Job, Kent OH: Serials Cataloger Margaret Maurer 04 Feb 2003 20:15 UTC

Kent State University Libraries & Media Services
invite applications for the position of Serials
Cataloger.  The Libraries have a collection of
more than two million volumes and hold
membership in the Association of Research
Libraries and the Center for Research Libraries.
 Kent State is a founding member of OCLC and of
OhioLINK, Ohio's statewide information system.
Innovative Interfaces is used for the integrated
library system (

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Original cataloging of
serials, remote electronic resources, and
websites; Copy cataloging of serials and
electronic resources, including websites;
Contribution of original cataloging to OCLC;
Cataloging revisions, including title changes,
frequency changes, ceased/merged/split titles,
URL changes for serials, remote electronic
resources, and web sites.  Develops, plans, and
leads the integration of metadata, metadata use,
and metadata practices throughout LMS, including
among other technical services librarians and
staff members.  Trains public services
librarians on the use and integration of
metadata.  Provides expertise on national and
international standards, including AACR2, MARC,
CONSER, LC rule interpretations, Dublin Core,
CORC, and emerging standards.  Works closely
with public services librarians and systems
staff to facilitate and coordinate metadata
projects for digital collections.  Addresses and
resolves access issues and cataloging practices
for integrating electronic resources, including
serials, into the collections.

Required:  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
cataloging standards, including CONSER, AACR2,
LCSH, LC classification, and MARC21
Bibliographic knowledge of one or more foreign
languages; Interest in current and emerging
metadata standards; Experience with creating and
using web pages, including familiarity with mark-
up languages such as HTML or XML.

SALARY AND STATUS:  $41,556.  Twelve month
position with tenure-track faculty status,
Assistant Professor rank.  Generous health
benefits, annual research leave, and support for
professional development.

application addressing the required
qualifications, a curriculum vita, and the names
and contact information of three professional
references to:
Jeanne Somers
Associate Dean, Libraries & Media Services
Kent State University
P.O. Box 5190
Kent, Ohio 44242-0001
Review of applications will begin  February 28,

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

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