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Position Announcement: Head of Cataloging: American University in Cairo (Egypt) Rose Johnson 29 Jan 2001 16:42 UTC

Libraries and Learning Technologies of the American University in Cairo
invites applications for the following position:

HEAD OF CATALOGING: Faculty Position reporting to Director of Library
Technology Services. Responsibilities: Manages Cataloging Department,
including end-processing functions. Supervises, hires and trains staff.
Develops programs, evaluates workflows. Compiles statistics, prepares
budget requests, annual reports, other reports as needed. Serves as
contact for bibliographic control of all items in Libraries.
Qualifications: Master�s degree from ALA/LC accredited program or
equivalent required. 3-5 years cataloging experience. Supervisory
experience is essential.  Familiarity with RLIN or OCLC, knowledge of
AACRII, MARC formats, LC Classification. (JOB #LIB/1)

Note: Position requires excellent oral and written communication skills in
English; additional skills in Arabic and other languages useful.

Interested candidates are encouraged to review full description and
requirements at

THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY IN CAIRO (AUC) is a liberal arts college of
approximately 4500 students, with almost 600 students at the master�s
degree level. All instruction is in English. AUC is chartered in the
United States and is accredited by the Middle States Association of
Colleges and Libraries. The AUC Libraries have over 297,000 volumes,
approximately 2000 current periodical subscriptions, 80 databases, and
116,000 microform units. AUC is an RLG/SHARES member.

Appointments/Salary:  This is a full-time (11 month), two-year faculty
appointment. The position will be available as of September 1, 2001.
Renewal of an appointment depends upon institutional needs and the
appointee�s performance. Salary is according to scale based on
qualifications and experience. Benefits include 30 working days home
leave, housing, round-trip air travel for appointee and accompanying
family members, plus schooling for up to two children. In view of AUC�s
protocol agreement with the Egyptian government, which requires specific
proportions of Egyptian, U.S. and third-country citizen faculty, at this
time preference will be given to qualified applicants who are U.S.
citizens. APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Applications will be accepted until a
candidate is selected. To be included in the initial review, letters of
application specifying Job Number with resume and names and addresses of
three references should be mailed to the following address before March
15, 2001
  Dr. Earl (Tim) Sullivan
  The American University in Cairo
  420 Fifth Avenue, Fl. 3-CH
  New York, New York 10018-2729

AUC is an Equal Opportunity Employer