Position announcement-Music Cataloger Donna Skekel 26 Nov 2003 19:53 UTC

I would like to post the following announcement to the list:


Gettysburg College seeks a Project Music Cataloger to catalogue a large
collection of musical scores recently donated to the College. This is
currently designed as a temporary position. The successful candidate will
have the choice to work full-time hours for six months or part-time hours
for twelve months.  A liberal benefits package is available to the
candidate who chooses to work full-time for six months.  There is a
possibility that this position may evolve into an on-going position.
Gettysburg College was recently the recipient of a large gift designated
to establish a Music Conservatory.  This position reports to the Library's
Head of Technical Services.

Responsibilities: Performs original and copy cataloging and classification
of musical scores; develops procedures and oversees the physical
processing of these materials. Other responsibilities may include, but are
not limited to cataloging sound recordings and other music resources.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited Master's degree. (Applicants expecting to
complete their degree by January 2004 will also be considered.) Degree in
music or strong music background. Knowledge of AACR2, MARC formats, LCSH,
and Library of Congress M classification schedule is essential.
Successfully demonstrated experience using an online bibliographic
utility, such as OCLC, and an online local cataloging system. Ability to
follow established procedures and perform work requiring attention to
detail and accuracy. Demonstrated ability to prioritize, work
independently, and meet appropriate deadlines and production goals.
Knowledge of basic software applications, including MS word and Excel.
Experience with III integrated library system a plus. This project will
require working at a computer station for extended periods of time.

Gettysburg College is committed to creating a more diverse community; as
part of that process, the College gives candidates from historically
underrepresented groups strong consideration. Salary is competitive. Send
letter of application, resume and the names and addresses of three
references to: Jennifer Lucas, Assistant Director of Human Resources,
Gettysburg College, Box 2443, Gettysburg, PA 17325, email address
jlucas@gettysburg.edu <mailto:jlucas@gettysburg.edu>. Visit the web site
at <http://www.gettysburg.edu/library> for more information about library

Applications received by December 19, 2003 will receive the fullest
consideration.  Position will remain open until filled.