Cataloger for multi-year Federal Government Contract (Washington, DC)

LAC Group seeks a Cataloger to work on a multi-year contract at a Federal government agency located in Washington, DC. This is full-time, benefited position on a multi-year contract for a cataloger to support the agency’s cataloging and other technical services initiatives.


• Create original bibliographic records following AACR2, MARC21 and internal guidelines in ILS (Aleph 500)

• Edit bibliographic records following AACR2 and MARC21, and internal guidelines in ILS

• Assign Library of Congress Subject Headings and authorized name authorities to records in ILS

• Perform research to determine if a new NACO (name authority) is required

• Perform copy cataloging from OCLC under the supervision of a senior cataloger

• Create serial pattern records in ILS

• Perform quality control on digitized images

• Compile metrics for reporting purposes

• Prepare written documents under the supervision client

• Work on a variety of assignments using WORD, Excel, or other PC applications

• Other assignments for team projects working with both para-professional and professional library staff

• Prepare written weekly reports of project activity


• Master’s degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited institution

• Minimum three years work experience in library technical services operations, specifically a cataloging unit, including experience using a comparable ILS system

• Minimum three years work experience cataloging, original and copy cataloging, serials and monographs in print and electronic formats

• Minimum 5 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

• Strong skills in the use of ILS and other office computer applications

• Ability to work effectively with para-professionals, library professionals and agency personnel

• Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills

• CONSER trained or certified, preferred

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


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