Position Description Birdie MacLennan 02 Oct 1992 22:41 UTC

Date:         Fri, 2 Oct 1992 12:45:35 CST
From:         "Peggy Matthews" <PMATTHEWS@LIBRARY.MSSTATE.EDU>

                         September 14, 1992

                  Position Vacancy Announcement

                     Acquisitions Librarian

The Mississippi State University Libraries seeks applications for
an Instructor/Assistant Professor level position of Acquisitions
Librarian, Mitchell Memorial Library.  Position is one of two FTE
Faculty reporting to Coordinator, Acquisitions Services.  Duties
include participation in planning and implementation of policies
and procedures for acquisitions and serial services.  Assists with
monographs/serials acquisitions including pre-order searching,
ordering, receiving, and approving invoices for payment.  Has
direct responsibility for gifts and exchange unit.  Trains and
supervises small classified staff and student assistants.

QUALIFICATIONS:  ALA accredited MLS degree and experience with
automated systems required.  Working knowledge of AACR2 and LC
classification, demonstrated supervisory skills, effective oral and
written communications skills, and ability to interact effectively
with faculty and colleagues necessary.  Experience with automated
acquisitions system desired.  Knowledge of gifts and exchange
procedures and experience with the OCLC System preferred.

BENEFITS:  Faculty rank; privileges and responsibilities; tenure
track, 12 month appointment; retirement plan options including
state and/or other plans; comprehensive medical insurance coverage;
18 days annual leave; 12 days health care leave per year, plus most
university holidays.

SALARY:  Salary dependent on qualifications and/or experience.
Instructor rank:  $21,000 - $23,500.  Assistant Professor rank:
$23,500 - $25,750.

APPLICATIONS:  Send by October 30, 1992, letter of application,
resum� and names, addresses and telephone number of three work
references to:

       Frances Coleman, Associate Director
       Mississippi State University Libraries
       P.O. Box 5408
       Mississippi State, Mississippi  39762

Applications received thereafter will be considered if the position
is still open.

Mississippi State University is an AA/EEO Employer