automated system; reviews all new serials records in local automated system to ensure that bibliographic, copy holdings, MARC holdings, and item records are correct. Supervises paraprofessional staff whocreate local data records (LDR) for the OCLC Union List; works with head of Database Management and Processing Unit to resolve serials bibliographic, copy holdings, MARC holdings, and item record problems. Trains and serves as resource person for technical services staff with regard to serials records in OCLC and local automated system; serves as the department’s liaison with the Serials Coordinator; develops procedures and policies pertaining to serials record maintenance, cataloging, and monographic series authority records in consultation with the department head and, as necessary, the Serials Coordinator; assists Serials Coordinator in review of serials clean-up project; in particular is responsible for bibliographic records. As subject specialist for East Asia serves as liaison, provides specialized research support and consultation services, develops and manages collections, and identifies users needs with respect to library services and policies. Participates in user education and research consultations. Serves on librarywide and university committees. Reports to Senior Subject Specialist, who helps plan commitments and evaluates overall performance. Qualifications required: ALA-accredited mater’s degree in library science; familiarity with AACR2, LCSH, LC classification, MARC formats, and ANSI holdings standards; minimum of two years post-MLS serials cataloging experience; experience with an integrated online system and a major bibliographic utility; reading knowledge of Chinese; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to work in a team environment. Qualifications desirable: Experience with NOTIS; other cataloging experience; reading knowledge of other East Asian or European languages; collection development or faculty liaison experience; academic background in East Asian studies. Review of application: Review of applications begins on February 1‚ 1995 and continues until the position is filled. Please send your resume and names of three references to: Andrea W. Stewart, Executive Associate, The Melvin Gelman Library, The George Washington University, 2130 H St. NW, Washington, DC 20052. The George Washington University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

SYSTEM LIBRARIAN.Responsibilities: Coordinates the work of the System Department’s team of six staff in all aspects of library automation and telecommunications, providing training, technical assistance, and consultation to library faculty and staff and oversight of the library's microcomputer lab. The Systems Librarian is involved in training library personnel in the use of the integrated library system software, system operation, and system documentation; with system and network monitoring, operations, and planning; and in testing and implementation of new software and technology. The Systems Librarian is expected to be the liaison with the campus Computing & Information Services, the Health Sciences Library automation efforts, the Eastern Carolina Network, and the University of North Carolina General Administration’s Network Services. Qualifications: ALA- accredited MLS required. Second master’s degree desired. Preference will be given to second master’s degree in information science or computer science. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills are required as well as the ability to work in a team environment. Supervisory experience is desired. Candidates must have an understanding of all library operations including public services, technical sen/ices; and media services. Candidates must have demonstrated experience with implementing and managing microcomputer- and minicomputer-based systems and networked projects. Candidates must provide evidence of database creation and report generation experience using commercial software programs, e.g., Excel, Access. Candidates must have demonstrated experience with Novell Netware 3.12 or higher, the operation of networked CD-ROMs, as well as the implementation and operation of Gopher and Web Servers. Twelvemonth tenure-track faculty position available beginning July 1‚ 1995. Rank and salary dependent upon qualifications and experience. Substantial record of research, publication, and presentation will be expected of the successful candidate for promotion and tenure. A constituent institution of the University of North Carolina, East Carolina University has over 17,800 students in 12 colleges and schools. Academic Library Services provides library and information services through two libraries, Joyner Library and the Music Library. Academic Library Services has a faculty of 29 and a staff of 75.5 Library collections total approximately one million volumes plus extensive holdings of microforms, government documents, and manuscripts. Academic Library Services is networked, providing access to CD-ROMs, the Internet, and the client/ server-based integrated library system Horizon. Construction is underway on a major addition and renovation that will double the size of the library. Screening of applications will begin April 1, 1995. Applicants should submit a complete resume, copies of all transcripts, and a letter of application summarizing achievements and potential for the position, to: Systems Librarian Search Committee, Pat Elks, Administrative Assistant, Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858- 4353. Applicants should have three letters of reference mailed to the Search Committee in order to be considered. Official transcripts from each college or university attended will be required prior to any offer of employment. An equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Accommodates individuals with disabilities. Applicants must comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

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REFERENCE LIBRARIAN.The American University invites applications for a tenure-track Reference Librarian at the rank of Assistant Librarian. Responsibilities: Provide research assistance in an active department with a busy reference desk and in-demand outreach programs and services. Support and assist in user access to the online public catalog, networked and stand-alone compact disc databases, LEXIS/ NEXIS, mediated databases, Internet, and other electronic resources. Design and teach library instruction sessions, prepare publications, participate in departmental planning processes. Collection development and other reference responsibilities as assigned. Evening and weekend service required. Professional development and service to the university community expected. Requirements: ALA-accredited MLS. Reference experience and experience with electronic information resources including the Internet. Excellent communication skills. Ability to work independently and collegially in a demanding environment. Potential to meet tenure requirements in performance of primary and secondary responsibilities, university and professional service. Preferred: Academic reference experience, library instruction experience, and background in science or social sciences for materials selection. Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. Position available: May 1,1995. The American University, incorporated in 1893, offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs, many with international focus, to over 11,000 students. Its proximity to centers of politics, justice, world affairs, communication, science, business, and art in Washington, D.C., enhances the learning environment. The University Library serves the University through a collection of over 615,000 volumes, 21 library faculty, 50 fulltime staff plus over 100 student assistants, and a budget of over $4.7 million. The university is an active member of the Washington Research Library Consortium, with a shared NOTIS system that includes an online public catalog and 12 additional bibliographic databases. The Reference Department employs nine full- time library faculty and three support staff. Review of applications will begin March 1, 1995, and continue until position is filled. Send resume and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to: Michele Mikkelsen, Personnel Officer, The American University Library, 4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20016-8046. The American University is an AA/EEO university committed to a diverse student body, faculty, and staff. Minority and women candidates are encouraged to apply.

CATALOGING COORDINATOR, LIBRARY.Cataloging Coordinator. Assistant Professor. Regular, 9-month, possible tenure-track appointment with faculty status. Dependent on funding may be for one year only. Responsibilities: Coordinates Cataloging Dept, activities; general reference; library instruction; collection development and departmental liaison duties to selected departments; multicultural outreach. Required: ALA-MLS; experience or training in cataloging, use of electronic reference resources, and reference services; multicultural expertise or background. Preferred: subject master’s; second master’s required for tenure. Teaching experience; cataloging experience in an OPAC environment, and with government publications; supervisory experience. Salary: $29,988, Assistant Professor with second master’s. Applications received by April 15, 1995, given preference; position open until filled. Minorities are strongly urged to apply. Send resume and names of three references to: Jim Rible, Chair, Library Personnel Committee, Southern Oregon State College, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, OR 97520. Phone: (503) 552-6821; e-mail: SOSC is an AA/EEO employer.

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