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Thursday, September 30, 2010

P/T (temporary) - Library Assistant/Catalog - New York Art Resources Consortium

Library Assistant (temporary part-time) | 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 (NYARC). 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 up to nineteen hours per week through June 2011, to be scheduled Monday through Friday. The position will drop to ten to fifteen hours per week beginning in July 2011.
If you would like to submit your resume for consideration, please choose one of the following options:
By e-mail: (most preferred option)
By fax: (212) 333-1107
By mail: The Museum of Modern Art
The Department of Human Resources
11 West 53 Street
New York, NY 10019
Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions. Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at The Museum of Modern Art.
The Museum of Modern Art is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.