Wednesday, April 25, 2012

MN Job Posting: Cataloging & Acquisitions Associate @ St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN

(Full-time temporary position June 1, 2012 – May 31, 2013)

St. Olaf College, a residential campus with nearly 3000 students, combines a leading liberal arts experience with the dynamic energy of a small university. Forty-five graduation majors, 27 intercollegiate sports, a world-renowned music program and a nationally recognized commitment to international study help St. Olaf fulfill its mission to develop and nurture mind, body and spirit. St. Olaf is located in located in Northfield, Minnesota, a charming, two-college town of 20,000 people just 35 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul.
The Cataloging & Acquisitions Associate provides and maintains access to new and existing materials (such as books, e-books, DVDs and other media) in support of the college curriculum and the Bridge Consortium.
This is a one-year full-time temporary position with excellent benefits package. Salary will be $31,500 - 35,000 or more, depending on qualifications. This position would be perfect for a recent grad or current LIT student who has completed coursework in cataloging.  This is a full-time 40 hour/week position but the weekly schedule can be flexible if needed in terms of working some evenings or weekends.

Essential Education:
•Bachelor’s degree or Certificate in Library Studies

Essential Experience:
•Copy-cataloging experience or coursework
•Understanding of the principles of cataloging, subject analysis, classification, and authority control including recognized rules and standards (AACR2, RDA, LCRIs, LCSH, LCC, and MARC)
•Basic knowledge of one or more foreign languages

For a full job description and to apply, please visit
Position opened until filled (First review begins May 2nd)