position announcement (fwd) Marcia Tuttle 29 Oct 1993 09:01 UTC
---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Fri, 29 Oct 1993 10:20:00 GMT From: JENNIFER FU <FUJEN%SERVAX.BITNET@uga.cc.uga.edu> Subject: position announcement HEAD, CATALOG DEPARTMENT. Florida International University seeks creative leader for Head, Cataloging Department, University Park Campus, Miami. The Libraries have Enhance Status and use OCLC and NOTIS to catalog materials. The successful candidate is responsible for department's daily operation and overall management; sets goals and priorities; reviews cataloging policy and procedure; trains and evaluates a staff of 4 catalog librarians, 11 support staff and a varying number of student assistants; performs and oversees original cataloging, oversees database maintenance, special projects and online authority work; serves as major resource for cataloging questions; coordinates departmental activities with other library departments. Reports to the Assistant Director for Technical Services. Provides service to the Libraries and the University in an elective or appointive capacity by serving on Library, University and professional organizations' committees as appropriate. QUALIFICATIONS: MLS from an ALA-accredited program; 5 yrs.' professional experience with progressively increasing supervisory responsibility. Experience in cataloging materials in automated environment, knowledge of AACR2, LCSH, LCRI and an understanding of principles of authority control. Should possess strong interpersonal skills and commitment to service mission of the academic library. Experience with NOTIS preferred. SALARY: commensurate with experience and qualifications. Minimum: $34,000. RANK: Associate to University Librarian. Librarians have limited faculty status. Benefits include 22 days vacation and competitive range of health and retirement options including TIAA/CREF. The University is a fast-growing institution with 24,000 students and is located in a culturally diverse area in South Florida. The Library collection supports a wide-ranging curriculum with numerous graduate programs. Qualified applicants should send resume and names, addresses and telephone numbers of 3 references no later than December 23, 1993 to: Antonie Downs, Chair, Search and Screen Committee, Florida International University, North Miami Campus Library, 3000 N.E. 145th St., North Miami, FL 33181. FAX: (305) 940-5914. FIU is a member of the State University System and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access, Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.