Cataloging Librarian (Lee County Library System, Lehigh Acres, Florida)

Job Title: Librarian, Cataloging
Salary: $17.97 – $28.67 Hourly
Job Type: Full-Time Regular
Location: Lee County Library System, 881 Gunnery Road N, Suite 2, Lehigh Acres, Florida 33971


Will be responsible for facilitating access to library resources through cataloging, maintenance of the library ILS database, and integration with acquisitions processes. Duties to include performing copy cataloging and full level descriptive and original cataloging of various formats including serials and e-resources. Manage the batch importing of outsourced cataloging records, authorities and e-resource records into the library ILS. Perform high-level database maintenance to ensure data consistency and resolve conflicts. Plan and implement cataloging projects. Assist in developing and monitoring cataloging policies and procedures. Supervise and train cataloging and processing staff.

Typical Qualifications:

Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree in library science from a graduate library school program accredited by the American Library Association and one to two years experience in a library or related field. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds and push fully loaded book trucks. Ability to pass a criminal background check is required.

Supplemental Information:

• Experience with Polaris or a similar current generation advanced ILS is preferred. Possession of a valid Florida driver’s license is preferred. An acceptable driving record is required.

• Knowledge of AACR2r, LCSH, DDC, ILS’s, Marc21, RDA, FRBR, enriched EDI, OCLC Connexion; knowledge of current trends, standards, and emerging technologies in cataloging, including those related to e-resources; knowledge of cataloging authority procedures; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library staff and vendors.

• The County may require employees to make either a temporary or long-term, permanent transfer to another Library location to accommodate the organization’s business needs.

• Work hours and days are 80 hours bi-weekly; days and hours vary to include evenings, Saturdays, and some Sundays.

Instructions for Applying: Visit to apply online, or get instructions for downloading and mailing/faxing your application and resume.

Application Deadline:

July 06, 2011


Lee County Human Resources

Phone: 239-533-2245

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