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Position Announcement: Authority Section Head (UCLA) Marcia Tuttle 03 Dec 1999 16:08 UTC

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Date: Thu, 2 Dec 1999 17:44:23 -0800
From: "Bross, Valerie" <vbross@LIBRARY.UCLA.EDU>
Subject: Position Announcement: Authority Section Head

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                   AUTHORITY SECTION HEAD
Charles E. Young Research Library, Cataloging Department, UCLA Library

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DESCRIPTION: The Cataloging Department within the UCLA Library's
Charles E. Young Research Library seeks a knowledgeable and innovative
librarian to manage its Authority Section, including ongoing review and
revision of policies and procedures in a highly automated and changing
environment and personally contributing to NACO, SACO and PCC
cataloging programs. The position is responsible for the selection,
supervision, training and evaluation of the members of the Authority
Section. Consults with other UCLA cataloging agencies on authority
issues. Participates actively as a member of the Cataloging
Department's management team and advises the Department Head on
authority control issues.

QUALIFICATIONS: MLIS or equivalent from an accredited library and
information science graduate program preferred. Demonstrated
managerial, planning, and leadership skills and experience in an
academic or research library. Effective communication and interpersonal
skills. Flexibility and an innovative approach to working in a rapidly
changing environment. Reading knowledge of at least two foreign
languages. Direct knowledge of and experience with USMARC formats for
bibliographic and authority records. Thorough knowledge of AACR2 and
the Library of Congress Rule Interpretations and the Library of
Congress subject headings and classification. Experience with a
bibliographic utility, preferably OCLC.  Thorough understanding of
Program for Cooperative Cataloging standards, especially NACO and SACO.
Thorough understanding of the relationship between bibliographic and
authority records in an automated environment and of the impact on the
public display of information.

SALARY RANGE: $39,456-$66,780

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Anyone wishing to be considered for the position should write to:

             Rita A. Scherrei
             Associate University Librarian for Administrative Services
             Charles E. Young Research Library
             11334 YRL, Box 951575
             Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575


Valerie Bross