Please excuse the cross posting. Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications for a one-year contract position in the University Library System. Cataloguing Librarian Bibliographic Control Services Division Queen Elizabeth II Library QUALIFICATIONS: Memorial University is seeking an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and experienced cataloguer for a one-year term appointment as a sabbatical leave replacement. The successful candidate will have a degree from an ALA accredited graduate program, with several years' cataloguing experience in an online environment using AACR2 and the Library of Congress Classification and Subject Headings. He/she will have strong analytical and problem-solving skills and an ability to work effectively both independently and as a member of a group. Knowledge of non-book cataloguing practices will be desirable, as will experience with the MARC21 authorities format. Familiarity with Sirsi/Workflows will be an asset. DESCRIPTION: The Bibliographic Control Services Division is located in the Queen Elizabeth II Library, the central library in Memorial's system. The Division, with a staff of five librarians and twenty-three library assistants, is the largest of the technical services units in the library system and is responsible for acquisitions and cataloguing of resources in all formats. Memorial's librarians are forward-looking and dedicated professionals, committed to high standards of record quality and public service. Memorial was the first institution in Canada to participate in NACO (the Name Authority Cooperative Project). As one of a collegial group of cataloguers, the successful candidate will perform original cataloguing for resources in any of a range of formats and subject areas, in accordance with his/her qualifications and the library's priorities. Materials for original cataloguing include serials, electronic resources, government documents, scores and sound recordings, audio-visual materials, maps, rare books, and academic theses. Works catalogued may be for specialized collections such as marine studies, or medicine and health, or may be unique titles for a comprehensive collection relating to Newfoundland and Labrador. Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province's only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the educational and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 16,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John's, a very safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. BENEFITS: An appointment at the rank of Librarian II or III is anticipated. Based on experience and qualifications, salary floors are $43,543 and $49,419 respectively. Memorial offers standard academic benefits including opportunities for development time. PROCEDURE: The deadline for applications October 15, 2003. Please cite competition number 2003/2004-LIB-002. Processing of applications will begin upon receipt. The position is available January 1 - December 31, 2004. Interested qualified individuals should send a resume and names, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to: Richard H. Ellis Tel: (709) 737-3862 University Librarian FAX: (709) 737-2153 Memorial University of Newfoundland Net: [log in to unmask] St. John's, Newfoundland Canada A1B 3Y1 Memorial University of Newfoundland is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority.