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Date:          Tue, 2 Sep 1997 13:03:48 -0400
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               "STS-L (Science and Technology Section, ACRL)"              <[log in to unmask]>
From:          Teressa M Wittig <[log in to unmask]>
Subject:       Position available - GA
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                                GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
                                LIBRARY AND INFORMATION CENTER


POSITION:  Life Sciences Information Consultant

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The individual in this position will focus on the
information and research needs in the life sciences.  Information
Consultants work closely with faculty in instructional and research
programs, building active partnerships as they assess information needs,
locate and deliver relevant information and promote information competency
skills.  Additionally, Information Consultants participate in Reference
Services and develop information resources in specific areas.

ENVIRONMENT: The Library and Information Center is central to the
Institute's academic and research programs.  Innovation in information
delivery, training, and customer service is central to the Library's
mission.  The Georgia Institute of Technology, with nearly 20,000 faculty,
students, and staff, is one of the nation's outstanding universities with
numerous nationally-recognized programs.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Required ALA accredited MLS; masters degree in biology,
biochemistry or related field; 2 years experience in marketing/promoting
and providing information services in a special or academic library.
Experience in the use and application of electronic or networked resources
in the life sciences, including Internet/WWW resources.  Knowledge of
current and emerging information technologies.  Ability to work effectively
with Library clientele in a rapidly changing and technologically-intensive
environment.  Effective communication/interpersonal skills.  U.S. citizenship.

Salary and Benefits:  Salary is competitive.  Librarians are members of the
General Faculty.  Standard benefits include:  21 days vacation per year, 12
holidays, state retirement plan or optional plans, health, dental, and life
insurance plans.

To Apply:  Send letter and resume including the names, addresses, and
telephone numbers of five professional references to:  Becky Turner,
Personnel Librarian, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of
Technology, Atlanta, GA  30332-0900.

Applications will be reviewed as of  September 25, 1997 and continue until
the position is filled.  AA/EEO institution.

Mary A. Axford | Reference Librarian  | Georgia Institute of Technology
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    -- Information is the currency of democracy.  -- Thomas Jefferson