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Part-Time Catalog Librarian, Middlesex Community College, Lowell, MA

Responsible for providing professional library services to enhance the database representing the library materials held at MCC through cataloging and related technical services functions.

Essential Job Functions:
Provides original and complex copy cataloging and classification for MCC library materials via OCLC in all formats using LC classification in a shared catalog of academic libraries (HELM).

Improves access to library materials through enhancement of existing catalog records to include contents notes and other details not originally included.

Participates as a member of a team of MCC professional librarians to provide a wide range of library services.  Provides a backup to circulation, reference, and other technical services staff in their absence.

Maintains professional knowledge in applicable areas.  Attends training sessions and meetings related to cataloging and technical services functions as needed to ensure an accurate, comprehensive, and up-to-date library catalog.

Provides supervision of support staff in the absence of the coordinator.

Performs related duties as directed..


Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program, or closely related field.
  • Willingness to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Cultural awareness and competency demonstrated by working with and/or understanding of  individuals of diverse identities such as socioeconomic level, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity and veterans including those with different levels of academic preparation, varying physical and learning abilities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of and experience with original cataloging in an academic setting, Knowledge LC, RDA.
  • Bilingual skills


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