Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Cataloging Coordinator - University of Hartford, Allen Music Library

Cataloging Coordinator - University of Hartford, Allen Music Library. Position Summary: Performs general and basic cataloging and processing functions for the Allen Library. This position supervises the student employees. This is a regular position that may include evening and weekend hours. Key Responsibilities: Trains and oversees students on proper copy cataloging procedures and processing of music and dance materials. Provides supervision to student staff performing all copy cataloging and processing functions. Reviews and approves the work of all student employees for copy cataloging and processing functions.* Adheres to local and national standards for copy cataloging of materials in various formats. Keeps abreast of national cataloging policies. Performs copy cataloging and creates provisional records for music and dance materials. Oversees the processing of Hartt recordings. Assists in the maintenance of authority records to assure the quality and integrity of the library database.* Establishes and maintains administrative control over cataloging records and documents detailing intellectual content. Organizes and arranges materials to facilitate access for patrons and library staff. Receives, prepares and processes materials for binding. Maintains supply inventory. Trains and oversees student staff in the repair of library materials. Provides quality customer service in person and by telephone, answering inquiries pertaining to library resources as necessary and appropriate. Participates in campus, local and area professional development seminars and training, attends committee and staff meetings as appropriate. Performs other related duties as assigned. * Indicates an "essential" job function. Formal Education: Bachelor's Degree in music required. Work Experience: 0 to < 1 year. Knowledge and Skills: Professional Skills: Requires knowledge of theories and practices of a professional field. This level of skill is typically reserved for an individual with a four-year degree, or a high-level vocational skill demonstrated by a number of years of on-the-position experience (i.e., management). Writes reports using technical data requiring considerable interpretation, developing new methods and procedures. Frequently applies knowledge to practical issues and problems. Working Conditions: Normal office situation. Physical Efforts: Typically sitting at a desk or table. Intermittently sitting, standing, stooping. Typically standing and/or walking. Typically pushing and/or pulling. Typing and keying data on computers. Requires repeated reaching by extending hand(s) and/or arm(s) in any direction. Requires handling by seizing, holding, grasping, or turning hands, but without finger dexterity. Moderate lifting or carrying 26-50 lbs. Special Skills: * The ability to work effectively with diverse groups. Pay Grade I -- See salary ranges at http://www.hartford.edu/hrd/files/pdf/Non_Union_staff_salary_ranges.pdf. See the complete job description at http://www.hartford.edu/hrd/Employment.aspx. Application Procedures: There is no deadline for applications and the position will remain open until filled. Electronic resumes are highly encouraged. All resumes are acknowledged. If you are applying by email, please send one complete set of the following: resume, cover letter (including position of interest and salary requirements), and professional references to hrd@hartford.edu. If you are applying by either fax or by mail, please send two complete sets of the following: resume, cover letter (including position of interest and salary requirements), and professional references to: University of Hartford, Attn: Human Resources Development, 200 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford, CT 06117-1599, Fax: 860.768.4732. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national and ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected class. The University is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer (AA), Male (M), Female (F), Disabled (D), Veteran (V). Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply.