Position Announcement: E-Resources Cataloger, New Mexico State Univ. Gary W. Mayhood 31 Aug 1998 21:24 UTC

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New Mexico State University Library
Position Title: Electronic Resources Catalog Librarian; Posting #19981578
Tenure Track Rank: Instructor/Assistant Professor
Date Position Advertised: September 1998
Salary: $29,500 minimum, DOQ

MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program; minimum of one year of
cataloging experience using online bibliographic utility such as OCLC;
knowledge of AACR2, LCSH, LCC, MARC formats, and other standard cataloging
tools; strong analytical and problem-solving skills; excellent oral and
written communication skills; interest in a wide variety of cataloging
issues and problems; ability to work effectively in a changing environment.
Preferred:  cataloging experience in an academic library; additional
graduate degree; reading knowledge of one or more foreign languages.

Examples of Duties:
Perform original and copy cataloging for a variety of library materials,
including electronic serials and monographs; identify, advise staff members
on, and solve complex cataloging problems; participate in management of
Bibliographic Services Department; participate in library-wide development
of access to electronic information resources; conduct, coordinate, and
participate in special projects as assigned; participate in research,
service, and professional development as member of library faculty; provide
direct public service through reference desk duty including some night and
weekend hours, bibliographic instruction, and/or web page development;
provide leadership, training, and support for departmental staff.

Benefits Offered:
Group medical and hospital insurance, group life insurance, NM educational
retirement, workers' compensation, sick leave, annual leave and
unemployment compensation. See http://www.nmsu.edu/~personel/benefits.html

Reply to/Deadline for Applications:
Submit letter of application, resume, supportive materials, with
names/addresses/ phone numbers of three references postmarked on or before
October 28, 1998, to:
Kate Shaughnessy, Personnel Specialist
NMSU Library
Box 30006, Dept. 3475
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8006

Offer of employment is contingent upon verification of individual's
eligibility for employment in the United States.

Gary W. Mayhood
NMSU Library
Box30006/Dept. 3475
Las Cruces, NM 88003-0006
(505) 646-7490