Cataloguer, American Antiquarian Society, Worcester MA

The American Antiquarian Society has an immediate opening for a cataloger to provide both copy cataloging and original cataloging of 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century materials.  The cataloger will create new MARC records and edit existing MARC records for monographs.  AAS utilizes Endeavor Information Systems' Voyager integrated library system.  This position reports to the head of cataloging services.

 

Qualifications: 

Applicants should have excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, as well as experience with the MARC formats, OCLC and AACR2. The MLS is required for this position.  Familiarity with Voyager and RDA and knowledge of Microsoft Access and/or SQL is desirable; a background in American history is highly preferred. 

 

Compensation: This is a full time position, available immediately. $25-31K based on experience and qualifications.  Benefits include health and life insurance; paid holidays, vacation, personal and sick leave; retirement plan options; professional development opportunities.  . 

 

To apply: Submit a letter of application and resume electronically to cmackey@mwa.org with subject line "Search Committee, Cataloger."  Please include contact information for three references.  The American Antiquarian Society is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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