Whitney Museum Part Time Project Cataloguer

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Description

Project Cataloguer

(1 day per week for 6 months)          

 

The Whitney Museum of American Art’s Frances Mulhall Achilles Library seeks a part-time temporary Project Cataloger for a six month assignment working one day per week. The Project Cataloger will work within a collaborative and collegial environment and report to the Library Manager, providing general cataloging support for the Library. Performs complex copy cataloging of various types of materials across all disciplines, including print, media, digital resources, and other non-print formats.

 

Qualifications: 

-          MLS (or equivalent) degree from an ALA-accredited institution, completed or in process.

-          Professional cataloging experience.

-          Familiarity with MARC format and cataloging rules, including RDA, AACR2, LCSH, and LCC

-          Experience with an integrated library system (Voyager preferred)

-          Experience with OCLC and Connexion client

-          Working knowledge of standard bibliographic and other reference tools

 

                                                                                                           

Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:  hr@whitney.org and state “Project Cataloguer” in the subject line of the email.

 

About the Whitney

As the preeminent institution devoted to the art of the United States, the Whitney Museum of American Art presents the full range of twentieth-century and contemporary American art, with a special focus on works by living artists.  Designed by architect Renzo Piano and situated between the High Line and the Hudson River, the Whitney's new building vastly increases the Museum’s exhibition and programming space, providing the most expansive view ever of its unsurpassed collection of modern and contemporary American art.

 

The Whitney Museum of American Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Museum does not discriminate because of age, sex, religion, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, gender (including gender identity), sexual orientation, or any other factor prohibited by law. The Museum hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. The Museum encourages all qualified candidates to apply for vacant positions at all levels. This description shall not be construed as a contract of any sort for a specific period of employment.