Project Cataloguer, American Antiquarian Society, Worcester MA

The American Antiquarian Society has an immediate opening for a full time cataloger to undertake a series of projects to bring a variety of uncataloged collections under bibliographic control.  The project cataloger will create MARC records for 19th- and 20th-century materials, and will instruct and supervise paraprofessional staff in projects for the cataloging of uncataloged collections.  This position reports to the head of cataloguing services.

 

Qualifications: 

Applicants should have excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, as well as experience with the MARC formats, OCLC and AACR2. The MLS and supervisory experience are 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. $50-60K, 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, Project Cataloger."  Please include contact information for three references.  

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