Position Announcement: Cataloger, North Dakota State University Frances Fisher 13 Nov 1998 15:09 UTC

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DESCRIPTION:  North Dakota State University Libraries has an immediate
opening for an Original Cataloger.  This full-time, 12 month position
reports to the Head of Technical Services.  Responsibilities include:
Original cataloging and complex copy cataloging of monographs, serials,
electronic resources, and audiovisual materials.  Coordinates OCLC
operations.  Assists in the establishment of cataloging policies and
procedures.  Performs authority work on names and series in accordance
with local and national standards. Regular reference duties.  Participates
in appropriate professional development and scholarly activities.

QUALIFICATIONS:  REQUIRED:  MLS degree from an ALA accredited program.
MINIMUM of three years post-MLS experience in an academic or research
library, primarily in cataloging and bibliographic control activities.
Knowledge and experience with AACR2, MARC, LCSH, LCRI, LCCS, DDC, OCLC and
an integrated local library system.  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; experience working independently
and collaboratively; and an ability to interact positively and
productively.  PREFFERED:  Experience cataloging electronic resources,
working knowledge of German.

COMPENSATION:  $30,000+/ year.  Benefits include TIAA/CREF and Blue Cross
/Blue Shield.

APPLICATION:  Send letter of application; current resume; and names,
addresses and phone numbers of three professional references to the Office
of Human Resources, North Dakota State University, PO Box 5345, Fargo, ND
58105-5345.  For priority consideration, applications should be received
by Friday, January 15, 1999.  Applications accepted until position is

ENVIRONMENT:  NDSU is located in Fargo, an educational, cultural,
financial and medical center for the Upper Plains.  NDSU is a land-grant
university with approximately 8,700 undergraduates, 1000 graduate
students, and 700 faculty.  With a population of 157,000, the Fargo,
N.D.-Moorhead, Minn. metropolitan area is known for its high quality of
life.  Fargo is within a short drive of the Minnesota lake country and 4
hours from Minneapolis or Winnipeg.

For further information regarding the NDSU Libraries visit its homepage
at: http://www.lib.ndsu.nodak.edu.

NDSU is an equal opportunity institution.