Assistant Librarian, Winterthur Library

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JOB TITLE: Assistant Librarian

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for maintaining intellectual access through electronic records to materials in the Printed Book and Periodical Collection via the integrated library system. In collaboration with the supervisor, the Assistant Librarian is responsible for the planning and supervision of all technical services operations for the Printed Book and Periodical Collection, original cataloging for Printed Book and Periodical Collection materials, and digital projects in the Printed Book and Periodical Collection. As a team player in the library department she/he will assist in staffing the reference desk and perform other duties and special projects as needed.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Minimum education: ALA-accredited MLS. Minimum knowledge/skills: Good knowledge of current cataloging standards, AACR2, MARC, LCSH, and OCLC systems and functions. Familiarity with non-MARC metadata schemes. Good knowledge of rare book cataloging and cataloging special formats. Detail-oriented, organized, good interpersonal & communication skills, ability to prioritize competing tasks. Must be able to stoop or bend to reach books on lower shelves, must be able to reach books on upper shelves using library stools. Must be able to lift books up to 15 pounds for shelving, and push full book carts. Must be able to tolerate temperatures of 60-65 degrees for short periods. Minimum experience: 2 years professional library experience, preferably in an academic or special library, including cataloging experience and experience using an integrated library system.

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