Cataloging Librarian

Follett Corporation - Bridgewater, NJ3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $47,000 - $66,000 a year
Create original and adaptive LC cataloging records, using Unabridged Dewey and Library of Congress classification with Library of Congress subject headings per RDA rules and in MARC format
Create Enhanced MARC cataloging records online using Abridged Dewey classification, Sears subject headings, and MARC format
Format and utilize publisher- and/or LC-supplied information to generate pre-publication cataloging records per national standards and B&T conventions to support review source and special list cataloging activities, as needed
Examine item-in-hand or pre-publication material and write brief objective descriptive summaries (annotations)
Update pre-publication records with item-in-hand, as needed; correct errors

Must have a Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school
Must have 2 years practical cataloging experience in a library or business environment, or have graduated from an MLIS program with cataloging coursework
Must be able to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations
Must be able to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
Must be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and the general public
Must be able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
Must be bilingual in Spanish; both written and verbally
Knowledge of publishers and publishing industry is a plus
Extensive knowledge of MARC records, integrated library systems and operations is a plus
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