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Position Announcement: Cataloger, University of Wyoming Mary L. Bender 03 Jun 1999 22:39 UTC

The University of Wyoming is seeking applicants for the position of

RESPONSIBILITIES:  This position will catalog newly received titles with
an emphasis in serials and electronic formats in all languages, and
subjects using AACR2, LC Classification, LC Subject Headings, and other
standard codes as appropriate.  Assists with special cataloging projects.
The Library uses OCLC and has a CARL OPAC.  Librarians hold faculty status
with expectations for scholarship and service.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:  MLS degree from an ALA accredited program or an
acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience; cataloging
experience using AACR2, LC rule interpretations, MARC tagging, LC
classification and LCSH; demonstrated oral and written communication
skills;  ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships.  Preferred:  One year of professional cataloging experience
in a medium to large academic library, OCLC experience, serials cataloging
experience, NACO experience, and reading knowledge of European languages.

HIRING RANGE:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience; $26,000 -
29,000; 12 month appointment, 22 days' vacation, sick leave, group health
insurance, state and TIAA CREF retirement plans, no state income tax.

 ENVIRONMENT:  The University of Wyoming is the only accredited four year
institution of higher education in the state; nine colleges and schools
form the foundation for its education and research programs.  The
University, a land-grant institution, has placed special emphasis on a
number of cross-disciplinary programs.  The University's library
collections total nearly 1.2 million volumes.  Laramie, a city of 26,000
located 130 miles northwest of Denver offers a reasonable cost of living
and the friendly, relaxed atmosphere of a small community combined with
the cultural and social activities associated with the University.
Laramie is located in an area of national forests, clean air, wide open
spaces, and excellent summer and winter recreation sites.  Additional
information about the Libraries and the University of Wyoming may be
accessed through its Web site:

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  Preference will be given to applications
received by July 19, 1999.

TO APPLY:  Send cover letter, resume, and names of the three professional
references to Scott Royce; Assistant Director of Administrative Services;
University of Wyoming Libraries; P.O. Box 3334; Laramie, WY 82071; FAX
(307)  766-2510; e-mail:  Please follow-up faxed or
e-mailed applications with copy via mail.  EEO/AA