Friday, August 01, 2014

Part-time Library Assistant (Cataloging) - West Hartford Libraries

Part-time Library Assistant (Cataloging) - West Hartford Libraries. The Noah Webster (main) Library in West Hartford, CT seeks an experienced copy cataloger to perform cataloging and classifying of print and non-print library resources for 15 hours per week with a flexible schedule. Thorough knowledge of MARC records, OCLC and DDC is essential; familiarity with the Sierra ILS is highly desirable. The ideal candidate will be able to manage a high volume of work in order to process new materials in a timely manner. Must be able to work independently and as a team and must communicate effectively with librarians regarding various cataloging issues from time to time. Although the primary assignment is for cataloging, a Library Assistant may also perform responsible and varied paraprofessional duties in the circulation of library books and other materials; assist patrons, students, and staff in using library facilities, resources and services, and perform varied and responsible library clerical work. This would include staffing the circulation desk, including charging and discharging library materials, issuing library cards to new patrons, answering telephone calls and providing information as necessary, assisting patrons in the use of the library’s catalogue, and performing general office clerical tasks. Applications can be downloaded or printed from here. A resume, cover letter and application must be submitted to the West Hartford Public Library no later than August 15, 2014. Application packages may be emailed to or mailed to: West Hartford Public Library, Technical Services Department, 20 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06107.