Cataloging Specialist – South Burlington Public Library (South Burlington, VT)

The South Burlington Public Library is seeking a Cataloging Specialist with a dedication to accuracy and excellent customer service. The Specialist will handle all incoming materials, manage book club loans and inter-library loan, and work with the public at the circulation desk. They will oversee the library’s volunteer program and supervise those who process new books. Special projects may include updating out of date cataloging terms, changing collection locations, collection development or inventory. Do you work well with co-workers from many departments? Please apply. The person in this position will work one of four Saturdays and one evening until 7 PM. They will sometimes be responsible for the Circulation desk. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Experience working in a library  on cataloging or other duties requiring  attention to detail would be helpful. Fluency in a language other than English is also desirable, but not required. This position is full time with benefits,  $21.40 per hour. For more information and to apply, visit the City of South Burlington website https://www.southburlingtonvt.gov/residents/city_employment_and_volunteer_opportunities/index.php

– Updated 8/11/22

Cataloger & Metadata Librarian – Vermont Historical Society (Barre, VT)

The Vermont Historical Society seeks a Cataloger & Metadata Librarian. The Cataloger & Metadata Librarian supports enhanced discovery and access to the collections of the Leahy Library of Vermont Historical Society through original manuscript cataloging and digitization. The Cataloger & Metadata Librarian will be an integral member of the team currently planning and developing a state-wide digital collections platform. This librarian will also be responsible for cataloging single-folder manuscript collections in the MARC format, enhancing the library’s legacy indexing systems. The Cataloger & Metadata Librarian will work closely with the Assistant Librarian to maintain consistency of description and access points with the Leahy Library’s existing catalogs. This librarian will also contribute metadata and scans to the library’s existing digital archives.

This is a full time (40 hours/week), one year position with the possibility of extension. Starting salary $21.10/hour with an increase after six months, along with generous benefits. A full job description and application instructions can be found here: https://vermonthistory.org/career-opportunities

– Posted 7/21/22