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Position Announcement (Loyola) Ling-li 13 Sep 1993 21:26 UTC

This announcement has been cross posted to NOTIS-L, LIBADMIN, AUTOCAT,
and PACS-L; please forgive any duplication.

Loyola University seeks a creative leader in cataloging to manage a
department of 4 librarians, 6.5 support staff and 2 FTE student workers.
Primary responsibilities include planning and developing effective
methods of providing access to the libraries' collections housed in 5
libraries on 4 campuses, serving as the OCLC liaison, participating in
in library-wide planning, and participating with other technical
services department heads in planning the future operations of technical
services.  Library plans include a redesigning of technical services to
streamline operations.  Reports to the Assistant University Librarian
for Technical Services.

Requires an ALA accredited MLS; at least 5 years cataloging experience
in an academic or research library; substantive supervisory experience;
demonstrated knowledge of AACR2, LC classification and subject
headings, MARC formats; experience with OCLC or RLIN and a local online
system, preferably NOTIS; understanding of the principles of authority
control.  Also requires the ability to manage in a changing environment,
excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a commitment to
the service mission of the academic library.

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Base salary
$35,000.  Benefits include 20 days vacation, individual and family
tuition benefits, university contributions to TIAA/CREF, dental
insurance and a choice of medical plans.

Loyola University Chicago, a Jesuit institution located on 4 campuses
in the Chicago area and 1 campus in Rome, Italy, serves a diverse
student population of 15,000 in its 9 schools and colleges.  With
holdings of over 1.3 million volumes in 6 libraries, the University
Libraries enjoy a highly technological environment, with their own
LANs and Ethernet backbones to link all the campuses.  There are 48
professional librarians and 70 support staff; librarians have limited
faculty status.

Qualified applicants should send letter of application, resume, and
names, addresses and phone numbers of 3 recent references to: Ellen J.
Waite, University Librarian, Cudahy Library, Loyola University Chicago,
6525 N. Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL  60626.  Application deadline is
December 1, 1993.  Loyola University Chicago is an Affirmative Action,
Equal Opportunity Educator/Employer.