Serials Cataloger Vacancy, Univ. of Ga. (John Riemer) Ann Ercelawn 21 Feb 1996 16:55 UTC

Date: Wed, 21 Feb 1996 10:30:14 -0500 (EST)
From: John Riemer <JRIEMER@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
Subject: Serials Cataloger Vacancy

SERIALS CATALOGER. University of Georgia Libraries

DUTIES: The Serials Cataloging Section of the Cataloging Department is
comprised of the Head, one librarian, and five support staff members.
The Serials Cataloger is responsible to the Head of the Section for
performing original and copy cataloging of serials and periodicals in
all subjects and languages. Along with the Head of the Section, the
Cataloger serves as a resource person in the area of serials cataloging
both within the Department and in other areas of the Libraries. The
Cataloging Department has 11 professional and 20 support staff positions
and catalogs over 50,000 books, serials, microforms, and nonprint
materials yearly. The Libraries are a full member of the CONSER Program
and participants in NACO. The Libraries have implemented the USMARC
Format for Holdings and Locations. The Serials Cataloging Section
accounts for over 1,500 new titles cataloged and approximately 1,000
titles recataloged yearly. The Libraries supports GALIN, an in-house,
automated, integrated system. Some evening and/or weekend work may be

QUALIFICATIONS: ALA-accredited MLS; Knowledge of AACR2, Library of
Congress classification and subject headings, USMARC format, and
contemporary cataloging rules; Ability to work with broad range of
subjects and languages; effective oral and written communication skills;
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships;
Flexibility in adapting to changing departmental and organizational
priorities; Serials cataloging experience preferred; Strong interest in
academic or research librarianship desired; Experience with OCLC
cataloging desired; Knowledge of other automated systems applcable to
technical services (and especially serials control) desired.

BENEFITS: Standard benefits package includes life, health and disability
insurance and mandatory participation in the state or optional
retirement system, and 21 days annual leave, plus 12 paid holidays.
SALARY MINIMUM: $26,000. Adjustments may be made commensurate with

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send letter of application addressing all
qualifications with a resume and the names of three references by May
10, 1996 to:

                      Florence E. King
                      Personnel Librarian
                      University of Georgia Libraries
                      Athens, Georgia  30602-1641
                      FAX:  (706) 542-4144

This position will be filled only if suitable applicants are found.
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.