THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA
Library Faculty Vacancy
POSITION: CATALOGER (SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY)
DUTIES: Under the direction of the Head of the Catalog Department, the Science & Technology Cataloger uses OCLC and the library management system to perform original and complex cataloging in science and technology and other subjects, in a variety of languages in both print and non-print formats. Tasks include work with name, series and subject authority control, and other general assignments. This position also supervises students and staff on cataloging projects. This is a tenure-track position governed by the University’s policies requiring research or creative achievement and professional service as outlined in the University's Faculty Handbook at http://www.ou.edu/provost/pronew/content/fhbmenu.html.
Required: MLS from ALA accredited library school; knowledge of cataloging principles and standards, including AACR2, MARC formats, and LC classification and subject headings; familiarity with automated cataloging systems; demonstrated cataloging experience; bibliographic knowledge of one or more European languages; excellent communication and organizational skills.
Desirable: Broad educational background in science, mathematics, or technology; second master’s degree; supervisory experience; NACO experience; evidence of research or creative achievement.
FIRST SCREENING DATE: September 10, 2007.
SEARCH WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED.
SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
BENEFITS: State and University Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution Retirement Systems; 33 days paid leave; University holidays; comprehensive medical protection; group life insurance; and reduced tuition. For more information http://www.hr.ou.edu/benefits/.
UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA LIBRARIES: A member of the Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries, Greater Western Library Alliance, AMIGOS Library Services, and the Oklahoma Library Technology Network, the University of Oklahoma Libraries consists of the Bizzell Memorial Library, six branch libraries, and four special collections: History of Science, Western History, Bass Business History, and Nichols Rare Books and Special Collections. The library system includes more than 4.9 million volumes and 63,000 serial subscriptions in its general collections. The University Libraries is committed to the integration of electronic resources with traditional library resources to create a superior learning environment. The Libraries operates a SIRSI library management system for local holdings. The University Libraries is a NACO contributing library. More information about the University of Oklahoma Libraries and its services may be found at http://libraries.ou.edu. Founded in 1890, the University of Oklahoma (OU) enrolls over 30,000 students in 20 colleges (http://ou.edu). OU is located in the heart of Norman, Oklahoma http://www.ci.norman.ok.us/), an attractive community of tree-lined streets within the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Norman is noted for its low cost of living, quality schools, and friendliness.
EMPLOYMENT: Librarians have faculty status, privileges, responsibilities, the rank of assistant professor or above, and are eligible for tenure.
APPLICATION: Send letter of application, addressing how your experiences relate to the position duties and qualifications, along with resume, a list of publications, and the names of three references, including current supervisor to: Rhonda Cannon, Director of Administrative Services, University Libraries, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, firstname.lastname@example.org. Please identify current supervisor on your list of references.
UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.
WE ENCOURAGE WOMEN AND MINORITY APPLICANTS.