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From the GMR: Part-time Collection Management Librarian, Davenport, IA

With the retirement of long time faculty member Susan Burns, M.A., http://www.palmer.edu/libraryd_content.aspx?id=1438, Palmer Health Sciences Library has a part time faculty position opening. Please see details below and at the Palmer website: http://www.palmer.edu/employment.aspx?id=358

Requisition # P0910-27

Position Title: Collection Management Librarian, faculty part time
Department: Library
Posting type: Open to internal and external applicants.
Salary: **Salary is commensurate with current Collective Bargain Agreement.

Employment Status: Part time / Exempt. Part time appointment expected to be no more than 20 hours per week. This position is covered by the faculty collective bargaining agreement.

Description of Responsibilities: Applications are invited for a part time faculty appointment with the David D. Palmer Health Sciences Library. Primary assignments include but are not limited to original & copy cataloging of item & digital collections, particularly those held in Special Services. Cataloging format assignments will include unique monographs, pamphlets, dissertations, theses, annuals, periodicals, other serials, journals, electronic media, other metadata & audiovisual. Assignment will include collaboration in the creation & development of metadata standards for digital collections & specific digitization projects.

Position Qualifications Required: ALA-accredited MLS. Demonstrated knowledge of & experience with current & emerging national cataloging standards. Demonstrated knowledge & experience with metadata standards & practices. Demonstrated knowledge & experience with Collection Management principles, protocols & current trends. Demonstrated oral & written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to prioritize, plan, coordinate & implement multiple projects. Demonstrated familiarity of & performance with integrated library management systems, SirsiDynix preferred. Minimum two years appropriate cataloging experience, academic or health sciences library preferred.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae & salary history to:

Wanda Kleinsmith, Human Resources
Palmer College of Chiropractic
1000 Brady Street
Davenport, IA 52803
fax to 563-884-5802
e-mail: hr_dept@palmer.edu

Dennis Peterson M.A.
Senior Director of Library Services
Palmer College of Chiropractic
1000 Brady Street
Davenport IA 52803
563.884.5442 Office | 563.370.2170 Cell

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