Position Announcement - Head of Cataloging Adam Murray 15 Feb 2008 20:57 UTC

Assistant Professor/Head of Cataloging,
University Libraries, Murra

Assistant Professor/Head of Cataloging,
University Libraries, Murray
 State University.
Full-time tenure track position to begin July 2008.  Qualifications:
ALA-accredited master’s degree
required. Must show demonstrated experience with copy and original cataloging
and supervisory experience.  Familiarity
with existing and new cataloging standards such as MARC, LC subject headings,
and AACR2; familiarity with an Integrated Library System, prefer Voyager; and knowledge
of OCLC services are required.  ABD’s with documented plan for completion
by appointment date will be considered.  Responsibilities:
Coordinates and supervises all operations related to cataloging to maximize
library user access; prepares and ensures quality of original and complex copy
cataloging for library materials of all formats; conducts analysis of existing
workflows and develops creative solutions for making workflows more efficient;
participates in library, university and state/regional committees. The Murray State
 University library system
is striving to reach university expansion initiatives, including participation
in the implementation of a new university-wide portal.  Application
Deadline:  March 14, 2008.  To Apply:  Submit a
letter of application, curriculum vitae, names, addresses, email and telephone
numbers of three references to:  Nancy Jones,
Head of Cataloging Screening Committee Secretary, 205 Waterfield Library,
Murray State University, Murray, KY  42071-3307.  Women and minorities are encouraged to
apply.  Murray
 State University
is an equal education and employment opportunity M/F/D/, AA employer.