This supervisory position provides leadership in cataloging and metadata creation and management; provides performance, planning, management, training and evaluation of 4.0 FTE classified staff in the Cataloging & Metadata Services Unit; is responsible for the overall management of the Unit; develops and maintains effective data reporting and analysis programs designed to assist the Head of Bibliographic Services and others as appropriate; participates as a member of the Bibliographic Services Operations Team to plan, develop and implement programs to enhance effectiveness; to develop professional knowledge and contributions, and to participate as a subject bibliographer for assigned general collection areas.
ALA-accredited MLS; supervisory experience, progressively responsible experience in cataloging and metadata operations; demonstrated experience working with OCLC and with cataloging modules of an integrated library system; capacity for leadership, including interpersonal and communication skills; commitment to lifelong learning and responsiveness to client needs; analytical skills, such as independent problem solving/critical thinking, quantitative analysis, time management and computer skills; knowledge of current trends/issues in cataloging and metadata creation; experience with one or more non-MARC metadata schema, standards, best practices, and their application; experience with markup languages including HTML and XML; demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service; successful experience working in a team environment with both professional and support staff.
Knowledge of at least one foreign language; demonstrated and current professional development; experience with Innovative Interfaces, Inc integrated library system (Millennium preferred); experience with collection development.
Old Dominion University is a state-supported institution with enrollment of 21,000, a leader in distance learning, and a Carnegie Extensive Doctoral/Research University. The campus is located in the historic port city of Norfolk, VA. For campus information visit http://www.odu.edu.
Annual Salary/Hourly Rate
Minimum salary: $52,000 Excellent benefits package. (Starting salaries may be negotiable based on qualifications and experience.)
Screening of applicants will begin 10/28/09 and continue until the position is filled.
Overtime Eligibility Exempt – not eligible Job Open to Qualified Applicants
Send a letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references to: Judy Trump, Chair, Search Committee for Cataloging Services Librarian, Perry Library, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529-0256 firstname.lastname@example.org, (757) 683-4484.
Leah was appointed Executive Director of the Charleston Conference in 2017, and has served in various roles with the Charleston Information Group, LLC, since 2004. Prior to working for the conference, she was Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions for the College of Charleston for four years. She lives in a small town near Columbia, SC, with her husband and two kids where they raise a menagerie of farm animals.