Job Posting: Catalog/Reference Librarian, Indianapolis Museum of Art

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CATALOG/REFERENCE LIBRARIAN (FT/37.5 HRS/WK)
The Stout Reference Library of the Indianapolis Museum of Art seeks a knowledgeable candidate to
join a team of talented staff working in a highly collaborative environment. The Catalog/Reference
Librarian reports to the Head of Libraries & Archives and is responsible for the cataloging and
classification of all library materials. The successful candidate will share responsibility for providing
reference services.
Essential job duties:

Original and copy cataloging of library materials in all formats and in a variety of languages.

Provide reference assistance to museum staff, volunteers, docents, and the public.

May supervise and/or train work-study students, volunteers, and interns as needed.

Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:

MLS from an ALA-accredited program with a background in Art, Art History, or closely
related field.

Cataloging experience, preferably in an academic or research library.

Knowledge of MARC, LC, Dewey, and AACR2, as well as authority control. Experience with
OCLC.

Experience working with the public in a reference environment.

Ability to work flexibly in a changing environment.

Must be organized and detail oriented.

Working knowledge of at least one foreign language.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Must be able to lift library materials and push fully loaded book carts
Some evening hours required. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until
filled.

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