Adjunct Faculty Cataloger for Special Collections - NYU

Job Information


Reporting to the Head of Metadata Production & Management Department, Knowledge Access & Resource Management Services, (KARMS), the Adjunct Faculty Cataloger for Special Collections will process predominantly backlogged materials from the Fales Library, while meeting appropriate benchmark production quotas.  The Adjunct Faculty Cataloger for Special Collections will work under the supervision of the Project and Production Cataloger, Special Collections, and in close collaboration with the Librarian for Printed Books.

Status:  Part-time, up to 21 hours per week, flexible schedule, appointment is for balance of the Fall 2016 semester, with re-appointment for future semesters as warranted.

New York University Libraries: Libraries at New York University serve the school’s 40,000 students and faculty and contain more than 5 million volumes. The Libraries supports NYU’s vision to become the first true Global Network University by collaborating and providing services to our 11 global academic centers and our “portal campuses” in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai.   New York University Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the OCLC Research Library Partnership, and the HathiTrust. The Libraries participates in a variety of consortia and collaborates closely with Columbia University Libraries and the New York Public Library through the Manhattan Research Library Consortium. View NYU Libraries Mission and Strategic Plan.

Job Requirements


• Bibliographic knowledge of one or more Western European languages
• Familiarity with special collections cataloging, including analytical and descriptive bibliography and the history of the book in England and America
• Expertise with one or more Integrated Library Systems and OCLC
• Experience or internship in technical services in an academic or research library
• Demonstrated knowledge of cataloging standards, practices, and products, including LC classification, LCSH, MARC formats, AACR2, RDA and DCRM(B) standards as well as related LC-PCC Policy Statements; ability to problem-solve and work independently.

Education Required

MLS from an ALA-accredited graduate program

Contact Information

Phone: None
Contact Method

To Apply: To ensure consideration, send CV and letter of application, including the name, address, and telephone number of three references to: Enrique Yanez, Assistant Dean for Human Resources, New York University Libraries, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012 or via email to Resumes will be considered until the position is filled.

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