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Collection Management Librarian - Remote, ACCUFILE, INC. (Boston)

This is a project-based position with an estimated project duration of 3 - 4 months for the express purpose of deaccessioning collections in preparation for discard.   Travel to Princeton, NJ & Washington, DC is required.

Essential functions: 

Solidify the criteria for deaccessioning and the criteria for items or collections to retain 

Deaccession and coordinate the elimination of all print collections for facilities in DC and NJ  

Develop and coordinate a digitization process for print titles to be transferred to digital format 

Modify all records related to discarded and relocated materials, including the integrated library system, research guides, and other references to library collections  

Identify potential information gaps as a result of discarding the physical collection 

Review of the kits and archival materials, which are important parts of the collection and are to be retained, and to develop identifiers as a unique collection type in the EOS catalog 

Coordinate with Facilities personnel for the staging and disposal of discarded items 

Provide a written progress report on a monthly basis to the client and to Accufile 


Prior library experience in managing large collections 

A qualified candidate will have specific, significant experience with deaccessioning / withdrawing materials, whether routine daily activity or major projects  

Strong library cataloging experience, particularly EOS 

Working with library stakeholders to review and modify records 

Familiarity and knowledge of Library Guides 

Project management experience 

Excellent oral and written communication skills; Must be able to communicate effectively with a diverse group 

Strong customer service attitude, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently.   

Travel to Princeton, NJ & Washington, DC is required 

This project will have a combination of an onsite and remote requirement 

Covid Considerations:

All personnel required to be fully vaccinated.

Full/Part Time




Salary Range

$50.00 - $60.00  / hour

Closing Date


How to Apply

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2021-09-17 |  Quick link to this job