Job Announcement (Eastern Washington University) Marcia Tuttle 13 Jul 1998 15:35 UTC

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Date: Mon, 13 Jul 1998 08:22:06 -0700
From: Carolynne Myall <cmyall@EWU.EDU>
Subject: Job Announcement


RESPONSIBILITIES:  Coordinate bibliographic control functions in an
integrated technical services unit; review, revise, and document cataloging
policies and procedures; train and serve as a resource for technical
services staff working with copy and original cataloging in all formats;
perform database maintenance; perform original cataloging for archival
collections, Washington state documents, EWU theses, and other materials;
oversee participation in OCLC Enhance and TOC programs; consult with
representatives of other union-catalog institutions in matters of standards
and practices, implementation of new system features, etc.; contribute to
unit and division management and policy formulation; and participate in
Technical Services performance measurement.

REPORT TO:  Head of Collections Services Division.  The Division includes
Technical Services Unit (2 librarians, 8 � classified staff and 1
administrative staff) and Circulation Unit.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSITION:  Required:  ALA/MLS; minimum of two years
professional experience in an academic or research library, primarily in
cataloging and bibliographic control activities; experience with AACR2,
MARC, LCSH, and LCCS; familiarity with a major bibliographic utility,
integrated local library systems, and technical services workflows;
demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a member of team;
demonstrated effective written and oral communication, training, planning,
and problem-solving skills.  Must provide proof of eligibility to work in
the United States pursuant to U.S. Immigration Laws.  Desired:  Experience
with OCLC; knowledge of technical services modules of Innovative Interfaces
library system.

SALARY/APPOINTMENT:  Ten-month, non-tenure-track, one-year appointment, with
possible renewal for a second year.  Salary $35,000 annually.  TIAA/CREF
retirement program; comprehensive medical insurance; 20 days vacation and
established holidays; generous sick leave; assistance with moving expenses;
no state or local income taxes.

APPLICATIONS:  Review of applications begins July 15, 1998, and will
continue until filled.  Submit application, curriculum vita, and the names,
addresses, and phone numbers of three references to:  Pat Ryan, EWU
Libraries, MS-84, 816 F St., Cheney, WA  99004-2423.

EWU LIBRARIES have total holdings of approximately 2 million volumes, with
4600 current subscriptions, and an FDLP selective depository at 65%, in a
dynamic mix of print, microform, and electronic formats.  The Libraries
support the University�s mission to provide excellent education to
undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in a comprehensive
university.  Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the
diversity of faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to
strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution.  We are
an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from
members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
Carolynne Myall
Head, Collection Services
University Libraries of Eastern Washington University
MS-84, 816 F St.
Cheney, WA  99004-2423
Phone (509) 359-6967; FAX (509) 359-2476; Internet