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Position Announcement-- Search extended: Southern Ill. Univ. Edwardsville (Linda Hulbert) ERCELAA@ctrvax.Vanderbilt.Edu 02 Jul 2001 15:06 UTC

Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2001 08:45:05 -0500
From: Linda Hulbert <lhulber@SIUE.EDU>
Subject: Search extended

Please forgive multiple postings as we seek fabulous candidates for this




Technical and Access Services Department
Catalog Librarian

TITLE/RANK: Catalog Librarian, Assistant or Associate Professor

JOB DESCRIPTION: Performs original and complex adaptive cataloging of
print and non-print materials, including electronic resources as part of
the OCLC CORC Project, according to AACR2-R, LCRI, LCSH, MFHD and CONSER
and other relevant national standards. Develops comprehensive
bibliographic descriptions, assigns subject  headings and classification
numbers according to Library of Congress practice,
and inputs holdings into OCLC and DRA according to the MARC Format for
Holdings Data. The incumbent will also participate in authority control
and resolve inconsistencies in serials holdings.

Works collaboratively with other technical services staff and provides
leadership and direction in achieving departmental and library goals.

Primary Responsibilities:

Perform original and adaptive cataloging in all formats, including
serials, utilizing OCLC and DRA. Participate in reclassification and
retrospective conversion projects.  Resolve database maintenance
problems and provide direction and support to nonprofessional staff in
performing maintenance routines.  Establish authoritative form for
headings in DRA.  Maintain knowledge of current cataloging practices and
automated bibliographic access. Participate in developing, documenting,
and implementing cataloging policies and procedures.  Meet the
requirements for tenure and promotion.

TERM OF CONTRACT: Assistant or Associate Professor, 12-month,
tenure-track, continuing contract. Contract available: September 1,

SALARY RANGE: Negotiable dependent upon credentials and experience, with
a minimum salary of $40,000. Excellent fringe benefits.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: M.L.S. from an A. L. A. accredited library
school; minimum of two years cataloging experience in an
academic/research library setting utilizing LCSH and LCC; experience
with OCLC or similar bibliographic utility; demonstrated ability to work
effectively and collegially in a production-oriented environment;
experience with an automated integrated library system; and excellent
communication and interpersonal skills as well as a strong service

QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED: working knowledge of MARC Format for Holdings
Data; experience with DRA; experience with serials cataloging.

UNIVERSITY ENVIRONMENT: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is
twenty minutes northeast of St. Louis, Missouri. The University is
situated on a beautiful, park-like 2,660 acre campus of rolling hills
and woodlands atop the Mississippi Bluffs, a few miles East of the
Mississippi River. As a premiere metropolitan university, SIUE is the
first choice of a diverse pool of applicants and boasts a student body
of more than 12,000 attending classes in the College of Arts and
Sciences, the schools of business, education, engineering and nursing.

Library and Information Services manages Lovejoy Library, Academic
Computing (including responsibility for interactive video distance
education technology), and Audiovisual Services. Lovejoy Library
maintains a collection of more than 1,000,000 volumes and subscribes to
more than 6500 print and digital serials and periodicals. Additional
information regarding the Library and University can be found at the web


CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Until position is filled.


Jay Starratt, Dean of Library and Information Services
Catalog Librarian Search
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
Lovejoy Library, Campus Box 1063
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1063

As an affirmative action employer, SIUE offers equal employment
opportunity without regard to race, color, creed or religion, age, sex,
national origin, or disability. Applications from women and minority
groups are especially encouraged.

Linda Hulbert, MLS, MAPA
  Director of Technical and Access Services
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Lovejoy Library
Box 1063
Edwardsville, Illinois 62026-1063

618 650-2779  fax 618 650-3732

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