Job No: 496254 Work Type: Staff Part-time, Temporary and/or Hourly Department: University Libraries Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY Categories: Library
Perform original and copy cataloging for rare and non-rare materials in Hebrew and Western European languages. Use bibliographic utilities, such as OCLC, to compose accurate descriptive data. Input records into the cataloging module of Virtua, the integrated library system.
This position is donor-funded and expected to last for one year at 19 hours/week. The position may be renewed if there is additional funding.
Perform original and copy cataloging of materials in Hebrew and other languages under the supervision of a catalog librarian
Use bibliographic utilities to create accurate descriptive data
Perform other related duties as assigned
Experience & Education Background:
1 year of library experience preferred.
ALA-accredited master's degree in library science highly preferred.
Skills & Competencies:
Very good reading proficiency in Hebrew required
Basic knowledge of European languages desired
Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds
Accuracy and attention to detail
Please include a letter of interest and resume with your application.
Comprising Pollack Library (general studies), Mendel Gottesman Library (Hebraica-Judaica) on the Wilf Campus and Hedi Steinberg Library on the Beren Campus, Yeshiva University Libraries offer a wide range of collections and services in support of University academic programs, both undergraduate and graduate. With its collection of over 500,000 physical volumes, and access to more than 50,000 electronic-journals, several hundred databases, and 428,000 electronic book titles, the Libraries provide students and faculty members a vast array of information sources. Computing, wireless access, scanning, copying and printing services, along with software tools such as electronic reserves and citation programs, support research and learning activities.
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