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Position Announcement: Serials Cataloger (Betty Rozum) ERCELAA@ctrvax.Vanderbilt.Edu 25 Aug 1999 14:01 UTC

Date: Tue, 24 Aug 1999 18:12:21 -0600
From: Betty Rozum <betroz@NGW.LIB.USU.EDU>
Subject: Position Announcement:  Serials Cataloger

Serials Cataloger

Performs original and copy cataloging of serials in all subjects,
languages, and formats. Coordinates authority control for series. Keeps
current on revisions to cataloging rules and trends in cataloging
practices related to serials, updating other library staff as
appropriate. Assists in providing access to the Library's electronic
resources. Performs database updates connected with serials changes.
Serves as a liaison between Cataloging and Serials Depts., spending
equal time in each area. Reports to head of Cataloging, in consultation
with head of Serials.

Required: MLS from ALA accredited institution; experience and/or course
work in cataloging; knowledge of AACR2, LCSH, LC classification, and
MARC formats; ability to work independently and in collaboration with
others; adaptability, analytical and problem solving skills; attention
to detail; excellent oral, and written communication skills; and a
service oriented attitude.

Desired: Recent experience in an academic library in either serials or
cataloging; experience cataloging serial and/or electronic publications;
experience working with an automated library system and a bibliographic
utility, preferably HORIZON and OCLC.

Salary and Benefits
Salary minimum $27,500 plus an excellent benefits package including
insurance, retirement, and vacation and sick leave. This is a 12 month
professional position.

Utah State University is a land grant institution serving a student
population of 20,000. It is situated in a valley 80 miles north of Salt
Lake City and offers a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities.

To Apply
Applicant selection will begin September 20, 1999 and will continue
until a suitable candidate is selected. To ensure full consideration,
applicants must supply a letter of application, resume and the names,
addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references to:

Max Peterson, Director
University Libraries
Utah State University
Logan, UT 84322-3000
ph. 435-797-2631 - Fax 435-797-2880

Utah State University is an AA/EO Employer