Cataloger – LAC Federal – Washington DC or Virtual

LAC Federal is seeking experienced Catalogers to provide high quality original cataloging for a major Federal Library in the Washington, DC Metro Area.  Work may be done on-site at the government’s facility or virtually. This is a long term, full-time contract (40 hour a week; Monday – Friday) benefited position.

Responsibilities:

  • Create PCC BIBCO-level catalog records of English language material in all subject areas that are compliance with RDA standards
  • Analyze materials to appropriately identify access points
  • Assign subject headings using Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Classify material according the Library of Congress Classification system
  • Perform authority control of all headings used in access points
  • Create or update name authority records in the LC/NACO Name Authority File
  • Make recommendations regarding new Library of Congress Subject Headings and/or classification numbers

Qualifications

  • MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited institution
  • 5+ years of original cataloging experience in an academic or large special library
  • Expert knowledge of RDA, LCSH, LCC, MARC21 and other standards used in cataloging monographic materials
  • Proven experience with any/all of these LC classifications
    • D
    • E
    • F
    • G
    • H
    • J
    • P
    • Z
  • Demonstrated history of BIBCO level cataloging
  • Thorough knowledge and experience in cataloging workflows
  • Strong computer skills related to downloading, installing and using specialized software from OCLC and LC
  • Understanding of item based workflow and requirement to create high level bibliographic and/or NACO records in a minimal amount of time
  • Familiarity with OCLC’s Connexion, Cataloger’s Desktop and the RDA Toolkit
  • Knowledge of NACO procedures
  • Strong computer & analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a virtual environment
  • Excellent command of English
  • High attention to detail

To apply, visit: https://goo.gl/Gy2s9M

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