Tuesday, November 22, 2011

JOB: Judaica and Hebraica Cataloger (contract), University of Maryland Libraries

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Subject: JOB: Judaica and Hebraica Cataloger (contract), University of Maryland Libraries

The University of Maryland Libraries is seeking a Judaica and Hebraica = Cataloger (contract). Reporting to the the General Resources Cataloging = Unit Head the Judaica and Hebraica Cataloger is responsible for = performing original and complex copy cataloging of Jewish and Israel = Studies materials, in Hebrew or Yiddish, as well as in English and other = languages, and in all formats. Catalogs using relevant national, = University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) and = local standards in both a consortial database and OCLC. Trains and = supervises student assistant(s) direct reports.


=B7 High School Diploma or equivalent

=B7 Proficiency in reading, writing and speaking Hebrew =
language; familiarity with Hebrew romanization system; in-depth = knowledge of history, literature and other aspects of Jewish culture, = including rabbinics; knowledge of Yiddish desirable.

=B7 Minimum of three years of relevant experience in libraries =
with a minimum of two years of copy cataloging and /or database = maintenance experience in an academic, research, or special library in = one or more of the following areas: monographs cataloging, serials = cataloging, or authority control.

=B7 Knowledge of and proficiency with automated library systems, =
AACR2, RDA, LCPSs, LCRIs, LC classification, LCSH and MARC 21 formats, = and OCLC Connexion.

=B7 Must be able to manage a broad variety of tasks in response =
to shifting priorities and changing constraints.

=B7 Excellent interpersonal skills: ability to work both =
independently and collaboratively in a congenial team environment and to = interact effectively with a broad variety of staff within and outside of = Technical Services; ability to communicate clearly, knowledgably and = personably, orally and in writing, with all persons potentially affected = by the scope of the work.

This is a contractual appointment

APPLICATIONS: Electronic applications required. Please apply online at = https://jobs.umd.edu. No relocation assistance will be provided. You = must be legally able to work in the United States; the University of = Maryland Libraries will not sponsor individuals for employment. An = application consists of a cover letter which includes the source of = advertisement, a resume, and names/e-mail addresses of three references.

The position is open until filled. Application review will begin on = Dec. 7, 2011.

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a = policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate = against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, = sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or = national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political = affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.=20

Website: https://jobs.umd.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=3D55879

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