Position Opening :: Cataloging Services Librarian (Univ. of Georgia) Wendy Moore 14 Mar 2007 14:40 UTC



The University of Georgia Law Library is seeking an experienced, detail-oriented, and service-focused individual to join its Law Library faculty as Cataloging Services Librarian.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Cataloging Services Librarian manages the Law Library’s cataloging and processing operations, including the supervision of 3 staff members (2.5 FTE); develops and implements cataloging policies and procedures; catalogs materials in all formats; establishes and coordinates new cataloging initiatives and projects; maintains collection statistics; provides authority control; oversees recataloging and reclassification projects; ensures data integrity of catalog and other integrated library system modules; provides leadership in bibliographic access to electronic materials; contributes to overall team management of the Law Library, including active participation in Steering Group Meetings and providing leadership for the Library Systems Team and the Acquisitions/Cataloging Team; shares in reference desk duties if interested; participates in professional development activities; and takes on other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  A successful candidate will possess the following skills and qualities:  ability to lead and supervise cataloging functions; excellent project management skills; strong organization skills with meticulous attention to detail; demonstrated ability to work with all library patrons and staff in a friendly, courteous, and professional fashion; enthusiasm for contributing to a collaborative work environment; and demonstrated ability to work well independently and collegially.
Required:  MLS from an ALA accredited institution with 3-5 years relevant professional experience; working knowledge of AACR2R, LC Classification schedules, LCSH, LCRI, CSB, MARC format, and OCLC Connexion; experience with authority control; supervisory experience; and significant experience with an automated integrated library system.
Desired:  Professional experience in cataloging/technical services in an academic or law library; familiarity with legal materials; experience with Innovative Interface’s Millennium system; proficiency in learning new technologies; project management experience; and bibliographic knowledge of at least one language in addition to English.

BENEFITS:  Standard benefits package includes life, health, and disability insurance; mandatory participation in the state or optional retirement system (TIAA/CREF, etc.); 21 days annual leave; and 12 paid holidays.  Salary and rank adjustments may be made commensurate with qualifications and experience.  More information at http://www.busfin.uga.edu/benefits/.

ABOUT US:  The Alexander Campbell King Law Library has a rich, established collection of over 500,000 volumes and volume equivalents.   We are dedicated to providing anytime/anywhere access to information and we utilize new technologies to deliver that information.  With a team-based management system, the Law Library has a cooperative atmosphere with opportunity for professional development.  The University of Georgia is located in Athens, Georgia, considered one of the best college towns in the country.  Find out more at http://www.libs.uga.edu/athens.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Send cover letter, resume, and names of three references to:  Wendy E. Moore, Acquisitions Librarian, University of Georgia Law Library, School of Law, 100 Herty Drive, Athens, GA 30602-6018, wemoore@uga.edu, FAX: 706-542-5130.  Applications received by Wednesday, April 25, 2007 are assured of consideration.  The complete job description available at: http://www.law.uga.edu/library/jobs.html.  The Law Library is committed to diversity in its staff and encourages all qualified persons to apply.  The University of Georgia is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution.

Wendy Moore
Acquisitions Librarian
School of Law Library
University of Georgia
Athens GA 30602-6018
Voice: (706)542-5081
FAX: (706)542-5130
Email: wemoore@uga.edu