Texas A&M University-Kingsville seeks a service-oriented librarian to manage
the Library's cataloging/metadata unit, and to serve as technical manager of
the Library's state federal depository programs. This full time, faculty
position reports to the Head of Technical Services and supervises two full-
time positions.

This position manages descriptive and subject access to print, media, and
digital materials using current cataloging and metadata standards; provides
guidance and advice on cataloging and metadata procedures; reviews work-flow
and suggests appropriate changes; determines ways and means of managing
digital collections; manages authority control; and generally supervises and
maintains the quality of the catalog. Stays abreast of trends in metadata and
cataloging, investigates and recommends solutions for special projects, and
supervises technical aspects of the Library's documents depository programs.
Participates in Library-wide activities, including committee work and
occasional reference desk duty, including occasional weekend duty.

Education: MLS or equivalent from an American Library Association-accredited
program from a regionally accredited institution or university required.

Qualifications: Demonstrated knowledge of current metadata and cataloging
standards and tools such as Dublin Core, AACR2-R, LCRI, LCSH, MARC formats,
EAD, and RDA. Familiar with the technical aspects of
government document depository programs. Experience with integrated library
systems, bibliographic utilities (OCLC) and other computer-based resources
which support cataloging operations. Working knowledge of
office suite applications. Selected candidate must pass a
pre-employment background investigation to be hired for this position. Three
years professional experience in cataloging, metadata, or government documents

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