Founded in 1812, the American Antiquarian Society is a learned society that supports a preeminent national research library specializing in American history, life, and culture from settlement through the year 1876. The library serves a world-wide community of scholars. The Society is committed to maintaining a level of outstanding service to its readers and other library constituents that has been our hallmark for decades.
The American Antiquarian Society has an immediate opening for a cataloger to provide both complex copy cataloging and original cataloging of 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century materials. The cataloger will create new MARC records and edit existing MARC records for monographs. AAS utilizes Ex Libris’ Voyager integrated library system. This position reports to the Society’s Project Cataloger.
Applicants should have excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, as well as experience with the MARC formats, OCLC, AACR2 and RDA. The MLS is required for this position. Familiarity with Voyager and knowledge of Microsoft Access and/or SQL is desirable; a background in American history is preferred.
This is a full time position, available immediately. $35-40,000 based on experience and qualifications. Benefits include health and life insurance; paid holidays, vacation, personal and sick leave; retirement plan options; professional development opportunities.
Submit a letter of application and resume electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line “Search Committee, Cataloger.” Please include contact information for three references. The American Antiquarian Society is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.
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Director of Human Resources
American Antiquarian Society
185 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609