Position Description: Reporting to the Subject Specialists Team Leader; Music Cataloger, the Bibliographic Control Coordinator (BCC) evaluates and sorts monographic materials newly sent for cataloging, routing materials into the correct workstream and keeping catalogers constantly supplied with work. The BCC locates, retrieves and delivers in-process monographic materials, requested for rush processing, to appropriate catalogers, keeping patrons, public service, and collection development staff apprised of the status of rush requests. The BCC maintains arrearages in good order, keeps apprised of changing individual and team workloads, and collects statistics on materials received for cataloging from all sources. The BCC performs copy cataloging, including multi-volume sets, replacement of different edition books, and materials in various non-print formats, to facilitate processing. The BCC supervises and trains student assistants within the Subject Specialist Team. The BCC develops and writes procedures. The BCC checks the OCLC record daily load reports, reports errors to supervisors, corrects problems associated with shelf-ready shipments, batchloads vendor-supplied government document records to set OCLC symbols, and performs other problem solving activities. The BCC creates and enhances standard metadata as needed for digital library projects in all disciplines. The BCC works closely with members of the Cataloging & Metadata Center, the Print Acquisitions department, and client units to streamline workflows for non-rush materials and respond to changing priorities.
The UCLA Library Cataloging and Metadata Center is the largest cataloging center in the UCLA Library system. It is primarily responsible for providing access to more than 90,000 titles annually including locally digitized and curated materials, in various formats and languages, using various metadata schemas. This includes creating and enhancing metadata in OCLC/WorldCat, creating metadata in support of UCLA's Digital Library Program, as well as advising and consulting with others. The Center serves the cataloging needs of the Arts, Biomedical, College, Management, Music, Science & Engineering, and Young Research Libraries, as well as of eight small collections on campus. The Center's 12 FTE librarians and 18 FTE staff are organized into 6 teams: Data Integrity, Discovery, ERM & Continuing Resources, International, Metadata, and Subject Specialists. The Center is a member of the Program for Cooperative Cataloging and contributes to BIBCO, CONSER, NACO, and SACO.
Within the Cataloging & Metadata Center, the Subject Specialists Team consists of 3 FTE librarians and 2 FTE library assistants and is responsible for providing intellectual access to materials in the arts, humanities, biomedical and physical sciences, and social sciences. The team performs original monographic cataloging; creates metadata for digital objects; and significantly refines and upgrades monographic records that cannot be used as-is via cataloging-on-receipt in Print Acquisitions or be included in shelf-ready processing.
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.