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From:          Teressa M Wittig <[log in to unmask]>
Subject:       Position available - DC
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Date: Mon, 22 Dec 1997 09:20:18 -0500 (EST)
From: Emma Mosby <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: Position Open at The George Washington University, The Gelman Library

Please post the below position description. Thank you.
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Subject: Position Open at The George Washington University, The Gelman Library

The Gelman Library at The George Washington University is currently
searching for an Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Subject
Specialist/Reference Librarian.  Please assist us by circulating or
posting the position description below.   Thank you.

The George Washington University announces a search for an Engineering Subject

POSITION: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Subject
 Specialist/Reference Librarian

APPOINTMENT RANK & SALARY:  Appointment at the rank of Librarian II.  Minimum
 Salary: $30,000.  Rank and
Salary depend on qualifications and experience.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: As subject specialist for electrical engineering and
 computer science, serves as liaison to
faculty, provides specialized research support, user education and consultation
 services, develops and manages print and
electronic collections, and identifies user needs with respect to library
 services and policies.  Additional subjects may be
assigned based on background and/or library needs.

Serves approximately 8 hours per week providing reference services at a busy
 reference desk in a highly automated
environment.  The library collections include all subjects except law and
 medicine.  Additionally, works under the guidance
of the Electronic Resources Librarian to assist with the selection,

 and maintenance of the library's electronic
resources and their interfaces. Will contribute, along with others, to support
 the development of electronic, multimedia
and Internet/WWW services and resources. Serves on library and University
 committees.  Reports to a Subject Specialist
Group Leader.

SUBJECT BACKGROUND PREFERRED: Engineering, especially Electrical Engineering or
 Computer Science, or
Natural/Physical Sciences.  May be demonstrated through academic
degrees, course

 work, substantive experience, or
engineering library experience.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: ALA accredited Masters Degree in library/information
 science; 2 years post-MLS
experience, excellent oral and written communication skills; experience in
 providing reference services; experience with
electronic resources and the Internet/WWW; familiarity with information
 resources for engineering; experience with, or
ability and interest to learn, technical aspects and troubleshooting for
 electronic resources, such as CD ROM installation,
Internet resources and tools, software packages and  operating systems;

 or research library experience;
commitment to public service and to collection development; ability to work
 effectively with co-workers in a collaborative

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Collection development experience, faculty liaison
 experience, experience in planning
and presenting user education sessions; ability to take innovative
approaches to

 translate creative ideas into practical reality.

REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS: Review of applications will begin January 20, 1998 and
 continue until the position is
filled. Please send current resume and names and addresses of three references

                        Andrea Stewart, Director
                      Gelman Library Administration
                    The George Washington University
                        2130 H Street NW, Room 201
                          Washington, DC 20052.

The George Washington University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
 employer which actively seeks and encourages
                 applications from minority candidates.