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Conan the Librarian <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 21 Jul 1994 11:36:03 -0400
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                      POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
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>The Foundation of Record Education (FORE) Library of the American Health
>Information Management Association (AHIMA) announces the following position
>POSITION:  Reference Librarian/Assistant Librarian
>DESCRIPTION:  To provide reference services to AHIMA members and the
>interested public, including document delivery, literature searches using
>print, non-print and online sources, ready reference, and interlibrary loan.
>Other responsibilities include circulation, serials, and some clerical
>responsibilities.  Reports to the Head Librarian, and Director of
>Professional Practice Services.
>QUALIFICATIONS:  MLS or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited Library
>school and  at least one year of professional library experience, preferably
>in a health sciences or special library environment, required.
>Previous computer experience, including Wordperfect, online
>information/document delivery systems (eg, DIALOG, DOCLINE), and library
>automation systems, required.
>ENVIRONMENT: The FORE Library of AHIMA is a state-of-the art facility opened
>in 1965.  The Library maintains the following automated systems: an
>automated library system, including modules for circulation, cataloging,
>serials, acquisitions, and OPAC, and a journal article database on optical
>disk.  The Library also has a "full" Internet connection, with access to all
>currently available Internet servers; DIALOG, and DOCLINE accounts, as well
>as access to a full-text journal database via Compuserve.
>The Library collection includes approximately 2,500 books, videos,
>audiocassettes, and floppy disks.  Journal titles number approximately 175.
>The annual budget is over $200,000, with a staff of two full-time
>professionals and one part-time para-professional.
>The Library serves the Association membership of 30,000 credentialed medical
>record practitioners, educators, students, consultants, and the interested
>The Library is located in the heart of the commercial/entertainment section
>of Chicago and is situated just several blocks from Lake Michigan.
>SALARY:  Negotiable, commensurate with experience.  Comprehensive benefits
>APPLICATIONS: Send letter of application and resume, along with names,
addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to:
>Ms. Dawn Dennie
>Human Resources Director
>919 N. Michigan Ave., suite 1400
>Chicago, IL 60611-1683
>(312)787-2672, x267
>(312)787-9793 (fax)