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Special Formats Cataloging Librarian (Search reopened)
Randall Library, UNCW. The University of North Carolina at Wilmington is a member institution of the University of North Carolina, and is nationally recognized for its marine sciences teaching and research programs, and for its strengths in arts and sciences, business, education, and nursing. The University is situated on a beautiful arboretum campus located in an historic port city within five miles of the Atlantic Ocean. The University currently enrolls approximately 11,500 students.
Performs original and complex copy cataloging in a wide range of formats and subject areas, including print, audiovisual, online and digital resources. Participates in the planning, development, cataloging, and implementation of library digitization initiatives; serves as the reviewer of submissions for iLumina, a digital library of sharable undergraduate teaching materials for chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics, and computer science (<http://www.ilumina-dlib.org/index.asp>), which has been integrated into the library's catalog. Participates in catalog maintenance, quality control and continuous improvement to cataloging practices and procedures. Maintains the Technical Services Dept. web page. Provides assistance to Library users at the Reference Desk, including occasional weekend shifts. Participates in collection development and serves on library and university committees. Library faculty at UNCW engage in scholarship resulting in publication, conference presentation, and other evidence of scholarly efforts. Reports to the Associate University Librarian for Technical and Collection Services.
MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited program. Extensive knowledge of MARC21, AACR2, LCSH, LC classification, and OCLC cataloging products. Knowledge of metadata schemas such as OAI, Dublin Core, XML, EAD and other emerging metadata standards.
Must have excellent interpersonal, analytical, oral, and written communication skills and a strong service orientation. Must have proficiency in the use of both traditional library materials and electronic information resources and the ability to work effectively in a highly automated and rapidly changing environment. Experience with web page design is also required.
Non-book cataloging experience in an academic library, including use of OCLC and an integrated library system, preferably Innovative Interfaces, Inc.
SALARY & BENEFITS: Salary $34,000 or commensurate with labor market for this position. 11-month contract with faculty status (lecturer, non-tenure track). Generous benefits package, including 22 days of vacation.
TO APPLY FOR POSITION:
To apply, please complete the online application process available on the Web at <http://consensus.uncw.edu> . Letter of application indicating position #6577, resume, and contact information for three professional references should be attached to the online application -- not e-mailed or mailed. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are specifically preferred. For questions regarding the online application process, contact Beth Roberts at 910-962-3270. Under North Carolina law, applications and related materials are confidential personnel documents and not subject to public release. Review of applications will begin April 20, 2005 and will continue until position is filled. UNCW is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Associate University Librarian for Technical & Collection Services
Randall Library - UNC Wilmington
601 S. College Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28403-5616
910 962-3691 (voice)
910 962-3078 (fax)
hanerfelda at uncw dot edu