5.0529 Job: Library Systems at Vassar (1/53)

Elaine Brennan & Allen Renear (EDITORS@BROWNVM.BITNET)
Mon, 16 Dec 1991 21:30:58 EST

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 5, No. 0529. Monday, 16 Dec 1991.

Date: Fri, 13 Dec 1991 09:40 EST
From: "NANCY M. IDE (914) 437 5988" <IDE@VASSAR>
Subject: job

Job Opening


Coordinator for Library Systems


Vassar College will soon embark on a historic program of library expansion.
We seek someone with both the imaginative vision and the technical background
to develop new programs, and to maintain, analyze, and coordinate
library-related services and automated systems, including an integrated online
system (INNOPAC), OCLC, and computer stations and micro-computers in a
Macintosh environment with limited DOS-based applications; to work closely
with the Academic Computing Center; to participate in campus-wide technical
planning; to support hardware and software needs of library staff and to
provide information on software resources and new computer applications; and
to maintain and develop data archives and assist users. Reports to Director of
the Library.


Required: ALA accredited MLS, or equivalent experience; knowledge of computing
hardware and software, library information delivery, research stategies, and
networks; interest in exploring new applications; excellent communication
skills; an ability to train staff and users. Desirable but not essential:
programming and/or prior professional experience in an academic library.


Commensurate with experience and qualifications.


Submit letter of application, resume, and names of 3 references to

Dr. Charles Henry
Director of the Library
Box 20 Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12601.

Application deadline: February 7, 1991.

Vassar is a private, four year liberal arts college that ranks among the most
competitive in the nation. It is located in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., in the
beautiful Hudson River Valley. New York City lies two hours to the south by
direct train.

For those attending ALA Midwinter: Please contact Esther Williams, the Vassar
representative, for further information about this position.