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Date: Fri, 21 Mar 1997 12:14:13 EDT
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Subject: JOBS: Library Dept Head - Norfolk, VA
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Date: Fri, 21 Mar 1997 10:56:22 -0500
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From: Terry Kuny <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: US - Library Access Services Department Head - Norfolk, VA
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From: "FRANCES MCCRAW" <[log in to unmask]>
OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY
LIBRARY ACCESS SERVICES DEPARTMENT HEAD
RESPONSIBILITIES: Reports to Assistant University Librarian for
Information Services. Provides leadership in develop-ing and
managing pro-grams and services for on and off campus; provides
access services with other divisions and branch libraries within the
university library, distance education sites, Higher Education
Centers, corporate and military sites, and the Virginia Beach
campus to be open in Fall 1998. Access services include circulation
and reserves, stacks maintenance, interlibrary loan and document
delivery, microforms, security, photocopy center contract, financial
operations of the units and management of two branch libraries.
Position supervises 17 (3 supervisors, 2 branch coordi-nators, and
11 staff members) and approximately 340 hrs. of student
assistants. Two branch libraries, the Diehn Composers' Room
(special collections and the music listening room) and the Hofheimer
Art Library report to this position, with two coordinators, and
approximately 40 hrs of student assistants. Position will
analyze departmental organization in view of changing services,
priorities, and requirements, advances in access technology, and
developments in library information systems. Innovative Interfaces
system recent implementation makes training and full utilization of
system a priority. Position includes staff training and
development, and collection development assignment. Weekend and
evening hours as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS: Required: An ALA accredited library science degree; a
minimum of 5 years experience at progressively responsible
professional positions; significant supervisory and management
experience; and successful management of library services in a
Desired: knowledge of librarianship and an understanding of the broad
issues facing academic libraries and access services in particular;
comprehensive knowledge of academic libraries' organizational
structures, process, and procedures; ability to relate tactfully to
faculty, students and staff; responsiveness to the needs of the
university and other library units; ability to instill a strong
service orientation; effective and creative leadership; knowledge of
the applications of information technology in access services;
effective participation in committees and team-based work; excellent
oral/written communication; negotiating skills with individuals and
groups; ability to use computers effectively.
Also desirable are familiarity with conservation practices,
knowledge of copyright issues; experience with microforms;
experiences with integrated library systems (access services
Interviewees will be asked to give a brief presentation on
contemporary issues in access services.
SALARY and BENEFITS: Minimum Salary: $40,000. Benefits include:
TIAA-CREF retirement or Virginia Retirement System, health and life
insurance; 22 vacation days.
DEADLINE: Screening of applications will begin on May 9, 1997.
Applications received by that date will receive first consideration.
CONTACT: Write or email for a more complete position description.
Send nominations or letter of application addressing your ability to
meet position qualifications, resume, and the names, addresses,
telephone numbers and email addresses of 3 references to: Ann
Pettingill, Chair, Access Services Head Search Committee, Old Dominion
University, Norfolk, VA. 23529-0256, e-mail [log in to unmask],
757/683-4183 or 683-4141.
Old Dominion University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer
and requires compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act