[Libs-Or] Job: Temporary Cataloging Assistant (Portland State University)

Stephanie M Doig smdoig at pdx.edu
Thu Oct 1 08:45:29 PDT 2015

*POSITION: *Temporary Cataloging Assistant, limited duration (6 months)

*LOCATION: *Portland State University, Portland, OR

*POSTED: *October 1-14, 2015

*PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY:* Come work at PSU, recognized for excellence in
sustainability and community engagement.  Our campus is in downtown
Portland, next to the south park blocks greenway. Buses, MAX, and the
streetcar all stop at our door.

The University Library is seeking a full-time Temporary Cataloging
Assistant to join our Resource Services team. Primary responsibility for
this position is cataloging and the creation of original, full-level
bibliographic records for PSU electronic theses and dissertations. Library
materials are cataloged according to local, regional and national standards
and practices. Cataloging to include subject analysis and subject heading
verification. In addition, research is performed to assist in establishing
author name authority records, which will be reviewed and contributed to
the National Authority File. Bibliographic records will be contributed to
both WorldCat and the Orbis Cascade Alliance Shared ILS. Employee may also
participate in special projects as assigned.

*Only applicants with previous cataloging experience will be
considered. *Applicants
must have experience with Library of Congress Subject Headings and
knowledge of NACO work.

The pay rate for this position will be $17.39/hour. This is a temporary
position at 40 hours/week for 6 months.  No benefits.

Portland State University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity
institution and welcomes applications from diverse candidates and
candidates who support diversity.

*If this sounds like an exciting opportunity for you, please submit a cover
letter and resume to*

*Search Coordinator Stephanie Doig at **smdoig at pdx.edu* <smdoig at pdx.edu>*.
Review of applications will begin Oct. 10.*
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