Job Description

The Natural Hazards Library is currently in the process of migrating to a new open source ILS and seeks an independent contractor to perform a variety of complex technical and specialized cataloging functions. Additional tasks include developing protocols for record entry and instructing library staff to perform technical tasks. Other nonessential or peripheral duties may be required.

Required Education

  • Master's Degree

Experience (years)

Required Preferred
Supervisor - -
Professional 1 -
Library - -

Language Skills

  • Spanish is Not Required

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

1-2 years experience cataloging a variety of materials or formats

Experience with complex or original copy cataloging using Anglo-American Cataloging Rules Second Edition (AACR2) for description, Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) for subject analysis

Knowledge of MARC bibliographic and authorities formats

Knowledge of and interest in current issues, trends, and emerging standards in cataloging

Demonstrated knowledge of current library technologies, standards, and best practices,

Working knowledge of metadata standards – particularly Dublin Core

Excellent oral and written communications skills to include proofreading and editing

Demonstrated ability to work effectively alone or in a team environment

Demonstrated organizational, analytical, decision-making, problem-solving and planning skills

Demonstrated ability to create & document cataloging workflows for use by others and to train others

HR Contact Information

Wanda Headley
Library Manager
Natural Hazards Library
303-492-5787
Wanda.Headley@Colorado.Edu

Additional info

This is a contract position for up to one year subject to work needs and funding.

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Not specified

Salary

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Hours per week

20.00

Evenings

None

Weekends

None

Benefits

No Benefits

Date Posted

September 27th, 2012

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