Adjunct Librarian - Cataloging

Palatine IL, IL
Jul 11, 2018
Position Type
Institution Type
Community College

Schedule Information:  3 days per week, 5-6 hours per day

Hours Per Week:  15 hours per week (fewer hours during the summer semester); 44 weeks per year

Benefits: N/A

Duties of Position: 

As part of the Library team, the Adjunct Librarian (Cataloging) duties include:

  • Perform original and copy cataloging, including authority work, in all formats
  • Perform LC classification
  • Act as a resource person for cataloging staff
  • Catalog archival materials
  • May work some hours assisting patrons with library research and other information needs at the Reference desk
  • Perform other duties, as assigned

Educational Requirements: 

An American Library Association (ALA) accredited Master's degree in Library Science is required.

Experience Requirements: 

Candidates must have experience in technical services. Public Services experience preferred.  A minimum of two years original cataloging experience; working knowledge and understanding of AACR2, RDA, LC classification, LCSH, MARC21 and OCLC.

Required Documents:  ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***

* Official transcripts required upon hire 

* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.

* Employment sponsorship is not available.

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