Cataloger/ Reference Librarian – New Hampshire Institute of Art

QUALIFICATIONS:   ALA – accredited M. L. S. in Library Science.  Working knowledge of AACR2-R, LC Subject Headings, and LC Classification.  Experience in original and copy cataloging. Rare book experience  and archive processing preferred. Background in art history or art preferred. Experience with serials and circulation procedures a plus.  Public service aspects of the position of Cataloger/Reference Librarian require employee to keep current with public service practices in the context of Library Science and A.L.A. accreditation.  Able to do medium lifting.

DUTIES:   Provide access to the collections of the library using OCLC database, AACR2-R, Library of Congress Classification and Library of Congress Subject headings. Processing archive materials when time permits.  In collaboration with the Library Director supervises Reference Assistant on serials management and assists with reference.

90% of time – searching the GMILCS Library catalog and the OCLC database using Catexpress; editing Library of Congress and shared catalog records; exhibition catalogs, and serials not found in the OCLC database using AACR-2 and Library of Congress Classification Schedules and Library of Congress Subject Headings; updating Library holdings in the HORIZON database; producing spine labels through HORIZON; filling out search slips; and organizing and reviewing technical bulletins. Migrating to Full-OCLC and new ILS in the near future.
10% of time – Supervises (with director) serials management.  Assists with reference, circulation (minimal); use Horizon database and other library resources to assist patrons and monitor library activities.  Assists with website updates. Assists with library instruction classes when necessary. Foster good relations with NHIA, NHCUC and GMILCS communities.

Reports to the Director of the Library.  Performs library service functions for the Institute community including the GMILCS consortium.

SALARY:  Not stated.  Part-time position; 25-30 hours/wk

TO APPLY: Send resumes to:
Human Resources / Library
New Hampshire Institute of Art
148 Concord Street
Manchester, NH 03104

As a private, not-for-profit educational institution, the New Hampshire Institute of Art maintains a policy of equal opportunity for all. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, veteran’s status, or disability in admission or access to, or employment in its programs and activities.

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