Thursday, May 5, 2016

Job: Associate II (Cataloger) at L.E. Phillips Memorial Library

Position: Associate II (Cataloger)
Location:  L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Seeking a collaborative, professional, and technologically savvy individual to serve on its cataloging team in Technical Services. The well-qualified candidate shall demonstrate good judgment and initiative, possess a working knowledge of standard cataloging practices, be a reliable team player with a strong commitment to customer service, and be able to meet deadlines with a high degree of accuracy.

Job Description:
Under general supervision, this position exists to perform cataloging functions that maintain the efficient flow of materials through Technical Services.

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent in training and proven work experience.
  • Minor in Library Science, including cataloging class, or equivalent in training and proven work experience is required.
  • Accurate typing skills required.
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualities, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform the essential functions of the job.

  •  Knowledge of standard cataloging practice and resource tools, including but not limited to LC, RDA, ANSCR, Bibliographic Formats and Standards, LCGFT; the use and interpretation of MARC 21 and Dewey Classification; the ability to catalog all library materials accordingly; identify and report errors and problems to OCLC.
  • Ability to meet standard of copy cataloging 10-12 items per hour with a low error rate.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with the OCLC product Connexion Client for cataloging; design, creation and implementation of macros for cataloging efficiency; capable of deriving new records using Connexion work forms; familiarity with batch uploading.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with WebDewey and the RDA Toolkit.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with staff, the MORE consortium staff and the public.
  • Ability to work accurately with attention to detail.
  • Ability and initiative to work independently and efficiently with minimal direction.
  • Ability to use and interpret spreadsheets.
  • Proficiency in searching databases, use of the Internet and e-mail.
This position is regularly scheduled for 35 hours per week, Monday – Friday. The wage range is $20.24 – $23.32 per hour, with excellent benefits.

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