Library Specialist: Cataloging

Tallahassee, FL
Oct 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 42473

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 10/19/2017


University Libraries: Madison St. Location


Performs original and complex monographic copy cataloging in a variety of languages in all formats including rare and special collection materials. Requires knowledge of standard cataloging tools and standards such as RDA, AACR2, DCRM(B), LCSH, MARC and LC classification. Updating the cataloging manual and writing cataloging procedures.
Supervises USPS and OPS staff to include hiring, evaluations, time and leave approvals, etc. Performs other duties as assigned.
Develops automated tools, such as macros, for streamlining cataloging processes. Conducts cataloging statistics reports and checks production statistics. Creation and manipulation of spreadsheets.
Creates non-MARC metadata for special projects.


Bachelors and 2 years of experience of a combination of post high school education and experience equal to six years. Experience training and supervising employees.
Experience in a library setting and/or knowledge of cataloging practices.
Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel.
Knowledge of library automated systems, Macro Express or other Macro creation programs.
Strong writing and communication skills.
Ability to demonstrate effective customer service skills.
Ability to perform accurately in a detail oriented environment.
Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously.


Knowledge of Western European languages other than English.
Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply related federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, rules and regulations.
Knowledge of and the ability to interpret and apply related University policies, procedures, principles, and practices.

Anticipated Salary Range

Anticipate hiring at or near $27,000.

Pay Plan

This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

How To Apply

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

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