[Hpn] Fw: National Housing Library job opening
Fri, 14 Sep 2001 11:54:44 -1000
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From: John Vogel <jvogel@DGS.DGSYS.COM>
Sent: Monday, August 27, 2001 5:52 AM
Subject: National Housing Library opening
> JOB DESCRIPTION
> General Description
> Under the general direction of the Director of Communications, serve as
> the librarian for the NAHB Research Center. The primary goal of the
> librarian is to facilitate access to information for Research Center
> staff, and to support the mission of the Research Center, America's
> Housing Technology and Information Resource.
> Regular Duties
> 7 Assume the lead role in creating and implementing a vision for
> integrating the library into the mainstream of the Research Center's
> operation and enhancing its role in the operation
> 7 Enhances the quality and scope of services the library provides to
> Research Center staff
> 7 Seeks to make the library a vibrant information center
> 7 Serve as the Research Center's lead staff person in the ongoing
> implementation and maintenance of our new automated system (Sirsi)
> including the Center's internet Portal.
> 7 Support Research Center staff by fulfilling their requests for
> information via searches, interlibrary loans, subscriptions and purchases.
> 7 Maintains serials holdings & subscriptions, automated serials
> 7 Manages the circulation of serials and other publications to
> Research Center staff
> 7 (In concert with the Communications Division staff) Serve an
> integral role in organizing and maintaining the Research Center's
> historical and current knowledge assets Catalogs, indexes and abstracts
> Research Center reports, drawings, videos, pictures, etc. and assists in
> the creation of content management policies for Research Center staff
> Qualifications and Desired Skills/Experience
> B.A., B.S. or MLS in library science required.
> Content management experience highly preferred. Ability to problem-solve
> independently. Demonstrated computer skills required.
> Proficiency with searching and retrieving records on OCLC and LC;
> adherence to the MARC standard for cataloging and authority control,
> serials cataloging and control knowledge a must; understanding of
> authority control practice and procedures a must.
> Knowledge of:
> 7 A library or records management automated system (Sirsi experience
> 7 Print and electronic reference sources, industry-related databases
> and internet sources
> 7 Database licensing and procurement of third-party content
> agreements preferred.
> NAHB Research Center, 400 Prince George's Blvd., Upper Marlboro, 20774,
> to the attention of Terre Belt. fax 301-430-6180