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BOOKS BOUGHT AND SOLD

USED SCI-TECH BOOKS PURCHASED.Physics, math, all engineering, electricity, and electronics, skilled trades, antiquarian tech. Sorry, no serials or life sciences. Quality older editions, duplicates, unneeded gifts, superseded titles always sought. Ex library OK. No quantities too great; will travel when appropriate. For more information please contact: Collier Brown or Kirsten Berg at Powell’s Technical Bookstore, 33 NW Park Ave., Portland, OR 97209; phone: (800) 225-6911; fax: (503) 228-0505; e-mail to: kirsten@ technical.powells.com.

POSITIONS OPEN

ASSISTANT REFERENCE LIBRARIAN, INSTRUCTION COORDINATOR.South Dakota State University, (12-month, term or tenure track appointment depending on qualifications. Responsibilities: Plans, develops, and implements the library’s instruction program working with other library and university faculty. Coordinates the work of other library faculty in the program, which includes classroom presentations, tours, preparation of written bibliographies, guides, manuals, point-of-use handouts, promotional materials, web pages, and computer-based instructional presentations. Provides general reference services to library users including some evening and weekend duty, and performs electronic database searches to address information needs. Participates in collection development activities for the reference collection and the general collection in selected disciplines, and must fulfill faculty expectations for librarianship, scholarly activity, and service as required for promotion and tenure. Required: An earned ALA-accredited master’s degree in library science; ability to communicate and interact effectively with students, faculty, and staff; ability to perform reference services in a broad range of subject areas; graduate coursework and/or employment experience with electronic library resources; graduate coursework dealing with advanced reference topics including the literature and resources of individual disciplines. Desired: An earned subject master’s degree in addition to the MLS (required for Assistant Professor and tenure-track appointment), a reference internship, practicum, or other reference work experience in an academic or research library; working knowledge of instructional and/or presentation software; teaching experience or coursework dealing with classroom instructional techniques and theories; academic, public, or special library work experience; working knowledge of one or more modern foreign languages. Minimum salary: $24,000 (Instructor appointment), $28,000 (Assistant professor appointment) with standard benefits. Application deadline: March 15, 1998, or until filled. Starting date: May 1, 1998 (negotiable). Send letter of application, resume addressing specific job qualifications, copies of transcripts, and have three recent letters of professional recommendation sent directly to: Clark Hallman, Reference Search Committee, South Dakota State University Library, Box 2115, Brookings, SD 57007- 1098. AA/EEO Employer/ADA. Reasonable accommodations (605) 688-6361; TT/Voice (605) 688-4394.

CATALOGING LIBRARIAN.California State University, Sacramento, seeks a motivated and energetic individual for a new Cataloging Librarian position. This entry-level position provides substantial opportunity for professional growth and development. The position reports to the Head of the Bibliographic Control Department. Other department staff include eight support staff and student assistants. Responsibilities: Provides descriptive cataloging, subject analysis, and authority work for electronic, multimedia, and print materials in both serial and monographic formats. Utilizes OCLC, Innopac, AACR2, LCSH, LC classification, Dewey, Sudocs, and other classification schemes. Leads in providing bibliographic access to electronic resources. Acts as a resource for and provides training to department staff. Department Web page coordinator; liaison with Systems Department and outside vendors. Manages projects, provides department representation and supervision in the absence of the department head. May participate in reference, instruction, and collection development activities. Minimum qualifications: Master's degree in library and information science from an ALA-accredited program; knowledge of and ability to apply AACR2, LCSH, LC classification, MARC formats, authority and bibliographic control principles, and LC cataloging practice; knowledge of or training in OCLC or another bibliographic utility; knowledge of and experience with the Internet; understanding of the bibliographic access issues related to electronic resources; demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to work effectively in a team environment emphasizing a good balance between quality and productivity; flexibility, initiative, and ability to adapt to change; continuing commitment to professional development and growth. Demonstrated interest or ability to work with a diverse student population. Desirable qualifications: Knowledge of serials cataloging (print and electronic); familiarity with CONSER; knowledge of an integrated library system, particularly Innopac; familiarity with digital technologies (HTML, SGML, and other Web standards); skill in computer use and applications; interest in Web site creation and maintenance; knowledge of Dewey and SuDocs classification schemes; working knowledge of at least one foreign language, preferably Spanish. Position classification: Probationary, 12- month tenure-track position at the Assistant Librarian rank; salary range: $36,228-$42,612. Librarians have full faculty status and must demonstrate professional competence, scholarly or creative achievement, and service to the university and community in order to meet university requirements for tenure and promotion. Excellent benefits. Library: Overall library staff of 23 librarians and 53 support staff. Library Web page address: http://www.csus.edu/csuslibr/. Library uses Innovative Interfaces. Application procedures: Position is available April 1, 1998. Applications received by March 1, 1998, will receive first consideration. Position open until filled. Send a cover letter describing interest and qualifications, a complete resume, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references to: Patricia Larsen, Director and Dean of the Library, California State University, Sacramento, Library, 2000 State University Dr. East, Sacramento, CA 95819-6039. Applicants invited for interview will be required to submit official transcripts. Vacancy announcement and position description available electronically: Request from lmjones@csus.edu. California State University, Sacramento, is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who assist the university in meeting its strategic plan goal of pluralism: “To develop a campus community whose diversity enriches the lives of all and whose members develop a strong sense of personal and community identity as well as mutual respect.” CSUS hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

CHIEF, ELECTRONIC INFORMATION AND PUBLICATIONS PROGRAM.The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Office of Information Services (OIS), is seeking a Supervisory Computer Specialist (System Analysis) to serve as Chief of the Electronic Information and Publications Program (EIPP). OIS provides the knowledge base which scientific and technical research staff utilize to contribute to the creation of new knowledge, thereby fulfilling NIST’s mission of promoting U.S. economic growth by working with industry to develop and supply technology, measurements, and standards. In turn, OIS is also responsible for the editorial, packaging, and dissemination processes of the newly created knowledge which is the result of NIST research. The candidate must possess leadership qualities, and knowledge of electronic publication computer systems, preferably in a science and technology environment. The Chief of EIPP manages and supervises three teams via subordinate team leaders: Editing and Publishing, Electronic Products and Services Development, and Technical Infrastructure. These teams are responsible for OIS' computer support, network support, NIST’s Virtual Library (NVL), NIST’s Virtual Museum, the online library catalog, and the processing and production of print and electronic publications. The Chief of EIPP coordinates electronic information projects with the Chief of the Research Library and Information Program (RLIP) and participates in the management of OIS, reporting to the Director of OIS. Major responsibilities include directing and planning the EIPP, which consists of creating, editing, value adding to research products, and producing print and electronic publications; managing the editorial peer review process; developing the NVL, PC support, and network support. The Chief also directs the distribution of electronic and print research products and knowledge resources and services for the NIST and national research communities. Minimum qualifications requirements: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience (equivalent to the ZP-III or GS-12 level) that demonstrates a knowledge of computer system analysis methods and techniques pertinent to the position to be filled. Applicants must also meet the following selective factors: (1) Ability, as evidenced by experience, to perform systems analysis for an electronic publication system. (2) Knowledge, as evidenced by experience, of database management and system administration of integrated online library systems. Appointment is at the ZP-0334-IV (equivalent to the GS 13- 14) level; salary range of $54,629-$89,033. Request vacancy announcement NIST-97-2538E8 via hotline (301) 926-4851 or at www.usajobs.opm.gov for specific requirements including mandatory selective/qualifying criteria. Closes February 28, 1998. Benefits include 10 paid holidays, 13 vacation days, and 13 sick days per year. U.S. citizenship is required. The Department of Commerce/NIST is an equal employment, affirmative action employer.

COORDINATOR OF THE MUSIC LIBRARY.University of Houston Libraries. Administer and plan the programs and daily operations of the Music Library and serve as reference librarian in the branch. Maintain a close relationship with branch library administrators and the Moores’ School of Music faculty. Duties: Provide service at the Reference/Electronic Publications Center desk, including some weekend and evening hours. Collection development (print and electronic), library instruction, and faculty liaison in humanities. Supervise, train, and evaluate the employees of the Music Library. Participate in various library and university activities, including involvement with committees and task forces. Requirements: Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school required. A background in musicology required and some supervisory experience strongly preferred. Excellent communication skills and strong service orientation essential. Desire to work in an environment where services are expanding and where there is considerable scope for planning and implementing new program initiatives, including the application of new technologies to the delivery of services. Salary: $31,000. Comprehensive benefits package; no state or local income tax. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send letter of application, names of three references, and resume to: Linda Thompson, Assistant Dean for Bibliographic Services, University of Houston Libraries, Houston, TX 77204-2091. The University of Houston is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

DIRECTOR, UNIVERSITY LIBRARY.Salisbury State University seeks applications and nominations for the position of University Library Director. Responsible for all standard library departments and functions, the successful candidate will offer leadership grounded in both traditional and automated library methodology. The university seeks an individual able to conceptually articulate the form and function of a library facility in the 21st century. Such an image must embrace the full spectrum of electronic and automated technologies while recognizing the continual role of print materials. Additional responsibilities will include development of a vision for the future, integration of a special collections facility, marshalling a proposed new building through design, construction, and occupancy, and initiating library resource development activities. Minimum qualifications are an MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program or foreign equivalent; a proven record as a forceful, dynamic advocate for a teaching-learning library environment; demonstrated administrative experience in college librarianship, including personnel and budget; and superior leadership, oral, and written skills. The applicant must demonstrate the ability to plan, assess resource needs, and to motivate the university community toward achieving consensus- developed outcome goals. An additional advanced degree is preferred. Salisbury State University is part of the University System of Maryland and is located on Maryland’s eastern shore between the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean. Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk are all within 125 miles. Salisbury has a service population of 76,000, and the university hosts 6,000 students in 29 undergraduate and five graduate programs. Blackwell Library houses over 240,000 bound volumes and is staffed by 12 professional and 10 support staff. Applicants should submit a detailed vita, statement of interest, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of five references to: Chair, Library Search Committee, Office of Academic Affairs, Salisbury State University, Salisbury, MD 21801 -6860. This is a state position offering a full array of benefits. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Applications received by February 15, 1998, will be given first consideration. Applications will be accepted until position is filled, and an early summer 1998 start date is anticipated. Salisbury State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Qualified women, minorities, and disabled persons are encouraged to apply.

ELECTRONIC RESOURCES/PUBLIC SERVICES LIBRARIAN.Position: One full-time, tenure-track faculty position (nine-month appointment with summer work optional) in Louis L. Manderino Library at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor. Employment date: August 1998. Compensation: Salary is commensurate with education and experience. The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education salary scale applies and includes fringe benefits. Essential work functions: Work under the direction of the Public Services Coordinator. Provide instruction, training, and reference services in the use of electronic resources and microcomputers. Maintain and continuously update the library’s homepage. Develop and maintain electronic and multimedia resources supporting instruction and research. Assume a major responsibility for the library portion of First Year Seminar, with emphasis on information literacy. Develop an ongoing outcomes assessment module for the library, focusing on performance studies and continuous improvement. Assume collection development responsibilities in areas of the individual’s expertise. Work at the reference desk as assigned. Evening and weekend reference duty in rotation with other librarians. Participate in departmental/university/systemwide committee assignments and additional duties as specified by the collective bargaining agreement. Participate in professional organizations. Work on special projects as assigned. Position requirements: ALA-accredited MLS; second master’s degree or doctorate; strong microcomputer skills; previous bibliographic instruction experience; evidence of excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work cooperatively in rapidly changing environment; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing. In addition to the aforementioned Qualifications, the candidate minimally must be able to communicate well and/or perform well in an interview. The University: California University of Pennsylvania, nestled in a bend of the Monongahela River 30 miles south of Pittsburgh, offers the natural beauty of a rural setting with the proximity of a major metropolitan area. Founded in 1852 as an academy in the town of California, the university has grown into a multipurpose facility with more than 5,000 students, 300 faculty, and a budget of more than $57 million. The main campus has 38 buildings on 80 acres with an additional 104 acres at Roadman Park, year- round recreation facility just minutes from campus. On-campus dormitory accommodations house 1,500 students. A member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, Cal U offers quality education at an affordable price. The Eberly College of Science and Technology, the College of Liberal Arts, and the College of Education and Human Services offer more than 150 courses of study leading to associate and baccalaureate degrees and a number of preprofessional certification and endorsement programs. The School of Graduate Studies and Research offers master's degrees in more than 30 different areas. The Office of Lifelong Learning offers evening and weekend degree programs and community noncredit classes. The university is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. Special accreditations include the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, and the National Athletic Trainers Association. The university also operates an off-campus site at the Southpointe Industrial Park, off Interstate 79, just minutes from downtown Pittsburgh. The Southpointe Center offers evening and weekend courses on both the undergraduate and graduate levels and fills a variety of contract training needs for businesses in the Pittsburgh area. The library’s homepage address is http://www.library.cup.edu. Deadline for submitting application: The application deadline is February 27, 1998. Applications: Applicants must submit a letter of application that addresses the candidate's professional goals and unique qualifications for this position, a current resume, official (original) transcripts showing degree(s) earned, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references who can provide current assessment of the candidate's performance potential in his/her discipline. Complete application materials should be sent to: Marsha L. Nolf, Chair, Library Search Committee, Louis L. Manderino Library, California University of Pennsylvania, 250 University Ave., California, PA 15419-1394; (412) 938-4048; e-mail: NOLF@CUP.EDU.

HEAD, LEARNING MATERIALS CENTER.(Search reopened; requirements changed.) Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, seeks a creative and dynamic professional librarian to serve as the Head of the Learning Materials Center. The chief responsibility of the person in this position is to plan, direct, and provide services to users of the Learning Materials Center. The center, located in Fogler Library, supports the students and faculty in the College of Education and Human Development. Duties include reference services at the center, collection development, and bibliographic instruction. Works closely with College of Education faculty and students. Prepares reports and library publications. Writes grants in support of the center. Supervises one library assistant and two part-time student assistants. Participates in librarywide planning. Works closely with other members of Fogler Library's staff on public service issues. Required: ALA- accredited MLS; expertise in children's and young adult literature; experience in collection development (including electronic information resources), reference service, and user education; Internet experience; excellent oral and written communication skills. Preferred: Teaching certificate; supervisory experience; academic library experience; curriculum or education library experience. The University of Maine is the land grant university and sea grant college for the State of Maine. It is the flagship institution of the University of Maine System, offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. The University of Maine has approximately 9,800 students and 600 faculty. The Raymond H. Fogler Library has a collection of 826,000 volumes and a staff of 23 professionals and 45 support staff. The library uses the Innopac integrated system and is moving toward a digital library. It is a Tri-State Regional Depository and a full patent depository. This is a 12-month, full-time position with a salary range of $30,000 to $33,000 and an excellent benefits package, including TIAA/CREF. Review of applications will begin February 1,1998, and continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references to: Joyce Rumery, Search Committee, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5729. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The University of Maine is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

HEAD, SERIALS.University of West Florida Library. Available June 1, 1998. Reports to Associate Director of University Libraries. Responsibilities include management of all aspects of the Serials Department, including both technical services, including acquisitions, cataloging, binding, and maintenance of both print and microform serials, and public services, including patron assistance with the location and use of serials, and with the use of the online catalog, networked personal computers, mainframe terminals, and microform and photocopying equipment. Supervises one librarian cataloger, four support staff and student assistants. Other responsibilities include oversight of the serials budget, participation in collection development, and monitoring serials gifts. Qualifications: Required: An ALA-accredited MLS degree; minimum five years of progressively responsible experience in technical services. Preferred: at least three years of directly related serials work experience in an automated academic library; demonstrated successful supervisory and management experience, leadership and team-building skills; strong service orientation and creativity; working knowledge of serials automated systems; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; basic personal computing skills; and willingness to work a flexible schedule that may include nights and weekends. Appointment may be at the Assistant or Associate Librarian rank. Salary: $36,000-$40,000. Closing date: February 28, 1998. Benefits: Faculty status (non-tenure-earning), 22 days vacation, 13 days sick leave, partially paid health insurance, optional retirement systems, no state or local income taxes. Environment: The University of West Florida, one of 10 institutions in the State University System, is located on a 1,000-acre nature preserve adjacent to the city of Pensacola. The library serves over 8,000 students with a collection of over 580,000 volumes and 3,000 serials subscriptions. Staff includes 17 librarians and 27 support personnel. A statewide NOTIS automation system serves the 10 state universities. See our homepage for additional information: http://www.lib.uwf.edu. Application procedure: Send a letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers (fax numbers if available) of three references to: David H. Doerrer, Chair, Serials Search Committee, John C. Pace Library, University of West Florida, 11000 University Pkwy., Pensacola, FL 32514-5750. An equal opportunity and access, affirmative action employer.

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES BIBLIOGRAPHER.The University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, Iowa. Position description: Under the direction of the Director for Collections and Information Resources, the International Studies Bibliographer will: (1) select materials in all formats and in all appropriate languages relating to African studies, South Asian studies, and other area studies fields (chiefly for developing countries), global health and development, and other social science fields as assigned, and advise and assist other selectors throughout the libraries in the selection of international materials in their disciplines; (2) provide bibliographic and reference assistance to faculty, students, and staff on international studies topics; (3) coordinate and, as necessary, implement user education in appropriate subject areas; (4) serve as liaison to faculty in a variety of international studies programs, including African Studies, South Asian Studies, Global Health Studies, International Rural and Environmental Health, International Development, International Communication Studies, and Third World Development Support; (5) work with the Preservation Librarian on the preservation and conservation of relevant materials; (6) represent the university libraries in appropriate on-campus groups and national and regional organizations, and work with appropriate faculty to support interest in international studies throughout the university and the state; (7) represent the university and the libraries in cooperative activities, especially within the Committee on Institutional Cooperation; (8) carry out other professional duties as assigned. Qualifications: Required: MLS from an ALA-accredited library school or equivalent; familiarity with contemporary approaches to international and global studies; expertise in either African studies or South Asian studies; excellent ability to communicate with students and faculty; minimum of two years relevant professional experience (including collection development experience) working in a university or research library; evidence of an understanding of the publishing and book-selling trades in Africa and South Asia as well as methods of acquiring library materials from those areas; demonstrated ability to work effectively with library colleagues; some reading knowledge of French; commitment to professional involvement. Desired: Some knowledge of African or South Asian languages (especially Hindi); knowledge of European languages besides French; advanced work in African studies, South Asian studies, or international development. Salary and appointment: Appointment rank and salary will be based on relevant experience and educational background. Appointment will be made at the Librarian II or III level. The salary range for this position is $31,810-$52,000. The university offers an attractive package of benefits, including 25 days of paid vacation per year, TIAA/ CREF retirement, and a flexible selection of medical, life insurance, dental, vision, childcare credit, and additional benefits. Application procedures: Applications must be received by March 15, 1998. Minorities and women are particularly encouraged to apply. Qualified individuals should submit a letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to: Janice Simmons-Welburn, Coordinator for Personnel and Diversity Programs, University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, IA 52242-1420; (319) 335-5871. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

JAPANESE BIBLIOGRAPHER/CATALOGER, GEST ORIENTAL LIBRARY.Gest Oriental Library (division of Princeton University Library) maintains one of largest East Asian collections in the West, including Chinese holdings that are second in size among all North American university collections. Gest Library plays essential role in university’s distinguished East Asian studies program and is one of the leading international resources for study of East Asia. Library staff numbers 18.16 FTE and 26 students; its quarters are to undergo multimillion dollar expansion/renovation. Reporting to Curator, is responsible for managing acquisitions funds and building Japanese collection (currently about 148,000 volumes). Provides reference/bibliographic instruction services pertaining to Japan; serves as liaison between library and faculty/students studying Japan. Spends one day/week cataloging Japanese titles. Required: ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent; fluency in Japanese; excellent communication/interpersonal skills; proficiency with library computer applications. Preferred: Working knowledge of Korean; graduate training in some aspect of East Asian studies. Minimum one year academic library experience in Japanese collection development strongly preferred. Salary and rank dependent upon qualifications and experience. Review of applications to begin immediately and continue until job is filled. Send nomination/ application (resume and names, titles, addresses, and phone numbers of three references) to: Japanese Bibliographer Search Committee, c/o Human Resources Librarian, Princeton University Library, One Washington Rd., Princeton, NJ 08544; e-mail: mariadif@phoenix.princeton.edu; fax: (609) 258-0454. AA/EOE.

LIBRARIAN, PLASMA PHYSICS LIBRARY.(Search resumed; modified description.) Princeton University. Responsible for management and operation of Plasma Physics Laboratory Library, located at nearby Forrestal campus. Library serves 400 laboratory faculty, staff, graduate students; houses materials on thermonuclear fusion, plasma physics, and fusion reactor technology. The lab is broadening research into plasma science and technology, while continuing fusion energy. PPL Librarian responsible for building collections, offering in- depth instructional and reference services, maintaining local database of citations to fusion-related literature, and keeping in close touch with lab. PPL Librarian is expected to manage change effectively and rapidly, including shaping services, collections, and structure for next century. Supervises one assistant; works closely with others at Princeton. Reports to head, Math/Physics Library. Required: MLS from ALA-accredited library school; knowledge of and experience with electronic information resources in physical sciences as well as knowledge of library computer applications; ability to work independently and collaboratively; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively. Preferred: Academic background with at least bachelor's degree in physics or related science and/or relevant academic or special library experience; prior supervisory experience. Salary and rank dependent upon qualifications and experience. Review of applications begins February 28, 1998, and continues until job is filled. Send resume and names, titles, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to: Search Committee for PPL Librarian, c/o Human Resources Librarian, Princeton University Library, One Washington Rd., Princeton, NJ 08544; e-mail: mariadif@phoenix.princeton.edu; fax: (609) 258-0454. AA/EOE.

LIBRARIAN (REFERENCE).Beginning July 1, 1998. Responsibilities include general reference desk service (including all aspects of electronic searching), collection development liaison to one or more academic departments, and related assignments. Some evening and weekend work is required. In addition, responsible for general supervision of circulation functions. Provides policy guidance and leadership to paraprofessional Circulation Coordinator. Reports to Dean of Library Services; collegial relationship with other library faculty. Required qualifications include: ALA-accredited MLS; demonstrated competence in reference in an academic library, online searching, and bibliographic instruction; knowledge of a wide range of reference materials, and the ability to engage fully in the activities of a busy academic reference department; good communication skills and the ability to maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and students in a culturally diverse academic community. Professional reference experience in an academic library is preferred. Full-time, 12-month, tenure-track position; rank of Senior Assistant Librarian (equivalent to Assistant Professor), salary $43,584-$45,672, depending upon experience and qualifications. Complete announcement is available at http://wwwlibrary.csustan.edu/. To apply, submit a complete resume and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to: Search Committee, c/o Dean of Library Services, California State University, Stanislaus, Turlock, CA 95382. Applications received by March 1, 1998, will be assured consideration. An equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. CSU, Stanislaus, hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

LIBRARY DIRECTOR. (Search Reopened.) Columbus State University,Columbus, Georgia. A dynamic and innovative leader is sought to provide vision and direction for all operational aspects of the Schwob Library and for campuswide information and instructional technologies. CSU, with an enrollment of 5,500 and 220 faculty, is a unit of the University System of Georgia. It is located in Columbus, a community of 250,000 situated 100 miles southwest of Atlanta. A detailed position description, with full qualifications and application procedures, is posted at www.colstate.edu/library.

PUBLIC SERVICES LIBRARIAN.Florida Gulf Coast University. Analyzes collections; writes and implements collection development policy; provides reference/research consultation services; designs/ delivers library instruction and enrichment sessions on electronic resources. Required: ALA-accredited MLS with minimum of two years appropriate library experience (at least one year hands-on experience using Internet/WWW browsers and excellent microcomputer skills). Demonstrated ability to develop/coordinate library services delivery programs. Preferred: Training/education in life science or computer science. Appointment at a faculty rank/salary commensurate with candidate’s experience, on a 12-month, multiyear basis. To apply: Submit two packages. Each package must include: letter of interest, resume, and list of five references, postmarked by March 13, 1998. For additional information visit our Web site at http://www.fgcu.edu (access Admin. Svs, then HR) or call our 24- hour jobline at (941) 590-1111. Mail to: Florida Gulf Coast University, HR Dept., Position #10174, 19501 Ben Hill Griffin Pkwy., Ft. Myers, FL 33965-6565. FGCU is an EO/EA/AA institution which has a commitment to cultural, racial,and ethnic communities and encourages women and minorities to apply. It is expected that successful candidates share in this commitment.

PUBLIC SERVICES LIBRARIAN: UNIVERSITY ARCHIVES, AREA RESEARCH CENTER, AND GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS.University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. Forrest R. Polk Library invites applications for the position of Public Services Librarian: University Archives, Area Research Center, and Government Documents. Under the direction of the Assistant Director for Public Services, is responsible for administering, planning, developing, organizing, processing, and providing security for the University Archives, Area Research Center, and related collections. Works cooperatively with Government Documents Librarian in providing service for and maintenance of the documents collections. Performs other public services duties, such as reference and instruction for archives and documents, maintenance of Web pages for archives, and development of user guides. The successful candidate will also participate in the library’s collection management program and work a schedule including selected nights and weekends. Continued professional growth and service as evidenced by one or more of the following: publication, professional association activities, continuing education, or other relevant professional activities, are expected. This position requires a master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school with an archival specialization or certification, a commitment to high-quality public and technical service, the ability and desire to promote an archival program, good written and oral communications skills, and the ability to work effectively with library patrons and colleagues. Familiarity with traditional and electronic sources in archives and documents is necessary. Candidates with work experience in archives and an academic background in history or related areas preferred. This is a continuing academic staff appointment at the Associate Academic Librarian level. Salary range is $29,177 to $38,000, depending on qualifications and experience, with an excellent benefits package. The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Minorities are encouraged to apply. Send letter of application, resume, and the names and current telephone numbers of three references to: Chair, Library Public Services Screening Committee, c/o Assistant Vice Chancellor’s Office, Information Technology Division, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 800 Algoma Blvd., Oshkosh, Wl 54901. Application deadline: March 15, 1998. Learn more about the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh by visiting its homepage at http:// www.uwosh.edu/.

REFERENCE LIBRARIAN.Assistant Professor (tenure-leading). Central Reference Services Department, starting May 1, 1998. Responsibilities include providing reference and electronic resource services in the main library; liaison and collection management assignments in anthropology, sociology, and social work; library instruction; and assistance with reference collection management. Works some nights and weekends. Participates in other library activities and serves on committees. Required: ALA-accredited MLS. Strong public service philosophy. Excellent communication skills. Current knowledge of emerging information technologies and their application to reference services. Ability to work flexibly and creatively in a rapidly changing environment. Ability to interact positively and productively with library colleagues, students, faculty, and staff. Preferred: Reference experience. Working knowledge of computer applications. Familiarity with wide range of print and electronic resources in the social sciences, especially anthropology, sociology, and social work. Significant course work or advanced degree in a social science. $28,750 minimum for a 12-month contract. Salary may be higher, depending upon the qualifications of the successful applicant. Applicants should submit a letter of application and current resume that explicitly address how their education, relevant experience, and other relevant qualifications meet the duties of and qualifications for this vacancy, by March 15, 1998, to: Larry Kahle, Associate Dean of Libraries, 141 Love Library, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, P.O. Box 880410, Lincoln, NE 68588- 0410. The applicant should also submit the names, current addresses, and current telephone numbers of three references who are knowledgeable of the applicant’s qualifications. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action and equal opportunity and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples. We assure reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act; contact Larry Kahle at (402) 472-2526. For more information about the UNL libraries, visit our homepage at http://iris.unl.edu.

REFERENCE LIBRARIAN/BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS BIBLIOGRAPHER.(Librarian I.) Wake Forest University is searching for an innovative and dynamic Reference Librarian/Business and Economics Bibliographer to join the staff of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. This position is a member of the Information Services Team and reports to the Head of Reference. Primary responsibilities of this position include the following: Serving as library’s liaison with faculty of the undergraduate Wayne Calloway School of Business and Accountancy and the Economics department; selecting library materials to support those academic areas; identifying business and economics links for library’s homepage; providing reference and research assistance, using traditional and electronic formats; sharing reference desk responsibilities with six other professionals, including evening and weekend rotation; providing user instruction for students and faculty and preparing related training materials; conducting computer training and orientation for students, staff, and faculty. Required: MLS from an ALA-accredited school; public service orientation and commitment; ability to work in a team environment; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; proficiency in use of electronic databases. MBA or equivalent highly desired, or academic library experience with business emphasis. The Reynolds Library enjoys strong support, with an operating budget of $5 million. Over one million volumes are housed in the fully automated library. A new collegial organizational structure has been implemented to assure that the library will be flexible and proactive in serving users in a changing technological environment. The library plays the lead role in the development and delivery of computer/information technology training on campus. As our undergraduates receive IBM laptops with standard and special software, this is a large responsibility. Wake Forest University is a private, liberal arts institution located in Win- ston-Salem, North Carolina. Consistently ranked among the nation’s best schools, Wake Forest offers a values-based education distinguished by small classes, faculty-student interaction, and a commitment to the student’s personal as well as intellectual growth. This 12- month professional position carries excellent benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. To apply, send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references to: Director of the Library, Z. Smith Reynolds Library, P.O. Box 7777, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC 27109. Wake Forest University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

REFERENCE LIBRARIANS.(Two Positions.) Montana State Uni- versity-Bozeman seeks two reference librarians. $30,500 minimum; fiscal-year, tenure-track, Assistant Professor level, available summer 1998. Required: MLS from an ALA-accredited program; a second graduate degree; demonstrated ability to relate to various constituencies, including students, faculty, the general public, coworkers, and administrators, in an academic environment. Successful candidates will have excellent written and oral communication skills, technological literacy, curiosity, colleg¡ality, and a commitment to be members of the university’s faculty. Preferred: Background in science, engineering, business, or government information; demonstrated experience with electronic information sources; demonstrated teaching ability or potential and an understanding of and commitment to the library’s instructional role. Send letter addressing above qualifications, including resume and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three current professional references, to: Reference Librarian Search Committee, Office of the Dean, Montana State University- Bozeman Libraries, P.O. Box 173320, Bozeman, MT 59717-3320. Screening begins March 1, 1998, and continues until suitable candidates are hired. For complete description, call (406) 994-3119; fax: (406) 994-2851. ADA/EO/AA/Veterans Preference. Claim veteran’s preference or request accommodation from HR/AA, MSU, Bozeman, MT 59717; (406) 994-2042; TDD: (406) 994-4191.

SYSTEMS LIBRARIAN.Santa Monica Community College is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position: Systems Librarian. Will develop and articulate a clear vision of the library’s technological future to campus and outside communities; provide vision and leadership in developing library applications for both in-library and remote services; maintain and coordinate the library’s electronic resources, including OPAC, LAN, CD-ROMs, Internet, WWW resources, library homepage, and other electronic media. ALA-accredited master’s degree in library science or the equivalent. $34,148-$70,330. For a district application, please contact: Office of Academic Personnel, Santa Monica Community College District, 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA, 90405; or call (310) 452-9336 (24-hour employment information). Deadline: April 23, 1998. AA/EOE.

SYSTEMS/MEDIA LIBRARIAN.The Amherst College Library seeks a Systems/Media Librarian, who will report to the Librarian of the College. The successful candidate will coordinate planning for and delivery of electronic information services for the library; support library systems, including the library’s servers and PCs; supervise the Media Coordinator and have administrative responsibility for the Media Center; develop training and documentation for library systems; support five college library systems and multimedia initiatives; work closely with college information providers in planning for student and faculty access to computing services across the campus; and serve up to five hours per week at the reference desk. Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent; supervisory experience in library systems and/or media; effective analytical, organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; ability to work cooperatively with people within and outside the library; familiarity with Windows 95, Windows NT, HTML, and SGML. Knowledge of PERU CGI scripts and JAVA desirable. Interested candidates should submit a current resume, cover letter, and the names of three references to: Willis Bridegam, Librarian of the College, Robert Frost Library, Box 2256, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002-5000. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, and a review of applications will begin on February 20, 1998. For information about the Amherst College Library, see http://www.amherst.edu/~library. Amherst College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages women, minorities, and disabled persons to apply.

UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN.Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho. Idaho State University, a comprehensive state university with an enrollment of approximately 12,000 students, invites applications for the position of University Librarian. The university seeks an individual who can provide leadership and vision in the management of library programs, resources, and services for the university community on campus and at external sites. This individual is expected to initiate and implement strategies for obtaining public and private funding for future growth. Librarian reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, participates in academic planning for the university as a member of the Deans Council, and holds a faculty, tenure-track position. Position available immediately. Candidates should demonstrate a record of increasingly responsible positions in areas relevant to the administration of an academic library. Experience in the areas of library technology, budgeting, management, collection development, and library services, and ability to work with library staff and faculty, along with members of the academic community, are essential. Qualifications include an MLS from an ALA-accredited program, or its equivalent, and seven years experience in academic library administration, Salary: Nationally competitive, with excellent benefits. Application: Submit a letter of interest, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of five professional references to: Ken Prolo, Director of Human Resources, University Librarian Search, Idaho State University, Campus Box 8107, Pocatello, ID 83209-8107. Review of applications will begin February 15, 1998. Search will continue until position is filled. ISU is located in Pocatello, the state’s second- largest city. Within easy driving distance are many of the nation’s finest summer and winter recreational areas, including Yellowstone National Park, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and Sun Valley, Idaho. Idaho State University is an AA/EEO employer.

VIRGINIA CAMPUS LIBRARIAN.The George Washington University announces a search for Virginia Campus Librarian. Position: Virginia Campus Librarian. Appointment rank and salary: Minimum: Librarian ll/ill, $35,000 (which includes an administrative stipend); rank and salary depend on qualifications and experience. Library assignment: Virginia Campus Library. Graduate campus located near Leesburg, Virginia. Library operates on corporate model with minimal onsite collections, and offers in-depth research assistance, including free online searching and document delivery from Gelman Library (the main campus library) and elsewhere. Maintaining effective working relationships with and research services for faculty and students in this largely nontraditional academic setting is the highest priority. Academic programs include: Executive Master of Business Administration; Executive Leadership in Human Resource Development Doctoral Program; Executive Master in Information Systems; master's and doctoral programs in electrical engineering, computer science, telecommunications, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, environmental engineering, and engineering management. Program offerings and research areas respond to market demand. Position description: Maintains active liaison with academic departments and programs at Virginia Campus; plans, implements, and evaluates information service needs of faculty and students in these programs; establishes programmatic priorities; identifies appropriate modalities for information and document delivery; provides reference assistance, user education, and online computer searches; oversees operations and staff both onsite and at Gelman Library, including two librarians and three full-time and five part-time graded staff; serves as liaison for corporate relationships and clients; serves on Virginia Campus committees; communicates proactively with and maintains a regular presence on the main campus. Reports to University Librarian. Serves as subject specialist for some Virginia Campus programs, including collection development and management, faculty and student liaison, and service evaluation. Virginia Campus librarians provide service on evenings and weekends as needed. Qualifications required: MLS from ALA- accredited program. Ability to work effectively with public and coworkers. Minimum of three years of professional experience, including recent online searching of commercial databases, and in-depth reference assistance to faculty members, research staff, or graduate students. Demonstrated leadership skills in working with faculty and professional staff. Demonstrated collaborative management style and commitment to operating as team player. Management and supervisory experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Qualifications preferred: Subject background in academic program areas offered at Virginia Campus; experience teaching end- user searching of automated systems; familiarity with Internet and alternative modes of information access and delivery; experience with collection development within electronic library context; budgeting experience; public presentation skills. Review of applications: Review of applications will begin March 16, 1998, and will continue until the position is filled. Please send current resume and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to: Andrea Stewart, Director, Gelman Library Administration, The Melvin Gelman Library, The George Washington University, 2130 H St., NW, Rm. 201, Washington, DC 20052. The George Washington University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer which actively seeks and encourages applications from minority candidates.

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LIBRARIAN.Permanent full-time career opportunity for a librarian to create and maintain a general and electronic library and perform library and Internet research. Requirements include MLS degree; library, Internet, and computer skills. Consolidated is a growing professional firm located in Las Vegas. We strive for quality of life and quality of work. Salary from $25,000 to $42,000, commensurate with experience. Full benefits. Send detailed qualifications to: Chair, Search Committee, P.O. Box 685, Placentia, CA 92871; or e-mail to fccos@primenet.com.

HEAD, ACCESS SERVICES.New York University Libraries. Manages the Access Services Unit of Bobst Library, which includes Circulation, Access, Stacks, Reserve, Current Periodicals, and Microforms. Develops and implements policies; collects and analyzes statistics and formulates recommendations in regard to user needs, book availability, and space planning; develops the circulation and reserve databases; supervises seven supervisors who oversee 36 library assistants and 35 FTE part-time students. Requires: ALA-accredited MLS, subject master’s degree for tenure; four years relevant experience, preferably in an academic library; demonstrated ability to supervise effectively and familiarity with circulation and other automated systems; excellent analytical, planning, and communication skills. Faculty status; attractive benefits package including five weeks annual vacation; salary commensurate with experience and background; minimum: $42,000. To ensure consideration, send resume and letter of application, including the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references, by February 28,1998, to: Janet Koztowski, Director, Human Resources, New York University Libraries, 70 Washington Square, South, New York, NY 10012. NYU encourages applications from women and members of minority groups.

CATALOG/ARCHIVES LIBRARIAN.University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Library faculty tenure-track vacancy. Duties: Management of cataloging operations and University Archives; original cataloging of monographs, serials, nonbook materials, and electronic resources; some reference desk duties; some subject liaison responsibilities, including collection development and bibliographic instruction; participation in library policy formulation; and campus and professional service. Reports to Head of Technical Services. Required: MLS from an ALA-accredited library school; minimum three years post-MLS cataloging experience; comprehensive knowledge of LC classification and subject headings, AACR2 and MARC formats, OCLC or other bibliographic utility. Desirable: Supervisory experience; familiarity with integrated systems, especially Innovative; serials and government documents cataloging experience; archives and reference experience. Knowledge of current trends in cataloging, particularly those related to electronic resources; and especially knowledgeable of computer and Web-based applications. Salary: Range of $30,000 to $35,000 for a 12- month tenure-track faculty appointment. Benefits: Full benefits package, including retirement, and 22 days vacation. Background: UCCS is a young, growing university offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs in the liberal arts and sciences, education public affairs, business, and engineering. The campus has 4,500 FTE students, with a head count of 6,500 students. An Innovative system will be installed in 1998. Application: Applications from women and minorities are encouraged. Send letter of application outlining qualifications for the position, a full resume, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to: Rita Hug, Head of Technical Services, Library, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, P.O. Box 7150, Colorado Springs, CO 80933-7150. Applications will be reviewed beginning March 2, 1998. Appointment: Position available July 1, 1998. The University of Colorado is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR RESEARCH SERVICES.The University of Colorado at Denver, Auraria Library. The Auraria Library seeks an energetic, service- oriented individual to serve as Assistant Director for Research Services, who will provide vision, leadership, and management of reference, library instruction, collection development, and government publications, and who supervises the heads of these four departments. This position participates in the development and management of a rapidly growing collection of electronic resources along with more traditional reference materials in a dynamic collegial and multicultural environment. This position will be responsible for the further development of remote reference services for a commuter campus. The Assistant Director is a member of the library’s administrative team and participates in the overall management of the library. As a member of the university faculty, this position contributes to the profession through scholarly activities and professional service. Auraria Library serves the University of Colorado at Denver, Metropolitan State College of Denver, and Community College of Denver, with a total campus enrollment of 32,663 and a faculty of 1,811. Auraria is located in downtown Denver and reflects the multicultural population of the metro area. The library has implemented the III library system and has completed a 20-station information technology training facility. Additionally, the library participates in the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries. Interested parties can visit the library’s web page at www.cudenver.edu/public/library. Required qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS; evidence of scholarly activities and professional service; experience in reference, library instruction, and/or collection development; knowledge of emerging information technologies; experience with electronic resources and Internet knowledge or experience. Candidates must have a minimum of four years management/supervisory experience in an academic library. Desired qualifications include credentials sufficient for granting of tenure at CU-Denver; excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills; ability to manage change and to provide strong leadership in a collegial environment. Salary and benefits: $45,400-$59,275 for a 12-month faculty appointment, depending on education and experience. Sick leave, 22 vacation days, tuition benefits, TIAA/CREF. To apply: Send a letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to: Anthony Dedrick, Assistant Director for Access Services and Search Committee Chair, Auraria Library, 1100 Lawrence St., Denver, CO 80204-2095. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on February 23, 1998, and continue until the position is filled. The Colorado Open Records Act applies to all search documents. The University of Colorado at Denver is an equal opportunity employer and educator. Alternate formats available upon request.

PUBLIC SERVICES LIBRARIAN.Grinnell College Libraries Entry-level professional position for a person with a strong public service commitment, a commitment to information literacy education and library resources in electronic forms. Initial appointment will be at the assistant professor rank, with a two-year, renewable contract. The position is currently funded for four years, commencing with 1998/99 academic year. Under the terms of a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the successful candidate will join six other members of the library faculty in providing an enhanced level of instruction in information literacy and promoting awareness of electronic resources to support classroom instruction. Requires: a graduate degree in librarianship from an ALA-accredited institution; good written and oral communication skills; strong self-motivation; and ability to be effective and tactful in meeting all elements of a campus community that makes heavy demands on library services. Experience with electronic databases, Internet search engines, web-page construction, etc. Letters of application, including a current vita and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references should be sent to: Librarian of the College, Burling Library, Grinnell College, P.O. Box 805, Grinnell, IA 50112-0811. To be assured of consideration, applications must be received not later than March 13, 1998. Grinnell College, an affirmative action employer, encourages applications from women and persons of color, and considers applications without regard to gender, race, color, creed, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, or sexual orientation.

LIBRARIAN.Grinnell College Libraries Temporary, one-year leave replacement at the entry level. Appointment will be made at the Assistant Professor rank. Responsibilities include providing assistance and instruction in the use of print, web-based, and other electronic resources; participation in reference desk rotation including evenings and weekends; participation in an active information literacy instruction program. Additional duties may be assigned in cataloging, government documents, or library technology applications depending on the skills/interests of the successful applicant. Requires: a graduate degree in librarianship from an ALA-accredited institution; good written and oral communication skills; strong self-motivation; and ability to be effective and tactful in meeting all elements of a campus community that makes heavy demands on library services. Preferred: Experience in cataloging, government documents, or library technology applications. Letters of application, including a current vita and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references should be sent to: Librarian of the College, Burling Library, Grinnell College, P.O. Box 805, Grinnell, IA 50112-0811. To be assured of consideration, applications must be received not later than March 13, 1998. Grinnell College, an affirmative action employer, encourages applications from women and persons of color, and considers applications without regard to gender, race, color, creed, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, or sexual orientation.

SLAVIC LANGUAGE/SOCIAL SCIENCES CATALOGER.UCLA Library. The Slavic Language/Social Sciences Cataloger is one of six members of the Slavic and Social Sciences Cataloging Team (three librarians, three paraprofessionals). Under the General supervision of the Head of URL Cataloging in a consultation with the Head of the Monographic Cataloging Section, catalog library materials on all subjects in all Slavic languages, as well as materials in other languages about Slavic cultures and literatures. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for assigned subject areas in the Social Sciences in Western European languages. Using the MARC formats, AACR2, LCRI, LCSH, and Library of Congress classification schedules, create and edit bibliographic records in OCLC and the local integrated online system. Train and supervise paraprofessional and student staff as necessary. Participate in the coordination of the Monographic Cataloging Section and the Head of URL Cataloging to set Team and Section priorities, revise workflows, and monitor output. Work collegially with staff from other sections and units. Required qualifications include: Fluent reading knowledge of Russian, plus reading of one or more of the major Slavic or East European languages. General background in the Social Sciences as demonstrated by college course work. Thorough knowledge of the USMARC formats, with a minimum of two years monographic cataloging experience, at the professional or paraprofessional level, using an integrated library system. Knowledge of/experience with AACR2, LCRI, authority work, LCSH, and Library of Congress classification. Experience with a bibliographic utility, preferably OCLC. Knowledge of Program for Cooperative Cataloging standards and national technological cataloging tools. Strong commitment to enhancing service through teamwork, workflow efficiencies and responsiveness to clients. Ability to work well in a changing environment within a large organization, demonstrating flexibility, initiative and creativity. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work with staff, student, and faculty of culturally diverse backgrounds. Demonstrated commitment to professional development and service. Preferred qualification include: Reading knowledge of one or more Western European languages. Subject expertise in Slavic and East European history and philology. Experience cataloging electronic resources and microforms. Experience training/supervising staff or students and coordinating projects. Anyone wishing to be considered for this position should write to: Rita A. Scherrei, Associate University Librarian for Personnel and Administrative Services, University Research Library, UCLA, 11334 URL, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. The application letter should include a complete statement of qualifications, a full resume of education and relevant experience, and the names and addresses of at least three persons who are knowledgeable about the applicant’s qualifications for this position. Candidates applying by March 15, 1998 will be given first consideration.

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