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Date:          Fri, 30 Jan 1998 10:23:38 -0400
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From:          Leah McGinnis <[log in to unmask]>
Subject:       position vacancy - bermuda
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Please post the following position.  Thank you.

Position announcemnt - Librarian, Bermuda Biological Station for Research

The Bermuda Biological Station for Research seeks a dynamic and energetic
Librarian to manage the E.L. Mark Library on the Bermuda Biological Station
campus.  The Library serves the 22 resident faculty, 80 additional staff and
over 2,000 visiting students and scientists per year in the areas of marine
biology, tropical ecology, global geosciences, molecular biology,
atmospheric sciences and environmental quality .  The Library contains
approximately 5,000 books and over 200 journal titles.  The Librarian
reports to the Education Officer and serves on the Library and Special
Publications Committee.

The Librarian manages all aspects of technical services including
acquisitions, cataloging, circulation and serials management using the
Library's Windows-based automation system.  In addition the Librarian is
responsible for reference and bibliographic instruction, serials binding,
interlibrary loans, the Library budget,  policy, recruit and management of
Library volunteers, development of electronic resources and services,
computer-lab trouble-shooting and Library tours.   The Librarian is also
responsible for publication and sales of BBSR Special Publications,
collection and binding of BBSR Contributions, maintenance of exchange
agreements, ordering of textbooks for special courses, and management of the
Education Department's web pages and the BBSR Archives.

Minimum Qualifications:
ALA-accredited Master's Degree in Library or Information Science or
equivalent. Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of modern
librarianship;  HTML programming experience;  background in academic or
special libraries; superior oral and written communication skills.

Desired qualifications:
Administrative experience, including planning, budgeting, volunteer staffing
and managing relationships with multiple constituencies; experience with
electronic information resources and the use of microcomputers and networks;
knowledge of MARC records, library automation and  OCLC services highly

About Bermuda:
Bermuda is a group of coral islands, twenty-one miles long and a mile and a
half wide, that form a fishhook-shaped chain in the western Atlantic Ocean.
Bermuda is not located in the Caribbean but in the middle of the Sargasso
Sea, 700 miles east of North Carolina.  Isolated unto itself, Bermuda is
just under two hours direct flying time from every major  U.S. city on the
East Coast. This tiny island country is lush with subtropical rolling hills,
spectacular flowers, dramatic seaside cliffs, world class golf courses and
famous pink beaches. The climate is mild and very moist.

Priority given to applications received by February 13, 1998.

To apply, send cover letter, resume and contact information of two
references to:

Helle Patterson
Education Officer
Bermuda Biological Station for Research
Ferry Reach GE 01
(441) 297-8143 (fax)

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