Senior Art and Manuscript Cataloger at the Folger Shakespeare Library

POSITION DUTIES
Under the supervision of the Head of Cataloging and in general
consultation with the
Curator of Art & Special Collections and the Curator of Manuscripts, has
primary
responsibility for bibliographic control of the library’s art and
manuscript collections.

– Creates and upgrades full item- and collection-level MARC 21
cataloging records for graphic materials (prints, drawings, and
photographs) and realia, dating ca. 1500 to the present
– Creates and upgrades full item- and collection-level MARC 21
cataloging records for manuscripts, dating ca. 1500 to the present
– Assigns subject and form/genre headings
– Performs authority control; establishes and revises name headings in
the LC/NACO Authority File
– Performs database maintenance
– Creates and maintains EAD-encoded finding aids
– Keeps abreast of revisions in cataloging rules and trends
-Other duties as assigned

The position doesn’t seem to have been posted on the Folger’s website yet (www.folger.edu), but the complete posting with requirements and application instructions is available here.

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