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Vacancy Announcement: Library Technical Services Department (Student Assistant), National Gallery of Art

Library Technician (Technical Services)

The National Gallery of Art Library is seeking applicants for a student assistant position in the Technical Services Department. The primary purpose of this position is to provide support for a wide variety of acquisitions, cataloging, and technical processing activities.

Duties include unpacking and receiving newly acquired library materials, performing bibliographic searching in local and worldwide library networks, entering cataloging information using a personal computer, producing labels and adding item-level information for cataloged titles, and assisting with the maintenance of the department’s manual and automated files.

Applicants should have a familiarity with library technical services procedures and basic descriptive cataloging principles; familiarity with the operation of personal computers; an ability to recognize and transcribe detailed bibliographic information; an ability to type and file accurately; and an ability to work cooperatively with other staff members. Familiarity with bibliographic and subject vocabulary in French, German, Italian, or Spanish is desirable.

In order to qualify for this position, applicants must be registered at least as a half-time student and be able to provide certification of student status, including a current class schedule. Work schedules will be determined to accommodate the student’s class schedule and the Library’s work requirements. The position is limited to 20 hours per week while classes are in session; full-time employment is available during semester and summer breaks. The incumbent earns sick and annual leave based on the amount of hours worked.

Those interested in this position should send résumés and any inquiries by email to:

Sarah Osborne Bender
Head of Technical Services
National Gallery of Art Library
email: s-bender@nga.gov

Vacancy Announcement: Evening Access Services Assistant, Maryland Institute College of Art

Decker Library at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore is hiring an evening Access Services Assistant. The Evening Access Services Assistant engages in the full-range of Access Services functions, including managing the service desk, supervising student workers, and overseeing the physical library space. It’s a great position for a student or someone interested in getting into libraries.

Use this link to apply and send in your resume and cover letter. Priority goes to those who have applied before August 5.

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