Cataloging Librarian Position at Hennepin County Library Markham, Scott 10 Oct 2005 14:20 UTC
Posted on behalf of Sandra Thoma, Hennepin County Library Vacancy Information Job: 5LIB183sat051 Job Description: LIBRARIAN (CATALOGING) - Hennepin County Library Open: 10/07/2005 - 10/24/2005 City: Minnetonka State: MN Salary: $16.58 TO $24.66 Additional Information Hennepin County Library Promotes Full and Equal Access to Information and Ideas, the Love of Reading, the Joy of Learning, and Engagement with the Arts, Sciences and Humanities. Hennepin County Library's (HCL) 2005 cataloging statistics are mounting as we reach the last quarter of the year. In 2004, eight staff cataloged 25,987 new print titles and 5,180 new AV items. This level is expected to be met in 2005 and increase in 2006 and beyond. To optimize HCL's ability to uphold it's proud public library tradition of meeting the diverse material (books, audios, videos, DVD's, CD's, etc.) needs of our customers, we are seeking a full-time Cataloging Librarian. This Librarian will join a team of catalogers in Technical Services to prepare original and copy catalog records for a wide variety of materials including materials in multiple formats and languages. If you would like to find more information about Hennepin County Library, please visit our Web site at http://www.hclib.org. To apply you need an ALA-accredited Master's degree in Library Science. The primary duties/ responsibilities of this position include: * Cataloging a wide variety of materials at both the copy cataloging and original cataloging levels * Cataloging materials in one or more of the following areas of expertise: serials, recorded music, electronic resources, or non English language materials * Utilizing library cataloging and communication exchange standards - AACR2, LCSH, DDC, MARC, XML, Z39.50 * Participating in the implementation and management of an automated authority control system * Resolving complex problems related to input and correction of bibliographic records * Pursuing professional development by attending meetings and workshops to maintain current knowledge of developments in librarianship To qualify for this position you must have: * An ALA (American Library Association) accredited Master's degree in Library Science or Information Science The Ideal candidate will have: * One year of cataloging experience including authority work * Experience working with OCLC Connexion and the Horizon integrated library system * Knowledge of methods for accessing library collections such as FRBR, federated searching, Open URL linking, etc. * Strong organizational, planning, and problem solving skills * Talent with written and verbal communication The ideal candidate recognizes and respects cultural differences and provides culturally appropriate services. Invitations to interview for positions that occur will be based on an assessment of education and experience. If you need assistance to actively participate in the employment process, please email us at HR.Dept@co.hennepin.mn.us or call us at 612.348.2163. Further questions can be directed to email@example.com or 952.847.8591. To be considered please complete the online application at www.hennepin.us. To view all job opportunities for Hennepin County, please visit our web site at www.hennepin.us. Hennepin County provides equal access to employment, programs and services without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex (except when sex is a Bona Fide Occupational Qualification), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, public assistance or national origin. If you believe you have been discriminated against, contact the Human Resources Department, A-400 Government Center, Minneapolis, MN 55487, 612.348.3562.