LAC Federal is seeking a Cataloging Support professional for a major health library in the Washington, DC metro area. This is a long term full time (40 hour a week; Monday to Friday) benefited position.
- Provide cataloging, metadata, and thesaurus management support for the NIH Library
- Manage/update existing records
- Creating original and copy cataloging records (as appropriate) for new acquisitions.
- Update holding records to remove deselected monographs and journal titles and issues, as appropriate.
- Assist with and consult on library staff on metadata creation/management and taxonomy use/management, especially in a biomedical setting. This includes application of metadata and biomedical thesauri in a digital repository and/or advanced indexing projects, as needed.
- Associate’s Degree from a recognized college or technical institute with 16 credits in library science or computer science. Degree in MLS/MLIS is highly preferred;
- 3 years relevant library experience
- Must have experience with sources such as OCLC WorldCat via WorldShare, the online catalog (Innovative Sierra), online resources databases (SQL, Intota, and Drupal-based), and link resolver (ProQuest 360 Link)
- Has knowledge of library techniques, systems and procedures
- Some knowledge of sources of reference on bibliographical material
- Ability to use and explain the library facilities, including catalogs and other reference aids
- Ability to deal effectively with volunteers and non-professional staff in instructing them in the use of the library
- Ability to present ideas effectively orally and in writing
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with personnel of the institution.
Apply online at: https://goo.gl/vNkQX4
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