Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Employment Bonaza - Check Out These LT Jobs

Let's get right to it starting with California Institute of Technology (CalTech). There are two positions: LIBRARY CLERK and PROJECT ARCHIVIST

Library Clerk - CIT15019MA - CIT15019MA
Requisition Number: CIT15019MA
Job Title: LIBRARY CLERK Department
Name: Library - Circulation Department Job Category/Family: Library
Job Discipline & Career Level: Library Support / Assistant Salary
Grade: 37 Anticipated Hiring Range:$10.00 per hour Date Posted:
10/20/08 Summary Under direct supervision, provide support by performing a variety of general to paraprofessional clerical, technical and customer service duties utilizing automated library systems Institute-wide.

Project Archivist (Temp PT) - Archives - CIT14996LF - CIT14996LF
Requisition Number: CIT14996LF
Department Name: Archives Job Category/Family: General Administration
Job Discipline & Career Level: Archives Services - IC / Assistant
Salary Grade: 40 Date Posted: 10/20/08 Summary Part-time temporary professional 4-6 month position (20 hours per week) in the Caltech Archives arranging and describing several large complex manuscript collections to the history of genetics. Works under the general supervision of one of the Senior Archivists.

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Part-Time Cataloger

Next there is Library Associates Companies (LAC) is seeking a part-time cataloger for a Company located in Pasadena, California that deals with food and nutrition. Projected hours are 8 to 16 hour per week or a day and a half weekly.


Primarily copy cataloging of books, periodicals and media dealing with food, baking, cooking, law, nutrition.

  • Previous cataloging experience using OCLC, MARC records, AACR2.
  • Experience using an Integrated Library System (ILS)
  • Catalog training in an accredited Library School or a College offering a Library Technical degree

Please send resume and cover letter to the attention of Patty De Anda at, Please use "Cataloger - #1092" as the subject line of your email.

Experienced Cataloger

Also at LAC is seeking an experienced Cataloger for a prestigious Company located in Irvine, California. The position requires the cataloging of a backlog of materials, primarily books.

This is a full-time position until the backlog is complete and the position will then become part-time to keep the collection updated and for the cataloging of new acquisitions.

The items to be cataloged are primarily in one office but additional items will be required for pick-up in a private residence close to the main office. Reimbursement for work-related travel will be provided.

Full-time hours to begin are from 8:30 to 5:30, Monday-Friday.


Cataloging of a variety of books, mainly History, Travel, Ancient Christian Commentaries, Art Books, Religious materials, Map Books, Novels and general Non-Fiction.

  • MLIS is preferred but a BA degree and extensive cataloging experience will be considered.
  • Extensive use and knowledge of cataloging systems, including Dewey Decimal, Library of Congress, AARC2, LC subject headings, MARC records, etc.
  • Excellent work habits, reliability and the ability to be self-directed.
  • Must be able to drive to nearby residence for pick-up ofmaterials to be cataloged.

Email resume as a Word attachment to Joanne Schwarz,
Please use "Cataloger - Private Collection - #1042" as the subject line of your email submission

Library Associates Companies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that values diversity in the workforce.

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