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Reference and Access Services Department Head, Health Sciences Library
 
Help plan user services for the 21st century! University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill Health Sciences Library seeks a creative,
forward-looking individual to motivate and lead groups that offer
reference and other service desk activities for on-site and remote
users, stacks maintenance, and cataloging.
 
Reference and Access Services department consists of 8.5 FTE librarians,
8 FTE staff, and students. The Library is one of the premier health
sciences libraries in the country, with an annual budget in excess of $5
million (http://www.hsl.unc.edu).
 
Position reports to the Assistant Director for Information and Education
Services.
 
Required:
 
-MLS from an ALA accredited program.
-Minimum of 5 years progressively responsible experience (at least 2
years managing at a department or equivalent level).
-Experience in more than one of these areas: reference, cataloging, use
of bibliographic utilities, online searching, library instruction,
circulation.
-Demonstrated enthusiasm and aptitude for acquiring new skills and
working effectively in teams.
-Excellent interpersonal skills.
-Demonstrated flexibility, initiative, time-management, and
problem-solving skills.
-Demonstrated commitment to continued professional development and to
serving the information needs of health professionals and students.
 
Salary:  Minimum $38,000, based on qualifications and experience. State
benefits include annual and sick leave, State or TIAA/CREF retirement
plan.
 
Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names of three
references to:  Francesca Allegri, Administrative Services Librarian,
Health Sciences Library, CB #7585, University of North Carolina at
Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC  27599-7585.  Applications should be
received by November 1, 1996 for fullest consideration.
 
An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer