[Videolib] Job Announcements--Special Formats Cataloger Position--George Mason

goberle (goberle@gmu.edu)
Fri, 14 Jul 2006 15:14:27 -0400

Dear Videolib list,
I was asked to pass this job announcement along to the list. I apologize
for any cross postings.
George

*TWO BIBLIOGRAPHIC SERVICES POSITIONS:*

*HEAD, BIBLIOGRAPHIC SERVICES DEPARTMENT and*

*SPECIAL FORMATS CATALOGER*

*George** **Mason** **University***

George Mason University, a Carnegie Research University (High Research
Activity), is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national
distinction in a range of academic fields. Enrollment is 30,000, with
students in 148 degree (including 25+ doctoral) programs. The Libraries
are experiencing a period of significant growth in funding, staffing and
facilities, and were identified in the University’s long-range planning
process as critical to the University’s expanding role as a research
institution.

*Head, Bibliographic Services Department (#FA391Z) (Search Extended)*

We seek a creative, committed and energetic librarian for the position
of Head, Bibliographic Services. This department head position provides
administration, leadership, and vision for the Bibliographic Services
department.

QUALIFICATIONS: ALA-accredited MLS or ALA-recognized foreign equivalent;
experience with cataloging operations, including original cataloging,
use of AACR2, LCC, MARC21, OCLC, metadata schemes, and an integrated
library system; successful organizational, communication, and
interpersonal skills; demonstrated effective supervisory leadership;
strong service orientation and commitment to profession; and collegial,
team-focused, management orientation; and reading knowledge of at least
one foreign language.

*Special Formats Cataloger (#FA606Z) (New Position)*

We are seeking a knowledgeable, resourceful, and service-oriented
librarian for the position of Special Formats Cataloger. This new
position serves as the department lead for cataloging atlases and maps,
electronic resources (databases, e-books, data sets, etc.), media
materials, microforms, and all theses and dissertations.

QUALIFICATIONS: Required: ALA-accredited MLS or ALA-recognized foreign
equivalent; cataloging experience in a university setting, experience
with AACR2, CONSER, Library of Congress Classification and LC Subject
Headings, MARC21, OCLC, metadata schemes, and with an integrated library
system; effective organizational, communication, and interpersonal
skills; collegial, team-focused, collaborative work-style; and reading
knowledge of at least one foreign language.

*Appointment and Benefits*: 12-month Professional Faculty appointments.
Health plan options and paid life insurance; several retirement plans,
including TIAA-CREF; 24 vacation days and 12 paid holidays; tuition
waiver for self. *Salary*: Competitive and commensurate with experience.

Preferred qualifications, position descriptions, and application
instructions are available at http://jobs.gmu.edu. Review of
applications begins August 21, 2006 and will continue until the
positions are filled.

-- 
George D. Oberle III
Multi-Media Librarian and 
History Department Liaison Librarian

George Mason University Libraries 4400 University Dr. MSN 1A6 Fairfax, VA 22030 (703) 993-9012 goberle@gmu.edu

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