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Job posting: E-Resources Cataloger, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Christine Stachowicz 20 Apr 2009 21:23 UTC

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks an innovative and
knowledgeable librarian to serve in the position of E-Resources
Cataloger. The E-Resources Cataloger will work in the E-Resources &
Serials Management (ESM) Department within a collegial environment of
e-resources specialists. The E-Resources Cataloger will serve as the ESM
Department's specialist and liaison on issues of bibliographic control
and metadata related to electronic resources of all types, with a focus
on commercially-produced resources for monographic titles. This position
reports to the Head of the E-Resources & Serials Management Department.

The E-Resources Cataloger: catalogs electronic resources including
e-books, electronic databases, websites and other electronic formats
(primarily monographs and integrating resources) using OCLC's Connexion
Client and the library's Innovative Interfaces local system; supervises
one full-time support staff member who performs cataloging and
maintenance functions for electronic resources; may train and supervise
student assistants; communicates with vendors regarding the availability
of catalog records; oversees and manages loads of vendor records for
electronic resources, assuring their quality and accessibility; develops
and maintains an understanding of issues related to the cataloging of
e-resources; contributes to the professional dialogue to improve service
and enhance access to library resources; contributes authority records
to the national authority files.


ALA-accredited MLS. Demonstrated knowledge of electronic resources
cataloging. Working knowledge of online library systems, OCLC, AACR2R,
LCRI, LCSH, MARC21 formats, and authority control. Solid computer skills
including spreadsheet and database applications. Excellent oral and
written communication skills; effective organizational and interpersonal
skills; and the ability to work cooperatively and flexibly with a wide
variety of staff in a rapidly changing environment.

Cataloging experience in an academic or research library setting or
cataloging experience with electronic resources. Experience with
Innovative's Millennium system and MarcEdit software. Supervisory
experience. Familiarity with electronic resources standards and related
initiatives, and NACO or other PCC programs.

The University and The Libraries
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the country's oldest
state university. UNC-Chapel Hill has an enrollment of approximately
27,000 students, employs more than 3,100 faculty, offers 77 doctoral
degrees as well as professional degrees in dentistry, medicine, pharmacy
and law, and the Library collections include over 6 million volumes. The
Library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the Center
for Research Libraries, and SOLINET. Together with the Health Sciences
and Law libraries at Chapel Hill plus the libraries at Duke University,
North Carolina Central University, and North Carolina State University,
the members of the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN) provide
services and collections to their students, faculty, and staff in
support of the education, research, and service missions of the

The Region
The Triangle region is one of the most desirable places to live and work
in North America and offers its residents a wide array of recreational,
cultural, and intellectual activities. The mountains or the seashore are
less than half day's drive from Chapel Hill.

The University of North Carolina is an equal opportunity employer and is
strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.

Salary and Benefits
This is a twelve-month academic librarian appointment; salary is
commensurate with qualifications and experience. Standard state benefits
of annual leave, sick leave, and State or optional retirement plan. At
the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, librarians enjoy the
benefit of academic status and are members of the faculty council.

Deadline for Application
Review of applications will begin on April 27, 2009. Applications will
be accepted until the position is filled, but preference will be given
to applications received by the begin review date.

To Apply:
Please visit and
complete the online application. Be sure to include a cover letter, a
resume and the name, mailing address, email address, and telephone
number of three professional references.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an Equal Opportunity

This job posting is available online at

Christine Stachowicz
Head, E-Resources & Serials Management
CB#3914, 147 Davis Library
The University of NC at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC   27514-8890   (919) 962-1067 x282