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Old Dominion University is a state-supported institution with enrollment of 21,000, a leader in distance learning and a Carnegie Extensive Doctoral/Research University. The campus is located in the historic port city of Norfolk, VA.  For campus information, check

CATALOGING & METADATA SERVICES LIBRARIAN: This supervisory position provides leadership in cataloging and metadata creation and management; provides performance, planning, management, training and evaluation of 4.0 FTE classified staff in the Cataloging & Metadata Services Unit; is responsible for the overall management of the Unit.  Other responsibilities include developing and maintaining effective data reporting and program analysis.  The successful candidate will also participate in planning, developing and implementing programs to enhance departmental effectiveness as a member of the Bibliographic Services Operations Team.; and will serve as a subject bibliographer for assigned general collection areas.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: ALA-accredited MLS; supervisory experience, progressively responsible experience in cataloging and metadata operations; demonstrated experience working with OCLC and with cataloging modules of an integrated library system; capacity for leadership, including interpersonal and communication skills; commitment to lifelong learning and responsiveness to client needs; analytical skills, such as independent problem solving/critical thinking, quantitative analysis, time management and computer skills; knowledge of current trends/issues in cataloging and metadata creation; experience with one or more non-MARC metadata schema, standards, best practices, and their application; experience with markup languages including HTML and XML; demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service; successful experience working in a team environment with both professional and support staff. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS. Knowledge of at least one foreign language; demonstrated and current professional development; experience with Innovative Interfaces, Inc integrated library system (Millennium preferred); experience with collection  development.  SALARY AND BENEFITS: Minimum salary:  $52,000.  Excellent benefits package. DEADLINE: Screening of applicants will begin  April 15, 2010 and continue until the position is filled.  APPLICATION. Send a letter of application; resume; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references to: Judy Trump, Chair, Search Committee for Cataloging Services Librarian, Perry Library, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529-0256 , (757) 683-4484.

Old Dominion University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and requires compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.