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ACADEMIC LIBRARIAN. Gustavus Adolphus College, a coeducational private, residential, national liberal arts college of 2400 students affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, invites applications for the position of Academic Librarian, a three-year, ten-month faculty position starting August 1,2000. Responsibilities: Coordinating selection and management of electronic resources; working as part of a team providing extensive instruction, reference services, liaison with academic departments, and shared management of the library. The Academic Librarian will have the opportunity to participate in an innovative IMLS-funded instructional development project. For further information about the library and its mission, visit its web site at Requirements: Candidates must be knowledgeable about electronic resources and their role in library services, have outstanding interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills, and an ALA-accredited MLS. Minimum salary: $35,000. To apply: Send letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references to: Academic Librarian Search, Folke Bemadotte Memorial Library, Gustavus Adolphus College, 800 West College Avenue, St. Peter, MN 56082-1498. Review of applications will begin on February 20,2000 and continue until the position is filled. It is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal educational and employment opportunities for all. We specifically encourage applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE LIBRARIAN, ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS. Saint Mary’s College of California. Support and develop Library and Media computer-based systems and workstations; administer Library/Media servers and local area network; assist in management and development of web site systems/media operations and training programs; student supervision. May participate in reference and collection development. Requires MLIS or related degree; experience with Windows NT LAN support and administration; problem-solving, communication and independent work skills; creativity and commitment to library service and profession. Experience with UNIX (Linux, Solaris), knowledge of PERL scripting language and one to three years experience in integrated library system bibliographic utilities, preferably in an academic library desirable. Salary dependent on qualifications and experience. Call (925) 631 -4020 for job announcement and application. Apply to: Personnel Office, Saint Mary’s College, P.O. Box 4227, Moraga, CA94575. Consideration begins 11/30/ 99 and continues until filled. Saint Mary’s College Christian Brothers traditions lies in its Catholic, Lasallian, Liberal Arts heritage.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, PUBLIC SERVICES. The University of Florida Health Science Center Library (HSCL) invites applications for Assistant Director for Public Services. Position reports to the Associate Director, is a member of the senior management team, and is responsible for Public Services, including Reference/ Education, Circulation, and Media Reserve. The successful candidate oversees the Library’s education and training programs. Supervises 6.5 professional staff, including Coordinator, Circulation, and oversees staff of 15.5 FTE. Supports the library’s role in IAIMS planning. Required qualifications: Masters degree in library or information science, minimum three years experience. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, strong service orientation, ability to thrive in a changing environment, strong leadership skills. Desired qualifications: Member or provisional member of AHIP or eligible within first year of employment. Experience in AHC or large teaching hospital, preferably managerial position. Salary negotiable; minimum, $45,000. E-mail faith @ for full position description. Application deadline: January 7, 2000. Send resume and names of three references to Faith A. Meakin, Director, Health Science Center Libraries, University of Florida, P.O. Box 100206, Gainesville, FL32610-0206. The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages minority candidates to apply.

BUSINESS and LAW LIBRARIAN. (Search extended.) Virginia Commonwealth University, James Branch Cabell Library, seeks an energetic, creative and service-oriented individual to work as a Business and Law Librarian in a split faculty position reporting to the Reference Department team leader (60%) and to the Head of Collection Management (40%). In Reference, the incumbent will provide both general reference service and comprehensive, specialized reference service to students, faculty, and staff in the areas of business and law; teach library instruction sessions for undergraduate and graduate students; prepare instructional and promotional materials and Web-based subject guides; and contribute to the development and management of the Reference Collection. Some evening and weekend reference desk service rotation is required. In Collection Management, the incumbent will develop, manage, and promote business, criminal justice, and public administration collections in all formats including monograph, serial, nonprint, and electronic materials. Responsibilities include serving as liaison to faculty and students in the areas listed, providing them with subject-specific user education and ensuring effective communication; evaluating electronic resources; preparing curriculum reports; and monitoring allocated funds, continuing commitments, and approval plans. As a member of the Reference Services department (6.5 FTE) in the Academic User Services division, s/he will participate in service provision in a team environment that encourages open decision making and consultative management. Qualifications: An ALA-accredited MLS is required. Experience and/or an academic background in business and/or law is strongly desired. Experience working in a culturally diverse environment highly preferred. Environment: Virginia Commonwealth University is a Carnegie Research University I located in Richmond, Virginia. The VCU Libraries advance the University’s teaching and research mission with holdings that exceed 1.5 million volumes, a staff of 170 FTE and an annual budget of $10 million, including nearly $5 million for collections. Additional information is available from the VCU Libraries’ homepage at Key ULS documents, including its Strategic Plan, can be found at Further information about the University may be found at Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience. Complete requirements and description available at jobopens.html. Application: Submit a letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers for three current references to: Lee Wasiluk, Personnel Office, James Branch Cabell Library, University Library Services, 901 Park Avenue, P.O. Box 842033, Richmond, VA23284-2033. Review of applications will begin December 15, 1999. Virginia Commonwealth University is an Equal Opportunity/affirmative action institution providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, political affiliation, or disability.

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 AL4 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 $31,273
Delaware $22,500+
Illinois $27,400#
Indiana varies*
Iowa $24,533
Louisiana $22,000
Maine varies*
Massachusetts $27,554*
New Jersey $33,188
New York varies*
North Carolina $27,641 +
Ohio $25,198+
Pennsylvania $26,400
Rhode Island $29,800
South Carolina varies*
South Dakota $22,000
Texas $28,000
Vermont $26,464
West Virginia $22,000
Wisconsin $32,240

*Rather than 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.

BUSINESS AND REAL ESTATE LIBRARIAN. New York University Libraries. Description: Subject specialist for real estate and business, assigned to the Business/Social Science/Documents Reference Center, Bobst Library. Librarians serve as partners in the educational mission of NYU by establishing strong relationships with the faculty and students, building and maintaining appropriate research collections, and providing responsive and innovative reference and information services. Responsibilities include reference, instruction, collection development web site and database management and work with numeric and spatial data services. Administrative responsibility for the Jack Brause Real Estate Institute Library including supervision of two clerical staff and student assistants and liaison with the Institute faculty, students, and the real estate community.

Librarians also participate in library planning, serve on library-wide committees, and are expected to be active professionally. Qualifications: Minimum three years experience in reference services in an academic or special library. Knowledge of business sources or academic background in business essential. Excellent analytical, organizational, oral and written communication skills; strong service orientation. Desirable: Library experience with business or real estate emphasis; previous management or supervisory experience; advanced degree/graduate work in business, real estate or related area; experience with SPSS, SASS, GIS software, geospatial map files and digital mapping products. Requires ALA-accredited MLS. Subject master’s degree required for tenure. Includes faculty status, attractive benefits include package including five weeks vacation. Salary commensurate with experience and background. Minimum: $36,000. To ensure consideration, send resume and letter of application, including the addresses and telephone numbers of three references, to: Janet Koztowski, Library Human Resources Director, New York University Libraries, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, (fax) 212-995-4070. NYU encourages applications from women and members of minority groups.

BUSINESS REFERENCE/INSTRUCTION LIBRARIAN. (Position # 99-00 LIBRARY TT1 )The University Library at California State University, Hayward is accepting applications for a 12-month, tenure-track, business reference/instruction librarian to support the instructional, reference, and research needs of a culturally diverse campus community. The successful candidate will join members of the library faculty in the Instructional and Interpretive Services Department. Responsibilities: Under the general direction of the Deputy Director, the successful candidate will participate in the full range of reference and instructional duties which include: staffing the centralized reference desk to provide quality service to undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and staff during the day, evening, and weekend hours; providing instruction with the OPAC and electronic databases; teaching credit-bearing information competence courses: providing course-integrated and electronic resource workshops; developing bibliographic guides and Internet tools; serving as a liaison to several departments in the School of Business and Economics to develop the print, media, and electronic collections; working creatively in close collaboration to develop innovative services; and participating in rotational duties at the Contra Costa Campus. Librarians enjoy faculty rank and privileges, and are expected to engage in continuing professional development, service, and scholarly activities to be recommended for tenure and promotion. Qualifications: Graduate degree from an ALA-accredited institution; excellent interpersonal communication skills; recent experience with Internet and web-based technologies; demonstrated ability in classroom teaching; familiarity with the principles of information competence; demonstrated ability to work with diverse clientele in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment; flexibility to handle a variety of general reference activities at a busy centralized desk; strong service and work ethic; demonstrated commitment to engage in research and/or continued professional development worthy of promotion and tenure as a faculty member. Preference will be given to individuals with (I) a record of previous successful experience in reference, instruction, and collection development in an academic library; (2) a degree in business or a related social science; or (3) experience working with the disciplines of business or economics. Senior Assistant Librarian rank.

Minimum salary: $46,480. Application procedures: Submit letter summarizing your ability to meet the requirements of the position, acomplete and current vita, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation (including phone numbers and email references) to: Office of the Library Director, California State University, Hayward, University Library, 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd,.Hayward, CA 94542; phone: (510) 885-3664; fax: (510) 885-2049. Applications received by December 15, 1999 will be given first consideration. Position will be considered open until filled; appointment effective on or after May 1, 2000. More info: CSU Hayward is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer.

COLLECTIONS CONSERVATOR (PROGRAM MANAGER). University of Maryland Libraries invites applications or nominations for the position of Collections Conservator (Program Manager). Environment: In a dynamic academic setting, the University of Maryland Libraries is undergoing a major reorganization to better meet the service mission of the Libraries. As part of this reorganization, the Preservation Department has grown to include a collections conservation program and mass deacidification initiative, in addition to ongoing programs in brittle materials response, commercial bindery preparation, reformatting, disaster salvage response, and preservation training and outreach. Members of the Preservation Department not only are responsible for meeting the preservation needs of the six libraries on campus, but participate in a new environment which strives to facilitate organizational communication and foster shared responsibility. Responsibilities: Under the general direction of the Preservation Department Head, the Collections Conservator manages the work of the Conservation Unit. The Collections Conservator provides professional expertise in determining the proper course of treatment for library and archival materials in need of conservation, trains and supervises staff and students involved in collections conservation activities, executes a wide range of conservation treatments on paper-based library and archival materials, and arranges for other professional conservation services that cannot be accomplished in-house. The Collections Conservator serves as a resource to the College Park Campus. Qualifications: Required: ALAaccredited master’s degree in Library Science, or advanced degree in conservation of library and archival materials. Experience: A minimum of two years of experience/training as a conservator in a recognized conservation facility. Demonstrated knowledge of the physical and chemical nature of library and archival materials; the history of the book and paper making; conservation ethics, principles, and practices and their appropriate application; and conservation supplies, tools, equipment, vendors, and current technical standards and specifications. Strong organizational and supervisory skills, including the ability to train and supervise staff and to assess their work; to plan, organize, and direct work flow, and to plan and organize physical space. Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to work independently and to exercise sound judgement and to effect change. Desirable: Demonstrated professional development and leadership in the field of conservation as evidenced by continuing education, by participation in professional organizations, or by related independent activities or research. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits. Applications: For full consideration, submit a cover letter and a resume and names/addresses of three references by December 15, 1999. Applications accepted until the position is filled. Send resume to: Ray Foster, Library Personnel Services, Room #4105, McKeldin Library, University of Maryland, College Park, MD20742-7011. You may also fax your resume: (301) 314-9960. For more information about the University of Maryland Libraries, visit our web site at: The University of Maryland Libraries is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities are encouraged to apply.

CATALOGER LIBRARIAN. The University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida (UCF) is a dynamic metropolitan institution with an enrollment of 30,000 and is a member of the State University System (SUS) of Florida. The university offers degree programs in five colleges: Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, and Health and Public Affairs, as well as the School of Optics and the Honors College. UCF is located in East Central Florida, a region with a population of about two million. Known primarily for its tourist attractions such as Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and Sea World, the area is one of the fastestgrowing regions in the nation. The 1,445-acre campus is located in suburban Orlando, 13 miles northeast of downtown. The University Libraries include two libraries on the UCF campus in Orlando and several branch locations in the Central Florida area. The University Library, housed in a facility of 200,000 square feet, has a collection of over 1.1 million volumes and is a partial depository for U.S. and Florida documents, and U.S. Patents. The library materials budget is $4.7 million. A total staff of 100 includes a library faculty of 36. Through LUIS, the SUS online system, access is provided to the Library’s catalog as well as to the holdings of other SUS libraries and to numerous electronic full-text journals and databases. For more information, visit the University of Central Florida web site: http:// General description: A new position, the cataloger librarian reports to the Head of Cataloging, in a department with five FTE librarians and 7.5 FTE paraprofessionals; participates in a dynamic environment with a strong commitment to service and national cooperative cataloging projects. Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include original and complex copy cataloging, assisting with planning and training, maintaining an awareness of national standards and local practices, serving as a resource person for the department, performing bibliographic maintenance, and developing and maintaining authority files. Qualifications: required: ALAaccredited MLS at the time of application. Preferred: Experience with AACR2r, LCCS, LCSH, MARC, bibliographic utility, online automated system, Windows™ applications; knowledge of OCLC.NOTIS, and authority control. Possess strong interpersonal, communication, analytical, and organizational skills; flexibility and the ability to handle change; commitment to learn and use emerging technologies. Apply creativity to problem solving. Ability to work independently, diligently, and cooperatively. Have a reading knowledge of one or more foreign languages. Possess potential for professional development and growth .Salary and rank: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a full-time 12-month non-tenure-track position with generous benefits including health insurance and retirement options. Postmark deadline: January 10,2000. Application requirements: Submit a cover letter, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references to: Victor F. Owen, Library Human Resources Officer, University of Central Florida Library, P.O. Box 162666, Orlando, FL 32816-2666. Cover letter should address specific qualifications and experience in the area of specialization, as well as address all required and preferred criteria. Searches are conducted in accordance with the State of Florida sunshine regulations. UCF is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

COLLEGE LIBRARIAN. Beloit College invites applications and nominations for the position of College Librarian. The College Librarian is responsible for all aspects of the library, including supervision of a staff of professional librarians and support personnel, budgeting, policy formulation, collection development, and supervision of audio-visual/media services. The librarian will work closely with both the library staff and academic departments. The College seeks someone with a vision for supporting the central place of the library in a liberal arts setting, with the necessary leadership and technical skills to establish an exciting and effective presence for the library. Minimum qualifications include an MLS from an ALAaccredited graduate school and at least five years experience as assistant/ associate library director or department head. The College Librarian reports directly to the Vice President for Academic Affairs. Beloit College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with an enrollment of 1,200 students and 108 full-time/half-time faculty. The college emphasizes teaching excellence and student/faculty collaborative research. The city of Beloit is located in southern Wisconsin, close to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago. Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to: David Burrows, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Beloit College, 700 College St., Beloit, Wl 53511. Review of applications will be begin December 1,1999, and continue until position is filled. Beloit College is committed to cultural and ethnic diversity, and urges all interested individuals to apply.

COORDINATOR FOR COLLECTIONS AND RESEARCH SERVICES. Haverford College seeks a Coordinator for Collections and Research Services to lead the Library’s efforts to develop and maintain a strong, varied, responsive, and changing program of public services. The Coordinator supervises five exempt and one non-exempt staff who are collectively responsible for all aspects of reference and instruction services, circulation and stack maintenance, collection development/maintenance, interlibrary loan, and a US Federal Depository. The Coordinator has collection development, general reference, and instructional responsibilities; as a member of the Library’s management team .she/he coordinates work and develops collaborative initiatives with the Coordinator for Technical Services, the Curator of Special Collections, departmental librarians for science and music, colleagues in other campus units, especially Academic Computing, and counterparts in the Bryn Mawrand Swarthmore Libraries. The Coordinator reports to the Librarian of the College and advises on matters relating to program and policy development, facilities, budget, and library operations generally. Salary $50,000. Please see full job description and qualifications at psjd.htm before sending letter of application, resume, and names of three references to: Martha Payne, Magill Library, Haverford College, Haverford, PA 19041-1392. Application deadline: January 31, 2000. Please do not fax or e-mail applications; direct questions to Martha Payne ( (610) 896-1174). ALA interviews possible. EEO/AA

DIRECTOR, LIBRARY. Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest. The Director of the Library, under the direction of the Dean, has the responsibility to oversee library operations and to develop the library as an educational and research arm of the seminary. Appointed by the Board of Trustees, upon recommendation of the Dean, the Director of the Library reports to the Dean. The Director consults with the faculty’s Administrative Affairs Committee for advice concerning the development of library policies and procedures. The Director is a member of the faculty and may be invited to teach in his or her field of competence. The Director is responsible for the management of the library, including collection development, acquisitions, cataloging, public services, automated services, archives, supervision of library staff (currently 3 full time and 6 student aides who work part time). The Director, in consultation with the faculty and administration, is responsible for the construction of a new library facility, giving attention to such issues as the future development of the library, the shape and size of the collection, physical space needs, and further automation of library functions. The Director is responsible for maintaining and advancing cooperative relationships between the ETSS Library and other academic libraries, including the Stitt Library on the campus of the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary (with which a cooperative collection development policy is in place), the Lutheran Seminary Program in the Southwest, and the University of Texas libraries. The Director is expected to relate constructively to various constituencies (e.g., faculty, students, clergy, administrators, and the general public). Requirements: Applicants should have a masters degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school and a masters degree in religious studies or theology as well as library work experience. A Ph.D. degree in a theological discipline is desirable, and the candidate must be knowledgeable about current information technology and the Episcopal Church. The deadline for applications or nominations is January 1,2000. The position is to be filled by June 1,2000. Salary is open and dependent on education and experience. Submit applications or inquiries to The Very Rev. Durstan McDonald, Dean, Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest, P.O. Box 2247, Austin, TX 78768. The Episcopal Seminary of the Southwest is an equal opportunity employer.

EDUCATION LIBRARIAN, ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Library and Information Services (LIS). Responsibilities: Organizes, coordinates, and directs the activities of the Education area of Lovejoy Library’s User Services Department. Facilitates the best use of Lovejoy Library’s materials, services, and facilities through direct contact with users, and through the overall direction, coordination and supervision of the following Education areas: curriculum and instruction; educational leadership; special education and communication disorders; psychology; and health education and kinesiology. Participates in the general reference, instruction, and collection development programs. Term of contract: Tenure-track, 12-month, faculty appointment. Professional rank and salary dependent upon credentials and experience, with a minimum salary of $32,400 for Assistant Professor and $37,800 for Associate Professor. Excellent fringe benefit program. More information is available at Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS degree. Specialized degree or coursework in an education-related discipline preferred. Two years experience in an academic research library preferred. Knowledge of library reference tools. Strong communication, teamwork, organizational, interpersonal, and public service skills. Applications: Review to begin December 1,1999 and to remain open until position is filled. Send letter of application, resume, names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: Jay Starratt, Dean of LIS, Lovejoy Library, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Box 1063, Edwardsville, IL 62026-1063. As an Affirmative Action employer, SI UE offers equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, creed or religion, age, sex, national origin, or disability. Applications from women and minority groups are especially encouraged.

EXPERIENCED LEADER WITH A GRADUATE DEGREE IN LIBRARIANSHIP/INFORMATION SERVICES. Cameron University [http:/ /], a state-supported public university which offers associates, bachelors and masters degrees, is seeking an experienced leader with a graduate degree in librarianship/information services from an accredited institution. Preference will be given to candidates with a second masters degree in a subject matter discipline or doctorate in library/ information services or related field. Progressive responsibility for strategic planning, knowledge of library technology and electronic services, experience with staff development, and an understanding of library service issues are qualifications which will be strongly considered. The Cameron University main campus is located in Lawton, Oklahoma. The university operates the Duncan Higher Education Center, in Duncan, Oklahoma, and delivers courses and degree programs at Fort Sill and Altus Air Force Base, both in Oklahoma. Courses and degree programs are offered electronically to numerous other sites in Oklahoma. The School of Graduate and Professional Studies offers two masters degrees at eight military installations across Europe. The library provides services electronically to all sites served by the university and for a variety of collaborative educational programs with other universities both on and off the main campus. To apply: Send resume, list of at least three references with names, addresses, phone numbers, and transcripts (unofficial) to: Terral McKellips, Chair, Search and Screening Committee, Cameron University, P.O. Box 16356, Lawton, OK73505-6377. EOE/AA.

HEAD OF INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY AND REFERENCE. Chatham College is seeking a dynamic leader for their newly formed Instructional Technology and Reference department, part of a merged library and computing services division. Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Information Services, the department head will supervise two reference librarians and work in partnership with computing services personnel to develop instructional services, reference services, bibliographic instruction, collection development, and research support for the faculty and staff of Chatham College. Each new instructional technology initiative will be done in partnership with faculty leaders, who will work closely with the new department head. Chatham College is committed to supporting this new model of integrating information services for faculty, students, and staff. The new department head will be part of an expanding Information Services department and will be expected to form partnership with computing staff, faculty, and members of the campus community to achieve the goals of the department. As part of its commitment to traditional library services as well as the new initiatives, Chatham is dramatically increasing its collection; the new department head will oversee this collection development in all forms of materials. The College seeks candidates with an MLS degree or equivalent experience, 3-5 years experience in academic library reference work, experience with instructional technology, excellent written and oral communication, and management skills. Experience with web-based course-packaging systems, distance learning, and/ ora background in the sciences are desirable. Founded in 1869, Chatham College isa private, selective, nonsectarian institution, offering baccalaureate degrees only to women. Masters degrees are offered to women and men. The College, a pioneer in curricular progress, is dedicated to enabling its graduates to make an impact upon the world around them. Located in the Shadyside section of Pittsburgh, students and staff have easy access to Pittsburgh’s dynamic cultural and entertainment opportunities and can share in educational and social offerings of nine other area colleges and universities. Nominations and applications, including a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and the names of three references should be sent to: Department of Human Resources, Job #357, Chatham College, Woodland Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15232. Chatham is an equal opportunity employer.

INFORMATION SERVICES LIBRARIAN (INSTRUCTION/INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY). Coordinates library instruction with an emphasis on information technology at the Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, the main library at Tulane University. Information technology is a priority area for development for the library and the university. This librarian also works with the other librarians in the Information Services Department sharing responsibilities relating to reference and collection development. Responsibilities: Leads, coordinates, and participates in the library’s overall library/ Internet instruction program, reporting to the Head of the Information Services Department. Develops instruction in the use of library resources and information technologies for students and develops related staff development initiatives for teaching faculty and library staff. Works with the department head and other librarians to establish goals relating to library instruction; promotes library instruction and schedules instruction assignments; collects and reports data on library instruction; assists with advancing the library’s web site. Provides general help at the reference desk approximately 8-14 hours per week including some evenings and weekends; serves as a bibliographer for a limited number of subject areas and acts as the library’s liaison to the academic departments linked to those subjects; maintains current awareness of developments in the profession; assumes other responsibilities as assigned. Qualifications: Required: ALA-accredited MLS. Experience in reference and library instruction with electronic library resources in an academic library. Experience with web design. Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Desired: Familiarity with collection development. Demonstrated leadership potential and enthusiasm for an innovative environment. A commitment to develop expertise in emerging technologies and lead and/or participate in innovative library projects. Environment: Tulane University is a major private university with its main campus located in picturesque uptown New Orleans. The Howard-Tilton Memorial Library is the university’s main library and is an ARL research collection supporting programs in the humanities, social sciences, and the sciences. (See -html). Salary/Benefits: Rank and salary commensurate with experience, minimum $31,000 for Librarian I; excellent benefits, choice of health plans, immediate tuition waiver for self, and undergraduate tuition waiver for dependents. To apply: Send letter, resume, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references (including immediate supervisor) to: Mary Orazio, Administrative Associate, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118. E-mail: or fax: 504-865-6773. Review of applications will begin January 10,2000 and continue until the position is filled. Tulane is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES LIBRARIAN. To provide instruction to library users, develop electronic instructional resources such as tutorials, plan and coordinate the participation of other librarians in the instruction program, participate in reference, serve as liaison to one academic school for collection development, and work collaboratively with others in planning and decision-making processes for the whole library. Reports to head of reference and supervises student worker(s). Full-time, non-tenure-track position with library rank and faculty status; available January 2000. Requires ALA-accredited MLS; working knowledge of Internet and personal computer applications; knowledge of at least one automated library system such as Voyager; ability to work in a complex and changing environment; supervisory, organizational, analytical, and problemsolving skills; ability to work independently and collaboratively; demonstrated flexibility and attention to detail; strong service orientation; the ability to adjust priorities based on changing needs. Desired qualifications include: academic library experience, teaching experience, and additional advanced degree preferred; experience using technology in an educational or library setting; familiarity with Microsoft Office, electronic databases, web page development; demonstrated knowledge of current emerging technologies as they contribute to meeting the needs of researchers and students in an academic community; knowledge of library information technology. Send letter of intent and resume, including names, addresses, e-mail, and phone numbers of three professional references to: Ruth H. Miller, Director, David L. Rice Library, University of Southern Indiana, 8600 University Blvd., Evansville, IN 47712; fax: (812) 465-1693; phone (812) 464-1824. Review of applications to begin early January and continue until position filled. AA/EOE

LIBRARIAN. The University of Texas at San Antonio seeks systems librarian for the position of Electronic Services Librarian. Duties: Responsible for administration of the libraries’ integrated library automated system and provides leadership in moving from the current environment to a next generation system. Participates in the evaluation and recommendation of library systems; assists in the planning and implementing of conversion activities; reviews and recommends software, hardware and electronic products for library users, librarians, and library staff. Participates in the project management for maintenance of the current and successor system. Responsible for working with a variety of library products and incorporating them into the mainstream of library sources. Reports to Assistant Director for Technical Services and Library Computer Systems. Qualifications: Required: ALA-accredited MLS degree; five years relevant systems experience. Demonstrated experience with client server applications. Knowledge and experience using UNIX. Experience using NT. Experience using Perl or equivalent. Knowledge of standards such as US MARC, Z39.50, HTML. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Preferred: Academic library experience. Experience using US MARC records, SQL programming, mSQL or Oracle databases, Microsoft Access, SQL Report Writer, Visual Basic, JavaScript, C, or php. Experience as UNIX administrator. Salary and Benefits: Minimum $40,000 for 12-month appointment with optional retirement and liberal benefits package. Position available January 15,2000; review of applications beginning December20, 1999. Application; Send letter of application, resume, and names of three references to: Sue Tyner, Assistant Director for Technical Servicesand Library Computer Systems, The University of Texas at San Antonio Library, 6900 N. Loop 1604 West, San Antonio, TX 78249-0671 or in text or UTSA is an EEOA employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities encouraged to apply.

LIBRARIAN, GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS REFERENCE/BIBLIOGRAPHIC CONTROL. The University of Maryland Libraries invites applications or nominations for the position of Librarian, Government Documents Reference/Bibliographic Control. Environment: The University of Maryland Libraries has recently undergone a major reorganization to better meet the service mission of the Libraries. As part of this reorganization, subject teams have been created and are responsible for integrating services and collections to the University’s departments, colleges, and programs. This new environment strives to facilitate organizational communication and foster shared responsibility. Responsibilities: Provides research and reference assistance in the Government Documents and Maps Unit, utilizing a variety of print and electronic resources. Searches electronic databases. Assists with the management of Federal Depository Library collection, facilitating compliance with Federal Depository Library Program guidelines for collection maintenance. Evaluates and makes recommendations for the purchase of items to support and complement the depository collection, including international documents. Works with acquisitions and cataloging units to ensure quality bibliographic control of government documents. Assists with the Marcive tape load. Participates in staff and student training. Special projects as assigned. Qualifications: Required: ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library and Information Science. Preferred: Additional relevant subject master’s degree. Experience: Required: Three or more years experience working with government documents in a large setting preferred; experience providing reference service; experience in technical services work; familiarity with Federal Depository Library Program guidelines; knowledge of government information resources in print and electronic formats; knowledge of microcomputer and Internet applications in libraries, including skill in searching bibliographic databases; user education experience; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; strong service commitment; ability to work with a diverse group of users and staff; ability to work in a team environment; good sense of humor. Preferred: Familiarity with government information through course work; work experience in a regional federal depository library; experience developing web pages; familiarity with international documents and maps. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits. Applications: For full consideration, submit a cover letter and a resume and names/addresses of three references by January 14,2000. Applications accepted until the position is filled. Send resume to: Ray Foster, Library Personnel Services, Room #4105, McKeldin Library, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742-7011. You may also fax your resume: (301)314-9960. Libraries Web Address: UMCP. The University of Maryland is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities are encouraged to apply.

MANAGER, ELECTRONIC TEXT AND IMAGING CENTER. University of Maryland Libraries. The University of Maryland Libraries invites applications or nominations for the position of Manager, Electronic Text and Imaging Center. Responsibilities: Reporting to the Head of Digital Library Operations, the incumbent will be responsible for daily operations of the ETIC, a new service unit at the University of Maryland Libraries. The initial focus of the ETIC is to support the humanities, and it is closely aligned with the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) which is housed adjacent to the ETIC. Long-range plans are to expand activities into other disciplinary areas. The Center assists faculty and students in identifying, accessing, creating, and using scholarly electronic texts and images. The ETIC Manager will serve as the primary resource person in all phases of this service, from working with users to conceptualize options to assisting in the design of curricular and research projects using specific texts and tools; identifies, evaluates, and acquires appropriate electronic texts and images for research and instruction in collaboration with subject librarians; keeps informed of new trends and standards for digital projects; supervises a graduate assistant and undergraduate students who will provide technical support and public service assistance; collaborates with the Director and staff of MITH on research and instruction projects; provides individual and group instruction on electronic text and image content, use, and production; participates on the Libraries’ Collection Management and Resource Allocation Committee as requested. Qualifications: Required: ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library and Information Science; subject expertise in the humanities as demonstrated by degree, coursework, or experience; at least two years experience in one or more of the following areas: authoring languages, instructional design, Web development, database management, and multimedia. Experience with HTML, SGML, XML. Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of hardware and software utilized in electronic text and imaging work (e.g., scanning, text analysis software). Must be able to work effectively with technical and non-technical users. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Supervisory experience. Familiarity with electronic text and imaging content. Reading knowledge of one or more foreign languages preferred. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits. Applications: For full consideration, submit a cover letter and a resume and names/addresses of three references by January 10,2000. Applications accepted until the position is filled. Send resume to: Ray Foster, Library Personnel Services, Room #4105, McKeldin Library, University of Maryland, College Park, MD20742-7011. You may also fax your resume: (301) 314-9960. Libraries Web Address: http:// The University of Maryland is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities are encouraged to apply.

MANAGER, HEAD, DIGITAL LIBRARY OPERATIONS. The University of Maryland Libraries invites applications or nominations for the position of Manager, Head, Digital Library Operations. Responsibilities: Reporting to the Director of Information Technology and the Director of Public Services, the Head of Digital Library Operations provides leadership and management for planning, designing, and implementing digital library initiatives at the University of Maryland Libraries. The Head of Digital Library Operations coordinates the evaluation, application, and testing of emerging technologies and standards; works closely with managers of a diverse range of digital library projects currently underway and identifies new opportunities; serves as liaison to academic departments and to the Office of Information Technology on digital library activities; is responsible for budget planning and resource development and allocation for digital library operations including external funding; supervises the Electronic Text and Imaging Center Coordinator and the Head of the Web/Digital Libraries Team; works closely with vendors of digital library hardware and software; oversees design and maintenance of electronic resources including licensed electronic content, digitized content, digital content, and web-based resources; participates on the Libraries’ Collection Management and Resource Allocation Committee as requested. Qualifications: Required: MS in library and information science, computer science, or relevant field. Minimum three years experience in a research library or comparable setting working with digital resources. Demonstrated technical knowledge and expertise. Ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups. Ability to work as a liaison with faculty on research and curricular projects. Demonstrated experience with technology project management. Experience in the creation and management of digital information. Demonstrated knowledge of digital conversion of materials for access and preservation. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Successful proposal writing experience. Experience in developing working partnerships for research and entrepreneurial opportunities. Applications: For full consideration, submit a cover letter and a resume and names/addresses of three references by December20,1999. Applications accepted until the position is filled. Send resume to: Ray Foster, Library Personnel Services, Room #4105, McKeldin Library, University of Maryland,CollegePark, MD20742-7011 .You may also fax your resume: (301)314-9960. Libraries Web Address: UMCP. The University of Maryland is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities are encouraged to apply.

MANUSCRIPT CURATOR/LIBRARIAN. Loyola Marymount University seeks a curator for the Center for the Study of Los Angeles, Research Collection. The curator will report to the Assistant Librarian for Archives and Special Collections in the Charles Von der Ahe Library. The successful candidate will be responsible for day-to-day management of the Research Collection. Duties include processing collections, preparation of collection guides, basic conservation work, supervision of interns and student workers, reference work with patrons, and management of the offsite faculty. The curator is also responsible for the design and development of the Department of Archives and Special Collections web site. Candidates must have a Master’s degree in archival studies, history, political science, or an MLS form an ALA-accredited school with course work in archives or manuscript management. Candidates must also have three years of progressively responsible experience in a manuscripts departmentoran archives. Computer skills are essential. Candidates should have a basic understanding of HTML, Photoshop and graphic optimization for the web. Please send resume and cover letter to: LMU, HR, 7900 Loyola Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045-8155, or Fax: (310) 338-7711. Visit our website at or call our Jobline at (310) 3384488. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans. Applications received by January 28,2000 will receive first consideration. The search will remain open until the position is filled.

PUBLIC SERVICES LIBRARIAN, Moorhead (MN) State University. Tenure-track, 200-day duty year: Coordinates the library’s reference, circulation, reserve, and ILL activities. Supervises two library technicians and hordes of students. Official Vacancy Notice: vacancy/l ndex.htm.

REFERENCE/BIBLIOGRAPHIC INSTRUCTION LIBRARIAN. (Entry level) California State University— Dominguez Hills. Responsibilities: Serves at Reference Desk. Coordinates Library’s Bibliographic Instruction Program. Provides instruction in use of library materials, including classroom lectures and tours. Prepares instructional materials including Web resources. Serves as a bibliographer in one or more subjects. Engages in professional development activities. Required qualifications: Accredited MLS Degree. Effective team member. Excellent communications skills. Computer literacy. Flexibility. Ability to function in multi-cultural environment. Desirable qualifications: Public speaking skills. Familiarity with instruction methods and technologies. Familiarity with electronic information resources. This is a tenure-track, faculty rank position. Appointment to be at Entry Level for Senior Assistant Librarian: $38,652 for 12month appointment. Salary range for Senior Assistant Librarian: $38,652$52,248. Deadline: Application review will begin December 15,1999, and will continue until position is filled. Submit letter, current resume, and three recent references to: Sandra Parham, Acting Dean, University Library, California State University-Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA 90747. CSU Dominguez Hills serves the Los Angeles South Bay area and is an urban, comprehensive university with a culturally diverse student body. The Library contains over435,000 volumes and 1500 journal subscriptions. Equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

REFERENCE LIBRARIAN. Wofford College, Spartanburg, South Carolina. Requirements: ALA-accredited MLS plus two years of experience in reference service and bibliographic instruction. Second MA desirable. Strongly desired: experience in networked environment, including use of teaching technology, electronic resources, HTML. Duties include providing basic reference service, course-integrated library instruction, participation and instruction in summer workshops and seminars. Wofford College has an innovative program in faculty bibliographic instruction, and we hope to hire a dynamic librarian who can contribute in this important area. Salary: $29,000 with attractive benefits package. Wofford College is a Carnegie 1, nationally ranked, Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts institution with an enrollment of 1100 located in the Upstate of South Carolina. The library is fully automated with strong collections and services and staff committed to partnership with teaching faculty in the education of our students. For further information on the school, consult our web site: The Greenville/Spartanburg area is one of the nation’s fastest-growing metropolitan areas, with numerous international corporations, cultural attractions, and easy access to the vacation areas of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the South Carolina coast. Review of applications will begin immediately. Apply with letter of application, transcripts (copy acceptable initially), and names and phone numbers of three references to: Oakley H. Coburn, Director, Sandor Teszler Library, Wofford College, 429 N. Church St., Spartanburg, SC29303-3663; e-mail: Wofford College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

REFERENCE LIBRARIAN/SUBJECT SPECIALISTS. Two Positions: Reference Librarian/Subject SpecialistEducation and Social Administration, and Reference Librarian/Subject Specialist-Music and Dance. Both positions are reference librarians in the Reference and Information Services Department of Paley Library. Provide reference and information services to users at the RIS Desk, in the Scholars Information Center, and on the Department’s electronic reference listservs, on rotating weekday and weekend schedules. The Education and Social Administration Subject Specialist will work one evening and one Saturday per month in the Zahn Library. The Music and Dance Subject Specialist may be required to work weeknights. Specific duties include assisting users in finding appropriate information sources; teaching database searching and research techniques, both one-on-one and in the classroom. Serve on departmental and Library/University-wide task forces and committees. Participate in the Libraries’ collection development and management programs, in accordance with established policies and procedures, with primary responsibility for materials supporting their subject specialties. The major duties include selection and deselection of library materials in all formats; initiation of appropriate preservation actions for damaged materials; initiation and maintenance of contacts with faculty in their respective subject areas; informing faculty of the Libraries’ instructional programs and acting as the principal instructor for Library user education classes in their subject specialties. Qualifications: MLS from an ALA-accredited institution. Master’s degree in education or social work or music and experience in collection development is preferred. Must have broad background in the social sciences or the liberal arts and excellent writing and interpersonal skills. Experience with microcomputers and knowledge of, or experience with, reference and database/WWW searching required. Compensation: Minimum $31 ,000; higher commensurate with qualifications and experience. Generous benefits package includes health, dental, and life insurance; tuition remission; and TIAA/CREF retirement plans. To apply: Send letter of application addressing qualifications, resume, and names of three references to: Chair, Search Committee, Administrative Services Department, Temple University Libraries, 1210 W. Berks Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122. Closing date for applications: January 10,2000. An AA/EO employer.

SCIENCE LIBRARIAN. University Library, California State University, Long Beach. Tenure-track position available June 1,2000. The Science Librarian will be responsible for collection development, reference and consultation, library skills instruction, and developing instructional materials for assigned departments in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. CSULB librarians work in a cooperative environment which is highly automated. Reference services are centralized, and librarian schedules typically include weekend and evening hours. Librarians have full faculty status and are expected to be active in Library and University governance and to participate in professional activities and research, including publication. The position requires a professional library degree from an ALA-accredited institution. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience ($46,488-$74,352). The position will remain open until an appointment has been made; review of candidates will begin February 15,2000. To request an application packet, or further information, contact the library administrative office at (562) 985-7839 or EEO/AA/Title IX Employer.

SCIENCE LIBRARIAN. (Search Reopened) Haverford College seeks a Science Librarian to plan, manage, and evaluate the facilities, services, and resources of three departmental science libraries. The Librarian performs or supervises all work in these libraries and serves as primary liaison between the Library and the departments of astronomy, biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics. Working directly with students and faculty in a teamand user-oriented environment, the Science Librarian coordinates functions with reference and technical services staff in Magill Library and collaborates with colleagues at Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore College libraries in a wide variety of collection development, information access, and service functions. Supervises one full-time assistant and three FTE student staff. Salary $40,000. Please see full job description and qualifications at httpV/ before sending letter of application, resume, and names of three references to: Donna Fournier, Haverford College Library, Haverford, PA 19041-1392. Application deadline: January 31,2000. No fax or e-mail applications; questions to Donna Foumier at or (610) 896-1005. EEO/AA.

SCIENCE REFERENCE LIBRARIAN. The University of Oklahoma. Duties: Under the general direction of the Head of Reference, this position provides general and subject-specific reference and informational services; works at the Library’s main reference desk; participates in collection development and departmental liaison activities in botany/microbiology, geography, meteorology, psychology and zoology; and participates in library instruction including general tours and subject-oriented presentations. All reference librarians provide electronic reference and end-user services. This position is governed by the University’s policies requiring research or creative achievement and professional service as outlined by the Faculty Handbook at fhbmenu.html. Qualifications: Required: MLS from ALA-accredited library school; undergraduate or advanced degree in the sciences or two years of library experience working with traditional and electronic resources in a science discipline; experience with current technologies in providing electronic reference service. Desirable: 1-2 years professional or preprofessional reference experience; experience in collection development; familiarity with SIRSI or other automated system; evidence of research or creative achievement; excellent interpersonal and communication skills. First screening date: January 25,2000. Search will remain open until filled. Salary: $36,000. Benefits: TIAA/CREF; State Retirement System; 33 days paid leave; University holidays; comprehensive medical protection; group life insurance; and reduced tuition. University Libraries: A member of the Research Libraries Group, AMIGOS, and ARL, the University Libraries consists of a main library and six branches. The collection contains more than 3.5 million volumes, 16,000 periodical subscriptions, and three outstanding special collections in history of science, western history, and business history. The Libraries operates a computerized library system (SIRSI) for local holdings. The libraries provide access to document delivery via Uncover and access to electronic resources including FirstSearch, Searchbank/InfoTrac, Lexis/Nexis, and JSTOR. The University of Oklahoma Libraries is a NACO contributing library. The Libraries’ home page is Norman, Oklahoma is an attractive community close to a major metropolitan city with a low cost of living. Employment: Librarians have faculty status, privileges, responsibilities, rank of assistant professor or above, and are eligible for tenure. Application: Send letter of application with resume, a list of publications and the names of three references (including current supervisor) to: Donald C. Hudson, Assistant to the Dean for Administrative Services, University Libraries, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK73019; (405) 325-2611. The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage women and minority applicants and we are responsive to the needs of dual career couples.


SERIALS CATALOGER. (Search reopened) Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana. Responsibilities: Responsible for original and complex copy cataloging of serials in print, electronic, and micro formats in all subject areas, but primarily on subjects related to Latin America. Serves as the Cataloging Department resource for serials cataloging and provides serials cataloging training for department staff as needed. Serves as the liaison for serials processes between the Cataloging, Serials Acquisitions, and Preservation Departments. Contributes authority records to the national authority file under the terms of the library’s participation in NACO. Reports to the head of the Cataloging Department. The Cataloging Department employs seven full-time librarians and 12 support staff. Required: ALA-accredited MLS. Minimum one year serials cataloging experience in an academic library. Excellent reading knowledge of Spanish. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of LC classification, LCSH, AACR2(rev.), LCRI, and the USMARC formats for bibliographic, holdings, and authority data. Excellent written and oral communication skills; effective interpersonal skills; ability to function as a contributing team member in a production-oriented environment; strong service orientation; flexibility in adapting to changing departmental and organizational priorities; strong analytical skills and organizational abilities. Preferred: Additional monographic cataloging experience; knowledge of other Western European languages, particularly Portuguese. Previous serials management experience; CONSER, BIBCO, or NACO experience. Academic background in Latin American Studies. Ability to work in a highly automated environment; working knowledge of OCLC and an integrated local system, preferably Voyager. Salary: Rank and salary based on qualifications; minimum $33,500. Twelve-month academic appointment. Excellent benefits, including tuition exemption for self and family. To apply, send letter of application, resume, and the name, address, and telephone numbers of three references to: Mary Orazio, Exceutive Secretary, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118-5682. Review of applications will begin January 21,2000 and continue until the position is filled. Tulane University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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COORDINATOR OF THE MUSIC LIBRARY.The Appalachian State University Library seeks a creative and enthusiastic individual to serve as the Coordinator of the Music Library. In a collegial team-based environment, the Coordinator is responsible for the development, implementation, operation and evaluation of Music Library programs. Specific responsibilities include: manage operations, collections, reference services and staff of branch music library; present library instruction modules in a four-semester music history sequence, with other classes on demand; teach graduate course in music bibliography; provide in-depth reference service; be responsible for music collection development and liaison between Library and School of Music; revise cataloging and authority work for music materials. Library faculty are expected to take leadership roles within the Library and University, and to be active in scholarship and professional service. Qualifications: Required: An ALA-accredited Master’s degree, Master’s degree in music, and three years of library experience. Knowledge of music library functions, collections, and an understanding of music cataloging practices. Experience with searching electronic music information sources. Reading knowledge of one or more western European languages. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, and ability to work effectively in a team environment. Preferred: Experience with original cataloging of music materials, including uniform titles and authority work. Experience with developing Web-based instructional materials. Reading knowledge of German. Supervisory or coordinating experience. Experience or training in a multi-cultural environment. Boone is located in northwest North Carolina in the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains. A year-round resort area, the town has a population of approximately 13,000 and was listed in the 1995 edition of “The 100 Best Small Towns in America.” It is within easy driving distance of Winston-Salem, Greensboro, and Charlotte. The University has an enrollment of 12,500 and offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 200 majors. It is part of The University of North Carolina System. Library holdings include more than 750,000 bound volumes, over 6,000 current serials, 1.4 million microforms, and a significant array of electronic resources. Appalachian is a member of SOLINET and the Western North Carolina Network, a consortium of three state universities sharing an Innovative Interfaces, Inc. system, document delivery by van, and an UnCover gateway. The School of Music has an enrollment of 475 undergraduates, 20 graduates, and a full-time teaching faculty of 35, plus 14 part-time faculty, and 10 graduate assistants. Degrees offered are the Bachelor of Music (Music Education, Performance, Music Therapy, Sacred Music), Bachelor of Science (Music Industry Studies), and Master of Music (Music Education, Performance, and Performance/Pedagogy). The School of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. Located in the Broyhill Music Center, the Music Library has a focused collection of 8,500 books and journals, 10,500 scores, and 9,000 recordings. In addition to the Coordinator of the Music Library, the Music Library Team consists of a music library manager, a half-time evening supervisor, and student assistants. This is a tenure-track position available July 1,2000. Salary and rank are nationally competitive and commensurate with qualifications with the expectation that the appointment will be filled at the level of Assistant Professor or above. A standard benefits package with eligibility for TIAA-CREF is available. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references to: Mary Reichel, University Librarian, Appalachian State University, Belk Library, P.O. Box 32026, Boone, NC 28608-2026. Completed applications must be received by January 21, 2000. Appalachian State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and is committed to hiring women and minorities.

MUSIC LIBRARIAN.SUNY Potsdam seeks a creative, dynamic librarian to oversee and advance the Julia E. Crane Music Library. The successful candidate will possess a broad perspective of the role of the library in the education and scholarly research of music students and faculty. SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music is a dynamic institution of nearly 600 students and 60 full-and parttime faculty members within a liberal arts college. It enjoys a unique status as the oldest and currently the largest undergraduate music education program in the country, also conferring bachelor degrees in music, musical studies, business of music, performance, and a new minor in jazz studies. Master of Music programs are offered in composition, music education, music history and literature, music theory, and performance. Responsibilities: The Music Librarian supports the undergraduate and expanding graduate programs of the Crane School of Music, as well as students and faculty from the Schools of Arts & Sciences and Teacher Education. Reporting to the Director of the College Libraries, this position manages the Crane Music Library facility and its services; Provides reference service to Crane Music Library patrons (some evening and weekend hours required); Performs collection development duties; Teaches bibliographic instruction; Serves as liaison to the Crane School of Music Faculty; Participates in the College Libraries’ Council and its subcommittees, advocating for the music branch library. Qualifications: Required: ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree (or foreign equivalent); Undergraduate degree in music (musicology, theory, education, or performance); Minimum five years professional experience in a music library, including reference and collection development; Effective oral and written communication; Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Preferred: Graduate degree in music strongly preferred; Familiarity with current developments and trends in information and audio technologies and their impacts on music education and library services; Experience working with an online catalog in a music library setting; Record of professional activity in regional and national professional organizations; Record of scholarly activity (will be required for tenure). Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a Tenure-track position, with an anticipated hiring rank of Associate Librarian, incumbents hired at this rank are expected to meet tenure requirements within three years of initial hire. Application Deadline: Primary consideration will be given to applications received before Friday January 14,2000 Anticipated start date: July 1,2000. Application: Submit letter of application, current resume, and names/addresses/phone numbers of three professional references to: Amy Witzel, Search Committee Chair, F.W. Crumb Library, SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY 13676. The State University of New York College at Potsdam is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity.

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY LIBRARIAN. University of North Texas,Denton, Texas. One of four librarians providing reference and informational assistance in the Science & Technology Library of the University Libraries. Requires MLS or MIS and minimum three yrs. experience in academic library. See for details.

HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES LIBRARIAN. University of North Texas,Denton, Texas. One of six librarians providing reference and informational assistance in the Humanities & Social Sciences Department, University Libraries. Requires MLS or MIS and minimum of two yrs. experience in academic library. See for details.

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