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Cataloging Librarian

Posted by: Savannah College of Art and Design

Posted date: 2017-Jun-29

Location: Savannah College of Art and Design Atlanta

The Cataloging Librarian coordinates and performs activities associated with the SCAD-Atlanta
cataloging operation and coordinates efforts with those of the SCAD Libraries in Savannah and
Hong Kong. The Cataloging Librarian is responsible for original and copy cataloging primarily
for art related publications, including books, serials, electronic materials, DVDs, artists books
and book objects. The successful candidate must possess a user-centered attitude and a desire to
work in a team oriented environment that serves a diverse population.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Performs original and copy cataloging of print and non-print materials according to RDA, AACR2r, LCRI, LCSH and other relevant national standards
Develops comprehensive bibliographic descriptions and assigns subject headings and
classification numbers according to LC practice
Performs bibliographic maintenance and data clean up
Coordinates departmental policies, procedures, statistics gathering and assessment related to all aspects of cataloging operation
Provides reference/circulation service ~10 hours per week to library patrons
Participates in college-wide events, committees, and initiatives as applicable

Supervisory Responsibilities
Assist in supervising library assistants, including hourly staff and work-study students
Provide training related to cataloging and bibliographic maintenance
Job Title Cataloging Librarian
Start Date
Library/Institution Name Savannah College of Art and Design Atlanta
Certification Required? No
City Atlanta
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Academic
Qualifications Required Qualifications:

Education and Experience
ALA-accredited MLS
Experience in cataloging, and technical services operations
Working knowledge of MARC formats, RDA, AACR2r, and LCSH/LC classification schedules
Must be able to work independently and balance day-to-day oversight with longer term planning of all aspects of cataloging operations
Familiarity with automated cataloging systems (OCLC Connexion) and professional trends in cataloging
Familiarity with traditional and electronic information resources

Preferred Qualifications
Preference will be given to candidates possessing expertise in art, design, architecture or humanities.
Experience with creating original catalog records for art related publications
Experience using Innovative Interfaces Sierra ILS
Knowledge of collection development and acquisitions procedures
Reference and outreach experience

Language skills
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures
Write reports and procedure manuals
Effectively present information to staff and patrons

Computer Skills
Knowledge of online cataloging, and integrated library systems required
Knowledge of Microsoft Office required
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