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  • A.J. Wright
    fyi...aj wright // ajwright@uab.edu ... From: Angela Wright - ILL Librarian [mailto:ajwright@BAMA.UA.EDU] Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2001 2:20 PM To:
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      -----Original Message-----
      From: Angela Wright - ILL Librarian [mailto:ajwright@...]
      Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2001 2:20 PM
      To: NAAL-L@...
      Subject: Archival Access Coordinator/University of Alabama



      DESCRIPTION: The University of Alabama Libraries is seeking a dynamic,
      experienced archivist for the position of Archival Access Coordinator in the
      William Stanley Hoole Special Collections Library. The W.S. Hoole Library is
      a national resource specializing in the unique history and culture of the
      state of Alabama, including the University of Alabama. The Archival Access
      Coordinator works closely with the Curator and the Public and Outreach
      Services Coordinator to provide access to and promote the use of the W.S.
      Hoole Library collections. The W.S. Hoole Library in conjunction with the
      University Libraries is actively investigating digitization projects. The
      Archival Access Coordinator reports to the Curator of the W.S. Hoole Special
      Collections Library.

      RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for ensuring access to manuscripts and
      personal papers, audio/visual materials, photographs, realia, and other
      resources in a variety of formats. Supervises two classified staff, interns,
      graduate and student assistants, and volunteers. Provides reference and
      research services. Assists with donors and with outreach and instructional
      activities. Participates in the administration and operation of the Hoole
      Library. May also serve as subject specialist and library liaison.

      QUALIFICATIONS: Required: ALA- accredited M.L.S. or Masters of Archival
      Studies or certification by the Academy of Certified Archivists.
      Demonstrated archival experience, including processing work. User- centered
      service orientation. Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication
      skills. Ability to work cooperatively and collegially with department and
      library colleagues and with university faculty and staff at all levels.
      Initiative and flexibility. Knowledge of current trends and technological
      developments in the archives field, including digitization. Evidence of
      potential to meet University requirements for promotion and tenure.

      Preferred: Academic library experience. Supervisory experience. Knowledge of
      Southern and/or Alabama history. Graduate degree in related discipline.
      Collection development experience.

      The University Libraries maintains membership in the Association of Research
      Libraries, the Center for Research Libraries, the Coalition for Networked
      Information, SOLINET, and the Network of Alabama Academic Libraries. A U.S.
      Government documents regional depository, the Libraries serves Alabama
      libraries and the public. The Libraries employs the Voyager Integrated
      Library System and is an active participant in the Alabama Virtual Library.
      The Libraries homepage may be accessed at http://www.lib.ua .edu.

      SALARY/BENEFITS: 12-month tenure track appointment. Rank and salary
      commensurate with qualifications and experience. Strong benefits including
      professional development support and tuition fee waiver; substantial moving
      allowance may be available.

      TO APPLY: Send letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and
      phone numbers of three references to:

      Ms. Voni B. Wyatt, Personnel Officer

      The University of Alabama Libraries

      Box 870266

      Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0266

      Applications received by July 15, 2001 are assured of receiving full

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