Head of Cataloging Position at Oberlin College

The Oberlin College Library seeks an innovative, experienced cataloger/supervisor to join its Main Library Technical Services Staff.

This is a full-time, 12-month Administrative and Professional Staff position, reporting to the Associate Director of Libraries. The incumbent will work with five paraprofessional staff trained in traditional areas of monographic acquisitions, cataloging, and materials preparations not only to maintain current workflows and skills, but also to collectively develop new workflows and institute training programs for new skills needed in a more unified technical services team. Working in tandem with the Head of Electronic and Continuing Resources, the incumbent will work to assure that the organization, management, and skill levels of the Technical Services staff evolve to meet new challenges, including innovative description and subject analysis support for rapidly expanding special and digital collections programs, database integration and integrity, RDA training and implementation, collection management support, and support of and participation in numerous consortial collaborations. For more information, see: http://new.oberlin.edu/home/jobs/jobs_detail.dot?id=1937827

To ensure consideration, submit applications by June 21, 2010.

Oberlin is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. The College actively seeks a racially, ethnically, and culturally diverse staff and student body.

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