The Pfau Library invites applications for the following temporary position: Water Resources Cataloger. Under the direction of the Lead Cataloger, the cataloger will perform a variety of complex functions related to the preparation of bibliographic and item records for monographs, maps and archival materials, such as photographs. The cataloger may also be asked to assist in the creation of findings aids and a searchable database.


Perform original descriptive and subject cataloging for a variety of formats; monographs, serials, maps, photographs, archival collections.

Perform copy cataloging in several subjects from OCLC. Work closely with subject specialists and reference librarians to provide intellectual and physical access to materials in a timely manner. Assist with creating finding aids to archival collections. Assist with creation of a searchable database of digitized content


Experience creating finding aids. Experience with organizing and maintaining archival materials. Familiarity with EAD. Subject background or strong interest in geography, cartography, or geosciences

QUALIFICATIONS: REQUIRED: Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library science program. Strong organization, analytic, and problem solving skills. Sound knowledge of cataloging rules and standards, including AACR2, LCRIs, LCSH, LCC, MARC. Recent cataloging experience, including a substantial amount of map cataloging. Working familiarity with OCLC.

Experience with an integrated library system, preferably Innovative Interfaces Inc.’s Millennium. Effective oral and written communication skills TERMS OF APPOINTMENT: This is a 12-month, TEMPORARY, non-tenure track faculty position, entry level. The salary range is $4,757.00-10,700.00 monthly depending on qualifications.

BENEFITS: Generous medical, dental, and vision benefits and support for moving expenses available.

THE JOHN M. PFAU LIBRARY consists of a general collection of over 750,000 books, bound periodicals, and other media. The library staff includes 10 librarians and 20 clerical and professional staff in addition to student assistance. Our patrons have access to a growing universe of online databases and other services. Please refer to our Website at www.lib.csusb.edu for further background information.

TO APPLY To apply please send letter of application and a resume to:

Pfau Library

Recruiting Committee

Cataloging Librarian


5500 University Parkway

San Bernardino, Ca 92407-2397


Files must be completed by January 20, 2011. Interviews will begin February, 2011. Library Administration’s telephone number is (909) 537-5102.

CSUSB is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas.


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