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The Morgan Library & Museum seeks a temporary, part-time Collections Metadata Assistant to perform data work in the Morgan’s collections catalog, CORSAIR, OCLC’s WorldCat database, and various local and external databases. The Assistant will also perform routine database maintenance tasks in all systems, as well as assist with the physical processing and rehousing of collection items. This temporary part-time position is offered for 21 hours per week.

The Morgan Library & Museum is committed to diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The Morgan strongly encourages applicants with a demonstrated commitment to fostering diversity, inclusion, and gender equity in programming, outreach, hiring, and collection development.

Master’s degree in Library and Information Science or related field, or substantial course work towards the degree
Prior experience cataloging in special collections preferred
Knowledge of the MARC format, RDA, AACR2, NAF and LCSH preferred
Knowledge of authority control procedures preferred
Experience with Voyager and the OCLC Connexion client preferred
Experience with Microsoft Office suite preferred
Familiarity with data manipulation and transformation tools, such as MarcEdit and MacroExpress preferred
Excellent typing and proofreading skills
Ability to manage and complete multiple assignments
Ability to work for extended periods at a computer workstation
Ability to lift moderately heavy boxes and books
Ability to push a fully loaded book truck

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