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Saturday, August 15, 2009

P/T - Cataloger - Julliard School

The Juilliard School seeks a part-time cataloger (25 hours per week).

Reporting to the Vice President for Library and Information Resources, and working closely with 4 other full-time catalogers/reference librarians, the part-time cataloger will perform original and copy cataloging of scores, books, and selected media materials; assist with catalog maintenance activities; and, revise work of other catalogers as part of peer revision process.

Minimum Requirements:
ALA-accredited M.L.S. degree.
Bachelor's degree in music.
Experience with original and copy cataloging on OCLC; knowledge of AACR2 international cataloging principles and practices, Library of Congress Subject Headings, and other relevant tools.
Foreign language facility, especially bibliographic knowledge of
German, French and Italian.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as the
ability to function efficiently within a busy and demanding work
Knowledge of music reference sources.
Strong commitment to library service.

Preferred Background:
Extensive experience with music library cataloging and technical services.

The Juilliard School=B9s Lila Acheson Wallace Library is a comprehensive resource for the School's performance and research needs. The collection includes more than 70,000 music performance and study scores, including scholarly editions of composers' collected works and other historical editions; 22,000 books on music, dance, drama, and general academic subjects; 25,000 sound recordings (LPs, compact discs, reel-to-reel, cassette, and DAT tapes), and 2,000 videos.

Juilliard's library is the proud home the Juilliard Manuscript Collection one of the world's greatest collections of autograph manuscripts, composer sketches, engraver proofs, and first editions. Complementing this extraordinary resource is the Peter Jay Sharp Special Collections, which includes numerous rare printed editions, manuscripts, manuscript facsimiles, and archival collections.

The Juilliard School has an ongoing commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusiveness throughout the community and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the School's administration.

Please send cover letter with resume and names of three references to:

Originally posted on a library school listserv.