Cataloging Library Specialist

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Job Title Cataloging Library Specialist Department Library Technical Services Posting Number 03214P Location Annandale, VA: 22003 Full or Part Time Full Time Position End Date (if temporary) Required Travel Relocation Covered Salary Range $45,000.00 - 55,000.00 Position Summary Information

Basic Function

This position works in the area of a centralized library technical services department; Performs copy cataloging of print and non-print materials by applying and using appropriate technical cataloging rules and standards, including LC Classification, subject heading, RDA, Alma, and Connexion, to create and edit bibliographic and holding records; Assists with importing, maintenance, deletion, and quality control of all library records; Stays current of cataloging procedures and trends; Performs duties associated with processing materials, receiving, and invoicing of materials; Facilitates interlibrary loans; Has an understanding of the importance of the Library’s role in achieving the educational mission of a College or University.

Duties and Responsibilities

This position works in the area of a centralized library technical services department; Performs copy cataloging of print and non-print materials by applying and using appropriate technical cataloging rules and standards, including LC Classification, subject heading, RDA, Alma, and Connexion, to create and edit bibliographic and holding records; Assists with importing, maintenance, deletion, and quality control of all library records; Stays current of cataloging procedures and trends; Performs duties associated with processing materials, receiving, and invoicing of materials; Facilitates interlibrary loans; Has an understanding of the importance of the Library’s role in achieving the educational mission of a College or University.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree, OR a combination of education, training, and/or relevant applicable experience in library studies and/or library services, equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree.

Preferred Qualifications

Technical services library assistance experience at a level requiring self-direction and judgment in decision-making; Working knowledge of Alma and Primo Discovery.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Demonstrated knowledge of library cataloging, OCLC Connexion, and online library systems (i.e. Alma, ALEPH); Ability to analyze, categorize, and classify information according to Library of Congress classification system; ability to construct Library of Congress call numbers and subject headings; Ability to apply complex cataloging rules and procedures; Advanced organizational skills and the ability to manage competing priorities; Physical ability to lift and move many books each day from shelf to book truck and reverse.

Operation of a State Vehicle No Posting Detail Information

Open Date 05/10/2019 Close Date 05/31/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants Background Check Statement

The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive criminal background
investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of
education, credit checks (relevant to employment), and other checks requested by the VCCS and NOVA such as
I-9 and E-Verify requirements. Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s
Statement of Economic Interest.

Additional Information Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree, OR a combination of education, training, and/or relevant applicable experience in library studies and/or library services?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please describe your experience with cataloging print and/or non-print materials?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * I understand that only information provided at the time of the application submission will be considered when determining my qualifications and only responses to Supplemental Questions that can be verified in my application and resume will be credited.
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application

 

 

 

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Posted: 5/11/2019
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