Government Documents/Microforms and Circulation Supervisor Librarian, Louisiana State Unversity, Baton Rouge, LA
The Government Documents/Microforms and Circulation Supervisor Librarian reports to the Head, Government Documents/Microforms Librarian and to the Collection Development Coordinator for collection development/management and faculty liaison responsibilities.
Summary of Duties:
30% Plans, manages, and performs all of the day-to-day operations necessary to maintain the automated circulation system as related to circulating government documents and microforms. Responsible for administering and interpreting the Librariesí policies for circulation, overdue fees, lost books, billing, and recalls; interviews patrons and interprets complex questions related to their circulation and reference needs. Maintains statistics and appropriate accounting procedures relating to the circulation of government documents and microforms, prepares appropriate reports on the activity and use of the collections. Verifies and retrieves government documents and microforms requested through Interlibrary Borrowing and Lending. Provides assistance to patrons at the Government Documents/Microforms service desk; service may include working some nights and weekends.
25% Hires, trains, schedules, supervises, and evaluates student assistants in the performance of duties necessary to maintain and circulate government documents and microforms, including the shelving and maintenance of the collections. Performs payroll-related functions for student assistants.
20% Explores, develops, and implements the usage of digital technologies in the application of library services; works with Library Systems staff in selecting and utilizing software; communicates with library and other university personnel concerning digital technologies. Exploration and development may include applying for grant funding as needed.
15% Works to meet requirements for promotion and tenure.
05% Serves as a selector and faculty liaison for the Flagship Agenda¬ís Emerging Markets Initiative; reviews approval programs; participates in liaison group activities; maintains collection development policy statements for appropriate subject areas.
05% Other duties as assigned.
M.L.S. masters degree from an ALA-accredited library school program; undergraduate degree in the social sciences or humanities and/or economics work experience; demonstrated ability to work both independently and collegially in a demanding and rapidly changing environment; excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; knowledge and experience in using traditional and electronic reference resources; knowledge of HTML and the ability to create Web pages.
Experience in using and knowledge of government documents; experience in providing reference service in an academic library; supervisory experience.
Salary and Benefits:
$40,000 per fiscal year minimum, dependent upon qualifications and experience. This is a 12 month appointment with excellent benefits. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.
To apply for this position, go to: https://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu and look for Position # 009225.
For additional information contact:
Dawn Zaske, Coordinator
295 Middleton Library
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: (225) 578-2217; Fax: (225) 578-6825