JOB POSTING: PACE GALLERY

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 2:38 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Position: Library Cataloguing Intern 

Description: Pace Gallery’s Research & Archives Department is seeking a part-time cataloging intern for the 2017 Fall semester. Qualified candidates should be personable, accountable, and have an interest in library cataloging in the art world. This is a fantastic opportunity for hands-on experience in archival and art cataloging practices.

Candidates must be current students or recent graduates in an ALA-accredited Master’s Degree program in Library Science. Candidates should have completed course work in cataloging and be familiar with AACR2 and RDA and current cataloging practices. Knowledge of Library of Congress classifications, subject headings, and authorities is helpful but not required.

This is a paid internship with a minimum requirement of sixteen hours per week, and a flexible Monday through Friday, 10:00AM to 5:00PM, schedule. The internship will ideally continue until the end of semester (mid-December).

Library Catalog Duties:

  • Assist with copy cataloging and editing existing bibliographic records
  • Preparing materials for shelving (barcoding and shelf labeling)
  • Additional cataloging duties as needed

Qualifications:

  • Enrolled in an ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science
  • Coursework/experience in cataloging and classification
  • Knowledge of MARC/RDA cataloging
  • Experience in processing library materials in various formats
  • Attention to detail and ability to learn quickly
  • Have a thorough knowledge of, and passion for, contemporary art
  • Ability to work independently and without a collaborative team environment
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft/Outlook and database programs

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@pacegallery.com, with ‘Pace R&A Library Catalog Internship’ in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Pace is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, Veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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