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 web site, in Ottawa, Ontario. The college is simply minutes from the center of our nation’s authorities and G-7 organizations and this capital benefit supplies alternatives for workers and school and college students to make a constructive affect in our group and all over the world.

As one of many 2023 High 100 Employers in Canada and one of many Nationwide Capital Area’s High Employers for 9 consecutive years, Carleton College is certainly one of 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 good, caring and linked group conjures up and empowers people to turn into change leaders who drive affect on the planet whereas difficult standard modes of considering and doing. At Carleton, we’re dedicated to fostering an revolutionary, equitable and welcoming work surroundings. 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 Stage Certification for Psychological Well being at Work.

The college’s Strategic Built-in Plan 2020-2025 is an bold imaginative and prescient for the longer term, 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 improvement of procedures and workflows for accessioning, describing, managing, processing, organizing, preserving, and offering entry to quite a lot 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 chargeable for the circulation of the AVRC’s collections. The incumbent coordinates weekly SSAC (College 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, supplies reference help, person orientation and instruction, supervision of the AVRC’s collections, and assist for particular occasions. The incumbent develops partaking on-line content material in regards to 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 crucial and performs miscellaneous associated duties as assigned.

The Reception/Circulation desk have to be staffed from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday throughout 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 abilities, 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 very least one overseas language is fascinating
• Means to undertake correct care and dealing with of assortment objects
• Means to hold out impartial analysis with a view to analyze and resolve issues effectively is crucial
• In a position to work with a excessive diploma of accuracy
• Flexibility in studying new abilities and adapting to alter
• Means to work constructively and effectively below stress and in a gaggle state of affairs
• Total consciousness of assortment administration finest practices and rising requirements.
• Resourceful, creativity, and excellent communication abilities with a view to assist the expansion and upkeep of analog and digital collections to satisfy the wants of school 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 numerous duties inside quick time frames is a should.
• Strategies of operation are broadly outlined, and common sense is required in making frequent cataloguing and different collections entry and preservation choices.

Training and Expertise:

The above is often acquired by means of the completion of:
• Undergraduate diploma in a SSAC-related self-discipline; certificates, diploma or diploma from a acknowledged institute of library and data or museum research or equal work or training expertise.
• Two years of expertise working in a useful resource centre, library or media archive, ideally in a tutorial setting.
• Expertise in coaching others.

HR Observe:

Equivalencies might be thought-about. Candidates are inspired to supply info which can display equal {qualifications}. Please be aware that candidates could also be required to finish an employment take a look at as a part of the choice course of for this place. These candidates which can be chosen for an interview might be requested to contact the Human Useful resource Advisor assigned to this competitors as quickly as attainable to debate any lodging necessities. Preparations might 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 energy. We welcome those that would contribute to the additional diversification of our College together with, however not restricted to: ladies; seen minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; individuals with disabilities; and individuals of any sexual orientation or gender identification and expressions.

Vital Observe Concerning Pandemic Associated Operations:

This place is usually required to work on campus. Because of the ongoing dynamic nature of Covid-19, you could be required to work quickly remotely as a result of public well being necessities. If this occurs, you’ll work along with your direct supervisor to arrange a distant work surroundings together with discussing acceptable know-how and necessities. You might be required to comply with 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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