[IUG] Position: Serials/Continuing Resources Catalog Librarian; Columbia, SC
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- Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2006 14:01:36 -0400
- From: "Jane Olsgaard" <OlsgaardJane at gwm dot sc dot edu>
- Subject: [IUG] Position: Serials/Continuing Resources Catalog Librarian; Columbia, SC
Serials/Continuing Resources Catalog Librarian:
The Thomas Cooper Library, University of South Carolina, Columbia, seeks a librarian who will be responsible for original and complex copy cataloging of serials/continuing resources in a variety of subject areas and formats according to established standards and departmental policies. Works with other department staff to plan, develop and implement ongoing activities, policies and special projects; including participation in database maintenance. Supervises one library specialist. Will work closely with the staff of Serials Acquisitions and the Electronic Resources Librarian.
Required Qualifications: MLS or MLIS from accredited ALA program, professional experience working with serials or electronic resources cataloging, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, knowledge of cataloging standards, including CONSER, AACR2, LCSH, LC classification, LC rule interpretations and MARC21. Evidence of flexibility and of analytical skills to resolve complex problems.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience using the Innovative Interfaces, Inc. automation system, knowledge of and working experience with national serials cataloging standards, evidence of experience in teaching and training technical services staff, experience in an academic library, demonstrated supervisory skills, and bibliographic knowledge of at least one foreign language.
Benefits: Includes medical, dental, state retirement or optional retirement plan.
Appointment: Full time (37.5 hours) 12-month appointment at the tenure-track rank of Librarian. Position reports to the Coordinator of Processing Services. University of South Carolina librarians are required to fulfill faculty responsibilities, including professional service.
The University of South Carolina enrolls approximately 17,000 undergraduate students and 8,000 graduate students on the Columbia campus. The Thomas Cooper Library owns in excess of 2.5 million volumes, subscribes to 9,000 journals in print and provides access to a wide variety of reference resources and journal collections via the Internet. The Library is a member of SOLINET, OCLC, the Association of Research Libraries and the Center for Research Libraries.
Apply online at http://uscjobs.sc.edu (search by Requisition 042225). The search committee will begin reviewing applications on August 23, 2006 and will continue until the position is filled. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. USC is an AA/EOE.
Jane K. Olsgaard
Coordinator - Processing Services
Thomas Cooper Library
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208
olsgaardjane at gwm dot sc dot edu