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Date:          Wed, 25 Jun 1997 10:02:10 -0400
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PROFESSIONAL VACANCY

Librarian of the Bernhard Kummel Library of the Geological Sciences

The Harvard College Library seeks a dynamic individual to head the Kummel
Library and provide leadership in the field of geosciences information at
Harvard.  Reporting to the Librarian for the Sciences the individual,

Administers the Bernhard Kummel Library of the Geological Sciences, which
supports research and curriculum in geology, geophysics, and related
subjects, primarily within the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences.
The Kummel Library is a unit of the Harvard College Library.  Its
collections include 63,000 volumes, 41,000 maps, and 850 periodical titles.
The annual budget is 350K, including a materials budget of 90K.  Direct
responsibilities include developing the Kummel collection; initiating
collaborative collection development for print and electronic resources for
the geoscience community at Harvard; providing reference services and
guidance in geoscience research; preparing and monitoring the Kummel budget;
and managing a staff of 3 FTE plus students.  Areas of supervisory oversight
include all library circulation, reserves, acquisitions, technical services,
and interlibrary loan operations.

Qualifications: M.L.S. plus subject degree in geology, earth sciences, or
related field, and 3-5 years of relevant library experience.  Knowledge of
geosciences literature and demonstrated ability with electronic resources.
Knowledge of geological sciences book and map trade.  Experience in managing
science collections and budgets.  Superior interpersonal and communication
skills.  Ability to work with resources in a wide range of foreign
languages.  Demonstrated understanding of the issues and trends in earth
sciences research.  Experience with cartographic resources in the earth
sciences.

Please submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, resume, and
the names of three references to:  Hazel C. Stamps, Senior Human Resources
Program Administrator, Harvard College Library, Widener 192, Cambridge, MA
02138.

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