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SWISS NATIONAL LIBRARY : JOB
Following the retirement of the current head of
cataloguing, the Swiss National Library has a vacancy
for the post of
HEAD OF CATALOGUING AT
THE SWISS NATIONAL LIBRARY
This is a long term appointment, at a senior grade in
the Swiss Federal Government administration.
You will be responsible for planning, supervision,
coordination and evaluation of the cataloguing
departement, including the section or authority
control. You will be in charge of 16 qualified staff,
who carry out original cataloguing in USMARC using
Swiss Library Association rules on the VTLS system
Cataloguing covers a wide range of printed and non-
printed materials, in all languages and all subjects.
(The National Library collects all documents printed
in Switzerland and written by Swiss authors anywhere
in the world).
You will also be in charge of the Swiss National
Bibliography, which is published twice a month using
data extracted from the online catalogue.
As head of cataloguing, you will be required to take
part in different projects within the Library, and to
represent the Library's interests in national and
thorough library training, preferably with a good
qualification in librarianship. experienc in running a
cataloguing department, in an automated
environment, using a MARC format. Fluency
(reading, writing and speaking) in two of the
following languages is essential: German, French,
Effective communication and analytical skills.
Ability to work independently and with others.
According to qualifications and experience, with a
comprehensive pension package.
Working week,: full-time (42 hours).
Vacation 20 days plus 9 national holidays.
Please send your application (resume, photo, copies
of certificates, references) to the following address by
April 10th 1996
Swiss National Library
If you have further questions, please contact me at
Marie-Christine.Doffey _at__ slb.admin.ch
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