The Morgan Library & Museum seeks a temporary, part-time Collections Metadata Assistant to perform data entry in the Morgan’s collections catalog, CORSAIR, OCLC’s WorldCat database, and various local databases. The Assistant will also perform routine database maintenance tasks in all systems. This temporary part-time position is offered for 21 hours per week until March 31, 2019. The position reports to the Manager of Collections Information and Library Systems.
Master’s in Library and Information Science or related field, or substantial course work towards the degree Prior experience working in a research library, especially cataloging in special collections, preferred Knowledge of the MARC format, RDA, AACR2, LCNAF and LCSAF preferred Experience with Voyager and the OCLC Connexion client preferred Experience with MS Access and Excel preferred Familiarity with data transformation tools, such as MarcEdit or OpenRefine 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
New York, NY
Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume to: [email protected]