Cataloguing and Access Services Coordinator

Carleton University

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About Carleton College

Carleton College is located on unceded Algonquin territory and bordered by the Rideau River and the Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage website, in Ottawa, Ontario. The college is simply minutes from the center of our nation’s authorities and G-7 organizations and this capital benefit gives alternatives for employees and school and college students to make a optimistic influence in our group and world wide.

As one of many 2023 Prime 100 Employers in Canada and one of many Nationwide Capital Area’s Prime Employers for 9 consecutive years, Carleton College is one among Canada’s most resourceful and productive hubs of studying and analysis, fuelling a wealthy expertise pipeline that’s supporting social and financial renewal. The college’s sensible, caring and linked group evokes and empowers people to turn out to be change leaders who drive influence on this planet whereas difficult standard modes of pondering and doing. At Carleton, we’re dedicated to fostering an modern, equitable and welcoming work atmosphere. Carleton can also be a nationally licensed Wholesome Office and is a recipient of the Canada Awards for Excellence, Wholesome Office Order of Excellence and Platinum Degree Certification for Psychological Well being at Work.

The college’s Strategic Built-in Plan 2020-2025 is an bold imaginative and prescient for the long run, anchored in Carleton’s strengths and student-centric, community-engaged values.

Duties and Tasks:

The Cataloguing and Entry Providers Coordinator experiences to the Supervisor, Audio-Visible Useful resource Centre. The incumbent works in shut collaboration with Audio-Visible Useful resource Centre’s (AVRC) colleagues within the growth of procedures and workflows for accessioning, describing, managing, processing, organizing, preserving, and offering entry to a wide range of analogue, born-digital and digitized supplies, in addition to a rising assortment of artifacts. The incumbent additionally assists within the integration of applied sciences for capturing, preserving, selling and offering entry to the AVRC’s collections.

The Cataloguing and Entry Providers Coordinator catalogues and processes numerous supplies throughout a number of codecs and is liable for the circulation of the AVRC’s collections. The incumbent coordinates weekly SSAC (Faculty for Research in Artwork and Tradition) movie and video bookings and course reserves in numerous media.

The Cataloguing and Entry Providers Coordinator staffs the Reception/Circulation desk, gives reference help, person orientation and instruction, supervision of the AVRC’s collections, and help for particular occasions. The incumbent develops partaking on-line content material concerning the AVRC and its collections. The incumbent can also be required to assists within the institution and re-organizing of sections of the AVRC’s bodily collections as deemed vital and performs miscellaneous associated duties as assigned.

The Reception/Circulation desk should be staffed from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday through the fall and winter phrases.


The incumbent should possess the next {qualifications}:
• Expertise working in a excessive stress service-oriented group
• Wonderful interpersonal and communication expertise, cataloguing non-print assets and offering reference providers to specialists within the fields of artwork and architectural historical past, movie research and music require the incumbent to have a broad data of the humanities
• Studying data of at the least one overseas language is fascinating
• Means to undertake correct care and dealing with of assortment gadgets
• Means to hold out unbiased analysis so as to analyze and resolve issues effectively is important
• In a position to work with a excessive diploma of accuracy
• Flexibility in studying new expertise and adapting to vary
• Means to work constructively and effectively underneath stress and in a bunch state of affairs
• General consciousness of assortment administration finest practices and rising requirements.
• Resourceful, creativity, and superb communication expertise so as to help the expansion and upkeep of analog and digital collections to fulfill the wants of college and college students.
• Working data of databases, net purposes, metadata requirements, topic evaluation, managed vocabularies, and familiarity with media format shifting and preservation finest practices.
• Means to set work priorities is important.
• Flexibility in performing various duties inside brief time frames is a should.
• Strategies of operation are broadly outlined, and logic is required in making frequent cataloguing and different collections entry and preservation selections.

Training and Expertise:

The above is generally acquired via the completion of:
• Undergraduate diploma in a SSAC-related self-discipline; certificates, diploma or diploma from a acknowledged institute of library and knowledge or museum research or equal work or schooling expertise.
• Two years of expertise working in a useful resource centre, library or media archive, ideally in an educational setting.
• Expertise in coaching others.

HR Word:

Equivalencies can be thought-about. Candidates are inspired to offer data which can show equal {qualifications}. Please notice that candidates could also be required to finish an employment check as a part of the choice course of for this place. These candidates which are chosen for an interview can be requested to contact the Human Useful resource Advisor assigned to this competitors as quickly as attainable to debate any lodging necessities. Preparations can be made to accommodate your request in a well timed method. Carleton College is strongly dedicated to fostering variety inside its group as a supply of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social power. We welcome those that would contribute to the additional diversification of our College together with, however not restricted to: girls; seen minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; individuals with disabilities; and individuals of any sexual orientation or gender identification and expressions.

Essential Word Concerning Pandemic Associated Operations:

This place is usually required to work on campus. Because of the ongoing dynamic nature of Covid-19, you might be required to work briefly remotely resulting from public well being necessities. If this occurs, you’ll work together with your direct supervisor to arrange a distant work atmosphere together with discussing applicable know-how and necessities. You might be required to observe all directives to arrange a secure and confidential workspace in a distant location and guarantee all Carleton property (mental and different) is safeguarded. If required to work remotely, you may be notified by your supervisor when working full time bodily onsite will resume.

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