Cataloger/Classifier- Law Library of Congress- Washington DC

Category: Consulting / Business / Functional
City: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Position ID: J0416-1143 – Permanent Full Time

Position Description:

This work will take place in the Law Library of Congress, which manages and maintains the world’s largest legal collection, containing over 2.5 million volumes of legal and legislative materials from the United States, as well as international, comparative, and foreign materials.

The Cataloger/Classifier will support the Law Library of Congress in the task of converting the call numbers from existing LAW schedule to K schedule using LC classification scheme.

•Masters Degree in Library Sciences or a relevant field. Candidates currently enrolled in MLS program with strong legal background and language skills are strongly encouraged to apply.
•A minimum of 3 years directly related work experience required.
•Minimum of one year of law library experience.
•Knowledge and understanding of the Library of Congress classification schedule, particularly the schedule covering legal material (Class K).
•Knowledge of Library of Congress Subject Headings, applicable when 650 fields are incomplete or missing.
•Knowledge of the functions of the LOC Voyager Integrated Library System (ILS) and all applicable rules for cataloging.
•Ability to perform library technical service work with attention to detail.

•High level of fluency in a foreign language, especially German, Russian or Japanese

•Candidate must have the ability to successfully complete a Government Agency background investigation.

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This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.

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