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Vacancy - Serials Cataloger - LA IV (Univ Calif, Irvine) Marcia Tuttle 30 Jan 1996 13:28 UTC

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Date: Mon, 29 Jan 1996 15:06:27 -0800
From: Sally C. Tseng <sctseng@UCI.EDU>
Subject: Vacancy - Serials Cataloger - LA IV

The University of California, Irvine Libraries seeks: ONE

LIBRARY ASSISTANT IV -  SERIALS CATALOGER  (full-time permanent position)

SALARY:                 $2,339 to $2,806 per month
                        (Annually: $28,068.00 to $33,672.00) + Benefits
FILING DEADLINE:        Feb. 7, 1996 or Until Filled

Request REQUIRED application materials for Job #CA882 by calling
(714)824-4117. *

To apply, submit UCI application materials to:  UCI Campus, Human
Resources, Berkeley Place, Suite 250, Irvine, CA 92717-4600.**  UCI is an
Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity.

*       Requests for application materials can be directed to:  Please include your mailing address and indicate
        the Job Number of the recruitment for which you want to apply.

        Applications must be received prior to the end of working hours on
        the filing deadline date in order to be eligible.  Postmarks will not
        be accepted.  Applications are reviewed after the filing deadline
        date and applicants chosen for interview at UCI Libraries (ON YOUR
        OWN) will be contacted by the hiring department approximately
        two weeks later.

**      Resumes may be submitted in addition to a completed application.

Information on the position:

DUTIES:  Under the general direction of the Head, Serials Cataloging Section,
Catalog Department, the incumbent will catalog serial publications
in all subjects with an emphasis on governmental publications, in
all languages, except East Asian languages, and in all formats,
using records found in the OCLC database and prepare worksheets for
new input to the database.  Incumbent will catalog according to the
latest edition of the Anglo-American Cataloging Rules (AACR2), the
CONSER Editing Guide, the OCLC Serials Format and other MARC
formats, and the latest departmental procedures.  Incumbent will
resolve cataloging problems, and provide bibliographic support of
the UCI OPAC database.  Incumbent will organize and process
materials as part of the workflow.

REQUIREMENTS:  Proven ability to interact effectively with a
culturally diverse population; proven ability to work productively
and efficiently in cooperation with supervisors and other staff
members, and in conformity with departmental standards and
procedures; proven ability to work independently and complete work
with minimal direction and frequent interruptions; proofreading
skills for editing catalog records at the computer terminal; proven
ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing,
with supervisors and co-workers; skills in setting priorities and
completing work in a timely manner; proven ability to operate a
computer workstation; working knowledge of at least one language
other than English (European languages preferred); working knowledge of
both Roman, and non-Roman alphabetic languages to ascertain choice and
form of entry including access points, to provide correct diacritical
marks and capitalizations, and to prepare grammatically correct notes,
uniform titles, and other records for items in those languages, and
to understand the subject matter well enough to assign appropriate
subject headings and classification, and to verify whether the item
is a serial or a monograph; working knowledge of reference sources
for choosing personal and corporate names and series not found in
the online authority file; working knowledge of the MARC Formats to
maintain national standards on OCLC; recent successful serials
cataloging experience in an academic institution using the AACR2,
LC classification and LC subject headings and which catalogs via an
online system such as OCLC; skill to write clear standard and
technical English for manuals, procedures, and memos.

DESIRABLE:  General knowledge of UC Library operations and
departmental procedures and workflow; working knowledge of the
structure and access to Innovative Interfaces Inc. OPAC and the UC
MELVYL System; working knowledge of the latest editions of Anglo-American
Cataloging Rules, 2nd ed. Rev. (AACR2R, 1988); Library of Congress Rules
Interpretations (LCRIs); Cataloging Service Bulletin (CSB); CONSER
Editing Guide; CONSER Cataloging Manual; Library of Congress
Classification Schedules; Subject Headings, MARC Format; National
Library of Medicine Classification; and Subject Headings (MESH).