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Job notice - Serials Cataloger (University of Nevada, Reno) Marcia Tuttle 29 Apr 1998 23:22 UTC

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Date: Wed, 29 Apr 1998 15:00:39 -0700
From: Virginia Scheschy <scheschy@ADMIN.UNR.EDU>
Subject: Job notice - Serials Cataloger

The University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for the position of
Serials Cataloger.

Responsibilities: Performs original and complex copy cataloging of
print and electronic resources, with emphasis on serials, for the
University and three community colleges; establishes local serials
cataloging standards and procedures; serves on Cataloging Policy
Group; serves as trainer and resource person for serials copy cataloger;
assists with quality control and problem solving in Catalog
Department; interprets records for other staff; maintains knowledge of
trends in serials cataloging and cataloging electronic resources; meets
requirements for promotion and tenure. Reports to the Director of
Technical Services.

Qualifications:  ALA accredited M.L.S.  Two years professional
cataloging experience, with significant experience cataloging serials.
Thorough knowledge of AACR2r, USMARC, LCSH, LC
classification system, and standard authority control procedures.
Experience with bibliographic utility and local library system. Strong
analytical and communication skills. Evidence of initiative, flexibility,
productivity, and ability to work creatively in an academic
environment. Knowledge of current trends in cataloging and evidence
of contribution to the profession.

Salary: 12 month tenure track faculty position at rank of Assistant
Professor; minimum $39,791.

Fringes: TIAA/CREF and other retirement options; 24 vacation days
per year; generous sick leave. No state income tax.

The Environment:  The University of Nevada, Reno, the land-grant
university and major research institution in the state, has a student
body of 12,000, with approximately one-third enrolled in graduate
degree programs. The Libraries are an Innovative Interfaces site with a
collection of 950,000 volumes,  3 million microforms, 1.3 million
government publications, and 6500 current periodicals features
mining, government information, Great Basin, and Basque studies as
areas of excellence.  The Libraries have enjoyed a steadily increasing
budget, enabling rapid expansion of information technology and
wide-spread use of document delivery services to augment a current
state-allocated acquisitions budget of $3.5 million.

The University is situated in Reno, a metropolitan area of 300,000, at
the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range.  The city is
conveniently located only 40 miles from Lake Tahoe, a world-class
skiing area with limitless summer and winter recreational
opportunities. Sacramento and San Francisco are, respectively, two
and four hour drives away. For information about the rich diversity of
the area see

Applications:   Please send letter of application, resume, and names
and addresses of three references to:

                   Janita Jobe
Assistant to the Dean for Administrative Services
    University of Nevada, Reno Libraries/322
             1664 N. Virginia St.
              Reno, NV 89557-0044

Review of applications will begin June 19, 1998.  Selection will be
made by the Dean of Libraries, subject to the approval of the President,
from a group of top candidates selected by a screening committee.

The University of Nevada is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran
status, physical or mental disability, and in accordance with University
policy, sexual orientation, in any program or activity it operates.
University of Nevada employs only United States citizens and aliens
lawfully authorized to work in the United States.