Visiting Assistant Professor, Catalog & Cataloging Consultant Librarian
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Library and Information Services invites applications from dynamic, proactive, and service-oriented candidates for the position of Catalog & Cataloging Consultant Librarian.
This is a temporary position and is available immediately. The appointment will last for a period of twelve months.
Reporting to the Interim Dean of Library and Information Services (LIS), the Catalog & Cataloging Consultant Librarian, in collaboration with the Metadata Librarian and the Acting Director of Technical Services, will perform high level cataloging; develop recommendations for workflows; and provide training and support to paraprofessional cataloging staff.
The Catalog & Cataloging Consultant Librarian also serves as part of a team providing research and reference services.
All LIS faculty and staff are responsible for working collaboratively to achieve University and LIS goals and objectives.
- Assesses cataloging workflows and procedures in collaboration with Technical Services librarians, recommending changes or workflow reorganization.
- Performs original and complex adaptive cataloging of print and non-print resources including electronic resources, according to national standards. Assists in ensuring that current holdings are accurately represented in the catalog.
- Researches and assists in implementing cataloging rule changes and MARC record policy changes into existing workflows and procedures.
- Communicates changes to all catalogers and participates in staff training.
- Participates in reference services
Terms of Appointment
Full-time, 12-month term beginning Spring 2018.
Competitive and determined by evaluating qualifications. Salary is dependent upon experience and credentials. Excellent benefits program.
Source of Funds
To apply, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae/resume, contact information for three professional references, and copies/scans of all transcripts to to: email@example.com
Or by mail to:
Catalog & Cataloging Consultant Librarian
Library and Information Services
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Campus Box 1063
Edwardsville, Illinois 62026-1063
For optimal consideration in a first pool of applicants, all application materials must be received by February 21, 2018. A second pool of applicants may be reviewed after this date if the position is not filled from the first pool of applicants. The position will remain open until the position is filled.
SIUE is a state university. Benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.
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