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Date:          Fri, 19 Dec 1997 15:57:31 EST
Reply-to:      Discussion of Library Reference Issues
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From:          Deborah Lambert <[log in to unmask]>
Subject:       POSITION:  Reference Librarian/ Business
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Wake Forest University is searching for an innovative and dynamic Reference
Librarian/Business and Economics Bibliographer to join the staff of the Z.
Smith Reynolds Library.  This position is a member of the Information
Services Team and reports to the Head of Reference.  Primary
responsibilities of this position include the following:

Serving as Library's liaison with faculty of the undergraduate Wayne
Calloway School of Business and Accountancy and the Economics department;
Selecting library materials to support those academic areas; Identifying
business and economics links for Library's home page; Providing reference
and research assistance using traditional and electronic formats; Sharing
reference desk responsibilities with 6 other professionals, including
evening and weekend rotation; Providing user instruction for students and
faculty and preparing related training materials; Conducting computer
training and orientation for students, staff and faculty.

Required:   MLS from an ALA accredited school; public service orientation
and commitment; ability to work in a team environment; excellent
communication and interpersonal skills; proficiency in use of electronic
databases. MBA or equivalent highly desired, or academic library experience
with business emphasis.

The Reynolds Library enjoys strong support, with an operating budget of $5
million.  Over one million volumes are housed in the fully automated
library.  A new collegial organizational structure has been implemented to
assure that the library will be flexible and proactive in serving users in a
changing technological environment.  The Library plays the lead role in the
development and delivery of computer/information technology training on
campus.  As our undergraduates receive IBM laptops with standard and special
software, this is a large responsibility.

Wake Forest University is a private, liberal arts institution located in
Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  Consistently ranked among the nation's best
schools, Wake Forest offers a values-based education distinguished by small
classes, faculty-student interaction, and a commitment to the student's
personal as well as intellectual growth.

This 12-month professional position carries excellent benefits.  Salary is
commensurate with experience and qualifications.  To apply, send letter of
application, curriculum vitae, and names, addresses, telephone numbers, and
e-mail addresses of three references to:

Director of the Library
Z. Smith Reynolds Library
Post Office Box #7777
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, NC  27109

Wake Forest University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.