Cataloging Lead – RetroCon & SuDoc project lasting up to 4 months (Washington, DC)

LAC Group seeks an experienced Cataloging Lead – RetroCon & SuDoc for a cataloging project at a prestigious government agency located in Washington, DC. This position is anticipated to last for four (4) months. Must be a United States Citizen in order to be considered.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervisory responsibility for work performed by the contract personnel small group.
  • Ensures that all work performed by contract personnel is in compliance with the contract requirements
  • Helps maintain required statistics, produces/contributes required metrics, prepares reports and other written deliverables
  • Serves as an advisor on cataloging practice for contract staff including the application of AACR2, MARC21 format, ISBD punctuation, Library of Congress standards and ILS practices.
  • Performs quality control for work performed by the contract personnel, including reviewing bibliographic transcription for accuracy, correcting errors and assuring quality of all metadata
  • Recommends to project manager changes to project workflow, processes, etc. to improve efficiency of project in consultation with the agency’s project staff

Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited institution preferred
  • Minimum of two years work experience in library technical services operations, specifically a cataloging unit, including experience using a comparable ILS system
  • Minimum two years work experience cataloging serials in print and electronic formats
  • Minimum three years progressively responsible experience in a library setting, preferably a large academic library setting
  • Work experience with U.S. Federal documents, preferably in a Federal depository library
  • Working experience and knowledge of the Superintendent of Documents classification system (SuDoc) preferred
  • Knowledge of government procurement and acquisitions regulations preferred
  • Ability to work effectively with para-professionals, library professionals and agency personnel
  • Ability to form and nurture a productive team environment
  • Proven written and oral communication skills

To read more details and to apply please visit this link: http://bit.ly/CatalogerTeamLead
 

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