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Humanist Discussion Group (humanist@kcl.ac.uk)
Thu, 19 Feb 1998 21:26:12 +0000 (GMT)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 11, No. 595.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

Date: Thu, 19 Feb 1998 09:07:24 -0500 (EST)
From: "David L. Gants" <dgants@english.uga.edu>
Subject: Reference Librarian Openings (Kansas City, MO)

>> From: "Helen Spalding" <SpaldinH@smtpgate.umkc.edu>

Two Reference Librarian I Positions (Humanities, and Social Sciences):
Dynamic, growing urban academic library seeks creative, energetic,
flexible individuals with strong public services commitment. Report
to Head of Reference Services for general reference/library
instruction, and to Assistant Director for Collection Development for
collection development/faculty liaison. (Humanities: communication
studies, English, world languages/literature, philosophy, theater;
Social Sciences: education, psychology, sociology, administration of
justice.) Some evenings, weekends required. Participate on team of
librarians developing public service plans, policies, procedures that
support the Libraries' service mission. Professional development
encouraged, required for promotion. Extensive library automation.

Minimum requirements: ALA accredited MLS; degree in subject area
related to liaison assignment; exceptional interpersonal,
communication skills; current experience with online, CD-ROM, WWW
resources; ability to work positively, productively with diverse
constituencies in environment of rapid change; understanding of
scholarly research environment; evidence of professional initiative,
mature judgement; potential to meet promotion requirements in
non-tenure track appointment; legal right to work in U.S.

Preferred: Graduate degree in subject area related to liaison
assignment; successful, current academic library reference,
instruction, collection development, government documents experience;
familiarity with major European language.

Salary: $28,000 minimum. Benefits include health/dental plans, 75%
tuition discount, no payroll deductions required for retirement,
life/disability insurance. Low cost of living in exciting city.
Equal opportunity employer.

Send letter of application, resume, names of three references to:
Helen H. Spalding, Associate Director of Libraries, University of
Missouri-Kansas City, 5100 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110,
816-235-1531/ spaldinh@smtpgate.umkc.edu. Application review
continues until position filled.

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