Authorities and Special Collections Cataloging Librarian

University of Oregon Libraries in Oregon

Deadline July 18, 2014
Date Posted June 19, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The University of Oregon Libraries seeks a knowledgeable, creative, and service-oriented colleague for the position of Authorities and Special Collections Cataloging Librarian.


Duties & Responsibilities:

Provides management, leadership and expertise in the areas of authority control and special collections cataloging. Manages the day-to-day operations of special collections cataloging of materials such as manuscript collections, artists books and rare materials. Sets cataloging priorities in consultation with Special Collections and University Archives and other stakeholders. Establishes, refines and documents local policies and procedures in accordance with national standards and best practices. Explores, proposes and implements new workflows, processes and systems to improve efficiency and facilitate access to library resources. Provides leadership to UO Libraries on authority control policies and NACO procedures. Coordinates the Librarys contributions to the LC/NACO authority file. Provides guidance and training on local and PCC policies and practice. Represents UO Libraries in consortial and national authority control activities. Actively participates in the administration and management of Collection Services as a member of CSs leadership group. Supervises 1 FTE classified employee. Contributes to the advancement of the Libraries mission through service on local and national committees, and continuing professional development, including, but not limited to, conference attendance, presentations and publications. Reports to the Head of Collection Services.


For a complete description and list of required and desired qualifications, please see:

Salary and Benefits:

Salary will be commensurate with rank and experience. The UO offers a generous benefits package (see:


Application Deadline:

To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials by July 18, 2014. Position will remain open until filled.


To Apply:

Please submit a Word or PDF document that includes a cover letter, résumé, and list of four professional references addressed to: Ms. Laine Stambaugh, Human Resources Librarian, 1299 University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, OR 97403-1299 at (541) 346-1895; (541) 346-3485 (fax).


The UO is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.