We're seeking a new cataloger!
The Noel Foundation seeks to hire a cataloger to do copy and original cataloging in the unique environment of The James Smith Noel Collection. Secondary responsibilities may include answering reference questions, conducting tours and presentations, creating exhibits and maintaining social media accounts.
Housed on the campus of Louisiana State University in Shreveport, The Noel Collection (www.jsnoelcollection.org) contains over 200.000 items, including extensive holdings of rare books and materials, as well as items of more recent publication.
The initial appointment will be for one year with the probability of a year-to-year extension. Applicants should hold a Master of Library Science degree from an ALA-accredited program and should have training or experience in cataloguing. Entry-level candidates and those who are within one semester of completing their degree will also be considered. Compensation will be commensurate with training and experience and applicants may anticipate a salary range between $30,000.00 and $40,000.00 plus benefits.
Applicants should submit a CV, cover letter, a list of three references, and a statement of pertinent experience. Address applications to Martha Lawler at either firstname.lastname@example.org or James Smith Noel Collection, Noel Memorial Library, Louisiana State University, One University Place, Shreveport, LA, 71115. Applications received by March 1, 2018 will receive full consideration.
Collection Update (January 23, 2018)
The Noel Memorial Library at LSUS is getting a new roof. This will be a great improvement to the library and it will give patrons a more comfortable research experience. While the Noel Collection is temporarily closed for roof construction, collection materials are still available for use.
If you need collection materials, contact Martha Lawler at Martha.Lawler@lsus.edu or Andrea Schuba at Andrea.Schuba@lsus.edu or the Noel Collection email at email@example.com.
The Collection will reopen by May 1st, 2018 or sooner.
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