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Date:          Fri, 5 Dec 1997 19:50:53 -0500
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               "STS-L (Science and Technology Section, ACRL)"              <[log in to unmask]>
From:          Teressa M Wittig <[log in to unmask]>
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Date:         Tue, 2 Dec 1997 12:42:31 -0500
From: Emma Mosby <[log in to unmask]>
Subject:      Position Open at The George Washington University, Gelman Library
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The Gelman Library at The George Washington University is currently
searching for an Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Subject
Specialist/Reference Librarian. file Please assist us by circulating or
posting this position description. Thank you.



The George Washington University announces a search for an Engineering Subject
                               Specialist

POSITION: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Subject
Specialist/Referen
ce Librarian

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

POSITION DESCRIPTION: As subject specialist for electrical engineering
and compu
ter 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 servic
es 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 ref
erence desk in a highly automated
environment.  The library collections include all subjects except law
and medici
ne.  Additionally, works under the guidance
of the Electronic Resources Librarian to assist with the selection,
organization
 and maintenance of the library's electronic
resources and their interfaces. Will contribute, along with others, to
support t
he development of electronic, multimedia
and Internet/WWW services and resources. Serves on library and
University commit
tees.  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 sc
ience; 2 years post-MLS
experience, excellent oral and written communication skills; experience
in provi
ding reference services; experience with
electronic resources and the Internet/WWW; familiarity with information
resource
s for engineering; experience with, or
ability and interest to learn, technical aspects and troubleshooting for
electro
nic resources, such as CD ROM installation,
Internet resources and tools, software packages and  operating systems;
academic
 or research library experience;
commitment to public service and to collection development; ability to
work effe
ctively with co-workers in a collaborative
organization.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Collection development experience, faculty
liaison exp
erience, 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 c
ontinue until the position is
filled. Please send current resume and names and addresses of three
references t
o:

                        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 empl
oyer which actively seeks and encourages
                 applications from minority candidates.