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In a message dated 10/10/2017 10:30:56 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,  
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Cataloger  -- Immediate Opening 
Backstage Library Works - West Orange,  NJ
Temporary Employment Opportunity

West Orange, NJ

Cataloger  – Immediate Opening

Job Description

Backstage Library Works is  seeking a Cataloger to work on-site at the 
Thomas Edison National Historical  Park, processing metal disc phonograph sound 
recordings. The project is  expected to run for ten (10) months, with 
potential for another twelve (12)  months.

The cataloger will work with materials to create ICMS and MARC  catalog 
records according to the Library's record guidelines. Prior to hiring,  each 
cataloger must demonstrate knowledge of standard cataloging  practice.


Perform ICMS cataloging using local  guidelines in the library’s database
Perform original and copy cataloging  using RDA standard and local 
guidelines in MARC format
Photograph each side  of the disc using local guidelines
Handle library materials with  care
Transport materials to and from work station across park  campus
Meet daily production levels and standards
Make informed  decisions within given specifications with little  

Master of Library Science (MLS) or  equivalent graduate degree from an 
accredited college or university in a field  of study which provided the 
knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to do  this work

Applicant must have a college-level education AND at  least two (2) years 
of relevant training and experience

Demonstrated  knowledge of cataloging practices and standards
Demonstrated knowledge of  museum collection or special collections handling
Attentiveness to detail  and quality
Work in a deadline-oriented, production environment
Strong  organizational skills
Ability to work independently &  productively
Learn new skills quickly and thoroughly
Type speed minimum:  50+ wpm
Ability to lift 40 lbs.
Must pass a general knowledge  test
Must pass a background check and drug test prior to appointment
Job  Type: Full-time

Required experience:

relevant training and: 2  years