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Date:          Fri, 3 Apr 1998 17:44:26 -0500
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From:          Terry Kuny <[log in to unmask]>
Subject:       US - Electronic Services - James Madison University,
               Harrisonburg, VA
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Responsibilities:  Provide leadership for electronic reference
services and work collaboratively with library and campus departments
to plan, develop, and support access to electronic reference
resources. Also serve as liaison librarian to selected academic
departments; teach information skills; create guides for library web;
develop collections; and provide reference service. Reports to Head
of Public Services.

Qualifications: ALA/MLS; thorough knowledge of trends in electronic
resources and technology applications in libraries; experience with
web-publishing; demonstrated ability to work creatively and
collaboratively in a rapidly changing environment; excellent
interpersonal and communication skills; demonstrated project
management skills; reference and instructional experience; at least 3
years relevant library experience in a academic library.

Environment: Carrier Library is equipped with over 150 networked
computers and provides access to more than 200 databases. JMU is a
state institution with an enrollment of 13,700 offering outstanding
undergraduate instruction and high quality graduate programs.
Carrier Library is an active participant in VIVA, the Virtual Library
of Virginia consortium.  Visit the Carrier Library web site at

Benefits: 12-month faculty appointment. Minimum salary $35,000.
Trigon (BC/BS) health insurance plans; paid group life insurance;
several retirement options including TIAA/CREF and the Virginia
Retirement System; 11 holidays and 20 vacation days each year;
on-campus tuition waver. Excellent campus recreational facilities;
beautiful location in the Shenandoah Valley flanked by the Blue Ridge
Mountains to the east and the Alleghenies to the west.

Application: Review of applications will begin April 15. Send letter,
resume, and contact information for three references to: Alma
Hale-Cooper, Carrier Library, MSC 1703, James Madison University,
Harrisonburg, VA 22807.  AA/EOE/ADA

Sandy Maxfield, Head of Public Services
Carrier Library, MSC 1704
James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807
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