LISTSERV mailing list manager LISTSERV 16.5

Help for CODE4LIB Archives


CODE4LIB Archives

CODE4LIB Archives


CODE4LIB@LISTS.CLIR.ORG


View:

Message:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

By Topic:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

By Author:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

Font:

Proportional Font

LISTSERV Archives

LISTSERV Archives

CODE4LIB Home

CODE4LIB Home

CODE4LIB  November 2014

CODE4LIB November 2014

Subject:

Job: Project and Production Cataloger, Special Collections at New York University, Division of Libraries

From:

[log in to unmask]

Reply-To:

Code for Libraries <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Tue, 11 Nov 2014 22:19:13 -0000

Content-Type:

text/plain

Parts/Attachments:

Parts/Attachments

text/plain (112 lines)

Project and Production Cataloger, Special Collections
New York University, Division of Libraries
New York City

**Description:**  
  
Knowledge Access and Resources Management Services (KARMS) in the NYU Division
of Libraries is seeking a Project and Production Cataloger who will bring
cataloging expertise and goal-oriented direction to the diverse team of
library staff who provide intellectual access to resources selected for
inclusion in the library's collections, particularly the Fales Library and
Special Collections and the Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor
Archives. Based in the Metadata Production and Management Department of KARMS,
the Project and Production Cataloger works collaboratively with many levels of
staff in KARMS, in the NYU special collections, and in other subject
collections in which the library collects intensively to enable users to
discover and gain access to the rich resources found in those collections,
while ensuring that cataloging project and production goals are
met. The Project and Production
Cataloger, Special Collections, is a full-time, non-tenure track faculty
position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Librarian of Practice.

  
Under the supervision of the Head of Metadata Production & Management, the
successful candidate will:

  * perform original cataloging for library materials in accord with applicable international standards and local policies
  * in close collaboration with special collections curators and selectors for other library collections, develop, revise, and document cataloging routines that support enhanced intellectual access to library resources in a variety of formats
  * train processing assistants and adjunct catalogers in cataloging and processing procedures; develop and implement quality control methods; coordinate scheduling and work assignments to meet project and production goals for individual library collections
  * identify and analyze systems and workflows that could be used to facilitate processing and increase production rates; play an active role in a team that organizes and analyzes automated cataloging statistics to verify that benchmarks are met and designated collection resources are processed on schedule
  * collaborate with other KARMS staff to troubleshoot the export of bibliographic data from the NYU integrated library system (currently Ex Libris' Aleph) to the OCLC database and other interinstitutional repositories
  * collaborate with KARMS Archival Collections Management Department staff and the special collections curators to develop and implement a holistic approach to discovery and access across all special collections resources regardless of format, as well as to authority work performed for those collections
  * advise on the selection and use of metadata schemes, controlled vocabularies, data dictionaries, etc., to deepen access to digitized special collections resources in centralized or distributed institutional repositories, as these are developed
  
**Qualifications:  
Required Education & Experience**

  * MLS from an ALA-accredited program
  * minimum of three years technical services experience in an academic library
  * strong original cataloging skills
  * bibliographic knowledge of classical and major Western European languages
  * familiarity with international cataloging and metadata standards, e.g., AACR2R, DCRMB, RDA, FRBR, MARC21, LCSH, LCC, EAD
  * successful track record of planning, leading, and assessing production-oriented projects and of setting and achieving individual and team goals
  * awareness of current trends in providing intellectual access to library resources and in related emerging technologies
  * proven analytical, organizational, planning, and time-management skills
  * ability to work flexibly and creatively in a rapidly changing environment
  * excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills to facilitate interaction with a diverse population of faculty, staff, students, and other community members and stakeholders
  * strong service orientation and knowledge of user needs/skill levels.
  
**Preferred Education & Experience**

  * experience with one or more of the suite of Ex Libris products (Primo, Aleph, Metalib, SFX) and experience performing data analysis on a variety of data formats
  * ability to manage the processes involved in cataloging works in languages in vernacular scripts, e.g., Cyrillic, CJK, Arabic, Persian, Hebrew and Yiddish
  * knowledge of repository platforms, current and next generation information discovery applications, and open URL resolution systems
  * familiarity with basic acquisitions procedures, such as ordering, receiving, and batch loading
  
**New York University Libraries:**  
Libraries at New York University serve the school's 40,000 students and
faculty and contain more than 5 million volumes. New York
University Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the
OCLC Research Library Partnership, and the Digital Library
Federation. The Libraries also serve as the administrative
headquarters of the Research Library Association of South Manhattan, a
consortium that includes The New School and The Cooper Union. The New-York
Historical Society, the Brooklyn Historical Society, and the New York School
of Interior Design also participate in the use of the ILS. For the NYU
Libraries Mission Statement and Stategic Plan to to
http://library.nyu.edu/about/Strategic_Plan.pdf.

  
Knowledge Access and Resource Management Services facilitates the teaching,
learning, and research endeavors of the Libraries' user communities through
processes and services in program areas that include library acquisitions,
serials and electronic resource management, knowledge access design and
development, archival collections management, and metadata production and
management. In collaboration with our colleagues in
Collections and Research Services, Public Services, Libraries IT Services, and
Digital Library Technology Services, KARMS has primary leadership
responsibility for knowledge access via the Libraries' dynamic, integrated
discovery and access systems. In addition to serving NYU's
central libraries, institute libraries, and global sites, KARMS provides
selected services to Research Library Association of South Manhattan member
libraries and other affiliated libraries.

  
**Salary/Benefits:**  
Attractive benefits package including five weeks annual vacation. Salary
commensurate with experience and background.

  
This is a multi-year, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of
Assistant or Associate Librarian of Practice.

  
**To Apply:**  
  
To ensure consideration, send resume and letter of application, including the
name, address and telephone number of three references to:
Enrique Yanez, Director, Human Resources, New York University Libraries, 70
Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012 or via email to
[log in to unmask] Please include where you heard about
this position. The search will remain open until filled.

  
NYU's Division of Libraries embraces diversity and is committed to attracting
qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. NYU
is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.



Brought to you by code4lib jobs: http://jobs.code4lib.org/job/18179/
To post a new job please visit http://jobs.code4lib.org/

Top of Message | Previous Page | Permalink

Advanced Options


Options

Log In

Log In

Get Password

Get Password


Search Archives

Search Archives


Subscribe or Unsubscribe

Subscribe or Unsubscribe


Archives

January 2020
December 2019
November 2019
October 2019
September 2019
August 2019
July 2019
June 2019
May 2019
April 2019
March 2019
February 2019
January 2019
December 2018
November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
February 2008
January 2008
December 2007
November 2007
October 2007
September 2007
August 2007
July 2007
June 2007
May 2007
April 2007
March 2007
February 2007
January 2007
December 2006
November 2006
October 2006
September 2006
August 2006
July 2006
June 2006
May 2006
April 2006
March 2006
February 2006
January 2006
December 2005
November 2005
October 2005
September 2005
August 2005
July 2005
June 2005
May 2005
April 2005
March 2005
February 2005
January 2005
December 2004
November 2004
October 2004
September 2004
August 2004
July 2004
June 2004
May 2004
April 2004
March 2004
February 2004
January 2004
December 2003
November 2003

ATOM RSS1 RSS2



LISTS.CLIR.ORG

CataList Email List Search Powered by the LISTSERV Email List Manager