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Date:          Thu, 18 Dec 1997 16:11:43 -0600
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From:          Peter Fletcher <[log in to unmask]>
Subject:       Tulane, Serials Cataloging Coordinator/Latin American Cataloger
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Serials Cataloging Coordinator/Latin American
Cataloger. Tulane University. Responsible for original and
complex cataloging for materials, primarily in serial format, on
subjects related to Latin America. Serves as the Cataloging
Department resource for serials cataloging; contributes
authority records to the national authority file under the terms
of the library's participation in NACO; provides serials
cataloging training for department staff, as needed. Provides
input for establishing serials cataloging priorities within the
context of overall cataloging priorities. Reports to the Head of
the Cataloging Department. The Cataloging Department employs 7
full-time librarians and 11 support staff. Required:
ALA-accredited MLS. Minimum two years' professional  serials
cataloging experience in an academic library. Excellent reading
knowledge of Spanish. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding
of LC classification, LCSH, AACR2 (rev.), LCRI, and the USMARC
formats for bibliographic, holdings, and authority data.
Excellent written and oral communication skills; effective
interpersonal skills; ability to function as a contributing team
member in a production-oriented environment; strong service
orientation; flexibility in adapting to changing departmental
and organizational priorities; strong analytical skills and
organizational abilities. Preferred: Additional monographic
cataloging experience; knowledge of other Western European
languages, particularly Portuguese. Previous serials management
experience; academic background in Latin American Studies;
ability to work in a highly automated environment; working
knowledge of OCLC and an integrated local system. Salary: Rank
and salary based on qualifications; minimum $34,500.
Twelve-month academic appointment. Excellent benefits, including
tuition exemption for self and family. To apply: send letter of
application, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone
numbers of three references to: Mary Orazio, Executive
Secretary, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University,
New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-5682. Preference will be given to
applications received by February 8, 1998. Tulane University is
an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

Peter V. Fletcher
Foreign Language Monographs Original Cataloger
Slavic Bibliographer
Howard-Tilton Memorial Library
Tulane University
7001 Freret Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70118

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