The Assistant Cataloger is responsible for creating and maintaining metadata for library materials in a variety of formats and performing end-processing of materials. Primary responsibilities include copy cataloging, editing records, transcribing bibliographic data into new MARC records, and assigning DDC call numbers according to national and local standards. Secondary responsibilities include performing end processing on materials, performing inventory, and participating in broader library projects as needed.
This is a part-time position of 21 hours scheduled per week. There is some flexibility in the set schedule; evening and weekend hours may be available.
Reports to: Collections Management Librarian
FLSA status: Non-exempt
Job posted 9/25/2017. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send resume with cover letter and employment application to HR@artcenter.eduand reference “Assistant Cataloger PT” in the subject line.
Cataloging — 80%
Physical Processing — 15%
Other Assignments — 5%
Physical Demands and Working Environment
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Environment: Work is performed primarily in a library setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; work spaces may change frequently due to space constraints; tasks will involve extended periods of time in front of a computer monitor and keyboard. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is exposure to dust and moderate noise.
Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office and library setting; to stand or walk for prolonged periods of time; including, bending, kneeling, crouching, reaching, squatting, and twisting; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull moderate to heavy amounts of weight (10 to 50 pounds); dexterity to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination and to physically move, shelve, and process library materials; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.
Vision: Must be able to have the visual capacity to perform activities such as preparing and reading reports, viewing a computer terminal and other normal office work with or without correction.
Hearing: Must be able to communicate effectively in the course of normal office communication or exchange ideas with or without correction.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary.
ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.