Job Opening - Cataloger, Law Library at Northeastern University Susan More 11 Aug 2004 16:02 UTC
Cataloger Northeastern University School of Law Library 400 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115 Title: Cataloger Department: School of Law Location: Boston Main Campus Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time Grade: 10 Posting Description: The Law Library Cataloger is a professional librarian responsible for original and copy cataloging and classification of library material in a broad range of subjects in all formats, including printed serials, integrating resources, and monographs; electronic resources including web resources and e-books; microforms; and A/V materials. Responsible for retrospective cataloging and classification of microforms and older federal documents. Responsible for bibliographic record maintenance. Trains and reviews the cataloging work of the split-position copy cataloger/serials control clerk. Works with the local online integrated library automation system (III's Millennium) and other automated systems used by the library and with vendors of electronic resources to take full advantage of system capabilities. Examples of activities relating to electronic resources include creating links to and from library databases and resources on the web, importing bibliographic records from commercial suppliers into the local integrated system, participating in designing filters for guided searches, and maintaining and troubleshooting interfaces between the library's systems and resource suppliers' systems. The Cataloger is expected to participate in the professional life of the library, including formal and informal professional development, staying abreast of developments in technical services and libraries in general and discussing them with colleagues, and participating in departmental and overall library planning and activities. Qualifications: MLIS or MLS from an ALA accredited library school. At least two years of demonstrated successful original cataloging experience using AACR2, LCSH, LC classification, MARC formats, OCLC or RLIN, and anintegrated library system in an academic or research library. Good social skills and the ability to work with a diverse staff and patron population. Personal or professional experience in using Microsoft products and the Internet. Send resume to Susan More, Head of Technical Services, Northeastern University School of Law Library, 312 KN, Boston, MA 02115. Northeastern University is located in Boston, Massachusetts, in close proximity to the city's museums and cultural centers. The School of Law, comprising of 600 students and over 30 full-time faculty, is the only law school in the country that offers a cooperative legal education program. For more information on the Northeastern University School of Law and its programs please see http://www.slaw.neu.edu. Northeastern University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/Title IX employer. All persons are invited to apply regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.