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Date:          Thu, 8 Jan 1998 12:12:38 -0500
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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 - DC
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Date: Wed, 07 Jan 1998 14:40:08 -0500
From: "Peg O'Rourke" <[log in to unmask]>
To: [log in to unmask], [log in to unmask]
Subject: SCI REF LIBRN - POSITION POSTING

Georgetown University, Washington, DC, is recruiting a Science
Reference Librarian for its Blommer Science Library staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Science Reference Librarian delivers research
and reference services in the sciences with a strong emphasis on
planning, coordinating, and promoting Blommer Science Library
instruction and orientation programs; designing and writing user aids and
training materials; developing and maintaining the Science Library's home
page.  Serves as the liaison for collection development for one or more
scientific disciplines.  Two evenings per week and occasional weekend
assignments required.  Responsible for the Science Library in the
absence of the Science Librarian.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: ALA-accredited MLS; ability to
communicate well both orally and in writing; demonstrated initiative; ability
to work with all levels of patrons and staff; strong service ethic;
familiarity with the structure of knowledge in the scienctific and
mathematics disciplines; experience teaching researchers and students
how to choose and use information resources.  Desired qualifications:
Two years professional science reference experience; demonstrated
experience with scientific database searching, especially chemical
information and structure searching; Bachelor of Science in chemistry,
biology, or physics; working knowledge of German language; academic
or special library experience.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:  $32,000 minimum.  Salary beyond minimum will
depend on qualifications and experience.  Academic status.  Generous
vacation, insurance, and retirement plans.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin January 15,
1998 and will continue until position is filled.  To apply: Send cover letter,
resume, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of four
references to: Ms. Phyllis Barrow, Room 523, Lauinger Library,
Georgetown University, 3700 O ST NW, Washington, DC  20057-1174.

Georgetown University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
employer.

Peg O'Rourke
Head, Blommer Science Library
Georgetown  University
302 Reiss Building
Washington, DC 20057-1230
202-687-5651
202-687-5897 [FAX]
e-mail: [log in to unmask]