Job opening (University of Tennessee, Knoxville) Marcia Tuttle 10 Jul 1995 20:05 UTC

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Date: Mon, 10 Jul 1995 12:19:00 -0400
From: Sook-Hyun Kim 615-974-6696 <KIM@UTKLIB.LIB.UTK.EDU>
Subject: Job opening

    Assistant Professor, Newspaper Cataloger - Tennessee Newspaper Project


    The Newspaper Cataloger is responsible for the cataloging of newspapers
    from microfilm held at the Tennessee State Library and Archives in
    Nashville. Cataloging includes creating original records, enhancing
    existing bibliographic records, modifying any local data records
    according to standards. The cataloger works in Nashville but reports to
    the Cataloging Coordinator in the main project office at the University
    of Tennessee in Knoxville.


    1. Under the supervision of the Cataloging Coordinator, perform
    original cataloging of American newspapers

    2. Enhance existing OCLC bibliographic records as needed

    3. Modify local data records in OCLC that are part of the Tennessee
    Newspaper union list profile

    4. May participate in the assessment of the condition of microfilm

    5. Travel as necessary for training and meetings


    - MLS from and ALA-accredited school
    - working knowledge of AACR2 and MARC serials format
    - experience with OCLC
    - valid drivers license

    - cataloging experience, preferably in a research institution
    - serials cataloging experience
    - experience working with microfilm
    - Internet experience


    Salary range $28,500-$29,500/yr. non-tenure track faculty rank. Annual
    leave is accrued at the rate of two days per month and sick leave at
    the rate of one day per month. Choice of a state retirement plan or
    TIAA/CREF. Non-refundable contributions to either retirement plan are
    paid for the employee by the university. Group health and life
    insurance plans are abailable.


    The Tennessee Newspaper Project is part of United States Newspaper
    Program and is funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the
    Humanities and receives technical assistance from the Library of
    Congress. This grant project begins on July 1, 1995 and interviewing
    for this position will begin on July 24 and will take place in
    Nashville. The current grant is for a 22 month period ending April 1997
    but it is hoped that project will be refunded by that time for another
    three years. The total project may take as long as nine years.

    Title IX :  The University of Tennessee, Knoxville does not
    discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national
    origin, age, handicap, or veteran status in provision of educational
    opportunities or employment opportunities and benefits.

    UT, Knoxville does not discriminate on the basis of sex or handicap in
    its educational programs and activities, pursuant to requirements of
    Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Public Law 92-318, and
    Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Public Law 93-112, and
    the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Public Law 101-336,
    respectively. This policy extends to both employment by and admission
    to the University.

    Inquiries concerning Title IX, Section 504, and the Americans with
    Disabilities Act of 1990 should be directed to the Office of Diversity
    Resources and Educational Services (DRES), 1818 Lake Avenue, The
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee  37996-3650; or telephone
    (615) 974-2498. Charges of violation of the above policy should also be
    directed to the Office of Diversity Resources and Educational Services


    To apply for this position send a letter of interest, a resume, and a
    list of three references to:

    Jill Keally
    Library Personnel and Procurement
    Hodges Library
    The University of Tennessee Libraries
    Knoxville, TN  37966
    FAX (615) 974-4696
    (615) 974-4424