Las Vegas, NV: Specialized Collections Catalog Librarian, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Job Opening Title: Specialized Collections Catalog Librarian

Employer Name: University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries

Job Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin November 1, 2019

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Years of experience required: 3

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Reporting to the Head of Discovery Services, the Specialized Collections Catalog Librarian will work to enable timely, comprehensive and effective discovery of UNLV Libraries collections with particular focus on Special Collections and Archives. The Specialized Collections Catalog Librarian will serve as the lead cataloger for materials in Special Collections and Archives, working closely with colleagues in the Discovery Services department and in the Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives division to enable discovery of materials in all formats, including monographs, serials, media, and archival collections. Arrangement, processing and archival description of materials is managed by the Special Collections and Archives Technical Services department; the role of the Specialized Collections Catalog Librarian is focused on completing the cataloging and ensuring materials are described to local, national and international standards with original cataloging records contributed to OCLC WorldCat.

The Specialized Collections Catalog Librarian will also contribute to work across the department by participating in the ongoing development and reconciliation of cataloging policies and workflows. The incumbent may also serve as cataloger for additional specific portions of the Libraries’ collections to be assigned based on the candidate’s interests and skill set within the context of the priorities of the Libraries and the Libraries’ strategic plan.

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