This is an excellent opportunity for a recent Library Science graduate or someone nearing completion of their degree work, providing exposure to a small department working with diverse collections and opportunities to take on new initiatives and responsibilities.
Position is 15-28 hours a week with flexible scheduling Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 and 5:00.
Under the supervision of the Archivist, the position-holder will assist in the organization, inventory, arrangement, description, preservation, and promotion of library and archives holdings including periodicals, club publications, audio-visual and photographic materials, pamphlets, organizational records, and more.
Coordination of the inventories, catalog record updates, and recall of materials recently deaccessioned and/or transferred to offsite storage
Assistance in addition and organization of holdings to new space in the AKC Museum of the Dog (opening early 2019); participation in development of policies to manage and engage Museum visitors and Library researchers
Periodical management: Management of library subscriptions and incoming issues; updating of catalog with serial runs; developing program for ingest of digital versions
Review unprocessed materials and develop retention policies; catalog titles selected for accessioning
Cataloging library backlog and development of cataloging guidelines
Collaboration on the development of new organizational workflows and policy
Processing of archival collections
Other possible assignments include answering reference inquiries, digitizing materials, assisting on-site researchers, promotion of collections through the production of Instagram and www.akc.org content, and more
To be considered for this position: In addition to a resume, a cover letter is required summarizing your experience/training as it relates to the position description, and a statement regarding if you have a Masters degree in Library Science or are working towards your Masters.
Some post college or better in Other.
Training, and/or experience in basic archival processing and use of archival management software such as Archives Space
Training, and/or experience in rare books collections
Proven use and adaptability with integrated library systems
Familiarity with library classification, cataloging, and organization principles
3 years Library Science
Training, and/or experience in digital preservation methods and standards