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Metadata and Cataloging Assistant

Hamilton is one of the nation's top liberal arts colleges. It is independent, highly selective, coeducational and residential. Originally founded in 1793 as the Hamilton-Oneida Academy, Hamilton is today composed of 1,850 diverse and talented students from nearly all of the 50 states and approximately 40 countries. More information can be found at www.hamilton.edu/about.

Position Description:

The Metadata and Cataloging Assistant is responsible for cataloging Special Collection materials using the MARC format, OCLC, and the Library's Voyager integrated library system.  In addition, this position is responsible for creating metadata for Special Collections images and documents using Dublin Core in CONTENTdm.

This is a temporary, 30 hour per week position beginning approximately July 2012 - June 2014.     


Bachelor's degree required; coursework in library, information science and/or digital projects preferred. 

Experience working with automated systems such as OCLC, CONTENTdm, and Voyager required, descriptive and subject cataloging using the MARC format, the Anglo American Cataloging Rules (2nd ed. Rev.), and the Library of Congress subject heading and classification schemes required.  Experience with the use of one or more metadata schema such as Dublin Core and digitization projects preferred. 



Application Procedure

Interested applicants should send a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references to apply@hamilton.edu. Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Hamilton College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer and encourages diversity in all areas of the campus community.

Posted 06/16/2012
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