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Head of Cataloging--search extended (University of Maryland, Baltimore Health Sciences) Marcia Tuttle 08 Dec 1999 20:16 UTC

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Date: Wed, 8 Dec 1999 12:34:05 -0500
From: Jane Murray <>
Subject: Head of Cataloging--search extended

***Search extended--if you previously applied, please re-apply***

The University of Maryland, Baltimore, Health Sciences and Human
Services Library invites applications for an Associate Librarian I

Position No. 212-0180/JD/HPI
Associate Librarian I (Head of Cataloging)
Full-time Librarian (non-tenure track)


Primary responsibilities include providing leadership in the
organization of and access to the collections of the Health Sciences
and Human Services Library.  Plans, directs, and administers the
work of 3 FTE responsible for the cataloging, classification, and
processing of Library materials.  Develops and implements goals,
policies, and procedures for bibliographic control.  Provides original
and edit cataloging for materials in multiple formats.

Participates in other Library projects as necessary; coordinates
cooperative library projects relating to bibliographic control within
the University community.  Maintains current knowledge of the
development of national and international cataloging standards,
advances in technology, and trends in academic librarianship.
Maintains knowledge of and skill in applying cataloging rules and
practices, and in database design and development.


MLS from an ALA-accredited library school and three to five years
professional library experience in a cataloging department,
preferably in an academic or research institution. Three years of
supervisory or project management experience in a technical
services setting is preferred.

Must have experience with OCLC or other bibliographic utility;
experience with an integrated library system, preferably DRA;
thorough knowledge of MARC21 bibliographic, authority, and
holdings formats; Library of Congress (LC) and/or National Library
of Medicine (NLM) policies and procedures; LC classification
schedules; the use, interpretation, and application of LC Subject
Headings (LCSH) and/or NLM Subject  Headings (MeSH), and the
_Anglo American Cataloguing Rules_ (2nd ed.,1998 rev.). Must
have excellent written and oral communication skills, and proven
analytical and organizational skills.

About the University of Maryland, Baltimore:

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is the University System of
Maryland�s campus for the professions, and is comprised of 23.7
acres with 45 buildings in the heart of Baltimore City.  The UM,B
complex includes six professional schools (Dental, Law, Medicine,
Nursing, Pharmacy, and Social Work), as well as an
interprofessional graduate school. UM,B has approximately 4,800
employees and 6,000 students.

About the Health Sciences and Human Services Library:

Established in 1813, the HS/HSL has approximately 2,400 current
periodical subscriptions and over 338,000 volumes. The Health
Sciences and Human Services Library, a recognized leader in state-
of-the-art information technology, is also the regional medical library
for 10 southeastern states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and
the U.S. Virgin Islands as part of the National Network of Libraries of
Medicine (NN/LM). The HS/HSL moved in 1998 into a beautiful and
sophisticated, multi-functional and comprehensive
library/information services facility. Visit us on the Web at:

Visit the UM,B Human Resource Services homepage at:

Starting salary range: Commensurate with education and

Original posting date: 10/15/99

Closing date: 12/29/99

To apply:

To apply via the US mail:

Please include the position number in your cover letter or on your
resume. Please mail your cover letter, resume and a list of three
references to the following address:

University of Maryland, Baltimore
Office of Human Resource Services
737 West Lombard Street
Baltimore, MD  21201

To apply via email:

Please include the position number in your cover letter or on your
resume. Resumes must be included as part of the body of the email,
not as an attachment.  Send your cover letter, resume, and a list of
three references to:

Faxes currently are not being accepted.

Jane Murray
Assistant Director for Resources Management
Health Sciences and Human Services Library
University of Maryland
601 West Lombard St.
Baltimore, MD 21201-1512

fax: 410-706-8860