Please post the following position announcement to the Federal Librarians Discussion List. Thank you, Laura Nauta ------------ Cataloger The Nimitz Library U.S. Naval Academy The Nimitz Library, United States Naval Academy, seeks applications for an experienced cataloger with energy, initiative, and enthusiasm. Specific responsibilities will be to: -- create original cataloging and Library of Congress classification for all materials, except serials, in monographic, electronic, and audio-visual formats; -- prepare retrospective and original cataloging for the Special Collections, to include rare and/or unique items; -- perform authority work and resolution of problems in the Innovative Interfaces online library database; and -- report to the Head of Cataloging. The strongest candidates will be self-motivated, flexible team players, comfortable with change while also appreciative of the importance of continuities. The Naval Academy is the Navy’s undergraduate college, with 4,150 students, more than 500 civilian and military faculty, and 18 major fields of study in three academic divisions (seven in Engineering, seven in Math & Science, and four in Humanities/Social Sciences). The Academy has produced five Rhodes Scholars in the last ten years alone. The Nimitz Library has a user-oriented staff of 41 FTE (including 18 professional librarians) and some 550,000 volumes of books and bound periodicals, plus government documents, microforms, extensive holdings in Special Collections and Archives, and a growing array of electronic resources. "Library Excellence" is one of the initiatives in the Naval Academy's Strategic Plan, and the Library has been receiving significant budgetary increases for acquisitions. For additional information about the Library, see http://www.usna.edu/Library. Located in Annapolis, the capital of Maryland and “the sailing capital of America”, the Naval Academy is 30 miles from both Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, in the beautiful Chesapeake Bay Area. Beginning salary will be at least the first step ($46,469) of the GS-11 pay grade, higher depending on experience or other qualifications. For additional information, including details about how to apply, see the Nimitz Library’s web site at http://www.usna.edu/Library/Posann.htm Questions about the position, about the Nimitz Library, or about navigating the application process should be directed to: Laura R. Nauta Head, Cataloging Department Nimitz Library U.S. Naval Academy Email: [log in to unmask] or phone: (410) 293-6963 The Naval Academy is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate.