Project Cataloger – The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, NY

Project Cataloger – Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Images Project
(Full-time)
The Morgan Library & Musem, New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

The Morgan Library & Museum invites applications for the position of Project Cataloger for the Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Images Project. This is a full-time temporary position, funded for 2 years as part of the Morgan’s collaboration with the Index of Christian Art to photograph, digitize, and describe all iconographical significant illustrations in the Morgan’s collection of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts. The Project Cataloger is responsible for processing and loading records created by the Index of Christian Art into the Morgan’s online catalog, CORSAIR, as well as revising these records to bring them into conformity with the data standards used by the Morgan. The cataloger also creates new records, based on published descriptions and curatorial files, for images of manuscripts that fall outside the scope of the Index of Christian Art project. This position will report to the Head of Cataloging and Database Maintenance.

Qualifications

– MLS or MLS candidate with substantial experience working with special collections
– Working knowledge of the MARC format and AACR2
– Background in Liberal Arts required; medieval history or literature preferred
– Experience with online library system required; experience with Voyager preferred
– Excellent organizational skills, accuracy, attention to detail
– Demonstrated skill with Microsoft Office applications
– Ability to work on a computer for extended periods of time

Compensation: Commensurate with experience; excellent benefit plan

To apply: Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to:

Human Resources
icacat@themorgan.org

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