Electronic Resources Cataloger, Immediate Opening (Leah Black) ERCELAA@ctrvax.Vanderbilt.Edu 08 May 1995 19:09 UTC

Date: Mon, 08 May 1995 15:01:00 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Leah.Black" <20676LCB@MSU.EDU>
Subject: Immediate Electronic Resources Cataloger Opening



TITLE:  Electronic Resources Cataloger, Librarian  I

DESCRIPTION:  Reporting to the Principal Cataloger, this cataloging
position supports the work of the Manufacturer's Support Network
(MSN) of the Michigan Industrial Extension Partnership (MIEP).  The
Electronic Resources Cataloger is responsible for creating MARC
compatible HTML cataloging records for incoming electronic
resources for the World-Wide-Web database of the Manufacturer's
Support Network.  The database is based on custom database
software.  Electronic resources will include HTML, SGML, ASCII
tagged monograph and serial texts, business/manufacturing
databases, digital images, and other manufacturing-related,
internet-accessible digital resources.  Monitors the currency of
Web resources, providing updated versions of information in the MSN
database.  Enhances and maintains a specialized thesaurus of
manufacturing terms for use in the database.   Develops and
maintains cataloging documentation and procedures for an MSN
statewide consortium of specialist service providers and groups.
Develops new cataloging policies in cooperation with other
Manufacturer's Support Network staff from the Library, Computer Lab
and Eli Broad College of Business.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Required: An ALA-accredited MLS, excellent oral
and written communication skills; demonstrated knowledge of
internet navigation tools and HTML tagging; excellent
organizational skills; and a demonstrated service orientation.
Desirable: AACR2/MARC-based cataloging experience; additional
degrees, education or experience relevant to manufacturing,
business or engineering highly desirable; experience with database
construction and software; cataloging instruction/training
experience helpful; interest in working in a team environment;
flexible, energetic and a creative problem-solver.

LIBRARIES:  The Michigan Industrial Extension Partnership (MIEP) is
a consortium of organizations providing assistance to manufacturing
firms in Michigan.  MIEP is developing the Manufacturer's Support
Network (MSN) to provide Michigan manufacturers with access to
database and electronic mail services. MSN staff are located on the
Michigan State University Campus.  The campus, Libraries, Computer
Laboratory and Eli Broad College of Business serve more than 2,000
faculty, 32,000 undergraduate students and 8,000 graduate and
professional students on a park-like campus of over 5,000 acres.
East Lansing is a community of approximately 50,000 located
adjacent to Lansing, the state capitol.  Support for the
Manufacturer's Support Network is provided by the Technology
Reinvestment Project, the State of Michigan Department of Commerce,
Michigan State University, the Edward Lowe Foundation, the Small
Business Development Center, Merit, Inc. and Great Lakes/Ameritech.

SALARY:  Temporary appointment will be made at the Librarian I
level.  Renewable.  Salary minimum is $28,500.

CLOSING DATE:  Available immediately. Applications received prior
to May 26, 1995 will receive priority.  Applications accepted
until position is filled.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, a
current resume, and the names and addresses of 3 current references
to Libraries Human Resources, E108 Main Library, Michigan State
University, East Lansing,MI 48824-1048.