Temporary Cataloger and Classifier Librarians, Boston Public Library, Boston MA

The Boston Public Library is accepting applications for two part-time, temporary Cataloger and Classifier Librarians who will be responsible for performing entry-level phases of descriptive and subject cataloging for review, including basic original cataloging and classification, which may require special language and/or subject knowledge.

Salary: $23 - $31 per hour, DOQ; 18 hours per week. Competitive benefits.

Minimum Qualifications:
A bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university and a master's degree in library science from an ALA accredited library school. In exceptional circumstances specialized education, training and/or experience may be substituted for part or all of the educational requirements.

Basic knowledge of library catalogs and other bibliographic tools and sources; basic knowledge of current descriptive and subject cataloging practices and procedures for coding bibliographic records in the MARC format; ability to learn and apply highly detailed standards and techniques. Relevant language or subject knowledge and / or specialized training may also be required. Ability to work well independently and cooperatively in a group. Dependability.
Proficiency with the current versions of the following cataloging tools and software products is highly desirable:

Cataloger's Desktop
Classification Web
RDA Toolkit
MSWord and Excel

Employment Requirements:
1. Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.
2. Residency - Must be a resident of the City of Boston upon the first day of hire.
3. CORI - Must successfully clear a Criminal Offenders Record Information check with the City of Boston.

Complete job description and application available at: www.cityofboston.gov/OHR/careercenter.asp

Deadline for application: January 31, 2014

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