JOB posting: Cataloging librarian (Atlanta, GA) (revised) (Laurie , MacLeod Bennett) Stephen Clark 18 Jun 1998 17:33 UTC

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Date: Thu, 18 Jun 1998 13:27:53 -0400
From: Laurie MacLeod Bennett <lb42@IBID.LIBRARY.GATECH.EDU>
Subject: JOB posting: Cataloging librarian (Atlanta, GA) (revised)

Cross-posted to SERIALST, AUTOCAT, STS, INTERCAT, and the NASIG job page.
Please excuse the duplication.

CATALOGING LIBRARIAN--  The Georgia Tech Library and Information Center
seeks a creative, customer-oriented cataloging librarian to provide
cataloging in all formats, including electronic resources, in an online
environment.  This position will participate with other staff in
significant metadata projects using EAD, Dublin Core, etc. as part of the
Library's ongoing virtual library initiative.

Responsibilities:  This position reports to the Head of the Information
Control and Management Department, which includes two professional
librarians and eight support staff. In addition to providing cataloging in
various formats, participates in virtual library initiatives and must be
eager to learn emerging cataloging standards and multimedia virtual library
technology.  Participates actively in professional and scholarly activities
including library, university and professional committees, research and

Qualifications:  Accredited MLS; a minimum of one year paraprofessional
experience in an academic or special library utilizing current cataloging
rules and USMARC formats.  Required experience with a local automated
system and a national bibliographic utility.  Desired knowledge of SGML and
emerging metadata standards.  Excellent oral and written communication and
interpersonal skills.  Ability to participate successfully in a variety of
cataloging and virtual library projects.  Ability to work independently and
in teams.  The successful applicant will be flexible and self-motivated
with a strong interest in developing and implementing innovative virtual
library projects, including metadata initiatives, web page design and imaging.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.  US citizenship or
permanent resident.

Standard benefits package includes life, health and disability insurance
and participation in the state or optional retirement system; 21 days
annual leave, plus 12 paid holidays.  Send names, addresses and phone
numbers of 5 references with resume to:  Becky Turner, Personnel Librarian,
Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta,
GA 30332-0900.  Applications will be reviewed  August  3rd and continue
until filled.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.