Library Associate, Art Resource Center, Kent Library, Southeast Missouri State University

The Library Associate for the Art Resource Center (ARC) is a specialist skilled in organizing and providing access to information on the visual and performing arts. This individual will support research, provide instruction, and promote public awareness of the arts to students, teachers, scholars, curators, artists and community members.
Primary Responsibilities
  • Edits OCLC bibliographic control records according to appropriate cataloging rules
  • Assists patrons at the Art Resource Center
  • Manages re-shelving of library materials
  • Facilitates processing of requested materials
  • Facilitates student coverage at the Art Resource Center service desk

Required Qualifications:

  • Masters of Library Science degree from an ALA-accredited program (Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government certified university)
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively provide reference services
  • Knowledge of professional library principles, methods, and practices
  • Library cataloging experience
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience
  • Ability to interact effectively with students, faculty and staff
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team
  • Knowledge of MARC Formats and OCLC
  • Available to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Ability to efficiently manage multiple projects and priorities
  • General knowledge of electronic information sources and PC/MAC operating systems
  • Ability to work and think creatively about emerging as well as established technologies
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of customer service
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with multi-cultural populations and awareness of issues affecting women and minorities

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