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Date:          Tue, 10 Feb 1998 15:10:06 -0500
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Subject:NCSU Vacanacy Announcement                       Date:2/10/98
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NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES


Vacancy Announcement
Collection Manager for Management, Education, and Psychology
(Entry Level)



North Carolina State University Libraries invites applications and nominations
for the position of Collection Manager for Management, Education, and
Psychology.  The Collection Management department is committed to building a
program that is responsive to user needs and is strongly oriented to
electronic, multimedia, and non-book resources as well as to traditional print
materials.  Collection management is supported in the Libraries by
discipline-based subject teams that bring together public and technical
services librarians with discipline related assignments to consider
programmatic issues.  The NCSU Libraries' current budget for collections is $7
million.


Responsibilities
Under direction from the Head of Collection Management, manages the planning,
policy development, composition, funding, evaluation, and use of library
collections in the disciplines of management, education, and psychology.
Develops and maintains client-focused relationships with faculty and students
to determine collection needs and priorities.  Takes a leadership role on
assigned subject team.  Maintains active dialogue with counterparts in the
Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN) to further historically strong
cooperative collection development programs.  Serves on library-wide
committees and task forces and is expected to be active professionally.


Qualifications
Required:   ALA-accredited MLS.  Knowledge of social sciences relevant to
collection development of management, education, and psychology.  Knowledge of
applications of current and emerging technologies as they meet the needs of
library clients.  Understanding of scholarly communication and issues of
ownership and access.  Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to communicate
clearly, knowledgeably, and personably, orally and in writing.  Ability to
work independently and in a team environment.  Able to set priorities
effectively and resolve competing demands in an atmosphere of fast-paced
change.  Preferred: Advanced degree in a relevant field.




The University and the Libraries
North Carolina State University is located in Raleigh within the Research
Triangle.  This region of North Carolina encompasses one of the nation's
premier concentrations of academic, corporate, and public research.  The area
offers outstanding opportunities for professional growth and an exceptional
quality of life.

As one of the nation's outstanding land-grant universities, NC State offers
degrees through the Colleges of Engineering, Agriculture and Life Sciences,
Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences,
Management, Education and Psychology, Veterinary Medicine, Forest Resources,
Textiles, and the School of Design.  As the largest academic institution in
the state, NC State enrolls 28,000 students and offers doctoral degrees in 58
fields of study.  The university ranks eighth nationally in research support
from private industry and ninth in the number of patents awarded.  The College
of Education and Psychology is the largest producer of mathematics and science
teachers in the nation and the College of Management has the largest
undergraduate business program in the University of North Carolina system.

The library system consists of a central library and branch libraries for
design, natural resources, textiles, and veterinary medicine, and maintains an
affiliation with a separately administered learning resources library and
African-American Cultural Center reading room.  With a staff of 309 FTE, the
Libraries has over 2.6 million volumes in its collection, acquires more than
26,000 current serials, and has a total annual budget in excess of $18
million, with over $7 million allocated to collections.

The NCSU Libraries is a founding member of SOLINET and a member of the
Association of Research Libraries and the Center for Research Libraries.  Duke
University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Central University and NC State form the Triangle Research Libraries Network,
with combined resources approaching 12 million volumes, and collections
budgets totaling more than $22 million.

For more information about the NCSU Libraries, visit our home page at:
www.lib.ncsu.edu


Salary and Benefits
Salary for entry level:  $29,100 minimum.  Librarians have academic status
without tenure or rank.  Benefits include:  26 days vacation, 12 days sick
leave; health insurance (comprehensive major medical or HMO), and state,
TIAA/CREF or other retirement options.  Additional and optional dental, life,
disability, deferred compensation, and legal plans are available.  Tuition
waiver program for all campuses of The University of North Carolina is
available.


Recruiting Schedule
Position available immediately.  Review of applications will begin February
23, 1998.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Candidates are encouraged to apply by the review date above to receive full
consideration.

To apply, send cover letter (including title of position), resume, and the
names, addresses, and telephone numbers of four current, professional
references to:   Wendy L. Scott, Office of Personnel Services; Box 7111, NCSU
Libraries;  Raleigh, NC  27695-7111




North Carolina State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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