[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]


LIBRARIAN - SERIALS ACQUISITIONS:  Dynamic urban academic library seeks
creative, energetic, flexible individual with strong public services
commitment.  Reports to Assistant Director for Technical Services;
supervises 3 staff, several student assistants; manages and positions for
the future the serials acquisitions operations for multi-site library
system.  (Includes electronic licensing; vendor assignment, evaluation,
negotiation; acquisitions audit trail maintenance.) Participates on team
developing technical services plans, policies, procedures that support the
Libraries=3D service mission, maximize effective operations.  
Professional development encouraged, required for promotion in ranked,
non-tenure track position. III integrated system linking all University of
Missouri, St. Louis University campuses. UMKC, in large area of green
space and trees, is located in the heart of one of America=3Ds most
affordable and attractive cities. =20

Minimum requirements: ALA accredited MLS; successful library acquisitions
experience; exceptional interpersonal, communication, planning,
organizational skills; ability to work positively, productively with
diverse constituencies in environment of rapid change; understanding of
scholarly research environment; evidence of professional initiative,
mature judgment; potential to meet promotion requirements in non-tenure
track appointment.

Preferred:  Successful serials, supervisory, management, electronic
licensing, collection development experience; experience with automated
acquisitions system; knowledge of MARC formats, scholarly publishing
industry; working knowledge of major European language.

Salary: $42,000 minimum.  Benefits include health/dental plans, 75%
tuition discount.  No employee contribution required for fully funded
defined benefit retirement program, life and disability insurance.  UMKC
is an EOI.

Send letter of application, resume, names of three references to:  Helen
H. Spalding, Associate Director of Libraries, University of
Missouri-Kansas City, 5100 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO  64110,
816-235-1531, spaldingh@umkc.edu.  Application review continues until
position filled.