Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Volunteer Cataloger Needed - MN

Organization: Forecast Public Art
Position: Volunteer Cataloger
Reports to: Program and Administrative Associate
Hours: 5 to 10 hours per week
Duration: June – August 2012 (flexible)

Forecast seeks a volunteer cataloger to assist with the classification overhaul and maintenance of their Public Art Library. Housed in Forecast’s office, the Public Art Library maintains a non-circulating collection of more than 2,000 print, digital, and multimedia materials from the field of public art. With a collection as diverse as the field of public art itself, the library includes exhibition catalogs, artist monographs, journals and periodicals, reference materials, public art maps and guides, and DVDs.

Volunteer’s responsibilities will include:

·      Oversee the physical and digital transition of a 2,000 volume collection into Library of Congress classification system
·      Catalog unique/original items including public art maps, guides, and work samples
·      Process incoming materials

Qualified candidates will be/have:

·      Some experience/education in cataloging and library science
·      Familiar with a Mac OS environment and
·      Interest in the field of public art
·      Motivated, curious, self-starter

Position is unpaid, but experience may be applied toward credit or work experience.

Please send a brief letter of interest, resume, and two references to Amelia. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
                Name: Amelia Foster
                Address: 2300 Myrtle Ave Suite 160, St. Paul, MN 55114
                Phone: 651-641-1128 ext. 105
                Fax: 651-641-1983
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