Librarians attending CLA can discuss this position with Ms. Mary Lochhead, Associate University Librarian at memorial. POSITION BEING READVERTISED. INFORMAL INQUIRIES WELCOME. Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications for a permanent, tenure- track position in the University Library System. Head, Bibliographic Control Services Queen Elizabeth II Library QUALIFICATIONS: At a time of many challenges, Memorial is looking for an individual with proven leadership qualities, excellent oral and written communication skills, experience in and an aptitude for personnel management, and the ability to set and carry out goals, both cooperatively within a system and personally. The successful candidate will possess a Master's degree from an ALA accredited graduate program and at least five years cataloguing experience in an academic library with an automated environment. Evidence of creative thinking about the evolving role of technical services and the changing contribution of technical services personnel will be sought as will evidence of effective staff management. The successful candidate will demonstrate a good understanding of current technical services developments, issues and trends. DESCRIPTION: Bibliographic Control Services is the largest of the technical services units in the library system. It is responsible for the processes traditionally associated with cataloguing and acquisitions for the entire system. It supports both a central unit and some satellite units. The relationship between the central unit and the satellite units, and with other aspects of technical services, are evolving. Bibliographic Control Services has a history of excellence as the first Canadian site to participate in the Cooperative Name Authority Project (exact title needed), as the home of the Cataloguer's Toolbox, and a solid record of process- oriented efficiency and innovation. Today, technical service units are challenged to respond to the proliferation of access mechanisms that the communications revolution has brought with it and Bibliographic Control Services at Memorial is not an exception. Additionally, the unit is responsible for a considerable amount of original cataloguing in support of a comprehensive collection of material relating to Newfoundland and Labrador. The position currently reports directly to the University Librarian and is part of the senior management structure in the central branch of the library system. The position will play a role in the broader development of access and services for the whole library system, reflecting the role of the unit itself. There will be an opportunity to participate in collection development activities or direct public service. Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province's only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the educational and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 16,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John's, a very safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. BENEFITS: Memorial's practice is to hire individuals into tenure track positions at an appropriate rank and salary. Administrative appointments such as headships are made for three year terms (renewable on review) with a $2500 stipend in excess of salary. It is anticipated that the successful applicant will qualify for appointment at the rank of Librarian III or IV, the combined salary range being $44,561 - $92,225. Benefits include a moving allowance, standard pension and health plans, and eligibility for sabbatical leaves and professional development support. The current contract covering librarians between Memorial and its faculty union can be found at <www.mun.ca/munfa/ca0002toc.htm>. PROCEDURE: The appointment is available 1 September, 2001. Processing of applications will begin on receipt. Deadline for applications is July 31, 2001. Interested qualified individuals should send a resume and names of three references to: Richard H. Ellis Tel: (709) 737-7428 University Librarian FAX: (709) 737-2153 Memorial University of Newfoundland Net: [log in to unmask] St. John's, Newfoundland CANADA A1B 3Y1 Memorial University of Newfoundland is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.