Project Cataloger

Fairfax, VA
Mar 10, 2017
Mar 27, 2017
Analyst, Research
Full Time

Job Category : Student Wage / Non-Student Wage

Working hours :

Salary : $17.00 per hour

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Project Cataloger

The George Mason University Libraries, Resource Description and Metadata Services (RDMS), is seeking an enthusiastic and individual for a part-time wage Project Cataloger. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

RDMS receives and provides in-depth cataloging and high-quality description for the University Libraries and for national bibliographic databases of research materials purchased or acquired as gifts by the University Libraries in all formats, in all languages. RDMS oversees metadata creation across multiple departments within the University Libraries to ensure accurate metadata that can be repurposed for multiple uses and systems. The department also performs ongoing bibliographic and authority maintenance of the records in these databases, as well as physical processing for these materials.

Required Qualifications: This position will assist in complex copy and original cataloging of print gift materials for a short term project ending June 30, 2017. Applicants must have: * Knowledge of RDA, AACR2, LCRI, LCC, LCSH and MARC21 formats; * Experience cataloging print materials; * Familiarity with cataloging practices and procedures; * Experience working with automated library systems; * Aptitude for complex, analytical work with an attention to detail; and * Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications: * Two years professional cataloging experience in an academic library setting; and * Experience with Ex Libris Voyager and OCLC Connexion.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number WG4089 at by March 23, 2017; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references with contact information.

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Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Masons diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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Equity Statement : George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Close Date : 2017-03-23

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