Adjunct Cataloging Librarian

Appalachian State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 11, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Library & Information Sciences, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Librarians & Library Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Human Resources Administration, Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity, Executive, Executive Directors
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manages cataloging unit functions. Responsible for updating practices and creating new workflows as needed. This includes performing cataloging work and assigning work to the staff.
  • Help and train cataloging staff with new resources and workflows as needed.
  • Original cataloging of audio materials
  • Original cataloging of visual materials
  • Original cataloging of complex materials beyond staff expertise
  • Keep up with advances and initiatives in the Cataloging field to update practices or create new workflows.
  • Awareness and dedication to the trends in diversity initiatives in cataloging such as Critical Librarianship (‘critlib') and Radical Cataloging (‘radcat')
  • Other projects as assigned
Department Library-Materials Processing - 275014 Position Number 084251 Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Minimum Qualifications
A successful candidate will have the experience or ability to perform the tasks below. Please note an MLS is preferred but an appropriate degree with cataloging expertise will be equally considered. Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit the required documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of three references in the application or attach a List of References with their contact information
AA/EEO Statement

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Director of Human Resources/ EEO Officer
Office of Human Resources
330 University Hall Dr.
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3187

Director of Title IX Compliance/Title IX Coordinator
Office of Title IX Compliance
123 I.G. Greer Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-2144

ADA /504 Coordinator & Office of Disability Resources Director
Office of Disability Resources
224 Joyce Lawrence Lane/Suite 112 Anne Belk Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3056

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian
We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community. Posting Number 201500012P

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