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Monday, July 6, 2009

TEMP - Library Assistant - MoMA

Library Assistant (Temporary Part-Time) | MoMA Library

A temporary part-time Library Assistant is needed to assist with Arcade,
the catalog for the members of the New York Art Resources Consortium: This database unites the collections of the
Frick Art Reference Library and the libraries of the Brooklyn Museum and
The Museum of Modern Art. Implementation of Arcade has been made
possible by grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The expedition
of resource sharing is a stated objective of NYARC, and this part-time,
grant funded position will identify and achieve that goal. Reports to
the Librarian and assists with processing inter-library loan requests,
monitoring their status, shipping and receiving, paging, shelving, and
scanning for online delivery.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree in the humanities field. Ability to
learn routine tasks and perform them repetitively and efficiently.
Ability to perform detailed work such as creating, entering and
searching bibliographic data. Experience with searching library
automated systems and OCLC. Experience working in a museum library
setting preferred. Work schedule will be 19 hours a week through 2009
to be scheduled Monday through Friday. The position will reduce to 10
hours a week beginning in 2010.

Interested candidates should submit their resumes for consideration via
e-mail to:

Milan R. Hughston
Chief of Library and Museum Archives
The Museum of Modern Art
11 W. 53rd St.
New York, NY 10019

Originally posted on a library school listserv.