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Librarians, New England Institute of Technology, East Greenwich, RI

Catalog Librarian/Full-Time 

New England Institute of Technology is looking for a full-time catalog librarian. As the sole cataloger for the library, the primary responsibility of this position is cataloging and classifying library resources in all formats (books, electronic resources, serials and media) according to national and local standards. Duties include ensuring database quality and accuracy by maintaining the online catalog, which includes adding and deleting titles/items and authority work; supervising the physical processing of new items and organizing library materials, including weeding and inventory.


The cataloger is also responsible for developing cataloging/metadata policies and creating procedures; developing strategies for improved discoverability and usability of the library's resources; working collaboratively with library staff regarding acquisitions and e-resource management; some updates to the library website; and providing monthly statistics. The cataloger may also staff the Public Services desks when necessary.


Required qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS. A minimum of three (3) years full-time equivalent cataloging experience in a library is preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of cataloging standards, practices, and products, including but not limited to LC classification, LCSH, MARC formats, AACR2 and RDA. Experience with OCLC Connexion and integrated library systems or library services platforms. Demonstrated experience cataloging a variety of formats (monographs, serials, multimedia, electronic resources, etc.). Excellent interpersonal skills including oral and written communication.


Preferred qualifications: Experience with Koha library services platform. Experience with macro-level editing of MARC metadata using library services platform and other tools. Evidence of well-developed interpersonal skills, initiative, and resourcefulness. Demonstrated problem-solving skills. Knowledge of Regular Expressions, SQL and PERL is a plus.


The search committee will begin reviewing applications as they are received and will continue until the position is filled.


Send resume and cover letter to: Donna Daigle, Office Manager, at


Reference Librarian/Part-Time

New England Institute of Technology is looking for a part-time reference librarian to provide general and technical reference assistance and information literacy instruction. Position also includes selection of materials, preparation of instructional aids, and website development. M.L.S., reference, exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, Internet, and computer experience required. The part-time position schedule is Mondays 7:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:30 a.m. -2:00 p.m. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Send resume and cover letter to: Sharon Charette, Director of Academic Documentation, at No phone calls please.

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