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Position at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

From: Janet Padway <jgp>
Date: Tuesday, November 17, 1998
Head, Serials Department
(Senior Academic Librarian)
Golda Meir Library
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is a Research II
university serving nearly 23,000 students, and offering 17 doctoral
and over 50 masters programs.  The campus is located on Milwaukee*s
tree-shaded residential east side bordering Lake Michigan.  The
Golda Meir Library is a modern, centralized library housing over 4.7
million bibliographical items including the 1 million item American
Geographical Society Collection.  The materials budget exceeds $2.5
million/year.

Responsibilities: Reporting to the Assistant Library Director for
Technical Services, provides leadership for the Serials Department
staff and manages all activities of the Department including
ordering, check-in, claiming, cataloging, holdings maintenance, and
binding for a serials collection of 8,000 serial subscriptions in
print, non-print and electronic formats.  Responsible for managing
binding budget, and vendor evaluation and contracts for binding.
Responsible for oversight and coordination of preservation
activities library-wide. Duties include hands-on involvement with
daily work routines and supervision of 10 full-time staff, plus
temporary staff, student employees and School of Library and
Information Science fieldwork students.  Responsible for department
policies and procedures; works closely with the Head, Monographs
Department, and participates actively in library-wide planning
committees.

Qualifications: Required: ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS; a minimum of 5
years increasingly responsible, relevant professional experience in
an academic/research library with an automated library system;
awareness of serials trends, particularly electronic resources;
understanding of binding and preservation issues; knowledge of
cataloging and classification standards, including AACR2, CONSER,
LCSH, USMARC formats; knowledge of  at least one European language.
Strong leadership, analytical, supervisory, and communication
skills. Desired: Experience with preservation activities in an
academic/research library, including disaster preparedness; second
advanced degree or course work in relevant field; record of active
professional involvement.

Salary: Senior Academic Librarian (salary range: $40,289 - $50,361)
depending upon qualifications and experience.

Appointment/Benefits: This is a 12-month academic staff probationary
appointment leading to indefinite appointment.  Generous vacation
and fringe benefits.

Application: Full position description is available.  Send letter of
application and statement of qualifications, resume, transcripts,
and name/address/telephone number of three references, to:

    Maureen Powless
    Interim Personnel Librarian
    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    Golda Meir Library
    P.O. Box 604, Milwaukee, WI 53201-0604

All applications must be postmarked no later than January 31, 1999.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and actively solicits
applications from qualified women and minority candidates

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