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Position Announcement: UC Davis Electronic Resources Librarian Ann Ercelawn 14 Aug 2001 13:28 UTC

 Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2001 14:55:15 -0700
 From: Pat French <psfrench@UCDAVIS.EDU>
 Subject: Fw: UC Davis Electronic Resources Librarian vacancy listing

 University of California, Davis
 General Library

 Announcement of Vacancy

 Position:         Electronic Resources Librarian

 Salary:            Assistant Librarian I-Assistant Librarian III

 Open:             Immediately

 Responsibilities:  Under the direction of the Head, Catalog Department,
 the successful candidate prepares original and adaptive cataloging,
 including authority work as needed. Enhances access to electronic
 resources through cataloging and the application of metadata.
 Coordinates creation of metadata for image, audio, and text-based
 digital objects. Collaborates with other library units/personnel in
 defining and using metadata for digital library collections. Addresses
 issues related to standards, record format and record contents for
 digital resources.

 Qualifications:  ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent. Training in the
 arrangement and description of library materials and standards of
 bibliographic control including AACR2R, LC Subject Headings, LC
 Classification and MARC21 record structures. Knowledge of and experience
 in use of automated systems in libraries. Familiarity with established
 and emerging metadata standards (TEI, XML, Dublin Core, RDF). Enthusiasm
 for examining new access methods from digital formats. Strong analytical
 and communication skills. Ability to work independently as well as to
 participate actively in team projects. New MLS graduates are encouraged
 to apply.

 The Environment:  The UC Davis General Library (
 ranks among the top 35 research libraries in North America, with current
 holdings of over 2.6 million volumes, including 39,306 currently
 received serials. The General Library is an active partner with the
 California Digital Library (, and is currently
 embarking on several digital library collections initiatives.

 The University of California, Davis campus ( is a
 multicultural environment that supports equality and respect for
 differences based on gender, cultural ethnicity, level of disability and
 sexual preference and has a strong commitment to create a diverse
 community of faculty, staff and students. It has an enrollment of over
 26,000 students, offering a range of academic programs including
 Colleges of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, Engineering, and
 Letters & Science; Schools of Management, Medicine and Veterinary
 Medicine, and several research institutes such as the Bodega Marine

 Davis is a pleasant, environment-oriented community of 55,000 in a
 college-town setting. Davis is ideally located for many recreational,
 cultural, and professional activities. It is within easy driving
 distance of Sacramento, California's capital city, and the Sierra Nevada
 Mountains/Lake Tahoe area, Berkeley, San Francisco, the Napa Valley wine
 country, and the Pacific Coastal areas. The University and surrounding
 communities sponsor a wide range of cultural events.

 Benefits: Librarians are academic appointees. They earn 24 days of
 vacation and 12 days of sick leave per annum. The University has an
 excellent retirement system which is coordinated with Social Security.
 Several health, dental, and vision plans are currently provided by the
 University. Group term life insurance and reduced enrollment fees are

 To Apply: Applicants should send letter, resume, and the names,
 addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three references
 (including current supervisor) to:

 Debbie Ojakangas
 Administrative Assistant
 Library Administration
 University of California
 100 North West Quad
 Davis, CA 95616-5292

 Phone: (530) 752-3444
 Fax:     (530) 752-6899

 This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.
 Screening of applications will begin October 1, 2001 and the position is
 open until filled.

 The University of California does not discriminate on the basis of race,
 color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability,
 age, veterans status, medical condition, ancestry, or marital status.
 The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity
 employer. Call (530) 752-2071 for more information. Speech or hearing
 impaired persons may dial (530) 752-7320 (TDD).