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Job posting: Johns Hopkins University Marcia Tuttle 11 Feb 2002 22:13 UTC

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Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2002 09:41:09 -0500
From: David Reynolds <davidr@JHU.EDU>
Subject: Job posting: Johns Hopkins University


The Johns Hopkins University seeks an energetic librarian to provide
leadership, management, and supervision of serials and electronic resources
cataloging. Responsibilities include original cataloging of serials (both
print and non-print) and electronic resources in a variety of languages and
subject areas utilizing national cataloging standards for the purpose of
providing comprehensive and accurate bibliographic description and
subject analysis; develops serials/electronic resources cataloging
policies and practices considering national standards and shifting local needs;
supervises one copy cataloger and students; maintains high level working knowledge
of national and international cataloging standards and practices; participates
actively in local and national discussions through professional development and
service activities; and acts as liaison with the Serials/Acquisitions

Position, which reports to the Head of Cataloging, requires strong
collaborative and collegial skills with a personal commitment to
responsive and innovative service. QUALIFICATIONS: MLS from an ALA
accredited library program with 3+ years original cataloging experience,
including some serials experience; working knowledge of current national
cataloging standards (e.g., AACR2r, Library of Congress Rule Interpretations, LCSH,
LC classification, USMARC formats); reading knowledge of at least one
Western European language; experience with a national bibliographic
utility (OCLC or RLIN) and a local automated system; excellent
interpersonal, communication, and training skills;
strong organizational skills; aptitude for complex, analytical work
with attention to detail; demonstrated problem solving skills;
flexibility and initiative in carrying out assignments in response to
changing environment; ability to prioritize work to ensure that
departmental and library goals are realized; ability to foster
team work among all levels of staff; ability to work in a
production-oriented, technology intensive environment with a commitment to
professional development and growth. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
CONSER cataloging and/or supervisory experience.

For a more detailed job description, position qualifications, and to apply
online see, or send resume, indicating job #S-02-5906
on cover letter via email to:, or fax to 410-516-2314, or
mail to: Johns Hopkins University, Human Resources, 119 Garland Hall, 3400
N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218. Approximate starting salary range:
$40,094 - $45,606.  Excellent benefits, including tuition
remission, in a smoke free/drug free environment. AA/EOE.

David Reynolds                        Voice:  (410) 516-7220
Metadata Librarian                    FAX:    (410) 516-8684
Milton S. Eisenhower Library          E-mail:
Johns Hopkins University
3400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD   21218-2683