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Subject: Position at University at Albany, State University of New York

Position at University at Albany, State University of New York

From: Anna Radkowski-Lee <azrl>
Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2002
Electronic Resources Librarian, full-time, tenure-track
University at Albany, State University of New York

Responsibilities: The University at Albany, State University of New
York seeks candidates for the position of Electronic Resources
Librarian.  Reporting to and working closely with the Head of
Cataloging Services, the successful candidate will provide
leadership in developing comprehensive bibliographic access to the
University's electronic resources.  This will include taking a
leadership role in the formulation of policies related to access to
electronic resources and the role of the OPAC in providing coherent
access to in-house and external electronic resources including
locally developed scholarly digital resources. The Electronic
Resources Librarian will also: Coordinate the cataloging of
electronic resources, including creating original bibliographic
records and managing copy cataloging, both with MARC and non-MARC
metadata schemes.  Investigate and participate in the implementation
of solutions for providing bibliographic control for all types of
electronic resources (including serials aggregators and locally
created content).  Manage the loading and maintenance of vendor
supplied cataloging records.  Coordinate policies and procedures
with the Acquisitions Services Department and other divisions/units
in the University Libraries.  Serve as resource person for metadata
schemes including monitoring trends in metadata issues and informing
library staff of key developments.  Perform original cataloging and
complex copy cataloging of monographic items.  Library faculty at
the University at Albany, SUNY, are expected to fulfill faculty
obligations in the areas of research, publication and service to the
Libraries, University, and profession, as well as specific library

Qualifications: Required--Graduate degree in librarianship from an
ALA-accredit school or foreign equivalent. Knowledge of cataloging
principles and tools, including AACR2, LCSH, LCCS, USMARC formats,
etc.  Experience using OCLC and/or RLIN.  Familiarity with
established and emerging metadata standards.  Bibliographic
knowledge of one or more Western European or East Asian languages.
At least one year experience in an academic or research library or
related environment.  Demonstrated knowledge of or experience with
current and emerging trends in libraries, higher education, and
acquisition and use of electronic resources.  Knowledge of or recent
cataloging experience in an automated environment.
Preferred--Electronic resources and/or serials cataloging experience
in an academic or research library within the last five years.
Working knowledge of SGML, HTML and TEI standards.  Familiarity with
mark-up languages.

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.  Salary minimum
of  $36,200.

Terms and Benefits: Twelve month appointment; sick leave and annual
leave at 1.25 days each per month; health insurance; dental, vision
and prescription coverage. TIAA/CREF or New York State Teachers
Retirement available.

Apply to:

    Anna Z. Radkowski-Lee
    Library Personnel Officer
    University Libraries - UL 111
    University at Albany
    1400 Washington Avenue
    Albany, New York 12222

Deadline: May 10, 2002. Please include the names, addresses, and
 numbers of three references.

Additional information about the University at Albany Libraries is
available at <URL:>

The University at Albany, State University of New York is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action/IRCA/ADA Employer

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