Job Posting -- Head of Cataloging -- The College of New Jersey (Maureen Gorman) Bob Persing 14 Oct 2003 20:38 UTC
Head of Cataloging The College of New Jersey The College of New Jersey is a highly selective, comprehensive residential institution recognized as one of the outstanding public colleges in the country. Located between New York City and Philadelphia in suburban Ewing Township, The College enrolls approximately 6,000 graduates and 900 graduate students. We are currently seeking candidates to fill a 12-month, tenure-track position at the Roscoe L. West Library. Responsibilities: Provide leadership in cataloging and authority control, developing policies and procedures for cataloging materials in all formats. Coordinate the work of a team of professional catalogers; train and supervise paraprofessional catalogers. Create original and revise copy cataloging. Limited participation in general reference service. Engage in scholarly and service activities expected of tenure-track librarians. Qualifications: Required: ALA-accredited Master's degree; at least three years professional-level, recent cataloging experience; extensive knowledge of cataloging standards including AACR2R, LCSH and LC classification, MARC21, OCLC; knowledge of metadata standards; ability to implement new cataloging standards and procedures; strong computing skills; excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills; initiative, flexibility and a strong service orientation are essential. Preferred: Management experience; experience cataloging electronic resources or serials; experience with authority control services; familiarity with DDC; knowledge of Voyager; knowledge of general reference and facility with electronic and traditional information resources; strong reading knowledge of Spanish or other Western European language. Record of scholarly/professional activity. Additional graduate degree is highly desirable. Salary Range: Librarian II: $45,566-68,340; with full benefits package including TIAA/CREF. A review of applications will begin November 17, 2003, and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and names and contact information (including emails) for at least four professional references to: Ms. Maureen Gorman, Chair, Head of Cataloging Search Committee, Roscoe L. West Library, The College of New Jersey, PO Box 7718, Ewing, NJ 08628-0718. Applications may be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For a more detailed position description, see http://www.tcnj.edu/~eesinfo/employment/library.shtml To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.