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SERIALS LIBRARIAN GEORGIA COLLEGE & STA...




Georgia College & State University is seeking a knowledgeable, energetic

librarian to coordinate the receipt, processing and management activities

for serials in all formats in Technical Services.



RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties will include coordination of order/pay/receipt

processing, allocation reconciliation, cataloging/renewal of serials,

claiming activities, resolving complex problems encountered by staff, staff

training, report preparation, vendor interaction/assessment, and special

projects. Serves as the library contact for electronic databases. The

position is highly collaborative and interacts with other departments to

ensure public access and record maintenance; resolves access-related issues

for electronic journals; provides limited reference desk service; acts as

liaison to one or more departments on campus; and serves on library and

university committees. Provides access to online information resources and

participates in consortia purchases with other University System of Georgia

institutions. The serials librarian supervises one staff member.



QUALIFICATIONS: ALA-accredited or Georgia Board of Regents approved

MLS/MLIS. Expertise in serials cataloging utilizing AACR2r, LC

classification and subject headings, MARC formats, OCLC, and integrated

library systems. Familiarity with library metadata and standards.

Experience creating web pages and familiarity with aggregators, database

vendors, and publishers of electronic journals. Working knowledge of

database management and spreadsheet software. Attention to detail and

accuracy. Flexibility in adapting to change. Ability to work independently

as well as within a team environment, take initiative, and follow through

effectively and efficiently with all issues and tasks. Minimum of one year

of professional academic experience in an automated environment. Excellent

analytical and organizational skills. Ability to communicate effectively.

Commitment to professional growth and development. Potential for fulfilling

the University's promotion and tenure requirements. Preferred: Experience

with Voyager.



RANK AND SALARY: 12-month, tenure-track appointment. Salary and faculty

rank commensurate with qualifications and experience. Competitive benefits

package includes Tuition Assistance Program.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and

continue until the position is filled.



APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send letter of application, current vita, copy of

transcripts (official transcripts required prior to interviewing), and the

names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three

professional references to: Bella Karr Gerlich, Serials Librarian Search

Committee, Library & Instructional Technology Center, Georgia College &

State University, Campus Box 043, Milledgeville, GA 31061.



ABOUT THE LIBRARY: Georgia College & State University is the state's

designated Public Liberal Arts University, located in historic

Milledgeville. The campus consists of 5,800 students. The Library and

Instructional Technology Center is one of the largest libraries in Georgia,

with space for 450,000 volumes. The library includes 39 group study rooms,

two electronic classrooms, three computer labs, a graphics lab, and an

Internet café. Primary access to the library catalog, periodical indexes,

and full-text periodical databases is provided via GALILEO, Georgia's

state-wide library consortium. The library also houses the internationally

recognized Flannery O'Connor Collection, the papers of Georgia's late

United States Senator, Paul D. Coverdell, and the university's museum.



Visit Georgia College at http://www.gcsu.edu and the

library at http://library.gcsu.edu.

Georgia College & State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative

Action institution, which has a commitment to cultural, racial, and ethnic

communities. It is expected that successful candidates share in this

commitment.



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