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