9303 - Monographic Copy Cataloger, Libraries
|Job Summary: Performs copy cataloging of primarily Western European language print, audiovisual, and electronic monographic materials. Verifies and corrects existing access points for names, subjects, and series to provide bibliographic access. Makes permanent enhancements to the OCLC database and creates metadata for digital resources. Using contributed copy records from OCLC, catalogs print and audiovisual monographs in Western European languages. In consultation with language experts, catalogs non-print, non-Western European language materials. Uses Resource Description & Access (RDA) and Library of Congress-Program for Cooperative Cataloging Policy Statements, Library of Congress Catalogers' Desktop, Library of Congress Subject Headings, Library of Congress Classification Schedules, as well as other cataloging tools to perform the work. |
|Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Cover letter and resume with contact information for three references required. |
REQUIRED: Two years of college level coursework and one year of library experience.
Knowledge of cataloging procedures, familiarity with MARC bibliographic and input standards, and experience with standard office systems including email, Internet applications, database searching, and working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook). Strong organizational skills. Ability to investigate and resolve problems independently and effectively. Ability to perform complex duties with high degree of accuracy. Ability to pay attention to detail, work with disruptions, and follow established guidelines. Ability to work independently and in a group. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Preferred: BA in humanities, social sciences, or related field and one year of library experience using a library database or bibliographic utility (ILS), or other technical services experience. Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve difficult copy cataloging situations. Knowledge of at least one additional Western European language.
Apply by September 26, 2013.