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Head, Western European Cataloging

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Seeking dynamic, innovative, collegial individual to serve as Head, Western European Cataloging Section. Reporting to Associate Dean for Technical Services will: manage section operations and budgets including direct supervision of three librarians and one professional/administrative appointee responsible for overseeing staff of nineteen performing non-MARC descriptive metadata creation, original and complex copy cataloging of monographs, continuing resources, media, maps, electronic resources, other bibliographic formats in Western European languages; provide guidance and direction to four unit supervisors on issues relating to management, planning, coordination, establishment of procedural and cataloging policy. Qualifications: Required: ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS) or equivalent combination of education and experience; at least three years increasingly responsible and relevant managerial and professional metadata/original cataloging experience in academic or research library system; demonstrated ability to provide strong leadership and management and work collaboratively in environment of continuous change; demonstrated evidence of strong planning, organizational, budgetary, analytical, project management skills. Preferred: knowledge of one or more foreign languages; ability to handle multiple responsibilities in rapidly changing environment; record of innovation and creative problem-solving, with interest and involvement in emerging digital information environments. Salary and Benefits: Salary competitive and commensurate with experience and education; benefits include university healthcare plan, university-funded base retirement plan, 100% university paid group life insurance plan, generous paid time off plan. This tenure-track academic appointment includes eligibility for sabbatical leaves. To apply: For full consideration, applications must be received prior to March 21, 2014. For complete copy of posting with additional responsibilities, qualifications, etc., go to: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/index.php?pageId=1410. Interested candidates should review application requirements and submit application at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Jennifer Chaffin, Director of Human Resources, Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library 201, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. Phone: 812-855-8196; Fax: 812-855-2576; E-mail: libpers@indiana.edu. For more information about Indiana University Bloomington, go to http://www.iub.edu. Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Indiana University has a strong commitment to principles of diversity and in that spirit seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
 
 

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