Assistant Director for Access Services

The University of Florida Health Science Center Libraries (HSCL)
is seeking a service-oriented manager to provide leadership in
development, coordination and provision of services that facilitate
user access to information resources in the library.  Responsible for
circulation, reserves, stack maintenance, interlibrary loan and
document delivery.  Additional responsibilities include development
of electronic reserves and participation in the implementation of a
new circulation module for the integrated library system. This
position is part of the senior management team for the library and
reports to the Associate Director.

Required:  ALA accredited MLS. Experience in an academic library
with increasing responsibility; knowledge of current trends in
academic information management and the use of technology is
required.  Demonstrated experience in personnel management and
project management. Excellent written and verbal communication

Preferred: Knowledge of Docline, Loansome Doc, ARIEL;
experience with integrated library systems, interlibrary loan
management systems; familiarity with copyright and issues emerging
from the electronic environment.

Salary: Negotiable depending on qualifications and experience.
Minimum $40,000.


1.     Twenty-two vacation days and 13 sick leave days annually.
2.     TIAA/Cref or other retirement options, usual insurance
3.     No state or local income tax.

Environment: The University of Florida Health Science Center
Libraries (HSCL) are among the largest health science libraries in
the Southeast.  The Libraries serve faculty, staff and students in the
Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions, Pharmacy,
Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine and the Shands Hospital and Health
System.  The Librariesí user population is 6,000 faculty and staff
and over 5,000 students, HSCL include a reading room at the
College of Veterinary Medicine and Borland Library, a branch
library located on the UFHSC campus in Jacksonville, Florida.

To apply please submit a cover letter, resume, and three
professional references by May 11, 2001 to:
                              Faith A. Meakin, Director
                              UF HSC Libraries
                              PO Box 100206
                              University of Florida
                              Gainesville, FL 32610

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity/affirmative action

Tara M. Tobin, MLS, AHIP
Reference Librarian
Health Science Center Libraries
University of Florida
P.O. Box 100206
Gainesville, FL 32610
(352) 392-1390 / (352) 846-2272(fax)
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