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Serials Librarian Position Texas


Serials Librarian

Texas A & M University-Kingsville, a member of the Texas A&M University
System and a majority Hispanic state-supported institution, seeks a
dynamic Serials Librarian responsible for acquisitions, cataloging, and
processing of serials in all formats (including SUDOC classified
government documents). Manages ordering, receiving, binding, fiscal
control, and cataloging of serial publications; evaluates license
agreements for electronic journal subscriptions; participates in vendor
selection. Supervises and trains two full-time library assistants. Participates in general reference duty and may have other duties as
assigned. Reports to Head of Technical Services.

REQUIRES: Accredited American Library Association MLS or MLIS degree from
a regionally accredited institution or university; knowledge of current
trends in serials control, especially electronic journal publishing;
effective communication and problem solving skills; ability to collaborate
on team projects; ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with

DESIRED: Experience with acquisitions, cataloging, and processing of
serials in all formats, including electronic journals and government
documents in an academic library environment; supervisory and leadership
skills; effective training skills. Experience negotiating with
vendors/aggregators concerning contracts and licenses for electronic
journals and databases. UNIVERSITY & COMMUNITY: Texas A&M
University-Kingsville, a member of the Texas A&M University System, is a
majority Hispanic state-supported institution with an enrollment of
approximately 6,000. Located in Kingsville, a South Texas community of
25,000, the University is 40 miles southwest of Corpus Christi and North
Padre Island and 120 miles north of Mexico. The region is known for its
mild winters, extended growing season, and moderate cost of living. Texas
A&M University-Kingsville is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity
Employer. Committed to excellence through diversity, the university
particularly invites applications from minorities, women, veterans and
persons with disabilities. In compliance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, if accommodations are needed for the application
process, please inform the Search Committee Chair.

SALARY: $34,698.00 per year.

TO APPLY: Send letter of application, r�sum�, transcripts (see statement
below) and three letters of reference to Katherine Hajek, Search Committee
Chair. Application review begins immediately; open until filled. Mail to
Katherine Hajek, Chair of the Serials Librarian Search Committee, James C. Jernigan Library, MSC 197, 700 University Blvd, Texas A&M
University-Kingsville, Kingsville, TX 78363. Electronic submissions in
Word or Adobe Acrobat accepted at katherine.hajek@tamuk.edu.

Transcripts: Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, official
transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting
institution by the Office of the Provost, Texas A&M University-Kingsville,
MSC 102, Kingsville, TX 78363-8202. However, for review of application,
applicants may submit unofficial transcripts from each institution of
higher education attended directly to the Search Committee Chair. If
transcripts are from an international institution, it is the
responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts
translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator (AACRAO) http://www.aacrao.org/credential/index.htm.

Texas A&M University is committed to excellence; the University invites applications from all qualified applicants.