Cataloging & Acquisitions Associate (1 year full-time temporary position) (St Olaf College, Northfield, MN)

St. Olaf College, a residential campus with nearly 3000 students, is seeking a Cataloging & Acquisitions Associate for a full-time temporary position June 1, 2012 =96 May 31, 2013. St. Olaf College combines a leading liberal arts experience with the dynamic energy of a small university.

Forty-five graduation majors, 27 intercollegiate sports, a world-renowned music program and a nationally recognized commitment to international study help St. Olaf fulfill its mission to develop and nurture mind, body and spirit. St. Olaf is located in located in Northfield, Minnesota, a charming, two-college town of 20,000 people just 35 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

The Cataloging & Acquisitions Associate provides and maintains access to new and existing materials (such as books, e-books, DVDs and other media) in support of the college curriculum and the Bridge Consortium.

This is a one-year full-time temporary position with excellent benefits package. Salary will be $31,500 – 35,000 or more, depending on qualifications. This position would be perfect for a recent grad who has taken coursework in cataloging or for an experienced cataloger looking to gain experience in academic libraries.

Essential Experience:

Copy-cataloging experience or coursework
Understanding of the principles of cataloging, subject analysis, classification, and authority control including recognized rules and standards (AACR2, RDA, LCRIs, LCSH, LCC, and MARC)
Basic knowledge of one or more foreign languages – especially Norwegian, Danish or German

For a full job description and to apply please visit

Position opened until filled (First review begins May 2nd)

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