The Fayetteville Free Library (FFL) is looking for a self-starting, highly motivated individual to join our innovative team of professionals and support staff members. A successful candidate will flourish in a dynamic, collaborative, and fast paced environment.
• Copy catalog all new library acquisitions following specific collection guidelines determined by professional staff
• Provide quality control of cataloged items and records, performing item record maintenance as needed
• Supervise processing volunteers, providing training and assistance as needed
• Maintain processing and cataloging supplies
• Work directly with professional staff on collection development
• Performs related duties as assigned by the Executive Director
• Effective interpersonal, communication, and project management skills
• Must be able to perform detailed work with accuracy and consistency
• Cataloging experience and familiarity with Polaris/Innovative is preferred
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with various constituents
• Team player, ability to lead and thrive in a collaborative work environment
• Ability to work well under pressure, prioritize projects and is detail/deadline oriented
• Cataloging/ Tech services experience preferred
• Bachelor’s Degree preferred
This is a part time position, 20 hrs/week, ideal for a student or any qualified candidate with part time scheduling flexibility.
We welcome applications from anyone who has relevant, demonstrated experience with the responsibilities and skills listed above. We will not accept phone calls regarding this position and will accept resumes until the position is filled.
To apply email your resume and letter of interest to Executive Director, Sue Considine, firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Organization:
The Fayetteville Free Library (FFL) is nationally and internationally renowned for its innovative programs, services, spaces, and collections. It has been named a Library Journal Five Star Library for eight years, and is the home of the first library makerspace in the United States. In 2013, Executive Director Sue Considine was honored in Washington D.C. as a White House Champion of Change for her leadership and work developing a team of dynamic professionals, support staff, and community members who offer cutting-edge library services to an engaged community. Through speaking opportunities and Innovation Tours, the FFL has created partnerships inside and outside of the library industry, and has influenced librarianship on local, national, and international scales. Come and be part of what’s next!