Position Announcement: Original Cataloger, R.I.T. (Marcia Trauernicht) ERCELAA@ctrvax.Vanderbilt.Edu 21 May 1999 21:57 UTC
Date: Fri, 21 May 1999 16:33:40 -0400 From: "Marcia Trauernicht (716) 475-7292" <TRAUERNICHT.MS@A1.ISC.RIT.EDU> Subject: Position Announcement: Original Cataloger, R.I.T. (New York) POSITION: Original Cataloger LOCATION: Wallace Library, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) START DATE: 07/01/99 RIT's Wallace Library seeks a forward-thinking librarian to join a team of service-oriented individuals in providing access to print and electronic collections, and in investigating and applying new approaches to description, subject analysis, and classification in the environment of an active, technologically adept academic library. QUALIFICATIONS: ALA-accredited MLS degree. Minimum of three years' post-MLS experience, with expert knowledge of AACR2-R, LCRIs, LC CLassification, USMARC formats, and authority control concepts and procedures within an academic, large public or special library setting. Extensive experience with an integrated library system (Innovative Interfaces preferred) and the bibliographic utility OCLC. Experience with OCLC's Cataloging MicroEnhancer software and PromptCat service. Experience in using microcomputer applications in a cataloging environment (such as Microsoft Office) and experience in using the Internet. Must be a self-directed, innovative and flexible team player, able to meet goals, with excellent interpersonal, analytical, written, verbal, and organizational skills. Knowledge of trends in access to digital information and emerging metadata standards (familiarity with HTML, EAD, TEI, XML, etc. preferred). SALARY AND BENEFITS: 40's, commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits. JOB SETTING: Dynamic academic library with a great staff of 42 at a progressive, technical university in upstate New York. Library services approximately 14,000 students and 2,200 faculty/staff, maintains approximately 400,000 volumes and over 1,100 electronic databases. Visit our Library website at: http://wally.rit.edu. CLOSING DATE: Preference given to applications received by 07/02/99, open until position is filled. SEND resume with cover letter and three references (with names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses) by MAIL to: Sue Gioia, Wallace Library, Rochester Institute of Technology, 90 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester NY 14623-5604; or by EMAIL to: firstname.lastname@example.org; or by FAX: (716) 475-7007. Please indicate your source for this job ad. RIT is an EOE/AA employer.