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Boston University Part-Time, Temporary Technical Services Librarian for Music and Rare Books, School of Theology in Boston, Massachusetts

The Theology Library seeks a part-time (10-20 hours per week) technical service librarian with experience in cataloging musical scores, hymnals, and rare books related to music, especially church music.


10-20 hours per week with a flexible schedule, $25 per hour. Depending upon the number of hours worked each week, this position will be for a period of 6 months – 9 months.

Required Skills

Required Qualifications

  • MLS from an ALA-accredited institution.

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience cataloging and working on metadata projects in an academic library setting.

  • Background in music cataloging.

  • Experience with original cataloging of rare books

    Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Music.

  • Experience and familiarity with Alma.

  • Ordering and cataloging experience using OCLC-Connexion

    How to Apply

  • Please email cover letter and resume to Limpitlaw, Amy:

  • Please do not apply through the BU careers website.

    We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


Required Experience