Archive / Cataloging Services Librarian
Posting DetailsPosting Details Posting Number:Regular_0091057Position Title:Archive / Cataloging Services LibrarianClassification TitleLibrarianMin Salary$56,718Max Salary$65,225Salary TypeAnnuallyFLSAE = ExemptPosition Type:Position Summary:
The Archive / Cataloging Librarian focuses on the creation, maintenance, and enrichment of metadata representing the library’s digital, physical, and virtual collections. Manages the ongoing work of the Cataloging Department and is responsible for the cataloging of materials in all formats, including print and digital resources. The Archive / Cataloging Librarian is also responsible for the development, management, and administration of the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Archives.
Librarians, like all library staff, have leadership responsibilities regardless of their position within Library Services. Includes activities such as contributing to goals and strategic library directions through active participation on committees, teams, and task forces and sharing expertise throughout the library to further library and College missions. Librarians participate in other department meetings, library, college, and professional activities, as appropriate.Staff Required Education/Experience:
Master’s degree accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) and one (1) year of professional experience as a Cataloging Librarian, plus (1) year of professional experience managing an archive. Demonstrated knowledge of EAD, DACS and other archival standards; archival preservation principles and practices; and records management principles and practices.Faculty Required Education/Experience Skills:Desired Education/Experience/Skills:
•Knowledge of archival theory, methodology, issues, and trends.
•Demonstrated knowledge of cataloging standards and tools including AACR2/RDA, LCC, LCSH, MARC21, FRBR, OCLC WorldCat, and OCLC Connexion.
•Familiarity with image-based or text-based digital repositories (ContentDM, MDID, Omeka, Digital Commons, DSpace, Fedora, etc.).
•Knowledge of standard archival policies and procedures for use, access, and preservation
•Knowledge of archival descriptive standards, especially DACS, EAD, and Dublin Core.
•Knowledge of archival reference tools and methods.
•Knowledge of records management issues and practices.
•Demonstrates competencies in using computers, office applications, and library and archives related software.
•Proficiency with web design, web authoring tools, and markup languages, especially HTML/XHTML and XML.
•Familiarity with North Carolina Community College System processes preferred.
•Demonstrated and practical problem-solving skills.
•Proven capability for managing a variety of tasks and multiple priorities.
•Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and independently in a team environment.
•Strong service orientation and awareness of end-user needs as related to cataloging policies and procedures.
•Demonstrated effective supervisory or leadership experience.
Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Must be willing to cover the occasional night and weekend for coverage of vacations, sick, and staffing vacancies.Posting Date:05/13/2019Closing Date:Open Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants: Duties & Responsibilities Duty and Responsibility:
Appraises, organizes and processes archival collections.Duties & Responsibilities Duty and Responsibility:
Provides preservation of archival materials such as photos, videos, and audio recordingsDuties & Responsibilities Duty and Responsibility:
Compiles finding aids, reference guides, articles, statistics, and reports.Duties & Responsibilities Duty and Responsibility:
Markets and promotes the college archivesDuties & Responsibilities Duty and Responsibility:
Provides archival reference and research services.Duties & Responsibilities Duty and Responsibility:
Train, oversees and provides leadership to full and part-time staff, students and volunteers who are assigned to projects in archives.Duties & Responsibilities Duty and Responsibility:
Manages daily work of the cataloging department including original cataloging, copy cataloging, metadata creation, and database maintenance; supervises, trains and evaluates student and library staff.Duties & Responsibilities Duty and Responsibility:
Performs original and copy cataloging, creates and maintains metadata for library materials in all formats, including books, serials, audio-visual, digital and electronic resources.Duties & Responsibilities Duty and Responsibility:
Creates original bibliographic and non-MARC metadata records following RDA, AACR2, Library of Congress Classification Schedules and subject headings and other non-MARC metadata related formats (e.g., Dublin Core).Duties & Responsibilities Duty and Responsibility:
Leads the development of metadata policies including descriptive, administrative, and technical metadata schemas for digital collections appropriate for the library’s current and future systems including content management systems in collaboration with the Digital Services Librarian.Duties & Responsibilities Duty and Responsibility:
Other Duties as assignedSupplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
- Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Website
- Newspaper Advertisement/Publication
- North Carolina Community College System Website
- Inside HigherEd
- Employee Referral
- * Do you have a Master’s degree accredited by the American Library Association (ALA)?
- * How many years of professional experience do you have as a Cataloging Librarian?
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