Vacancy Announcement - Indiana State Library Doug Conrads 16 Jun 1995 16:53 UTC
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT -- INDIANA STATE LIBRARY POSITION: Assistant Federal Documents Cataloger JOB CLASSIFICATION: Librarian 3 DIVISION WITHIN AGENCY: Catalog Division, Serials Section RESPONSIBILITIES: Prepares original brief serial and monograph catalog records of federal documents for which cataloging copy is not available on OCLC. This involves assignment of name entries and uniform title main entries according to AACR2 (Rev. 1988 ed.) and the creation of SuDocs classification numbers. Prepares serial catalog records and serial holdings records for serial titles which have undergone a change in title, and/or change in issuing agency and SuDocs classification. Revises serial cataloging of titles which have ceased or require closure, with the appropriate transfer of holdings. Revises cataloging and/or updates serials holdings records and material to reflect corrections in SuDocs classification issued by GPO. Maintains item number card file, shelflist card catalog, and title card catalog. Assists 35 federal selective depository libraries in Indiana with questions/problems concerning the technical services aspect of the Federal Depository Library Program. Assists the Serials/Documents Cataloger with disposal lists received from the 35 federal selective depository libraries in Indiana. Assists library staff with the use of federal document card catalogs, federal document serials check-in files, and other federal document files. DESIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of the Federal Depository Library Program; knowledge of AACR1 and AACR2 (Rev. 1988 ed.), as interpreted by the Library of Congress and GPO; knowledge of the MARC format for serials and monographs; knowledge of rules governing the creation/assignment of SuDocs classification numbers; use of standard bibliographic tools, e.g. Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications, Guide to U.S. Government Publications, PRF, and GPO Depository Union List of Item Selections; abililty to operate an OCLC workstation to search the OCLC Online Union Catalog and the OCLC Authority File; knowledge of ALA Card Filing Rules; familiarity with the use of microcomputers and their applications; ability to analyze and resolve complex cataloging cataloging and processing problems; ability to interpret and apply policy directives; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: MLS from an accredited library school and 3 years cataloging experience after the MLS, preferably in federal documents. STARTING SALARY: $23,140. BENEFITS: Group insurance plans for health, dental, life, vision, and disability; 1 day of vacation leave per month, 9 days of sick leave and 3 days of personal leave per year; Public Employees Retirement Fund; Social Security. APPLICANTS: Resume, transcripts, and application form should be submitted to Peggy Morlan, Indiana State Library, 140 N. Senate Ave., Room 406, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2296 (telephone: (317) 232-3695). The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 makes it unlawful to hire unauthorized aliens. All new hires will be required to provide documentation of identity and employment eligibility within 3 day of employment. In accordance with Americans With Disability Act, please notify us if you require special accomodations.