University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Number of Vacancies
Scope of Job
To supervise and coordinate all processes related to the cataloging of all types of library materials including books, media, gifts, maps, music scores and
theses using appropriate cataloging standards and tools.
Description of Duties
• Understands and effectively uses standard tools for creating catalog records.
• Coordinates original cataloging and copy cataloging of monographs, media, serials, archival items, realia, and
• Updates and maintains cataloging records to reflect library holdings and ensure accuracy.
• Directs the work of the Cataloging unit, providing supervision and facilitating additional training for paraprofessional staff as required.
• Works closely with the Metadata Librarian to establish a seamless workflow.
holdings to reflect changes in the
• Develops and documents policies and procedures for the Cataloging Unit.
• Collaborates with subject liaisons to ensure accuracy and discoverability of library materials.
• Works to ensure bibliographic access, collection arrangement, and cataloging priorities meet the needs of other
• Maintains knowledge of library trends and best practices in academic libraries, particularly as it relates to cataloging standards.
• Works cooperatively with other library departments and supervisors on all
• Serves on library committees and standing university committees as required.
• Participates in continuing education and professional development opportunities (e.g. conferences, workshops, webinars, etc.) as needed to maintain required skills.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
General supervision from assigned supervisor.
May supervise assigned staff.
Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (
) accredited library school.
One (1) year of experience working in an academic library. Working knowledge of AACR2,
formats. Familiarity with Innovative Sierra
. Knowledge of
Connexion Client, or similar software.
Applicant must be a current
Employee to be eligible for this position.
. Knowledge of metadata standards such as
, Dublin Core, or others.
Applicant currently holds a comparable position at
Knowledge of Microsoft Office and use of standard office equipment.
Needs to be able to perform all required duties successfully. Office environment; some travel and weekend work is required.
Successful organization, communication and interpersonal skills; detail oriented; strong service orientation and commitment to professionalism.
Commensurate with Experience
Commensurate with Experience
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Posting Detail Information
is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status.
takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:
*Date of Birth
Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956) 665-2451 and/or email@example.com.
is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.
employees are required to have a criminal background check (
). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley was created by the Texas Legislature in 2013 in a historic move that brings together the resources and assets of UT Brownsville and UT Pan American and, for the first time, makes it possible for residents of the Rio Grande Valley to benefit from the Permanent University Fund—a public endowment contributing support to the University of Texas System and the Texas A&M University System.