Position Announcement Cataloger Millie Jackson 16 May 2006 19:41 UTC

Position:  Cataloger
Qualifications:  MLS or equivalent from an American Library Association accredited library and information studies program. MLS must be earned by time of hire. Working knowledge of current and emerging cataloging standards (AACR2 2nd ed. rev., Library of Congress Subject Headings, MARC 21 format). Experience with the OCLC cataloging system. Knowledge of integrated library system functionality pertaining to cataloging, preferably Voyager. Strong commitment to excellent service and the ability to interact effectively and work productively and collaboratively with a wide variety of library staff and users. Flexibility in a changing environment Ability to prioritize work.

Preferred Qualifications: One-two years experience with cataloging. Excellent analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills, as well as initiative, willingness to learn and flexibility. Ability to plan, coordinate, and implement projects.
Responsibilities:  This position offers an opportunity for a knowledgeable cataloger with strong communication skills to provide original cataloging in a number of formats (monographs, serials, audio visual/media, and electronic resources). Serve as a consultant for cataloging activities of the Access Services Division. The Cataloger reports to the Director of Access Services. Liaisonship, teaching and instruction with academic departments.

Salary:  Commensurate with Experience
Department/Division:  Library (Allendale Campus)
How To Apply:  Go to www.gvsujobs.org Click "Apply to this Posting" Include a CV, cover letter addressing how your skills and experience relate to the position and contact information for three references. The online system will allow you to attach these documents electronically. If you need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.

Deadline Date For Filing Applications:  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Allendale, Michigan 49401 - (616) 331-5000
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Millie Jackson, Ph.D.
Associate Librarian
Collection Development
204 Library
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI 49401
phone 616-331-2901
fax 616-331-2895
e-mail jacksomi@gvsu.edu