One Position: Maryland

Position: Cataloger II
Location: Baltimore County Public Library
Salary: $46,658

Originally posted on MLA Jobline.

Vacancy Number: 2023-499
Responsibilities: Performs original and complex copy of cataloging to create MARC bibliographic records for all formats of library materials
-Interprets and applies the Dewey Decimal, local call number schemes and Library of Congress subject and genre headings
-Searches databases such as OCLC and vendor websites for existing descriptive metadata
-Enhances, edits and corrects existing metadata according to local and national standards
-Pre-catalogs materials before arrival to assist in production goals of Technical Services
-Investigates and resolves cataloging concerns and answers questions for library staff
-Maintains authority records and performs needed authority work in the database
-Maintains foreign language collections, specifically Korean, Russian, and Spanish
-Maintains digital historical collection and may supervise staff for that unit
-Answers customer research questions about the digital historical photograph collection, including fair use availability
Requirements: MLS from an ALA accredited school and one (1) year of cataloging experience of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and four (4) years of progressively responsible cataloging experience with successful completion of the Library Associates Training Institute (LATI) within two (2) years of date of hire
-Two (2) years of archival experience and digital storage management preferred
-Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. and push/pull a wheeled cart weighing up to 100 lbs.
-Must be able to bend, kneel, crouch and stretch for extended periods of time
-Must be able to read small print
-Must be able to use a computer for extended periods of time
-Must be able to sit for extended periods of time
Salary Range: $46,658-Starting Salary
Application Process: 499&type=JOBDESCR
Closing Date: 1/19/23