Librarian/Cataloger (Part-Time) - Cranbrook Academy of Art

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Location: Bloomfield Hills, MI
Salary: $35,600-$36,400
Employment Term: Part-Time (25 hours/week)
Minumum Years Experience Required: Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program (or equivalent qualification)
Employer Contact: Judy Dyki 

The Librarian/Cataloger (part-time, 25 hours/week) is responsible for cataloging all materials for the Cranbrook Art Academy Library. In addition, this position maintains the CONTENTdm image database, provides reference, research, and collections support and helps to oversee the work of the student library assistants.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Catalog all materials for CAA Library collection using OCLC Connexion software, MARC format, AACR2, RDA, LCSH, and LC classification.
• Download new MARC records to SirsiDynix Horizon system and maintain existing records in system.
• Create original records in OCLC for unique materials.
• Manage DVD recordings of in-house lectures.
• Maintain CONTENTdm database of images and metadata from graduating students.
• Work with materials in various formats and multiple languages.
• Provide reference and research assistance to all patrons using the library collections.
• Participate in day-to-day operation of the library, including circulation, directional assistance, maintenance of library security, supervision/training of student library assistants.
• Work some weekend shifts during the academic year.
• Manage the library in the absence of the Director of Academic Programs and Library.

• Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program (or equivalent qualification)
• Cataloging experience with OCLC Connexion software
• Knowledge of MARC, AACR2, RDA, LCSH, and LC classification
• Excellent organizational and oral/written communication skills

Highly Desirable:
• Additional degree in Art, Art History, or Humanities
• Professional experience in academic or art library
• Experience using SirsiDynix Horizon system
• Experience using Classification Web software
• Experience using CONTENTdm digital collection management system

This part-time position includes eligibility for paid time off, participation in retirement programs with employer contribution, and a unique environment in an educational setting that values collaboration.

How to Apply:

For consideration, please submit a resume and completed employee application to: Cranbrook – HR, P.O. Box 801, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303-0801, or email, or fax (248) 645-3014. Applications may be downloaded from the Employment page of Cranbrook’s website at A fully completed employment application is required for consideration.