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Cataloger and Classifier Librarian

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The Boston Public Library is accepting applications for two part-time, temporary Cataloger and Classifier Librarians who will be responsible for performing entry-level phases of descriptive and subject cataloging for review, including basic original cataloging and classification, which may require special language and/or subject knowledge.Salary: $23 - $31 per hour, DOQ; 18 hours per week. Competitive benefits.Minimum Qualifications:A bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university and a master’s degree in library science from an ALA accredited library school. In exceptional circumstances specialized education, training and/or experience may be substituted for part or all of the educational requirements.Basic knowledge of library catalogs and other bibliographic tools and sources; basic knowledge of current descriptive and subject cataloging practices and procedures for coding bibliographic records in the MARC format; ability to learn and apply highly detailed standards and techniques. Relevant language or subject knowledge and / or specialized training may also be required. Ability to work well independently and cooperatively in a group. Dependability. Proficiency with the current versions of the following cataloging tools and software products is highly desirable:Cataloger’s Desktop Classification Web RDA Toolkit MSWord and ExcelEmployment Requirements: 1. Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.2. Residency – Must be a resident of the City of Boston upon the first day of hire.3. CORI – Must successfully clear a Criminal Offenders Record Information check with the City of Boston.Complete job description and application available at: www.cityofboston.gov/OHR/careercenter.aspDeadline for application: January 31, 2014In compliance with Federal and State Equal Employment Laws, Equal opportunity will be afforded to all applicants regardless of race, color, sex, age, religious creed, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, ex-offender status, prior psychiatric treatment or military status.

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