Periodicals Librarian (Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas)

Periodicals Librarian, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas

PERIODICALS LIBRARIAN (requisition number 0601087): The Dick Smith Library at Tarleton State University is seeking a Periodicals librarian. This position is responsible for managing all aspects of the Periodicals department.

These duties include the acquisition and collection development of periodical resources (both print and electronic); supervision of periodicals staff; database maintenance; and organization of collections for user access.

Also includes general reference desk coverage as needed. May work evenings and some weekends.

This is a twelve-month, professional appointment starting at $39,780 plus benefits, including choice of group medical and retirement programs; approximately 14 state holidays; paid vacation and sick leave; tuition program; and no state or local income tax.

Review of applications will begin May 20 and continue until candidate is selected, with desired start date of September 1, 2012. Candidates should submit a cover letter, online application, resume and 3 references at:

Tarleton State University is a regional university of 10,000 students located in Stephenville, TX. The main campus is one-hour southwest of Fort Worth. A member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton is committed to academic excellence. Visit for further information.

Males, age 18 through 25, must be properly registered with the Selective Service System to be eligible for hire. This position is designated as a security sensitive position and requires a satisfactory criminal history background check. Tarleton State University, an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and Educator, is committed to excellence through diversity.

Master of Library Science or equivalent degree from an American Library Association accredited university or college.  At least 2 years of professional library experience. -In-depth knowledge of periodicals; selection, services and evaluation; and technology trends.
-Knowledge of OCLC or similar bibliographic networks and library systems.
-Knowledge of cataloging.
-Must have excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
-Must be detail-oriented with high accuracy rate; able to function in a multitask, diverse environment; and be a problem solver.
-Ability to work individually or as a team member.

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