position announcement: Latin American materials cataloger Rebecca R. Malek-Wiley 01 Aug 1995 20:08 UTC

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Position announcement, Tulane University:

Cataloging Department.  Responsible for the original and complex copy
cataloging of materials, including electronic, in all formats and
all subjects related to Latin America.  Uses OCLC and the NOTIS system.
Participates in the Cataloging Department's policy-making process.
Assists in training staff as needed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  ALA-accredited MLS; strong knowledge of Spanish
and reading knowledge of one other Western European language, preferably
Portuguese; knowledge of AACR2, LC classification, LCSH, LCRI, and USMARC
formats; excellent written and oral communication skills; effective
interpersonal skills; ability to function as a contributing team member in
a production-oriented environment; flexibility in adapting to changing
departmental and organizational priorities; strong organizational skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Academic background in Latin American studies;
cataloging experience; working knowledge of a major bibliographic utility
and an integrated local system.

Appointment will be at the rank of Librarian I, salary $26,000 plus
benefits.  Generous fringe benefits including immediate tuition waiver
for self and dependents.

Send application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three
references to:  Melonie Hughes, Administrative Associate, Howard-Tilton
Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA   70118.  Tulane is
an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Review of applications
will begin September 22, 1995, and will continue until a satisfactory
candidate is found.

Rebecca R. Malek-Wiley   (Search Committee co-chair)
Principal Cataloguer, Cataloging Dept.
Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University
New Orleans, LA  70118

phone: (504) 865-5696
e-mail: malek@mailhost.tcs.tulane.edu