Job posting (Duke University) Jeri Van Goethem 16 Sep 1993 01:04 UTC
Position: Serials Record Conversion Librarian and Serials Access Manager. Acquisitions/Serials Dept., Perkins Library, Duke University, Durham, NC. One year appointment with possibility for renewal to permanent, salaried position. Funded during the first year from Title II-C Grant. Description: Under the direction of the Head of the Acquisitions/Serials Dept., manages the conversion of non-Marsc serials database records to acceptable status in the online catalog, as well as the conversion of summary holdings records to MFHL format. Provides access links to remote serial files and non-traditional resources based upon patron needs rather than traditional, proscribed rules. Does both original and complex copy cataloging of serials. Creates and maintains online authority records. Department: The Acquisitions/Serials Department is responsible for the complete management of serials as well as monographic acquisitions, approval plan processing, and the exchange program. There are 20,000 serials on standing order and a serial holdings database of 140,000 titles. The current emphasis is on acquiring and making accessible information produced in electronic format. Qualifications: Advanced degree in technology and/or information science; knowledge of computer hardware, software, and networking. Experience with academic serials cataloging on OCLC, knowledge of AACR2, Dewey classification and subject heading practice, understanding of the USMARC bibliographic and holdings formats; strong witten and oral communication skills. Able to conceptualize and achieve results, able to take risks and enjoy challenge, organized, efficient, and productive. Salary: Based upon qualifications and experience. Entry level salary for librarians is $27,300. Application procedure: Submit a letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to Ann F. Stone, Personnel Librarian, 217 Perkins Library, Box 90194, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708-0194. Availability date: Oct. 1, 1993. Duke University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.