The Eugene McDermott Library at the University of Texas at Dallas invites applications and nominations for a forward-thinking, service-oriented, collaborative leader for the position of Special Formats Cataloging Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Metadata Services, this position will serve as the principal cataloger of tangible and electronic Government Documents, electronic and print serials, media formats, maps, and rare archival materials from the Special Collections Department. The Special Formats Cataloging Librarian will be responsible for cataloging and processing resources in special formats. The Special Formats Cataloging Librarian will demonstrate proficiency in
processing, describing, and cataloging of all types of materials according to national & local standards. The Special Formats Cataloging Librarian will have a working knowledge of national and local standards in AACR2, RDA, FRBR, LCSH and classification, and Rules for Archival Description (RAD) practices. Familiarity with EAD, Dublin Core, MODS, METS, and MIX preferable.
The Special Formats Cataloging Librarian will also act as a liaison to the Special Collections Department to plan, develop and implement streamlined procedures and policies based on evolving needs of library patrons. The Special Formats Cataloging Librarian will demonstrate a commitment to personal professional development through scholarly research and publication, presentations, and participation in national professional associations. For full details of this job opportunity, please see http://jobs.code4lib.org/job/8738/ .