Cataloging Coordinator, Assistant Professor (Sam Houston State University, Texas)

Cataloging Coordinator, Assistant Professor (Sam Houston State University, Texas)

CATALOGING COORDINATOR: To join a collegial work environment at Sam Houston State University, a Carnegie Research Doctoral University, of 17,000+ students located in Huntsville, Texas, sixty miles north of Houston.

Duties: Coordinates cataloging unit activities, supervises and trains 3.5 FTE staff; collaborates with Serials Cataloger and serves as a resource for librarians and staff in departments with separate collections to provide effective bibliographic access to materials in all formats, including electronic resources. Identifies and resolves cataloging and holdings problems for monograph and non-serial formats; performs original cataloging as needed. Twelve-month, tenure-track position with faculty rank and status. Reports to the Assistant Director for Technical & Collection Services.

Required: ALA-accredited master’s degree; professional monographic cataloging experience using OCLC, LCCN, LCSH, and AACR2; supervisory management experience.

Desirable: Academic library background; experience with special format(s); authority control using a vendor; RDA requirements; facility with MarcEdit and batch manipulation of records; experience with cataloging policies in SIRSI or other ILS; additional advanced degree. Salary: minimum $53,000 plus benefits package. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Please visit Sam Houston State University’s online employment site https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/ to begin the application process. The library’s home page is http://library.shsu.edu/. Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace.

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