Librarian - Cataloger

Date: August 7, 2017
Location: Main Library - Technical Services
Hours: Full-Time (37.5 hours)
Salary: Grade 11, $19.76/hour


Performs original and copy cataloging of print and non-print monograph and serial records using Dewey, MARC, AACRII, RDA, OCLC, LCSH, in III Sierra and OCLC Connexion; assigns call numbers and subject headings; provides name and title access points; determines information for bibliographic description; assigns MARC tags and codes; maintains quality control of records in the library’s catalog; provides authority control in the Sierra system by establishing and/or verifying correct Library of Congress subject, name, series and genre headings and appropriate references; and in conjunction with the other cataloging librarians and supervisor, trains para-professionals and establishes workflow; and assists with special projects. Other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

At least three credit hours of coursework in cataloging or equivalent experience; a Master of Library and Information Science degree issued by an ALA-accredited school of library and information science; knowledge or experience in original and copy cataloging of a variety of materials, including batch loading and editing electronic and A/V resources. Experience performing of original cataloging of AV materials and archival materials preferred; NACO experience preferred. MarcEdit experience preferred. Applicants within 6 credit hours or less toward completion of an M.L.I.S. degree will also be considered under certain conditions. Individuals hired under these conditions will begin as a Public Service Assistant lll, Grade 10, Step 1, ($19.23/hr), and upon confirmation of completion of the M.L.I.S. degree will be moved to Librarian, Grade 11, Step 1, ($19.76/hr).

Application Deadline:


For consideration, applicants for this position must either submit a resume including salary history and a cover letter indicating previous applicable experience and training or complete an Employment Application in the Human Resources Department at Main Library. Resumes should be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or should be mailed to:

Human Resources
Akron-Summit County Public Library
60 South High Street
Akron, OH 44326-0001



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