Academic Specialist

Indiana University Bloomington in Indiana

Date Posted March 14, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Library: Academic Specialist - Bloomington, IN. The primary responsibility of this position is the original and copy cataloging of materials in Persian/Farsi, including: Assignment/evaluation of subject headings, assignment/evaluation of call numbers, assignment/evaluation of personal, corporate, conference, and series headings, determination of appropriate bibliographic description (title, publication information, edition, explanatory notes, etc.), input of Arabic script fields in bibliographic and authority records in Arabic script languages, completion of bibliographic records at the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) national level, creation of Name Authority Cooperative Project (NACO) authority records for personal, corporate, conference, and series headings, to be added to OCLC and other national databases; editing of existing NACO authority records, and creation/evaluation of vernacular scripts fields in the OCLC database. Requirements: Bachelors in Library Science, Information Science or a closely related Field. 2 years study of or fluency in the Persian/Farsi language required. Please send letter of application, professional vita, and the names/addresses/telephone numbers of four references via e-mail to: Jennifer Chaffin, Director of Human Resources, Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library 201B, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, E-mail: Indiana University is an equal employment opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services.