Assistant Collections Management Librarian

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Created: July 27, 2016


Reporting to the Collections Management Librarian, the position will oversee the management of Library staff engaged in technical services activities, cataloging, archives and digital projects management, and metadata creation. The position is responsible for creation, maintenance, and enrichment of metadata representing the Clark’s digital, physical, and virtual collections. This position is responsible for the administration and coordination of work and for establishing and implementing departmental policies, standards and procedures. For a full list of requirements and more details about the position, please visit


Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred: Second Master’s degree in the History of Art or a related field

At least eight years of current professional experience in collections management, cataloging, or archival operations in an academic or research library

Experience accessioning and processing manuscript, books, non-textual materials, paper and web-based archives

Demonstrated knowledge and experience with EAD, Dublin Core and MARC schema

Knowledge and understanding of library-based descriptive standards and use of specialized rules including Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS), RDA: Resource Description and Access, an Descriptive Cataloging for Rare Materials (DCRM) for graphic and manuscript materials

Experience processing/archiving analog/digital media and born-digital resources, including non-textual materials

Knowledge and understanding of integrated library systems (Innovative Interfaces Sierra preferred)

Knowledge of recent developments and emerging trends in technical services and academic research libraries, including familiarity with the use of linked data and future implementation of BIBFRAME by libraries

Strong organizational skills and effectiveness in balancing multiple assignments and projects

Demonstrated creativity, initiative, self-direction and innovative thinking

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Demonstrated success in developing and implementing strategic priorities

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