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> *Position Description:*
> The Diamond Law Library of Columbia University seeks a creative and
> future-oriented leader as the Head of Cataloging. The incumbent will
> provide leadership in managing current staff in both original and copy
> cataloging for all formats and all languages, and will ensure that the
> highest national standards are met in bibliographic and authority control.
> The incumbent will work collaboratively with Technical Services and other
> library colleagues envisioning and implementing evolving services and
> workflows in innovative ways that improve turn-around time and enhance user
> services.
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> The proposed start date is negotiable.
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> The Arthur W. Diamond Law Library offers its researchers one of the finest
> collections of legal materials in the country in both digital and print
> formats. In addition to a near comprehensive United States Law collection,
> there are strong collections in International, Foreign, and Comparative Law
> and a special section devoted to Japanese Law. The Law Library has
> significant collections from at least thirty different countries and a
> useful core of materials from many other jurisdictions. The library has a
> staff of 42 and offers an array of services to the students and faculty of
> Columbia Law School.
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> As one of the world's leading research universities, Columbia University
> in the City of New York provides outstanding opportunities to work and grow
> in a dynamic, multicultural, intellectual community. The Columbia
> University Libraries comprises a diverse and engaged staff committed to
> furthering the University's teaching and research mission through
> innovation, collaboration, and a commitment to excellence. Columbia
> University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strongly
> encourages individuals of all backgrounds and cultures to consider this
> position. We offer a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
> and excellent benefits.
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> *Minimum Qualifications:*- MLS from accredited institutions or the
> equivalent combination of education and experience (completed by the start
> date)
> - Strong knowledge of LC Subject Headings and Classification, RDA, NACO,
> CONSER.
> - Knowledge of OCLC, MarcEdit, and integrated library systems.
> - Proven supervisory skills and ability to work collaboratively with all
> library departments.
> - Strong record of professional involvement with national and local
> library associations.
> - Experience working with non-Roman scripts.
> - Excellent communication skills in English and knowledge of 2 foreign
> languages.
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> *Preferred Qualifications:*
> - Knowledge of law classification.
> - Working knowledge of additional foreign languages.
> - Experience managing batch processes.
> - Experience with local catalog maintenance and physical item processing
> workflows.
> - Familiarity with shelf-ready workflows.
> - Familiarity with emerging standards and applications such as BIBFRAME
> and linked data.
> - Knowledge of computer programming languages and technologies to create,
> extract, transform, analyze and manipulate data such as regular
> expressions, Python, Javascript, Excel, etc.
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> *To apply, please see the complete posting at: *
> pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/3952
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