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Public Services Librarian - Philadelphia, PA (fwd)



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Date: Fri, 28 Jul 1995 12:34:20 -0500
>From: SWAN@say.acnatsci.org
To: Multiple recipients of list SLAJOB <SLAJOB@IUBVM.UCS.INDIANA.EDU>
Subject: Public Services Librarian - Philadelphia, PA

JOB VACANCY NOTICE: PLEASE POST IMMEDIATELY


JOB TITLE: Public Services Librarian           CLOSING DATE: 8/4/95

SALARY: $25,500/yr

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Full-time
Reference: provides reference assistance for staff, corporate
member and public customers using printed reference works, Academy
files, online databases, and CD-ROM products; assists Vice
President for Library Services as required.
Collection Development: recommends library materials (print and
electronic formats) for acquisition, based on staff interests and
Academy priorities; liaison with Academy research staff.
Inter-library Loan: approves loan requests; uses OCLC ILL subsystem
and SAVEIT database.
Supervision: recommends circulation desk policies; supervises desk
schedules and staffing.  Supervises Stack Manager; advises policy
changes as needed.  Trains and supervises Library volunteers as
needed.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Qualifications: MLS or equivalent; reference and online searching
experience; supervisory experience; science background preferred;
additional languages an asset; physical ability to climb stairs and
reach high shelves.
Skills: excellent customer service skills; excellent communication
skills; flexibility to cope with multiple tasks; work without close
supervision.

TO APPLY: send resume, letter of application, and three references
to:

Elizabeth Swan
Vice President for Library Services
The Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103-1195.
Fax #: 215/299-1028