Position Announcement, Univ. of Alaska, Fairbanks Debbie H Kalvee 24 Mar 1998 21:04 UTC
As the following message is being posted to a number of appropriate listserves, please excuse any duplication. UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA FAIRBANKS JOB VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT SEARCH REOPENED DEPARTMENT: Elmer E. Rasmuson Library Bibliographic Access Management JOB TITLE: CATALOGING MANAGER SALARY: $44,657.60 Annually (12 months) EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Regular, Full-Time, Exempt OPENING DATE: March 23, 1998 CLOSING DATE: April 13, 1998 RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage and coordinate the activities of monographs and periodicals/serials classified staff. This position will report to the head of the Bibliographic Access Management (BAM) department. BAM is responsible for acquisition of library materials, processing of materials, and copy and original cataloging. This position will: 1) be responsible for hiring, supervision, professional development and evaluation of classified employees; 2) organize and manage the workflow in BAM; 3) review and develop policies and procedures for cataloging and processing; 4) be responsible for training staff in the theory and practice of original and copy cataloging; 5) oversee the quality of original and copy cataloging records produced in house as well as through outsourced cataloging; 6) stay current with national and international professional and technological developments relevant to cataloging; 7) promote effective change and innovation in an automated environment; and, 8) provide effective reference service. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: MLS, or equivalent, in library or information science from an ALA-accredited, or equivalent foreign-accredited program. The successful candidate must have: demonstrated cataloging experience in an academic library; strong supervisory, management, training, and problem-solving skills in a technical services environment; experience with a major bibliographic utility and automated library system; knowledge of and experience with AACR2, USMARC bibliographic and authority formats, LCSH, and LC classification; knowledge of current trends in cataloging, technical services, and library automation; excellent oral and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to provide reference service to a wide variety of library users; and evidence of commitment to user needs. APPLICATION: Send application letter with resume and names, phone numbers, addresses, and e-mail addresses of 3 current professional references to: Debbie Kalvee, Chair, Cataloging Manager Search Committee, Bibliographic Access Management, Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6810. Telephone: (907) 474-7483; Fax: (907) 474-5068; E-mail: email@example.com. For information on the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, please refer to our home page at: http//:www.uaf.edu. The University of Alaska Fairbanks is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and educational institution. Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.