Cataloging Librarian – Recorded Books, Inc. – Prince Frederick, MD

Job Title: Cataloging Librarian

Location:  Recorded Books, Inc., 270 Skipjack Road, Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Company Overview: Recorded Books is an independent publisher of unabridged audiobooks and a key provider of digital content (eBook and eAudio) from major publishing houses. The company provides libraries with digital content (through its proprietary RBdigital platform) and physical products. Recorded Books is located in Prince Frederick, MD.

Responsibilities: Provides both original and copy cataloging for a variety of formats, including audiobooks, eBooks, digital magazines, DVDs, and other media. Assists in data manipulation and the automation, creation, and editing of MARC records. Assists in establishing and maintaining cataloging policies for current and new products. Works with Recorded Books business departments to define MARC records needs, and resolve technical issues. May assist MARC record team members in resolving library customer MARC issues. Reports to the Head of Cataloging as well as the Senior IT Director of Recorded Books, Inc.

Requirements: MLS degree from an ALA-accredited school is required. Strong knowledge and understanding of library principles, practices, and techniques. Proficiency in cataloging standards such as AACR2, MARC21, and RDA. Strong knowledge of Microsoft programs is preferred, including Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio. Strong and current computer skills and knowledge, including online searching and archiving. Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing. Proficiency in Library of Congress standards in classification and subject headings. Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with flexibility in a diverse team environment. Ability to communicate, analyze, and synthesize data and provide creative and workable solutions to cataloging problems. Ability to work in a rapidly changing technological/IT environment. Strong attention to detail is required. Must be able to work on site in Prince Frederick, Maryland.

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Process: Please submit Resume, Cover Letter, and a list of three professional references (including Title, Name, phone numbers, addresses, and email addresses) to Behn Trader at btrader@recordedbooks.com.

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