Cataloging Graduate Assistant, Minnesota State, Mankato

Job Title: Cataloging Graduate Assistant
Organization: Minnesota State University, Mankato
Location: Mankato, Minnesota,
Description:

DATE OF NOTICE: February 6, 2008

POSITION: Graduate Assistant, Library Services / Cataloging (Technical Services Unit)

DATE OF APPOINTMENT: August 18, 2008 – May 11, 2009

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin March 17, 2008 and continue until position is filled.

SALARY RANGE: $4,500 per semester stipend plus full tuition remission up to 18 graduate credits during academic year.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Minnesota State University, Mankato seeks individuals who wish to pursue a subject master’s degree while gaining professional experience in cataloging at an academic library as a Graduate Assistant (GA). The Cataloging Graduate Assistant assists in the professional work of the Technical Services Unit to complete the cataloging and processing of library resources.

Original cataloging and complex copy-cataloging of all types of library resources, particularly theses, electronic resources (such as ebooks, integrating resources, and databases), special format resources (such as maps, sound recordings,
videorecordings, and music), and other resources acquired by the library.

The GA will receive practical training, experience and knowledge of working with an integrated library system, OCLC Connexion, AACR2, MARC 21, LSCH, and
other cataloging standards.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Master’s degree in Library Science.
• MLS from an ALA-accredited graduate program.
• Good oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

RELATED INFORMATION:
Contingent on satisfactory performance and available funding, there is a possibility that this appointment may be continued beyond the initial period of employment with possibility of summer employment.
Additional information about graduate assistantships at Minnesota State Mankato and application available at:
http://grad.mnsu.edu/

TO APPLY:
Submit resume and letter addressing your qualifications for the appointment, completed Graduate Assistantship Application, unofficial transcripts, and names and phone numbers of three references. Send to:

Name: Leslie Peterson, Assistant to the Dean
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Library Services, ML 3097
PO Box 8419
Mankato, MN 56002-8419
Phone: (507) 389-2290
TTY: (800) 627-3529 or 711
FAX: (507) 389-5155
E-mail: leslie.peterson-1 at mnsu dot edu

When applying, please mention that you saw this ad on LISjobs.com/Library Job Postings on the Internet.

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