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Date: Fri, 13 Jun 1997 14:31:31 -0500
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From: Patty Bellus <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Job announcement
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BAYLOR UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
New Faculty Position
Baylor University <URL http://diogenes.baylor.edu/Library> seeks an innovative
Resource Sharing Librarian to supervise the Libraries' Resource Sharing Unit
(formerly, Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery). The librarian will report to
the Head, Library Outreach Services. S/he will manage a unit with 5 FTE staff
and student assistants which processed over 33,000 transactions during
1995/96. Responsibilities include the administration of and participation in
the unit's daily operations; and, in consultation with the Head, Library
Outreach Services, the establishment of goals and priorities for the unit.
The librarian will work with other library faculty to develop and explore new
services and technologies for resource sharing including service to distance
education students. The librarian will represent Baylor at local, regional,
and national professional and consortial meetings and will serve on University
and library committees as appointed.
QUALIFICATIONS: ALA-accredited MLS; experience with interlibrary loan,
commercial document delivery services, OCLC, and online catalogs; experience
with the evaluation, installation, and instruction in use of related software;
demonstrated speaking, writing, and interpersonal skills; commitment to
professional activities including research and publication; ability to adopt
and manage new technologies; and experience in supervision and training.
Highly desired are post-MLS professional library experience; and evidence of
creativity and initiative.
Rank/Salary: Instructor or Assistant Professor/$28,000+ (dependent on
experience) for 12 months, tenure-track.
To apply: Send letter of application and resume to: Patty Bellus, chair,
Resource Sharing Search Committee, Baylor U. Libraries, PO Box 97148, Waco, TX
76798-7148. Materials received by July 1, 1997 will receive priority
Baylor is a Baptist university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention
of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer,
Baylor encourages minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities