9.0033 Jobs: Beineke Library; Japanese at Fairfield (2/145)

Sun, 21 May 1995 15:01:18 EDT

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 9, No. 0033. Sunday, 21 May 1995.

(1) Date: 17 May 1995 10:28:35 -0400 (102 lines)
From: "Evelyn Wrinn" <Evelyn.Wrinn@QuickMail.Yale.edu>
Subject: job description

(2) Date: Thu, 18 May 1995 22:35:08 -0400 (43 lines)
From: joel@funrsc.fairfield.edu (Joel Goldfield)
Subject: Japanese position for 1995-96 at Fairfield University

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Date: 17 May 1995 10:28:35 -0400
From: "Evelyn Wrinn" <Evelyn.Wrinn@QuickMail.Yale.edu>
Subject: job description

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LIBRARY SYSTEMS OFFICER, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale
Minimum Rank: Librarian III


Yale University is one of the foremost universities of the world, preeminent in
scholarship and research in the various fields of the arts, humanities,
sciences, and social sciences, and in the professional schools. Twelve schools
or colleges offer courses of study: Yale College, the Graduate School of Arts
and Sciences, and the Schools of Medicine, Divinity, Law, Art, Architecture,
Music, Forestry and Environmental Studies, Nursing, Drama, and Management.
There are approximately 5,100 undergraduates and 5,700 graduate students at
Yale. The faculty numbers over 2,500 and there are approximately 6100 FTE
staff. The University Library has 10.5 million volumes housed in Sterling
Memorial Library and 16 school and department libraries. It also maintains
numerous distinguished special collections. The Library staff consists of 150
librarians, 40 managerial staff, 320 library assistants and approximately 95 FTE
student assistants.


The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library seeks an experienced Systems
Officer to maintain and develop its automated systems. The Systems Officer, who
will report to the Director of the Beinecke Library, collaborates with the
managerial and professional staff of the library to evaluate, implement, and m
aintain systems that enhance the Library's support of scholarly research and
teaching. Working with the Library's management team, the Systems Officer
reports on technology that might benefit staff and patrons, proposes measures to
support staff initiatives, and defines the resources required to implement new

The Systems Officer maintains hardware and software, trains staff in their use
and assists in designing and implementing programs to instruct patrons in the
use of the Library's systems. The Systems Officer works closely with the
University Library's Systems Office and with the staff of the University's
department of Computing and Information Services. Maintains expertise in
PC-based LAN systems, in particular Novell Netware and Windows for Workgroups.
Serves as system administrator for the Library's LAN and oversees its
integration with campus-wide computing resources. Supports local network
resources including traditional field and full text databases, spreadsheets,
word processing and desktop publishing programs, a network fax system, high
speed network printers, and tape backup as well as DOS and Windows-based
clients. Trains staff to make efficient use of these and other automated
resources. Maintains expertise in using TCP/IP in Windows and Netware
environments including TN 3270, Telnet, FTP, Gopher, and associated Unix
services. Remains abreast of new developments in PC to mainframe connectivity
including mainframe and LAN based E-mail. Maintains expertise in technologies
to capture, index, retrieve and display digital text and images (including flat
bed scanners, digital cameras, Kodak Photo-CD, Optical Character Recognition and
image data base programs) as well as familiarity with standard graphic
formatters. Understands the standards for and issues in bibliographic control
(including MARC) and their relationship to digital text markup and encoding.
Maintains expertise in Standard Generalized Markup Language, the Text Encoding
Initiative, and SGML text markup software. Maintains expertise in World Wide
Web server software, the Hypertext Markup Language, WWW client software and
writing scripts for serving information through the Hypertext Transfer
Protocol/Common Gateway Interface. Evaluates the needs of the Beinecke Library
within the context of the University's and in particular the University
Library's campus-wide systems. Assumes responsibility for representing the
Beinecke Library's needs to University committees responsible for campus-wide
systems. Provides assistance to the University Library's Systems Office in the
development and maintenance of the Library's basic network of staff and patron
workstations. Participates in and contributes to the general programs of the
Beinecke Library. Serves on University Library committees and remains active
professionally outside the University.


MLS degree from an ALA-accredited library school or equivalent combination of
experience and training. Five years relevant experience, preferably in a
research library environment. Thorough knowledge of IBM-PC compatible hardware,
software, peripherals, and operating systems. Familiarity with the underlying
organization and protocols of integrated library systems, PC-based local area
networks and the Internet. Familiarity with Netware, Windows, TCP/IP, and
Internet resources. Awareness of current developments and issues in library
automation. Excellent analytic skills. Ability to communicate effectively with
librarians and systems staff as well as with patrons. Demonstrated ability to
work well independently and collaboratively with others in a rapidly changing
and demanding environment. Knowledge of UNIX, SGML, HTML and of the Text
Encoding Initiative DTD desirable.


Competitive salary, from $38,100, reflecting qualifications and experience.
Comprehensive benefits package including 22 vacation days, 17 holiday, recess
and personal days; health care; TIAA/CREF or Yale retirement plan; and
relocation assistance. To be assured of consideration, please submit a letter
of application, resume and the names of three references by June 2, 1995 to
Diane Y. Turner, Director, Library Human Resources, P.O. Box 208240, New Haven,
CT, 06520-8240. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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Date: Thu, 18 May 1995 22:35:08 -0400
From: joel@funrsc.fairfield.edu (Joel Goldfield)
Subject: Japanese position for 1995-96 at Fairfield University

[May 1995]

Part-Time Adjunct Teaching Position in Japanese

Fairfield University seeks an experienced adjunct instructor for
Basic and Intermediate Japanese for the academic year 1995-96. Fall
semester classes have been scheduled to meet on Monday, Tuesday, and
Thursday afternoons beginning at 3:00 p.m.

Fairfield University is a selective, private, co-educational liberal
arts university founded by the Jesuit order in 1942. The University
is located in the town of Fairfield, CT, which is approximately one
hour from New York City via the Metro-North Commuter Railroad. The
200-acre campus provides the undergraduate population of 2,850
students with extensive, modern facilities in a beautiful setting.
Fairfield continues the Jesuit tradition of academic excellence with
challenging programs in the University's three undergraduate
divisions: the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of
Business, and the School of Nursing.

Please send a letter of interest, CV, and list of three references to:

Prof. Robert M. Webster, Chair
Dept. of Modern Languages & Literatures
Fairfield University
Fairfield, CT 06430

For more information call Prof. Webster at (203) 787-4315, after
7:00 p.m. or call:

Dean Beverly Kahn
College of Arts and Sciences
Fairfield University
(203) 254-4000, ext. 2246
FAX (203) 254-4119
Internet: BKhan@fair1.fairfield.edu

Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is
filled. It is hoped that the decision will be finalized by late June.