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                  *            Position Announcement                *
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                  *  COORDINATOR, ELECTRONIC INFORMATION SERVICES   *
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     Scott Memorial Library of Thomas Jefferson University seeks applicants
     for the position of Coordinator, Electronic Information Services.
     Under the direction of the Associate Director for Public Services, the
     successful candidate will plan and coordinate the delivery of a wide
     variety of electronic information services by combining traditional
     skills with those required to make the transition to the electronic
     library of the future.  The coordinator will manage dissemination of
     electronic bibliographic services from the campus-wide information
     system (JEFFLINE), the library Optinet LAN and database vendors.
     Coordinator serves as chair of a working group charged with making
     content decisions on electronic resources delivered via JEFFLINE.
     In addition, the successful candidate will provide a dynamic
     combination of services, including searching, reference and
     consulting.  This is an excellent opportunity to work with a team of
     information and systems specialists committed to migrating to a
     multimedia, client-server Unix environment within the next year.
 
     Position requirements are:  an ALA-accredited Master of Library or
     Information Science; 2-3 years of professional experience preferably
     in a healthcare setting; strong skills in searching and reference,
     as well as a working knowledge of the Internet.  Desired
     qualifications:  experience with the Internet and client-server
     technology; experience with bibliographic management software.
 
     Minimum salary:  $31,000
 
     Thomas Jefferson University is an academic health center consisting
     of a medical college, college of allied health sciences, college
     of graduate studies and hospital.  Scott Memorial Library is a
     department of the Academic Information Services and Research (AISR)
     division which also includes Medical Media Services and the Office
     of Academic Computing.  AISR has a staff of 64 FTE and an annual
     operating budget of $4 million.
 
     The University offers an excellent benefits package including
     tuition reimbursement.  Qualified applicants should send
     resume and the names of three references to Ms. Deborah Dole,
     Business Manager, Scott Memorial Library, 1020 Walnut Street,
     Philadelphia, PA  19107-5587.  Review of applicants will begin
     November 15, and continue until the position is filled.  We
     are committed to a smoke free environment.  Equal Opportunity
     Employer.