Position Vacancy Frances McCraw 20 Feb 2004 14:51 UTC
This is being cross-posted: OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY PERRY LIBRARY CATALOGING SERVICES LIBRARIAN: Supervised by Head of Bibliographic Services, this position manages intellectual access to library collections/information resources. Establishes standards, polices and procedures. Provides leadership in implementing intellectual access technologies. Performs original cataloging/classification of materials in all formats and maintains authority control in the library catalog, using MARC or metadata schema as appropriate. Responsible for oversight of government publications processing and access. Supervises 6 people. Participates in collection development as a subject bibliographer for assigned areas. Participates in departmental, library, and university committees and contributes to library planning.QUALIFICATIONS: Required: ALA-accredited MLS; effective communication skills; experience with intellectual access policies, principles, tools and utilities, including OCLC or another bibliographic utility, AACR2, USMARC formats, LCSH, LC classification; supervisory experience; experience with integrated library systems; analytical skills; demonstrated commitment to customer service. Preferred: Experience with government publications processing; knowledge and/or experience with Dublin Core and other metadata cataloging methodologies; knowledge of at least one foreign language; knowledge of HTML, SGML, knowledge of Innovative Interfaces ILS; experience managing cataloging module of integrated library system.SALARY AND BENEFITS: Minimum salary: $35,000 Excellent benefits package.Old Dominion University is a state-supported institution with enrollment of 21,000, a leader in distance learning, and a Carnegie Extensive Doctoral/Research University. The campus is located in the historic port city of Norfolk, VA. Position announcement and description are available at http://www.lib.odu.edu/jobs. For campus information, check http://web.odu.edu.DEADLINE: Screening of applicants will begin March 30, 2004 and continue until the position is filled. Candidates selected for interview will be asked to give a 10-15 minute presentation on current issues in cataloging.CONTACT: Send a letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references to: Janet Justis, Chair, Search Committee for Cataloging Services Librarian, Perry Library, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529-0256 email@example.com (757) 683-4169Old Dominion University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and requires compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.