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Lamar University: Cataloger & Metadata Librarian 499429 - Previous Applicants Need Not Apply

Company: Lamar University
Location: Beaumont
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Job Description:

Position Details Posting NumberClassification TitlePosition TitleCataloger & Metadata Librarian #499429 Previous Applicants Need Not ApplyFTE1.00FLSASalaryCommensurateJob Summary/Basic FunctionJob Duties:Lamar University’s Mary and John Gray Library is seeking an experienced and motivated individual to serve as the library’s Cataloging and Metadata Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Technical Services, the successful candidate will support discovery and access of library resources through the catalog and as a part of the team creating Lamar University’s first institutional repository. With an enrollment of over 15,000 students, Lamar University is one of Texas’ fastest growing universities. The university has been nationally recognized for the quality of its core curriculum and the diversity of its student body. Beaumont is a Texas Gulf Coast city located between Houston and New Orleans. With mild winters and an exciting blend of cultures, it offers much to do with a wide variety of restaurants, museums, and arts venues. As the 4th largest U.S. city, nearby Houston offers an extensive range of attractions. Among other duties, the successful candidate will perform original and copy cataloging using OCLC Connexion, RDA, LC Classification, create metadata for licensed and open source information resources available through the Mary and John Gray Library, oversee compilation of cataloging statistics, manage current print holdings records in the local catalog and on OCLC, plan and direct the work of cataloging staff, and write and revise cataloging procedures. This is a non-tenure track faculty appointment. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.Minimum Qualifications (Education & Experience)Qualifications MLS/MIS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program and a minimum of 2 years of cataloging experience in an automated environment are required. Working knowledge of metadata standards and schema used to describe and manage digital collections, such as Dublin Core. Working knowledge of MARC21 bibliographic and authority formats, LC classification schedules; use, interpretation andapplication of LC Subject Headings (LCSH), FRBR, RDA, and emerging linked data standards. Demonstrated ability to work independently and/or collaboratively with diverse constituencies. Ability to adapt quickly to new standards and technologies and a willingness to explore and implement new technologies, standards, and practices to enhance services and complete tasks more efficiently. Facility in the use of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.). Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Supervisory experience.Preferred Qualifications (Education & Experience)PreferredQualifications: Experience with the SIRSI/Dynix integrated library system. Experience in the use of MarcEdit.Certification RequiredKey CompetenciesPhysical RequirementsWork HoursJob ConditionsEEO StatementLamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.Veteran's PreferenceLamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas 805 Government Code, Section 657.003.Security Sensitive StatementThis position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.Lamar Expectation of QualityEmployee will support the mission of Lamar by providing high quality, professional services, timely responses and solutions to customer requests.DisclaimerThis job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. But, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. This description is subject to modification as the needs and requirements of the position change. Lamar University reserves the right to revise, change or eliminate this job description at any time.Other duties may be assigned to this position on a regular or occasional basis to respond to the needs of the university.This Job Description is not intended to be a contract of employment or a legal document. Employment with Lamar University is at will, and may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time. Nothing in this Job Description shall be interpreted to be in conflict with or to eliminate or modify in any way the employment-at-will status of Lamar University employees. Essential Functions Open Date07/07/2020Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsQuick Link for Direct Access to Postinghttp://jobs.Lamar.Edu/postings/8876Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Are you claiming Veteran's Preference in accordance with Texas Senate Bill 805, Section 657.003? PLEASE READ IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS: To be considered for Veteran's Preference, applicants must complete and email to jobs4vets@lamar.edu a Standard Form 15 located at https://www.Opm.Gov/forms/pdf_fill/sf15.Pdf to include the required documents per the instructions on the form. Emails MUST also include position titles and posting numbers for each and every position applied for. APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO EMAIL ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS BEFORE A POSTING CLOSES WILL NOT BE AWARDED VETERAN'S PREFERENCE. YesNo * Do you have a Master's degree? YesNo * In what area(s) did you receive your degree(s). (Open Ended Question) * The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) maintains a list of Institutions Whose Degrees are illegal to Use in Texas. You can search for your institution on the THECB website at: http://www.Thecb.State.Tx.Us/index.Cfm?objectid=3D2801D0-1C9F-11E8-BC500050560100A9. Copy and paste this link into a web browser in order to search under " Fraudulent or Substandard Institutions" for your college/university attended for your degree. Please check your answer BEFORE you submit your application. HR is not responsible for checking your answer nor resubmitting your application back into the pool if you do not answer this question correctly.As part of your educational qualifications for this position, are you claiming a degree from any of the institutions listed on the THECB website referenced above? Yes, my institution IS on this list & IS Not accredited.No, my institution is NOT on this list & IS accredited. * How many years of experience do you have cataloging in all formats using an integrated library system and OCLC Connexion? (Open Ended Question) * How many years of full time supervisory experience do you have? none1-2 years3-4 years5-6 years7 or more years * Have you applied for this position previously? YesNoDocuments Needed to ApplyRequired DocumentsLetter of InterestCurriculum VitaeOptional DocumentsUnofficial Transcript 1Unofficial Transcript 2Letter of Reference 1Letter of Reference 2 Letter of Reference 3Miscellaneous

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