Music & Fine Arts Cataloging Librarian
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|Job Title||Music & Fine Arts Cataloging Librarian|
|Department Name||88000:LIBRARY ADMINISTRATION|
|Work Location||Lexington, KY|
|Type of Position||Faculty|
|Position Time Status||Full-Time|
• ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library and Information Science, or equivalent advanced degree.
|Required Related Experience||
• Experience cataloging scores and sound recordings.
The University of Kentucky Libraries seeks an experienced, collaborative, creative, flexible, and user-oriented professional for the position of Music and Fine Arts Cataloging Librarian in the Collection, Digital Scholarship, and Technical Services Division (CTS). The successful candidate will manage the cataloging and discovery of print and electronic resources in the Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library, which includes music, art, arts administration, dance, photography, and theater. Reporting to the Director of Cataloging & Database Integrity, the Music and Fine Arts Cataloging Librarian will serve as Unit Head for Music and Fine Arts Cataloging, and as such will demonstrate collegiality, cooperation, and engagement in planning and executing the CTS strategic initiatives.
Position is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track position.
Located in the beautiful bluegrass region of central Kentucky, the University of Kentucky Libraries includes the main William T. Young Library, Medical Center Library, Special Collections Research Center, Agricultural Information Center, Fine Arts Library, Design Library, Education Library, Transportation Library, Lexmark Library, and Science & Engineering Library. Combined library holdings total more than four million volumes. The system has a faculty of 60 and a support and professional staff of 108. UK Libraries currently uses the Ex Libris Alma and Primo systems. UK Libraries memberships include the Association of Research Libraries, LYRASIS, ASERL, and the Center for Research Libraries. UK is a regional depository for government publications.
To apply, interested applicants must complete a UK Online Academic Profile at
Please include contact information for three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system. In addition, references will be contacted via phone to follow up on the reference letters that are provided.
If you have any questions, contact H/R employment, phone (859) 257-9555, press 2.
|Skills / Knowledge / Abilities|
|Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?||Yes|
• Advanced degree in music or art.
|Deadline to Apply||04/19/2017|
|Open Until Filled||No|
|University Community of Inclusion||
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
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