Job Announcement: Cataloger (Supervisor) in New Orleans Patty De Anda 06 May 2009 16:39 UTC

Library Associates Companies (LAC) is seeking a Cataloger who will supervise all the library cataloging functions for Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. This position reports directly to the Director of Technical Services and oversees a department of 4 librarians and 6 FTE staff.  The Library has undergone and is in the midst of some exciting changes and this position offers the right candidate a chance to develop expertise with emerging technologies and become an integral participant in innovative library projects.

*     Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program or its equivalent.
*     2-3 years experience in an academic or research library with  2 years of original cataloging using an automated cataloging system (ILS) and OCLC's World Cat.
*     Knowledge and experience using AACR2 Rev., LCRI, LCCS, LCSH, and MARC21 formats for bibliographic holdings and authority control.
*     Experience with cataloging digital resources, outsourcing cataloging, familiarty with Ex Libris Voyager and a working knowledge of metadata standards highly desirable.
*     Must have had previous supervisory experience.
*     Knowledge of at least one modern European language.
*     Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
*     Detail-oriented, ability to work independently and in a team situation.

*     Perform original and complex copy cataloging in all formats and in all languages.
*     Supervise a staff of 4 catalog librarians and the Copy Cataloging Coordinator.
*     Provide leadership and oversight of cataloging functions including policy development, implementation and review in conjunction with catalog librarians and copy cataloging staff and non-technical services librarians.
*     Work with the Head of Systems, Head of Database Management and Head of Electronic Resources Management to edit and load MARC records obtained from vendors in the online catalog.
*     Hire new personnel in event of vacancies.

*      For immediate consideration email your cover letter and resume to Joanne Schwarz,<>.
*      Please reference "Cataloger (Supervisor) #1210" as the subject line of your email.

Patty De Anda

Communications & Projects Associate
Library Associates Companies / LAC
6500 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 2240
Los Angeles, CA 90048
800.987.6794 toll free
323.302.9439 local
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