Vacancy Details

Library Liaison – Bibliographical Services

London Art Library seeks experienced Cataloguer with strong acquisition skills for a 3 month temp role

Sue Hill Recruitment
Date Posted 25/07/18
Reference: DR / 25285

About the company

Our client is an Art Library that holds a collection of books, exhibition catalogues and rare items relating to British Art and they now need temporary cover for circa 3 months to assist with the work load.

What you'll be doing

Tasks to be carried out:
- Assisting with acquiring items online
o Adding and receiving orders
o Processing donations

- Accessioning and/or listing library collection items

- Cataloguing library collection items:
o Downloading catalogue record
o Editing existing catalogue records
o Creating catalogue records from scratch

- Assisting with space storage audit

- Assisting with procuring special stationery for collection

- Checking donations items against stock on library online catalogue and preparing duplicates for disposal

Why you’ll be hired

You will be an experienced cataloguer with strong acquisition skills, ideally from an Art Library or Museum background. Someone with solid recent automated cataloguing experience will receive training on the Symphony system.

- A post-graduate qualification in Library and Information Studies
- Experience working in art libraries or museums
- Experience liaising with external teams
- Strong experience of acquiring and cataloguing items online in a variety of formats
- Experience of administering procurement (under supervision)
- Working with Microsoft Office - word, Excel etc.


- Experience working with Symphony Library Management System

Why you should apply

Fantastic opportunity to join an Institution that houses a collection of British and International Art

The role is offered at £15 - £16 per hour with proposed working hours of 9.00am - 5.00pm

If you are interested in this role please contact Daniel Rose on 020 7378 5459 or email [email protected]

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