Newspaper Project Cataloger Position at Library of Virginia Marcia Tuttle 10 Jul 1998 14:21 UTC

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Date: Fri, 10 Jul 1998 08:11:19 -0400
From: Trudy McCarty <tmccarty@VSLA.EDU>
Subject: Newspaper Project Cataloger Position at LVA

$29,083 - $45,406

The Library of Virginia is seeking a Senior Library
Specialist for the Virginia Newspaper Project to assist
with cataloging, inventory and union lists programs.  The
Specialist will assist in the cataloging of routine and
difficult titles and inventory functions both locally and
at off-site locations, which may require overnight visits;
update and maintain databases and web site; assist in
preservation activities including identification of titles
for reformatting.

The successful candidate must have a Masters Degree in
Library Science and Certification by the Virginia State
Library Board (or pending certification); considerable
knowledge of technical processing, bibliographic utilities
and local library systems; of serials cataloging, AACR2 and
CONSER guidelines; of US Newspaper Program cataloging
procedures; demonstrated ability to interpret serials
cataloging rules and records; and a working knowledge of
Virginia publishing history. Knowledge of basic desktop
computer applications (database, spreadsheet, Windows 95,
html, etc.) preferred. Must possess the ability to work
independently, as well as effectively as a team member.
Must pass a security background check.

The Library of Virginia fosters an open, team-oriented work
environment and is seeking an individual who values this
approach.  To apply, submit a completed Virginia Employment
Application Form for Position #00181 by 5:00 PM on Friday,
July 31, 1998, to:  Patricia Ann Browne, The Library of
Virginia, 800 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia  23219.
 Phone 804-692-3586 or FAX 804-692-3587.

An EEO/AA/ADA Employer

For more information please contact Errol Somay at 804
692-3559 or private email :

Trudy McCarty
Library of Virginia
800 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA  23219-8000

804 692-3748
FAX 804 692-3814