Thursday, January 05, 2017

Cataloger/Archives Assistant - Taft School

Cataloger/Archives Assistant - Taft School, Watertown, Connecticut. REPORTS TO: Library Director. SALARY: Commensurate with experience. FTE: 0.6 FTE (30 hours per week during academic year). POSITION REQUIREMENTS: The duties and responsibilities of the Cataloger/Archives assistant include, but are not limited to: Perform original and copy cataloging, including authority work, in all formats. Perform LC classification. Update holdings in WorldCat via OCLC Connexion. Act as a resource person for library staff. Catalog and assist in processing archival materials and assist with providing service in Archives. Assist with digitization of archival and other materials. Assist Coordinator of Technical Services with planning for regular inventory and weeding of the Library’s collection. Provide assistance at public service desk during the school year as needed. Act as mentor to students writing research papers. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including afternoons, evenings and weekends. Assist with other tasks as assigned by the Director of the Library. MINIMUM DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: An American Library Association accredited MLS/MLIS is required. At least one year of library experience as a cataloger required. Working knowledge of cataloging standards and tools including AACR2/RDA, LCC, LCSH, MARC21, FRBR, OCLC, and OCLC WorldCat. Position requires close attention to detail and ability to work in a noisy, user-centered environment. Must have a positive attitude toward adolescents. Must possess good communication and computer skills, a desire to learn new skills related to the role and the ability to work well with others. TO APPLY: Submit your resume via email to The Taft School is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer in accordance with regulations adopted by the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities. It is the policy of The Taft School to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religious creed, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental retardation, mental disability, or physical disability.