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Position announcement - UNC Wilmington, Special Formats Cataloging Librarian Hanerfeld, Arlene 07 Jan 2005 19:29 UTC

Special Formats Cataloging Librarian

Randall Library, UNCW.  The University of North Carolina at Wilmington is
a member institution of the University of North Carolina, and is
nationally recognized for its marine sciences teaching and research
programs, and for its strengths in arts and sciences, business, education,
and nursing.  The University is situated on a beautiful arboretum campus
located in an historic port city within five miles of the Atlantic Ocean.
The University currently enrolls approximately 11,500 students.

Performs original and complex copy cataloging in a wide range of formats
and subject areas, including print, audiovisual, online and digital
resources.  Participates in the planning, development, cataloging, and
implementation of library digitization initiatives; serves as editor of
iLumina, a digital library of sharable undergraduate teaching materials
for chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics, and computer science
(<>), which has been integrated into
the library's catalog.  Participates in catalog maintenance, quality
control and continuous improvement to cataloging practices and procedures.
Maintains the Technical Services Dept. web page.  Provides assistance to
Library users at the Reference Desk, including occasional weekend shifts.
Participates in collection development and serves on library and
university committees. Library faculty at UNCW engage in scholarship
resulting in publication, conference presentation, and other evidence of
scholarly efforts. Reports to the Associate University Librarian for
Technical and Collection Services.

MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited program.  Extensive knowledge of
MARC21, AACR2, LCSH and LC classification, OCLC cataloging products, OAI,
Dublin Core, XML, EAD and other emerging metadata standards and schemes.
Must have excellent interpersonal, analytical, oral, and written
communication skills and a strong service orientation. Must have
proficiency in the use of both traditional library materials and
electronic information resources and the ability to work effectively in a
highly automated and rapidly changing environment.  Experience with web
page design is also required.

Non-book cataloging experience in an academic library, including use of
OCLC and an integrated library system, preferably Innovative Interfaces,

Salary $34,000 or commensurate with labor market for this position.
11-month contract with faculty status (lecturer, non-tenure track).
Generous benefits package, including 22 days of vacation.

To apply, please complete the online application process available on the
Web at <> . Letter of application indicating
position #6577, resume, and contact information for three professional
references should be attached to the online application -- not e-mailed or
mailed. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are specifically
preferred. For questions regarding the online application process, contact
Beth Roberts at 910-962-3270. Under North Carolina law, applications and
related materials are confidential personnel documents and not subject to
public release.  Review of applications will begin February 20, 2005 and
will continue until position is filled.  UNCW is an affirmative action
equal opportunity employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Arlene Hanerfeld
Associate University Librarian for Technical & Collection Services
Randall Library - UNC Wilmington
601 S. College Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28403-5616
910 962-3691 (voice)
910 962-3078 (fax)