Special Collections and Formats Cataloger, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

Illinois State University’s Milner Library and University Archives is seeking a cataloger with a focus in special formats, special collections, and archives. Reporting to the Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services, the Special Collections and Formats Cataloger is responsible for providing access to materials in Special Collections through archival processing, the creation of online finding aids, and traditional MARC-based original and complex copy cataloging. Formats include manuscripts, monographs, artwork, artifacts, photographs, born digital documents, etc.  In consultation with the Special Collections Librarian and University Archivist, the position is responsible for establishing processing and cataloging priorities and for determining appropriate levels of access and description for special collections materials. The position will represent the special collections and archives perspective in departmental planning activities, and the cataloging perspective in special collections and archive departmental planning. The position may provide training and guidance to cataloging staff on special collections and formats and may supervise project teams and student assistants.

For the qualifications, more information about the library and archives, and full application instructions, see https://www.jobs.ilstu.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1379539261099



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