Cataloger (LAC, New Orleans, LA)

LAC Group seeks for immediate consideration, a Cataloger for a long term project in New Orleans, LA.  This project provides cataloging services for a major academic institution.

Responsibilities

  • Advanced copy cataloging and shelf-listing;
  • Assist with original and serial cataloging if needed;
  • Act as a resource for cataloging technicians, providing LC classification and subject headings as needed for copy cataloging needing upgrading;
  • Create reports on a regular basis;
  • Maintain active communications and coordinate the work effort with LAC’s cataloging Team lead and project manager;
  • Other duties as directed. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited Masters Degree in Library or Information Science or equivalent experience;
  • Must be fluent in English language;
  • Knowledge of national cataloging standards and practice including AACR2 and MARC21 formats;
  • Recent experience with an integrated library system, preferably ExLibris Voyager;
  • Previous cataloging experience preferably in an academic environment using L.C. classification, OCLC and a ILS system, preferred;
  • Ability to catalog Spanish language materials. Other romance language skills may be considered.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency using Word & Excel
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instruction
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to multitask and work with changing priorities in a production based environment

Other Qualifications:

  • Experience in cataloging  government documents, a plus;
  • Ability to work with a variety of languages for bibliographic description, a plus;
  • Ability to speak and read Spanish language preferred

For information & to apply, please visit http://goo.gl/vA6qA

LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and values diversity in the workforce.

LAC Group is a premier provider of recruiting and consultancy services for information professionals at U.S. and global organizations including Fortune 100 companies, law firms, pharmaceutical companies, large academic institutions and prominent government agencies.

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