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Priority:      normal
Date:          Tue, 11 Mar 1997 14:45:25 EST
Reply-to:      Discussion of Library Reference Issues
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From:          Virginia Weathers <[log in to unmask]>
Organization:  Thomas Cooper Library
Subject:       Position announcement in South Carolina
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Reference Librarian. (Position readvertised.)  Thomas Cooper
Library, University of South Carolina.  The library seeks a dynamic
reference librarian who will provide information service to students
and faculty in the humanities and social sciences.  Duties include
providing service at a busy reference desk, with some evenings and
weekends; conducting library instruction sessions and general tours;
database searching; assisting patrons with the NOTIS system and
various CD-ROM products; selecting library materials for one or more
subject areas and serving as a liaison for departments in these
areas.  The University of South Carolina enrolls 17,000
undergraduate students and 8,000 graduate students on the Columbia
campus.  The Thomas Cooper Library contains 2.4.million volumes, 3.4
million microforms; provides access to a wide variety of databases
through CD-ROMs, the mainframe, and the Internet; operates with OCLC
and NOTIS systems; and is a member of the Association of Research
Libraries.  Qualifications Required:  Master's degree awarded from
an ALA accredited library school; effective oral and written
communication skills; ability to work successfully with colleagues
and staff; ability to teach effectively; familiarity with Internet,
online and CD-ROM searching; academic background in the social
sciences or humanities, and some reference desk experience.
Desirable: 1-2 years reference experience, facility in at least one
foreign language and computer literacy/proficiency.  Salary is
$24,000 minimum for 12 months.  Salary dependent on qualifications
and experience.   Faculty status, tenure-track.  Benefits include
medical, dental state retirement  or optional retirement plan.
Letter of application , current resume and the names, addresses and
telephone numbers of four references should be received by April 18,
1997.  Position will remain open until filled.  Apply to Virginia W.
Weathers, Chair, Reference Librarian Search Committee, Thomas Cooper
Library, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina
29208-0103.  USC is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action
Employer.