Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 14, No. 763.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2001 07:49:06 +0000
From: "David L. Gants" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Cataloger position, NYU
>> From: William Marcotte <email@example.com>
DESCRIPTION: Responsible for cataloging and classifying print and
microform materials in a wide range of subjects and languages, with
emphasis on monographs and serials for the Library's special
collections. Additional assignments include assigning call numbers,
authority maintenance, and providing subject headings for copy. NYU
uses AACR2, LC classification and subject headings, and Geac ADVANCE for
cataloging, and is a member of the NACO and BIBCO programs.
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES: Library facilities at New York
University serve the school's 50,000 students and faculty and contain
more than 4 million volumes. New York University is a member of the
Research Libraries Group and serves as the administrative headquarters
of the Research Library Association of South Manhattan, a consortium
which includes three academic institutions in Greenwich Village.
QUALIFICATIONS: Required: ALA accredited MLS, subject master's degree
required for tenure; working knowledge of at least two European
languages [Italian or German preferred]; knowledge of current and
emerging cataloging rules and standards; familiarity with automated
systems and MARC formats; strong analytical, interpersonal, and
communication skills; flexible, creative approach to problem solving;
ability to work comfortably and productively in a complex, dynamic work
environment; demonstrated interest in new cataloging trends and
technologies. Preference will be given to candidates with at least two
years experience cataloging and classifying materials using AACR2, LCC,
and LCSH in an automated cataloging system using MARC formats.
SALARY/BENEFITS: Faculty status, attractive benefits package including
five weeks annual vacation. Salary commensurate with experience and
Send resume with salary requirements to: Janet Koztowski, Director of
Human Resources, NYU, Bobst Library, 70 Washington SQ South, New York,
NY 10012. NYU ENCOURAGES APPLICATIONS FROM WOMEN AND MEMBERS OF
Will Marcotte * Sr. Human Resources Asst.
New York University, Division of Libraries
Library Administration and Human Resources
Phone: (212) 998-2442 Fax: (212) 995-4070
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