Colorado College, Seay Music LIbrary, Colorado Springs
Plans and directs the cataloging in Seay Library; catalog newly accessioned Music library materials and maintain local database; update music library materials in digital repository of Colorado College, including processing objects and assigning metadata; provides training in end processing procedures.
• Manage the workflow for the Seay Library’s cataloging; advise other staff in cataloging issues.
Shared Professional Responsibilities:
|Additional Responsibilities:||o Support and actively contribute to the goal of achieving greater diversity, inclusion and equity at Colorado College and work effectively with all members of the campus community.|
o Promote a culture of safety and environmental protection by working in a safe manner; immediately reporting unsafe situations and accidents; following college procedures; and participating in appropriate safety training.
o Demonstrate environmental sustainability by using college resources wisely and supporting the college’s sustainability initiatives and innovation.
o Perform other duties as assigned.
|Required Qualifications:||Two years college/Associate’s degree or equivalent work experience, plus a minimum of one year of related experience; knowledge of music as an academic discipline and performing art; proficient with computer software programs, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Web browsers, and file management; knowledge of information systems, specialized library software including library management systems, and expertise in management of bibliographic records; knowledge of OCLC, Machine-Readable Cataloging (MARC) and other electronic coding systems; well-organized, attention to detail and ability to work with bibliographic records for extended periods of time; ability to balance multiple priorities and work in a collegial team environment; excellent interpersonal communication skills. Physical requirements include moderate physical effort (lifting up to 40 pounds).|
|Preferred Qualifications:||Bachelor’s degree in music; experience in music cataloging; experience using MARC, AACR2, RDA and Library of Congress classification software, Koha library software, metadata standards such as MODS and LinkedData principles and vocabulary; experience using dotCMS or other content management software. Reading knowledge of one or more European languages|
Colorado College is a liberal arts college, utilizing the Block Plan, in which students take one course at a time for a span of 3 and 1/2 weeks. The Seay Music Library is a branch, working closely with the main library, located in the music and art building. We have a staff of three and a student staff of 8-10 individuals. In addition to cataloging music materials and ingesting music items into our digital repository, the Music Cataloger is often called upon to help with daily operations and assist our users within a highly collaborative environment. The College offers opportunities for general professional development; the Seay Library itself will offer training in the specifics of cataloging. We are a small shop that enjoys some job/task sharing. The College offers excellent benefits.
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