Job posting--University of Denver mbissing 23 Aug 2002 16:10 UTC

The University of Denver?s Penrose Library seeks a motivated and progressive
professional to assume responsibility for serials/electronic resources
cataloging.  Penrose Library houses 2.8 million items in its main and music
libraries.  The Library fulfills its mission with a faculty of 16 professional
librarians and 42.5 FTE staff. The library is a founding member of the
Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries, a partnership of 11 research, public,
and educational institutions serving the information needs of the Colorado
community.  For additional information about the University and Penrose
Library, see:

RESPONSIBILITIES: Catalog serials and electronic resources using OCLC and the
INNOPAC/Millennium system; coordinate serials database maintenance; develop
cataloging policies and procedures; and handle license agreements for
electronic resources.  This position reports to the Head of Original
Cataloging/Special Materials.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: MLS; two years professional cataloging experience;
current awareness of new trends, standards and emerging technologies in
serials cataloging; working knowledge of AACR2, USMARC, LCSH, LC
classification, OCLC and CONSER standards; excellent communication and
interpersonal skills; strong analytic and problem solving skills; ability to
work in a team environment; and flexibility in response to changing
circumstances. Participation in professional and scholarly activities is
PREFERRED: Working knowledge of one or more foreign languages; experience with
an automated serials module; basic knowledge of metadata standards (e.g.
Dublin Core) and mark-up languages (e.g. HTML, XML).

SALARY, RANK, BENEFITS:  $38k ? low $40s.  Faculty status, non-tenure track
appointment.  Generous benefits package including TIAA-CREF; 22 vacation

GENERAL INFORMATION: The University of Denver, founded in 1864, enrolls
approximately 9,300 students in its undergraduate, graduate and professional
programs.  It is in the midst of a $350 million campus improvement program.
The university is situated in a residential neighborhood of Denver, a vibrant
and diverse city situated at the foot of the Rocky Mountains.  The city has a
robust economy anchored by tourism, high technology, and telecommunications.
It boasts an array of cultural attractions, has many fine restaurants, great
shopping, and a lively nightlife.  Denver is the gateway to the playgrounds of
the mountains with recreational activities in abundance all year round.  The
climate is temperate and healthful, with little humidity and lots of sunshine.

DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin November 1, 2002 and continue
until the position is filled.

TO APPLY: Send letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, telephone
numbers, and e-mail addresses of 3 current references to:

Toni Miller
Office of the Dean
Penrose Library
University of Denver
2150 E. Evans Ave.
Denver, CO 80208-2007
fax: (303) 871-2290

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its
Faculty and Staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, people
with disabilities, and veterans