June 8, 2006
Opening: Catalog Librarian (South Carolina)
The Coleman Karesh Law Library of the University of South Carolina School of Law is seeking friendly, detail-oriented, and customer service-focused individual for the position of Catalog Librarian.
Job Duties: The Catalog Librarian will manage all aspects of the library’s cataloging operations, including supervision of one full-time paraprofessional. S/he will manage all original and copy cataloging. Specific duties will include: original and copy cataloging, including creation and revision of bibliographic records, authority work as necessary, and management of recataloging and reclassification projects. The successful candidate will lead and facilitate continuous improvement of cataloging functions; develop and update procedures, workflow, and policies; ensure data integrity of catalog and other integrated library system modules; other duties and special projects as assigned. Reports to the Associate Dean for Libraries and Information Technology.
Qualifications - Required: M.L.S. from an ALA-accredited institution with 3-4 years of cataloging/technical services professional experience; experience with OCLC; knowledge of MARC, AACR2R, LCSH, LC classification system and standard authority control procedures; significant experience with integrated library systems; excellent project management skills; strong organization skills with meticulous attention to detail; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; creativity and an ability to think outside the box; demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with all library users and staff, in a friendly, courteous, and professional fashion.
Preferred: familiarity with legal materials; experience with Millennium; demonstrated proficiency in standard PC applications and ability to quickly learn new technologies; reading knowledge of a Western European language.
Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of South Carolina offers a competitive benefits package. This is a tenure track position.
Available: July 1, 2006. Consideration of applicants will begin immediately.
To apply, submit a current resume and three references via the USC Human Resources website: http://hr.sc.edu/employ.html .
The University of South Carolina is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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