The Donohue Group, Inc. (DGI) has immediate part- and full-time contract positions available (20-37.5 hours/week) for a long-term cataloging project at our office in Windsor, CT. Project will begin in May-June 2018 and continue through June 30, 2020, with possibility of extension.
Duties: Perform original and/or copy cataloging on a variety of materials.
- MLS (ALA accredited) or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience; fluency in English. Candidates must have recent experience in original and copy cataloging of materials in English and Western European languages. We are particularly interested in catalogers with Chinese and Japanese language cataloging experience.
- Familiarity and recent work experience with RDA, AACR2, LC classification, LCSH, OCLC and MARC editing.
- Extreme attention to detail, a willingness to ask questions, and the ability to adapt to changing project specifications. Productivity and accuracy will be monitored and must be maintained.
- Ability to work well in a team environment, get up to speed quickly and navigate smoothly through various software programs.
Compensation: $18.00 to $20.00 per hour, depending on experience. Higher hourly rates may be negotiable for candidates with significant cataloging experience in the desired foreign languages. Those with the ability to commit to the full project timeline will be given preference. Positions are eligible for some company benefits after 90 days.
Note: Successful completion of a background check (including credit check) is a condition of employment.
Contact: Please email cover letter (highlighting language competencies) and resume to: Pat McCurdy-Crescimanno, MLS, Manager, Business Development, The Donohue Group, Inc. at [email protected]
Address: The Donohue Group, Inc., 41 Mechanic Street, Windsor, CT 06095.
Web Site: https://www.dgiinc.com/careers/project-catalogers-long-term-temporary/