Project Librarian (2-year appointment) – Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute seeks candidates for a two-year, full-time position of Project Librarian to oversee a program to barcode the collection, apply RFID tags, reconcile records in the online catalog, as well as to enhance the catalog by acquiring authority review services and table-of-contents information.  The Project Librarian reports to the Collections Management Librarian.

Primary responsibilities include preparation of project documentation, procedural manual, and recruitment and supervision of a Project Cataloger and a workforce appropriate to apply barcodes and tags to a collection of over 200,000 volumes within budgetary restraints.  The Project Librarian will work with selected vendors to produce smart barcodes, RFID tags, authority review and table-of-contents information and will maintain efficient workflow throughout the project.  The Project Manager will also assist in the implementation of circulations and self-check stations.

The successful candidate will possess a Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school with 2-3 years of professional experience, excellent project management skills, experience with OCLC, knowledge of  MARC, AACR2, LCSH, LC classification, and standard authority control procedures, significant experience with integrated library systems, strong organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail, excellent communication skills and ability to work with diverse individuals at all levels.  Reading knowledge of a Western European language is desired.

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