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Technical Services Coordinator, Battelle National Biodefense Institute, Frederick, Maryland
Supports scientists and researchers at the National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center (NBACC). Works in the NBACC Library and Information Center which is the repository of resources and services. Performs library technical services and provides support for the Integrated Management System (IMS). Assists NBACC employees with library resources and best practices in information management. Provides training and Orientations to NBACC Library staff members. Orders books and other materials for the library. Provides InterLibrary Loan Services for the Center. Updates the Library Holdings Directory by cataloging materials and sharing this content with other affiliated libraries. Answers Reference Questions. Provides Circulation support. Helps gather Library Use statistics. Trouble-shoots and resolves problems related to acquisitions, circulation and delivery of materials. Updates library portal and help establish Alerting Services. Provides support for Document Control and Record Control functions in coordination with the Quality Assurance arm of NBACC. Assists in documenting and retaining NBACCâ€™s publications, reports and presentations. Performs other assigned duties
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associates or Bachelors degree (or equivalent) preferably related to library or information science. Previous library experience desirable. Familiarity with standard software such as Microsoft Office. Strong customer service skills and commitment to teamwork. Strong organization skills and attention to detail. Ability to analyze and categorize information. Must be a citizen of the United States able to obtain a government Interim Secret clearance leading to an eventual Top Secret clearance as well as meet Suitability requirements of the DHS. Familiarity with EndNote and Reference Manager helpful. Familiarity with Documentum. Familiarity with reading and understanding bibliographic records desirable.
BNBI maintains a non-smoking environment
Please use this link to apply for the position: https://home.eease.com/recruit2/?id=509126&t=1
Head of Technical Services
Orland Park Public Library (Public Library)
Deadline for applications: 5:00 p.m. July 31, 2010
Job Description: We are seeking an innovative, technical, and service-oriented professional responsible for the acquisitions, cataloging and processing of materials. This full-time position gives the applicant the opportunity to work in a spacious facility with a large collection of materials including eReaders, eBooks, downloadable materials and more. Responsibilities • Managing the work flow of a busy department including selection, acquisitions, and cataloging. • Participating in the management team • Compiling and reporting of library-wide statistics • Performing original cataloging • Working with a large online catalog consortium
Full/Part Time & Hours: Full Time - Hours: Includes evenings and weekends
Requirements: • A Masters in Library Science degree is required • Minimum two years of library experience • Two years experience in a supervisory role • Knowledge of electronic resources related to cataloging, acquisitions, processing and data entry. • A broad knowledge of public library cataloging principles, practices and technology including MARC required; with knowledge of OCLC cataloging software desirable.
Salary: Starting salary at $44,000 plus benefits
14921 Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462
+1 (708) 428 5100 (Phone)
Job Number: 2773
Date Posted: 6/23/2010
Electronic Resources/NonPrint Materials Cataloger Posting Date: Jun 25, 2010
The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), an Honors University in Baltimore, Maryland, invites applications for the Electronic Resources/NonPrint Materials Cataloger position. The successful candidate will, under the direction of the Head of Technical Services, perform original and complex copy cataloging for electronic resources and nonprint materials, provide leadership relating to electronic resource acquisitions, cataloging, and user discovery, and as needed train and supervise staff.
Under the direction of the Head of Technical Services, this position performs original and complex copy cataloging of electronic resources, including ejournals, ebooks, and other eresource collections and nonprint materials. This position edits and oversees maintenance of eresource catalog records and resolves problems as they are referred by library staff and users. Working with other Library Faculty members to develop strategies relating to electronic resource acquisitions, cataloging, and user discovery as well as exploring issues related to the role of the online catalog in providing seamless access to eresources will be part of the job responsibilities. This position also provides leadership for coordinating local cataloging practices with developing national standards. As needed, this position supervises and trains staff, develops and documents procedures, and other special projects and duties as assigned.
ALA-MLS by time of appointment. Knowledge of AACR2r, LCSH, LC Classification, and MARC21 formats. Demonstrated knowledge of cataloging electronic and digital resources as well as cataloging a wide variety of nonprint formats. Candidates with demonstrated experience with integrated library systems, preferably Ex Libris will be given preference. Excellent communication and interpersonal relations skills; demonstrated ability to work independently and in a collaborative environment. Demonstrated ability to supervise staff and student assistants. Preferred: Experience with an open URL link resolver such as SFX. Reading knowledge of one or more Western European languages.
UMBC, an honors university in Maryland, serves more than 9,400 undergraduates and 2,500 graduate students through a full range of undergraduate programs in the physical and biological sciences, social and behavioral sciences, engineering, mathematics, information technology, humanities and visual and performing arts, as well as 27 master’s degree programs, 21 doctoral degree programs and seven graduate certificate programs. Located just outside Baltimore and 45 minutes from Washington, DC, the campus is growing rapidly under dynamic leadership. The University’s ongoing commitment to strengthen the Library has led to investment in extensive technological development and online resources
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Position is a 12-month library faculty appointment at anticipated rank of Librarian I. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications.
Minimum salary: $50,000, comprehensive benefits. The successful candidate will be expected to meet library and university requirements for reappointment, promotion, and permanent status.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For best consideration, please respond July 30, 2010. Send letter of application addressing position requirements, resumé, and the names and contact information of three references to: Dr. Larry Wilt, Director, Library 353, UMBC, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, Maryland, 21250 or .
UMBC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Electronic Resources/Serials Librarian - Victoria College
Available Fall 2010
Full-time (12-month) faculty library position starting August 16, 2010. Librarian is responsible for managing the acquisition, access, maintenance, preservation, and records for serials in all formats. This librarian will also supervise the Interlibrary Loan Department and perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Libraries.
A minimum of a master’s degree in library/information science from a program accredited by the American Library Association. Experience with library acquisitions and collection development, and at least two (2) years post-MLIS experience in an academic setting. Prefer knowledge of basic accounting practices and procedures.
Faculty starting salary range is $4,416 to 4,750 per month depending on qualifications, plus excellent employee benefits that include retirement plans, paid health insurance, group rates for dental, life, and disability insurance, tuition waiver, paid leave, Sec. 125 flex accounts, and a quality work environment.
To be considered for this position, your application packet must include:
1) Victoria College application www.victoriacollege.edu/employmentopportunities);
2) A cover letter that summarizes your suitability for this job;
3) Résumé, with at least three references and contact information;
4) Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts required prior to employment)
Submit complete application packet to:
Human Resources Office, The Victoria College
2200 E. Red River, Victoria, TX 77901-4442
Or fax to (361) 582-2464
Screening of applications begins immediately. Position is open until filled. Screening Committee selects applicants to be interviewed. A telephone interview may be conducted with top candidates. The on-campus interview will include:
* Interview with the Selection Committee
* 20-minute presentation on a topic to be determined jointly by candidate and Selection Committee
* Campus tour
* Separate interviews with College President and Vice President
* Brief meeting with UHV President or other administrator
* Benefits overview with Human Resources Director
The Victoria College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
LAC Group is looking for a Legal Cataloger who has at least 5 years of recent experience cataloging and classifying legal materials using the Library of Congress classification schedules. Due to the nature of the project, a time commitment of at least 15 hours per week will be required in order to be considered. All cataloging tools will be provided. Applicants must be fluent with the current K schedules, MARC records and bibliographic description documented in AACRII. Familiarity with Institution record creation and export in OCLC desirable but not required.
To Apply: In order to be considered please apply via this link: http://bit.ly/LegalCatalogertelecommuting
LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and values diversity in the workforce.
Rice University is seeking a dynamic, service-oriented Assistant Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services/Metadata Coordinator. The successful candidate will assist the Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services in management, direction, fiscal oversight, and long-term strategic planning for the Department, serves as Metadata Coordinator and operational manager for the Copy Cataloging Unit (7 FTE). The Department includes 5 exempt, 7 non-exempt, and 2 part-time temporary staff, plus student workers. The position reports to the Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services in Technical Services.
Responsibilities: Works closely with the Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services and other colleagues in both Technical and Pubic Services to set and continually evaluate priorities for all categories of work performed in the Copy Cataloging Unit. Assists Department Head with the general management of the Department, including development of cataloging, metadata, and database management policy and procedures, individual and group performance measures (including statistics), gifts and bulk purchase processing, outsourcing, developing uses of library system and other automation, and longer-term planning and strategic development of the Department and its functions. Provides leadership in a team environment with Cataloging and other staff to evaluate and apply appropriate metadata schemas to provide description and access to various digital projects of the Library and Rice University. Keeps up-to-date with national metadata standards and schemas and is responsible for interpreting and adapting those for local purposes. Acts as liaison for metadata projects with other departments within the library and/or other campus groups. Provides training or technical advice to library staff regarding resource description and metadata assignment. Manages and coordinates metadata projects. May supervise project staff. Serves routinely on standing and ad hoc committees. Occasional duties: assists with complex member copy and original cataloging as needed; manages special projects undertaken by the Department as assigned by the Department Head; represents the Department in the absence of the Department Head.
Requirements: ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science; two years of successful supervisory and/or project management experience, preferably in an academic library; thorough knowledge of non-MARC metadata standards and practices (e.g. Dublin Core, EAD, TEI, MODS, METS, OAI, XML) and demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging national cataloging standards (e.g. LC classification, LCSH, MARC 21, AACR2, LCRIs, RDA, FRBR, etc.); thorough knowledge of bibliographic utilities, preferably OCLC, and vendor services; thorough knowledge of integrated library systems, preferably SirsiDynix; excellent oral and written communication skills; project management skills; proven ability to solve problems; leadership and training skills and an ability to reach consensus with diverse constituencies; ability to recommend solutions in areas not under direct supervision; flexibility in performing different tasks as library needs change; commitment to enhancing services through teamwork; ability to prioritize work to ensure that departmental and library goals are realized; demonstrated commitment to staff development and continuing education.
Preferred qualifications: Familiarity with DSpace; original cataloging experience; reading knowledge of one or more Western European languages; familiarity or experience with the acquisitions module in an integrated library system; familiarity or experience with collection development principles and practices in an academic library.
Salary & benefits: $49,500 minimum, with hiring salary commensurate with experience and qualifications; no state or local income tax; 21 benefit days; 8 study days; a range of retirement options including TIAA/CREF; health and life insurance; and tuition waiver.
Environment: Rice University provides a stimulating work environment, with opportunities to participate in the delivery of innovative library services supported by leading edge technologies. Fondren Library (http://library.rice.edu/) is a research library with over 2.6 million volumes and over 81,000 serial titles. The Library has a state-of-the-art offsite shelving facility and completed a major building renovation project in 2006. An active program of digital resource development and delivery is grounded in successful collaboration among library and University staff from the Center for Digital Scholarship, other library departments, and University information technology staff. Technical Services is committed to using both established and emerging methods to provide access to library materials.
Houston is a vibrant, multicultural city, with world-class visual and performing arts ranging from the traditional to the avant-garde. The fourth largest city in the country, Houston enjoys a moderate cost of living and easy proximity to the Gulf Coast. For more information, see: http://www.explore.rice.edu/explore/General_Information.asp.
Applications received by July 30, 2010 will receive first consideration. Please apply with cover letter, resume, and the names, titles, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references at: https://jobs.rice.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52355. Inquiries: Melinda Reagor Flannery, Assistant University Librarian/Search Coordinator at (713) 348-3773 or e-mail . Rice University is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer.
Position: Head, Cataloging and Metadata Services Branch (Library Supervisor)
Location: NC Dept. of Cultural Resources, State Library, Government & Heritage Library, Raleigh, NC
Vacancy Number: 60083844, Competency Level: J, Salary Grade Equivalent: 74
Salary Range: $39673 - $86341
Hiring Range: $39673 - $54692
Type of Appointment: Perm Full-Time
Posting Date: 06/16/2010
Closing Date: 07/07/2010
Re-posting of position. Previous applicants need not re-apply applications are still being considered.
Description of Work
This position manages staff and operations of the Cataloging & Metadata Services Branch in the State Library s Government & Heritage
Library (GHL) and provides leadership for cataloging and metadata- related activities. Performs complex cataloging; trains and mentors
cataloging staff; coordinates metadata record creation; oversees maintenance of controlled vocabularies and NC authorities; and manages
quality control of MARC and Dublin Core records in Voyager and CONTENTdm. Actively participates and lends cataloging knowledge and
expertise to collaborative, cross-functional library planning & decision-making related to the development, selection, and
implementation of cataloging & metadata rules, standards, & practices; ILS changes; access interfaces for GHL OPAC and CONTENTdm; metadata
crosswalks; cataloging & metadata workflows/procedures; NC authorities; & unified access to print & digital resources.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of library science practices related to cataloging, metadata, library systems, and user access; current & emergent
cataloging/metadata rules (AACR2, FRBR, RDA), practices, and standards (MARC, Dublin Core); Dewey/LC classification; LCSH; proprietary & open
source ILS options; LC/OCLC cataloging tools; database reports; and digital content management system & collections. Demonstrated ability
to provide vision for cataloging & metadata services; formulate, communicate, & implement cataloging strategies to maximize user access
to GHL collections; lead & manage change; and work collaboratively in a cross-functional dynamic team environment. Strong skills & ability
to perform & review original cataloging; write procedures, develop workflows, and train staff; assess ILS options & cataloging rule
changes; pursue grant funding; and maintain connections within the profession to keep up with trends, developments, and changes in
cataloging and metadata rules and practices.
Training and Experience Requirements
Master s degree in library and information science or a related discipline and three years of professional librarian experience
related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Degree must be received from appropriately
accredited (ALA) institutions or regionally accredited programs in North Carolina. Previous applicants need not re-apply applications are
still being considered. Degrees must be from appropriately accredited institutions.
How to Apply:
All applicants must complete and submit a State of North Carolina Employment Application (PD-107) to the Department of Cultural Resources (DCR), Human Resources Division (HR). To obtain an application, please link to http://www.osp.state.nc.us/jobs/gnrlinfo.htm . The application pages must be signed. A separate application is required for each position and location for which you are applying. Applicants seeking Veteran Preference must submit either a copy of DD Form 214 or Discharge Orders along with the application. A resume in lieu of the required state application will not be accepted. Place the position number and job title for which applying in the Job Applied section on the application. Incomplete applications will NOT be considered. Applications can be mailed to DCR HR Division, 4603 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC, 27699-4603 or if desired can be hand delivered to 109 E. Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27601. Applications must be received in the DCR HR Division by 5:00 pm on the closing date of the position announcement. Faxed or emailed applications will not be considered. Contact Phone Number is 919-807-7373. Previous applicants need not re-apply
Submitted to Listserv by:
Catalog & Metadata Librarian
Cataloging Metadata Services Branch
State Library of North Carolina
4641 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4641
Office: (919) 807-7451 Fax: (919) 733-1843
CATALOGING AND METADATA LIBRARIAN
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
The University Library seeks a collegial, committed, and energetic librarian to provide leadership and guidance in developing, delivering, maintaining and assessing the library*s cataloging and metadata services.
The Cataloging and Metadata Librarian coordinates the cataloging of library materials, regardless of format, including monographs, continuing resources, media, maps, ETDs and special collections. The successful candidate will supervise, train and evaluate staff in cataloging, database maintenance and non-MARC metadata creation; work closely with staff to evaluate and document policies, procedures and efficient workflows within the department; and, work with Digital Library Services and other departments to establish relevant metadata policies, procedures and workflows for digital projects. As a faculty member, the cataloging and metadata librarian will perform administrative duties and participate in university and professional activities, including research, publication, planning and decision making processes for the department and library.
The Cataloging and Metadata Librarian reports to the Head Technical Services and supervises two Library Technical Assistants in the Cataloging Unit.
* ALA-accredited Master*s degree in Library and/or Information Science
* Experience working in an academic library
* Experience with MARC, AACR2R, LCSH, LC Classification, OCLC Connexion and an integrated library system
* Professional understanding and knowledge of various non-MARC metadata formats, such as Dublin Core, EAD, METS and MODS
* Familiarity with current trends, best practices and emerging issues in metadata, digitization and library automation
* Demonstrated project management and problem solving abilities
* Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills Commitment to providing user-oriented services
* Ability to pass a background check
* Experience with batch processing of records in a library environment
* Experience developing macros to enhance productivity
* Experience with digital collection management systems, such as CONTENTdm and Digital Commons
* Supervisory and/or training experience
* Reading knowledge of one or more non-English Western European languages
Salary and Rank
Minimum salary of $46,000 for 12 months commensurate with the candidate*s education and experience. Appointment at a faculty rank, on a contract renewal basis.
Submit a cover letter addressing the above qualifications; resume; name, address and phone number of three references, including immediate supervisor. Review of materials will begin July 26, 2010, and continue until the position is filled. Send materials to:
Human Resources Coordinator
Georgia State University
100 Decatur Street, SE, Atlanta, GA 30303-3202
The complete position announcement is available at the library’s
Director of Technical Services and Technology (University of Arkansas at Little Rock)
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Ottenheimer Library seeks qualified applicants to fill the Director of Technical Services and Technology position (R99690). The Director of Technical Services and Technology is a faculty appointment with rank leading to tenure and will be required to meet the Library’s criteria for promotion and tenure, which include librarianship, service and scholarship/research. The position reports directly to the Dean of the Library and works closely with the Directors of Public Services, Administrative Services and Archives/Special Collections. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing administrative oversight of technical services and information technology departments (acquisitions, cataloging, collection development, serials and IT).
Minimum requirements: ALA-accredited MLS required, progressively responsible supervisory experience of both librarians and paraprofessionals in an academic library and at least five years of recent experience in acquisitions, cataloging, serials or systems. For full position description and online application information see: http://library.ualr.edu/
To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter and three references with phone numbers and address to Suzanne Martin, Director of Administrative Services . Please reference the number R99690 on all correspondence. Screening of applications will begin in Mid-June, but applications will be accepted until the position if filled.
UALR is subject to EEO/AA/FOI laws. Persons hired must provide proof of legal authority to work in the United States.