Cataloging Services Specialist

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Job Opening: Cataloging Services Specialist
Posting Date: January 5, 2022
Salary: $40,000 per year
Shift: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. M-F, 35 hours per week, plus additional hours as needed.

Position Description

Assist the Circulation Services Coordinator in day-to-day functions. Provide backup technical support for Sierra software. Maintains database for system office and member libraries. Assist in creating training materials and train staff at 26 member libraries; catalog new material for system office and member libraries.

Duties of Position

Perform original and copy cataloging.

Overlay records from SkyRiver onto local temporary records

Aid in creating and printing reports for automated system (Innovative Sierra).

Assist with administrative functions of computerized library management system such as, database clean­up and other related duties.

Assist with trouble shooting and solving problems for DCL member libraries.

Answer questions from DCL cataloging staff and member libraries.

Insure the accuracy of cataloging records including repair and updating of data.

Catalog materials for DCL collections, including McNaughton collection and DCL professional staff purchases.

Writes status reports, problem reports, procedures, and detailed documentation of system processes.

Travels to member libraries for training.

Performs other work duties as assigned.


High school graduate. College graduate preferred.

1-2 years of data input experience using Windows operating system.

Must be detail oriented;

Computer literate and familiar with Windows operating system;

Knowledge of library functions and operations;

Experience with MARC format a plus; Good interpersonal and communication skills.

Ability to work well with member libraries.

Self-starter with an intellectual curiosity to investigate new solutions on their own.

Training/experience with library cataloging practices and library practices and procedures.

Knowledge of library catalog organization, indexing, and filing; standard library operating procedures and terminology preferred.

Familiar with Innovative Interfaces Sierra Software or other LIS software preferred.

Physical Demands: Ability to travel to member libraries and lift 30 lbs.

Residence Requirement: The County of Delaware has a residency requirement for employees. Anyone applying for this job must reside in Delaware County or be willing to move to the County within three months of starting employment.


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