Detailed Job Description
The Cataloger at the Andrew G. Truxal Library is responsible for original and copy cataloging of works in a variety of media according to current cataloging standards; enhancing and maintaining the quality and integrity of the online catalog; managing the workflow process of the Catalog Department; and managing cataloging related projects.
Master's degree or higher in library science from an ALA-accredited program.
Minimum of two years of cataloging experience using an integrated library system (ILS).
Experience cataloging print materials and at least one format, such as video, electronic resources, archival materials, or other media.
Experience in original cataloging.
Demonstrated knowledge of OCLC Connexion, AACR2, ISBD, Library of Congress Subject Headings, Library of Congress Classification System, and authority control.
Working knowledge of bibliographic and research databases.
Familiarity with RDA, FRBR, Dublin Core, and current and emerging metadata standards and trends.
Able to perform tasks with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
Flexible and self-directed.
Ability to deal effectively and tactfully with faculty, staff, students, and the public.
Demonstrated concern for the patron's ability to successfully find, identify, select, and obtain information resources in the library's catalog.
Ability to work successfully in a team environment.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Willingness to learn and adapt to changing standards and new technology.
Ability to perform data entry accurately at a moderate speed.
Experience with word processing and spread sheet software.
Experience with MARC record batch processing, including the use of metadata manipulation tools, such as MarcEdit.
Experience with ContentDM, SirsiDynix, ClassWeb, and RDA Toolkit.
Experience in working with archival materials.
Experience in an academic or large public library.
Project management skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks under deadlines.
Knowledge of relational databases.
Evidence of previous professional development activities
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