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 ($37,728-$42,780) 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 (www.lib.ucdavis.edu) 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 (http://www.cdlib.org/), and is currently embarking on several digital library collections initiatives. The University of California, Davis campus (www.ucdavis.edu) 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 Laboratory. 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 available. 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 E-mail: email@example.com 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).