UC Davis Electronic Resources Librarian (fwd) Marcia Tuttle 18 Sep 2001 19:51 UTC

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Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2001 07:36:35 -0700
From: Pat French <psfrench@UCDAVIS.EDU>
Subject: Second posting:  UC Davis Electronic Resources Librarian

>  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: daojakangas@ucdavis.edu
>  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).