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Date:          Tue, 17 Feb 1998 17:20:51 EST
Reply-to:      Discussion of Library Reference Issues
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From:          Melinda Baumann <[log in to unmask]>
Subject:       POSITION:  Faculty Opening -  Government Information Resources
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> > UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA LIBRARY
> >
> > FACULTY OPENING
> >
> >                                                     February 2, 1998
> >
> > Assistant Government Information Librarian
> > Government Information Resources, Social Sciences Services Department
> >
> >
> >     The University of Virginia Library welcomes applications for the
> > position of Assistant Government Information Librarian.  The Library seeks
> > a creative, enthusiastic librarian who will work with the Government
> > Information Librarian to shape, direct and ensure delivery of quality
> > information services in a dynamic environment.
> >
> > Environment
> >
> >     The Library system consists of ten libraries, with independent
> > libraries for health sciences, law, and business. The libraries serve
> > 11,000 undergraduates, 6,000 graduate students and 1,600 teaching faculty.
> > The historic Grounds and Thomas Jefferson's Academical Village provide a
> > gracious backdrop for teaching, learning, and research.  The Library is a
> > leader in developing the digital library, with six electronic centers.
> > The centers for social sciences data and geographical information are
> > located in the Government Information Resources area. Other electronic
> > centers handle e-texts, digital images, music and media, and rare books
> > and manuscripts.  Additional information can be found on the Library's
> > homepage at http://www.lib.virginia.edu.
> >
> > Job Description:
> >
> >     The Assistant Government Information Librarian reports to and
> > shares responsibility with the Government Information Librarian for
> > government information resources services.  Serves as bibliographer for
> > the International Governmental Organizations (IGO) and Virginia
> > collections; identifies and acquires publications and other information
> > sources in all formats not sent through depository distribution or
> > standing order. Tracks user needs to ensure that publications in demand
> > are acquired. Assists researchers in the location and interpretation of
> > government information.  Serves as government information resource person
> > for the Library's online system, supervising cataloging activities and
> > acting as liaison to the Cataloging department.  Supervises 2.5 FTE and
> > student employees.
> >
> >  Required Qualifications and Experience:
> >
> >     Master's degree in library science (preferred) or master's degree
> > in related field. Knowledge of federal, state, and international
> > government information and reference sources. Strong service orientation.
> > Demonstrated organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
> > Experience with electronic information resources.  Excellent oral and
> > written communication skills. Demonstrated commitment to professional
> > growth and development.  Preferred:Knowledge of basic cataloging practices
> > and procedures. Supervisory or administrative experience. Instruction
> > experience.
> >
> > Salary and Benefits: $30,000 or higher, depending on qualifications.
> > Benefits include 22 days vacation, group health insurance, and TIAA/CREF
> > and other retirement plans.  General faculty status.
> >
> > Applications received before March 6 will receive first consideration.
> > Send letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and phone
> > numbers of three references to:
> >
> > Ms. Gail Oltmanns
> > Associate University Librarian
> > Alderman Library
> > University of Virginia
> > Charlottesville, Virginia 22903-2498


Melinda Baumann
Electronic Information Services Librarian
University of Virginia Library
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