Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Catalog Librarian - Trinity College

Catalog Librarian - Trinity College. The Catalog Librarian provides leadership and guidance in developing and maintaining the library’s cataloging and metadata services. He/she collaborates on reviewing and prioritizing projects, developing appropriate cataloging/metadata standards, database maintenance routines and staff training. Work includes responsibilities for the library catalog and other local databases including our e-resource knowledge base and digital repositories. May assist with other library technical services activities based on areas of expertise. Requirements: ALA accredited master’s degree in library science; cataloging experience, preferable in an academic library; thorough knowledge of AACR2, Library of Congress Subject Headings, Library of Congress classification, MARC formats, and OCLC cataloging input standards; familiarity with tools for handling batch files and metadata standards such as Dublin Core VRA Core, and EAD; good organizational and interpersonal skills; creativity, adaptability, and an aptitude for learning new technological tools and techniques; working knowledge of one or more non-English Western European language. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit cover letter, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references to: Trinity College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities should request, in advance, any needed accommodation in order to participate in the application process.