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. POSITION DESCRIPTION: Available at http://library.uvm.edu/dana/position.htm 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.