Friday, May 16, 2008

Job Posting | Lawton

Assistant Professor and Head of Collection Services

Cameron University,Lawton, Oklahoma
Salary: Not Specified
Status: Full-time
Posted: 05/15/08
Deadline: 06/30/08

Assistant Professor and Head of Collection Services Head, Collection Services

Cameron University LibraryLawton, Oklahoma Cameron University Library seeks a creative and service-oriented librarian to lead the Library’s Collection Management Department and participate in the Library’s information literacy program. The person who fills the position will lead the library’s acquisitions, cataloging, and serials control operations, examining current processes in light of changing patron needs and new software products, making recommendations for improvement, and implementing approved changes. He or she will work collaboratively with departmental members to set goals, design methods of achieving those goals, and evaluate progress toward meeting those goals. The Head of Collection Services maintains and improves the library’s Innovative Interfaces and Serials Solutions software access. This is a twelve month, faculty status, tenure track position.

ALA accredited MLS and additional advanced degree or substantial progress toward one. Ability to identify, analyze and solve complex problems. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to collaborate with others to establish and achieve goals. Integrated library system experience. Experience with or extensive knowledge of library technical services operations. Supervisory experience. Web page design experience.

Group library instruction teaching experience. Reference desk experience. Record of service to the profession of librarianship. Experience using integrated library system administrative modules. Experience supervising full-time professional librarians.

Salary commensurate with educational background and experience.

Submit letter of application, resume, transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at this point) and names, telephone numbers, mail and email addresses of three references.

The screen process will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Send application to: Dr. Sherry Young, Search and Screening Committee (F182), Cameron University, 2800 West Gore Boulevard, Lawton, OK 73505-6377.

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