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. ************************************************************ SEARCH REOPENED. HEAD OF CATALOGING, LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO 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.