Mississippi State, MS: Assistant Professor/Monographic Cataloger – Mississippi State University

The MSU Libraries is looking for creative colleagues to join our team!

One position is Assistant Professor/Monographic Cataloger tenure-track position. This position contributes to the development of a virtual research database by performing original and complex adaptive cataloging of monographic materials representing all subject matter and all formats according to RDA, AACR2R, Library of Congress-Program for Cooperative Cataloging Policy Statements (LC-PCC PSs), LC Classification, LC Subject Headings, and MARC21 formats. Creates, reviews and edits metadata for the Libraries’ unique materials, including music collections, rare books, artists’ books, maps, graphics, publications by the University and its faculty, and web-based materials in multiple languages, formats and time periods, according to national and local standards for rare materials description. The MSU Libraries participates in Program for Cooperative Cataloging programs, including the creation of BIBCO bibliographic records and NACO and SACO authority records.

A complete list of responsibilities, qualifications and an online application form for this position is available at: http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/cw/en-us/job/495225/assistant-professor

Minimum qualifications for position: Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program; Minimum of one to two (1-2) years of cataloging experience in an academic or archival setting; Experience with standards for bibliographic and authority data; Familiarity with RDA and AACR2R and metadata schema such as Dublin Core, EAD, METS, MODS.

The MSU Libraries is a founding member of SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) as well as holds memberships in ALA, ACRL, ASERL, AgNIC, CNI, CLIR, and the New Media Consortium. We are the home of the Charles H. Templeton Collection and Music Museum as well as the state’s only presidential library, the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library. The MSU Libraries is actively involved in scholarly communications, embedded librarianship, and digital literacy and technology projects.

MSU is an equal opportunity employer.

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