Thursday, May 02, 2013

Part Time Library Cataloger - Acton Public Library, Old Saybrook

Part Time Library Cataloger - Acton Public Library, Old Saybrook, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of part-time (25 hours/week) Cataloging Librarian. Under the direction of the Library Director, the Cataloging Librarian performs original and copy cataloging of all library materials in various formats, using nationally accepted cataloging formats and standards. The Librarian hired for this position will be responsible for cataloging all materials added to the Acton Public Library collection. The position will also include hours on the reference desk, providing public assistance with computer use issues, use of electronic devices to access library materials, and basic reference needs. The cataloger may be assigned special projects, including collection development. Skills required: Knowledge and understanding of cataloging principles including AACR2, Dewey Decimal Classification, MARC formats. Maintaining an awareness of developments in general cataloging issues and standards, metadata standards, and librarianship in working with print, serials, digital, e-materials and evolving formats. Excellent communication skills (reading, writing, speaking). Flexibility and ability to work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing work environment. Working independently, as well as collaboratively, within the library. Representing the library at consortium meetings. Utilizing excellent analytical, time management and problem-solving skills. This position requires an ALA-accredited MLS, as well as cataloging experience. This is a 25 hour/week union position, with no health insurance benefits. It does include paid vacation time, sick time, and holidays. Please submit resume with references to: Michele Van Epps, Library Director, Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT 06475. Closing date: May 20, 2013.