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Job Posting - UCSD: Head, Serials Cataloging Unit Adolfo Tarango 24 Jan 2005 19:28 UTC


A great opportunity to work with a great group of people. Note, review of
applications begins Feb. 14th.



THE UCSD LIBRARIES  University of California, San Diego

Head, Serials Cataloging Unit (Temporary)

Preferred appointment level: Assistant Librarian II - Associate Librarian
IV with an approximate salary range of $40,560 - $52,620.  This position is
temporary for two years from date of hire, with possibility of extension.

Responsibilities of the Position

The incumbent will:
·  Supervise the Serial Cataloging Unit.
·  Provide intellectual leadership on issues and emerging topics regarding
continuing and electronic resources management, metadata, and bibliographic
·  Determine continuing and electronic resources policies and procedures,
resolves problems, and represents UCSD continuing and electronic resources
concerns to outside agencies.
·  Investigate, experiment with, and implement new approaches for creating
and manipulating authority and bibliographic data.
·  Lead a project to determine the feasibility of implementing the MARC
Format for Holdings Data and the NISO holdings standard.
·  Lead a project to investigate the integration of federal documents
continuing resources cataloging into mainstream cataloging workflows.
·  Assess continuing and electronic resources cataloging workloads and
·  Serve as the UCSD Libraries’ CONSER Coordinator.
·  Act as Assistant NACO Coordinator, with responsibility primarily for the
review of NACO records, providing feedback to catalogers, and assist the
NACO Coordinator with NACO and authorities training as needed.

Required Qualifications
·  Professional degree from a library school, or other appropriate degree
or equivalent experience in one or more fields relevant to library services.
·  Demonstrated successful supervisory experience.
·  Experience in cataloging continuing and electronic resources using the
Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, Library of Congress rule interpretations,
LC classification system and subject headings (or other thesauri), MARC21
formats, and automated library systems.

For complete details, see

Application consideration begins February 14, 2005 and will continue until
the position is filled. Send application letter including a statement of
qualifications, a full resume of education and relevant experience, and the
names of at least three persons who are knowledgeable about your
qualifications for this position, referencing code 3, to or to UCSD, Amanda M. Lawhorn  Library Human
Resources, 9500 Gilman Drive Dept. 0175-H, La Jolla, CA 92093-0175.
Telephone: 858.534.1279; Confidential Fax: 858.534.8634.

UCSD is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.