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

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  For a more detailed position description, see

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.