Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Technical Services Librarian - Southern Connecticut State University, Hilton C. Buley Library

Technical Services Librarian - Southern Connecticut State University, Hilton C. Buley Library. Department: Library Services. Rank: Temporary 1 year appointment. Specialization(s): Technical Services Librarian. Brief Description of Duties/Responsibilities: The Technical Services Librarian works primarily as a cataloger in the Technical Services (TS) Division, responsible for organizing and providing intellectual access to Buley Library resources. Responsibilities include original, complex, and copy cataloging of monographs, print and non-print serials, audiovisual materials, curriculum materials, theses, rare books, and internet resources in all subject areas. The TS Librarian works with TS Division members to develop/revise policies and procedures for cataloging a variety of information formats according to AACRII and RDA standards and Library of Congress protocols within an automated environment and in collaboration with consortium members, joins in system-wide authority control initiatives. The librarian may also participate in duties such as digital initiatives, collection development activities, and other tasks as assigned. Required Qualifications: ALA accredited MLS or equivalent. Minimum of 1 year cataloging experience, preferably in an academic library. Knowledge and experience with MARC21, Anglo American Cataloging Rules II and application and interpretation of Library of Congress Headings and Classification. Direct knowledge and experience with OCLC Connexion and experience with an Integrated Library System (ILS). Knowledge of national standards and trends in cataloging and technical services. Basic knowledge of RDA (Resource Description and Access). Strong commitment to service and ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience with III Millennium ILS preferred. Knowledge of a foreign language preferred. Knowledge of metadata standards such as Dublin Core preferred. Application Process: Please submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three references to: Dr. Christina Baum, Director, Hilton C. Buley Library, 501 Crescent Street, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT 06515. In order for your application to be given full consideration, all materials must be received by August 17, 2012. Position will remain open until filled.