Cataloging Librarian Position (California State University, Sacramento) Marcia Tuttle 14 Jan 1998 15:14 UTC

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Date: Tue, 13 Jan 1998 16:11:38 PST8PDT
Subject: Cataloging Librarian Position

 CSUS seeks a motivated and energetic individual for a new Cataloging
 Librarian position.  This entry level position provides substantial
 opportunity for professional growth and development.  The position
 reports to the Head of the Bibliographic Control Department.  Other
 department staff include 8 support staff and student assistants.
 RESPONSIBILITIES:  Provides descriptive cataloging, subject analysis
 and authority work for electronic, multi media and print materials in
 both serial and monographic formats.  Utilizes OCLC, INNOPAC, AACR2,
 LCSH, LC Classification, Dewey, SUDOCS and other classification
 schemes.  Leads in providing bibliographic access to electronic
 resources.  Acts as a resource for and provides training to
 department staff.  Department Web page coordinator; liaison with
 Systems Department and outside vendors.  Manages projects, provides
 department representation and supervision in the absence of the
 department head.  May participate in reference, instruction and
 collection development activities.  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Masters
 degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited
 program; knowledge of and ability to apply AACR2, LCSH, LC
 Classification, MARC formats, authority and bibliographic control
 principles and LC cataloging practice; knowledge of or training in
 OCLC or another bibliographic utility; knowledge of and experience
 with the INTERNET; understanding of the bibliographic access issues
 related to electronic resources; demonstrated analytical and problem
 solving skills; ability to communicate effectively orally and in
 writing; ability to work effectively in a team environment
 emphasizing a good balance between quality and productivity;
 flexibility, initiative and ability to adapt to change; continuing
 commitment to professional development and growth.  Demonstrated
 interest or ability to work with a diverse student population.
 DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  Knowledge of serials cataloging (print and
 electronic); familiarity with CONSER; knowledge of an integrated
 library system, particularly INNOPAC; familiarity with digital
 technologies (HTML, SGML and other Web standards); skilled in
 computer use and applications; interest in Web site creation and
 maintenance; knowledge of Dewey and SuDocs classification schemes;
 working knowledge of at least one foreign language, preferably
 Spanish.  POSITION CLASSIFICATION:  Probationary, twelve-month
 tenure-track position at the Assistant Librarian rank, Salary Range:
 $36,228 - $42,612.  Librarians have full faculty status and must
 demonstrate professional competence, scholarly or creative
 achievement and service to the university and community in order to
 meet university requirements for tenure and promotion.  Excellent
 benefits.  LIBRARY:  Overall library staff of 23 librarians and 53
 support staff.  Library Web page address:  Library uses Innovative Interfaces.
 APPLICATION PROCEDURES:  Position is available April 1, 1998.
 Applications received by March 1, 1998 will receive first
 consideration.  Position open until filled.  Send a cover letter
 describing interest and qualifications, a complete resume and the
 names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references
 to Patricia Larsen, Director and Dean of the Library, California
 State University, Sacramento, Library, 2000 State University Drive
 East, Sacramento, CA  95819-6039.  Applicants invited for interview
 will be required to submit official transcripts.  Vacancy
 announcement and position description available electronically:
 request from
 California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative
 Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and has a strong institutional
 commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas.  In that
 spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from
 a broad spectrum of qualified people who assist the University in
 meeting its Strategic Plan goal of pluralism; "To develop a campus
 community whose diversity enriches the lives of all and whose members
 develop a strong sense of personal and community identity as well as
 mutual respect."  CSUS hires only those individuals who are lawfully
 authorized to accept employment in the United States.
Charlotte Xanders
Bibliographic Control Dept. Head
California State University, Sacramento
(916) 278-5451