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INFORMATION SERVICES LIBRARIAN: The University of Missouri-
Columbia is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Information
Services Librarian in the Health Sciences Library. Principal duties include
user education and reference collection development at the Health Sciences
Library. Specific duties include staffing the Information Desk during the day
and on evenings; performing online searches of OVID, NLM, Dialog, DataStar and
STN search systems and Internet resources; training and supervising one
half-time Graduate Library Assistant; coordinating practicum and reference desk
assistant programs; providing library tours and user education and preparing
materials for user education.
 
Requirements:  Requires minimum of a Master's degree from an ALA accredited
program including courses in health sciences librarianship and online searching.
Strongly preferred is teaching or supervisory experience and/or experience with
online searching and Internet usage. Strong communication and interpersonal
skills with a marked ability to communicate with many diverse groups of people
is highly desirable.
 
Minimum Salary: $24,000+ for 12 months commensurate with education and
experience. Benefits include 30 vacation days per year, vested retirement after
5 years, University medical benefits package, and other normal fringe benefits
including 75% tuition waiver.
 
 
THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI (MU) was established in Columbia in
1839. It is one of the five most comprehensive universities in the nation, with
over 250 degree programs. The University of Missouri-Columbia Libraries belong
of over 2.6 million volumes and over 5.3 million microforms. The Libraries on
all campuses are replacing a local system with III.
 
Columbia is in the middle of the state on I-70, only 2 hours from St. Louis and
Kansas City, and 1.5 hours from the Lake of the Ozarks major recreational area.
The University and two other colleges provide superb cultural events. According
to the American Chamber of Commerce Researchers Association (ACCRA)
composite index, the cost of living in Columbia is very reasonable when
compared with other university communities. Columbia has been named in the top
twenty cities in the United States by Money magazine in recent years.
 
Available: Position available November 1, 1995.
 
Send letter of application, names and addresses of three references and resume
to Julie Deters, Senior Secretary, 104 Ellis Library, University of Missouri-
Columbia, Columbia MO  65201-5149. Screening of applications will begin
September 1, 1995. The University of Missouri-Columbia is an equal opportunity
and affirmative action employer and complies with the guidelines set forth in
the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you have special needs as
addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and need assistance with this
or any portion of the application, notify us at the address above as soon as
possible. Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate your special needs.