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Health Sciences Cataloger--Vermont Karen Matthews 27 Aug 2002 19:29 UTC

Charles A. Dana Medical Library, University of Vermont, invites
applications for the position of Health Sciences Cataloger. The University
of Vermont is located in the Champlain Valley between the Adirondack and
Green Mountain ranges.  It is set on a hill overlooking Lake Champlain and
Burlington, Vermont's largest city with a population over 50,000.  The
student body at UVM is composed of 7,470 undergraduate and 1,053 graduate
students. The Charles A. Dana Medical Library, founded in 1966, is a health
sciences library serving the information needs of professionals and
students in medicine, nursing, allied health and biomedical fields at the
University of Vermont and Fletcher Allen Health Care.

The catalog librarian will perform original and complex cataloging in a
variety of formats including images and digital data, and participate in
planning and policy making within the Library in the evolving management of
electronic resources. The catalog librarian collaborates with the
Collections and Systems operations at the Dana Library and with technical
services operations at UVM's Bailey/Howe Library.  The catalog librarian
will supervise the copy cataloging, bibliographic maintenance and shelf
readiness activities of 2 staff members.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have an MLS degree from an ALA
accredited program or international equivalent by August 2002; familiarity
with AACR2 revised, MARC21 formats, NLM classification, medical subject
headings (MESH), and Dublin Core metadata standards; ability and desire to
learn quickly, to work cooperatively and independently, to foster change,
and to understand and address the needs of our patrons.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Cataloging experience in an academic or medical
library; experience with electronic resources and media; familiarity with
metadata standards; knowledge of issues and current trends in cataloging;
experience in web page development and library automation; evidence of
scholarly achievement.


SALARY AND APPLICATION INFORMATION: Appointment will be made at the library
faculty rank of instructor or library assistant professor, non-tenure
track. Salary is commensurate with experience, not less than $31,500 for
this position. Benefit package includes: TIAA/CREF or alternate plan,
managed health care plan, and 22 days annual leave. Review of applications
begins August 1, 2002 and will continue until the position is filled. Send
letter of application, vita, and names and contact information of three
professional references to: Donna O'Malley, Chair, Cataloger Search
Committee, Dana Library, 89 Beaumont Ave, Burlington, VT 05405. UVM is an
AA/EO employer.