Position available at Johns Hopkins University: Non-book cataloging coordinator (Kristine Smets) Stephen Clark 03 Mar 1998 13:59 UTC
---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Mon, 2 Mar 1998 16:02:33 -0800 From: Kristine Smets <ksmets@JHU.EDU> Subject: Position available at Johns Hopkins University: Non-book cataloging coordinator NON-BOOK CATALOGING COORDINATOR The Milton S. Eisenhower Library seeks nominations and applications for the position of Non-book Cataloging Coordinator who will recommend/implement solutions that make non-book monographic networked information resources of all types more accessible and visible to users of the catalog of the twenty-first century. RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Head of Cataloging, the incumbent will perform original cataloging of materials in a variety of formats, including nonbook monographic materials. Coordinate non-book monographic copy cataloging. Serve as liasion to the Resource Services and Systems Departments in developing Web access through the library's online catalog to commercially available and locally developed Z39.50 resources. Participate in department and library-wide forums on creating access to electronic monographic resources. Assist in the development of reports created via the Horizon online catalog software. Coordinate ongoing development of the Cataloging Department's Web Pages. Participate actively in local and national professional development and service activities. The successful candidate for this position will have strong collaborative and collegial skills with a personal commitment to responsive and innovative service. QUALIFICATIONS: Accredited MLS; minimum of three years, post-MLS, recent original cataloging experience, including cataloging of nonbook materials; working knowledge of current cataloging rules and the USMARC formats; reading knowledge of one Western European foreign language; experience with a local automated system and a national bibliographic utility, preferably OCLC; excellent analytical, communication and training skills; flexibility; ability to prioritize work to ensure that departmental and library goals are realized; ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Research library experience, knowledge of HTML, Z39.50 and emerging metadata standards, and project management experience preferred. UNIVERSITY LIBRARY: The Milton S. Eisenhower Library is the main research library of the Johns Hopkins University. For more information on the Library, please consult our Web site at: http://milton.mse.jhu.edu:8001/libinfo.html. The Library prizes creativity, initiative, and professionalism. SALARY RANGE: $33,700 - $43,000. Please send letter of application, resume, and three letters of reference including Job #S98-6042 by March 31, 1998 to: Johns Hopkins University, Homewood Human Resources, 3400 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218.