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Job Posting: Serials & Electronic Collections Librarian


The Scott Memorial Library at Thomas Jefferson University seeks energetic
and creative applicants for the position of Serials and Electronic
Collections Librarian.  Working in a highly automated environment under
the direction of the Director of Collection Management, this individual
will play a leadership role in all aspects of serials and document
delivery management.

The incumbent will manage a collection of 2,200 serials (print and
electronic) using the SIRSI serials control module. They will also catalog
serials, oversee binding and in-house preservation activities, collection
evaluation, space monitoring, journal holdings reporting and inventories
as well as supervise 3 technicians in these areas.

The SECL is also responsible for the coordination of all document delivery
activities supervising 3 technicians in this area.  Responsibilities
include evaluating ILL policies and procedures to effect efficient and
cost-effective operations and overseeing the implementation of various ILL
technologies including OCLC, DOCLINE and Ariel.

Weekly reference desk service is also required.

Requirements for this position are an accredited MLS, a minimum of 3 years
professional experience in serials work, preferably in an academic
library, supervisory experience, and a working knowledge of an ILS serials
module. The salary range for this position starts at $42,000 per year.
Knowledge of current trends in serials control, especially electronic
journal publishing, is highly desirable.  The successful candidate must
thrive in a dynamic environment, have effective written and oral
communication and problem-solving skills and be able to collaborate on
team projects.

Thomas Jefferson University is an academic health center located in
center-city Philadelphia.  Scott Memorial Library is a department of
Academic Information Services and Research (AISR) which is comprised of
the Library, Medical Media Services and Education Services with a staff of
54 FTE employees. You are invited to visit JEFFLINE, AISR's information
management resource, at http://jeffline.tju.edu for more information.
The University offers excellent flexible benefits including tuition

Qualified candidates should send a letter of application, their resume, and
the names and phone numbers of three references to: Diana Zinnato, Director
of Collection Management, Scott Memorial Library, Thomas Jefferson
University, 1020 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107.  You many also send
your information via e-mail to Diana.Zinnato@mail.tju.edu using Microsoft
Word attachments.  Screening of applications will begin on February 25th,