Position Vacancy (Kent State University) Marcia Tuttle 23 Oct 2002 00:10 UTC

From: "Margaret Maurer" <Mmaurer@lms.kent.edu>
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2002 17:34:20 -0400
Subject: Job as Serials & Metadata Cataloger (Kent State, Ohio)

Serials and Metadata Cataloger


The successful candidate will perform original and copy cataloging of serials,
remote electronic resources, and websites; undertake cataloging revisions, including
title changes, frequency changes, ceased/merged/split titles, URL changes for
serials, remote electronic resources and web sites.  Original cataloging will be
contributed to OCLC.  The librarian in this position will develop, plan, and lead
the integration of metadata, metadata use, and metadata practices throughout
Libraries and Media Services.  The successful candidate will provide expertise on
national and international standards, including AACR2, MARC, CONSER, LC rule
interpretations, Dublin Core, CORC, and emerging standards.  Other responsibilities
will include working closely with public services librarians and systems staff to
facilitate and coordinate metadata projects for digital collections; addressing and
resolving access issues and cataloging practices for integrating electronic
resources, including serials, into the collections.


MLS from accredited ALA program; 2 years experience in original and complex
cataloging of serials; experience cataloging electronic resources; excellent
communication and interpersonal skills; knowledge of current and emerging metadata
standards; knowledge of cataloging standards, including CONSER, AACR2, LCSH, LC
classification, and MARC21.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bibliographic knowledge of one or more foreign languages; experience with creating
and using web pages, including familiarity with mark-up languages such as HTML or

Salary and Status:

$41,556.  Faculty status.  Assistant Professor rank.  Tenure track.  12-month
position.  Generous health benefits.  Annual research leave.  Support for
professional development.

Application Procedure:

Send a letter of application addressing the required qualifications, a curriculum
vita, and the names and contact information of three professional references to:

Dr. Jeanne Somers

Associate Dean, Libraries and Media Services

Kent State University

P.O. Box 5190

Kent, OH  44242-0001

Review of applications will begin December 16, 2002.

Kent State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
Applications from members of protected classes are encouraged.  Consult the
Libraries and Media Services Web site for more information

Margaret Maurer, Cataloging Manager
Kent State University Libraries and Media Services
Editor, _TechKNOW_
370 Library, PO Box 5190
Kent State University
Kent, OH  44242-0001

"Libraries build community"--Donald Sager