Job Posting - Manager, Technical and Automation Services

Kenneth Roberts roberts at
Tue May 20 13:21:18 EDT 1997

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We apologize for any duplication that may occur.

Please send applications via postal mail or fax only.  E-mail
applications will not be accepted.

	Exciting and challenging opportunity
	to provide technological leadership!

SEARCH RE-OPENED. Progressive, heavily-used and well-supported public
library seeks highly-qualified manager with substantial technical
services and automation experience and expertise to re-structure and
manage technical services department.  Also responsible for all aspects
of the selection, installation, implementation and day-to-day operation
of a comprehensive, integrated automated library system.  Funds have
been allocated for acquisition of a new system. 

REQUIREMENTS:  M.L.S. from an ALA-accredited library school.  At least 5
years of technical services experience -- does not 
need to have been in a public library.  Significant supervisory
experience a must; management of an entire technical services department
desirable.  Knowledge of technical services operations and national
standards essential.  Thorough understanding of and up-to-date
experience with  USMARC, OCLC,  Dewey,  LCSH,  and a comprehensive,
integrated automated library system.   

ALSO SEEKING:   Strong organizational and problem-solving skills. 
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  Ability and
willingness to develop and maintain a work environment which maximizes
productivity, operational efficiency, and results in the timely and
cost-effective cataloging and processing of all library materials. 
Customer-centered approach to library service. Willingness to keep
current via the professional literature, active participation in
professional associations, state and regional planning and initiatives,
and continuing education.  
Starting Salary:  $55,000-$65,000.  Good benefits. 

TO APPLY:  Interviews can be arranged during Annual Conference via the
Conference Placement Office.  You can also apply via fax or mail. 
Please send three references along with
resume to:

	Jacquelyn Thresher, Director
	Princeton Public Library
	65 Witherspoon Street
	Princeton, NJ  08542
	FAX: (609) 924-7937

	Review of applications is on-going and   
	will continue until the position is filled. 

	We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send any questions that you may have via e-mail to Jacquelyn
Thresher(thresher at

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