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Position announcement -- Northern Arizona University -- Monographs Librarian (Carole McEwan) Stephen Clark 13 Jan 1999 21:48 UTC

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Date: Wed, 13 Jan 1999 13:24:24 -0700
From: cam2 <Carole.McEwan@NAU.EDU>
Subject: Position announcement -- Northern Arizona University


The Cline Library at Northern Arizona University invites
applications for:   Monographs Librarian.  Under the direction of
the Bibliographic Services Department Head, this position
supervises a unit which performs and develops increasingly
integrated acquisitions and cataloging processes for monographic
materials, including government publications.  In addition to
participating in the Bibliographic Services Management Group,
supervises three FTE staff and may supervise students and interns
in projects using OCLC, INNOPAC, and specialized vendor software.
Works closely with the Acquisitions Librarian on vendor processes
and performance issues. Directs and performs all aspects of
original and edit cataloging and serves as a resource person in
discussions of monographic description and access in a web-based
environment.  Fosters communication and effective relationships
within the Library and University. In addition to active
participation in Library and University committees, serves as a
subject specialist which includes resource selection and faculty
liaison responsibilities. Provides reference assistance at a
designated service desk.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  MLS from ALA-accredited school required,
monographic  cataloging experience with emphasis on original or
complex edit cataloging preferred. Supervisory and monographs
acquisitions experience preferred.  Other preferred
qualifications follow. Experience with AACR2R, LCSH, LC, SUDOCS
classification schedules, MARC formats, integrated library
systems, and major cataloging utilities.  Demonstrated interest
in the description, indexing, and presentation of  information
for a web-based user environment. Evidence of  innovation in the
application of cataloging skills to enhances public access.
Familiarity with emerging trends in libraries, higher education,
and distance education.  Strong commitment to improving library
access for distributed learners and to making bibliographic and
metadata decisions that increase visibility of  monographic
holdings.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in a
diverse workplace and a multi-cultural learning environment;
evidence of flexibility and enjoyment of collaborative endeavors.

Send resume, letter of application addressing each minimum
qualification above, and the names, addresses and telephone
numbers of three references to: Claudia Bakula, Associate
University Librarian, Cline Library, Northern Arizona University,
Box 6022, Flagstaff, AZ 86011-6022.  Minimum salary is $36,000.
The closing date for receipt of applications is March 2, 1999.
Application review will begin on February 16, 1999.  For
additional information, phone (520) 523-6803, or FAX (520) 523-
3770 or e-mail:

Northern Arizona University is located in Flagstaff, a city of
55,000 people at the base of the San Francisco Peaks and
surrounded by the Coconino National Forest.  While we are the
academic center for all northern Arizona and the Colorado Plateau
we also serve 3,000 students at 18 distance learning locations in
southern and central Arizona.  NAU has a growing minority student
population and is committed to Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action; we welcome Minorities, Women, Persons with Disabilities,
and Veterans willing to make a commitment to NAU's mission of
cultural diversity.