Librarian II: Cataloging – Anoka County Library

$23.28 – $23.98 Hourly

OPENING DATE: 04/06/18
CLOSING DATE: 04/16/18

Are you looking for a rewarding career in the northern Twin Cities metropolitan area where you can make a meaningful difference in others’ lives and enjoy a positive work-life balance? Our diverse Anoka County team brings next-level talents, personalities and experiences together in ways that make us both effective and efficient. Our team of nearly 2,000 employees is united
by a common mission to preserve the public’s trust. We do this by bringing our very best to work every day and serving Anoka County’s 345,000 citizens in a respectful, innovative and fiscally
responsible manner.

If your career aspirations resonate with our mission, we invite you to Find Your Path at Anoka County! Apply today to join our team.

The Anoka County Library System connects the community to ideas, information and inspiration. The Catalog Librarian II is foundational in making that mission a reality. This role performs the original and copy cataloging of print and non-print materials so that patrons and staff can find what they seek. The specialized knowledge of a skilled Catalog Librarian II also provides valuable database management and authority control for the library. Every item that enters the library, first passes through the expert hands of the Catalog Librarian II. Bring your passion for libraries into this position, and help get knowledge into the hands of the world.

Performs original and copy cataloging of all formats of library materials to facilitate their discovery, access and use.
Interpret and apply Library of Congress subject headings, the Dewey Decimal System, and the latest AACR2, RDA, and OCLC standards in cataloging and classifying library materials.
Perform database maintenance for bibliographic and authority records.
Train and advise other staff on copy cataloging and instruct staff on the basics of MARC records.

Master of Library Science (MLS) from an ALA accredited library school; experience with computerized cataloging; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 2 years work
experience in original and copy cataloging, preferred.

Knowledge of: Methods, practices, and techniques of public library cataloging and classification; Standard bibliographic sources and verification tools;Professional library theories, issues, and trends especially as they relate to cataloging

Skills in: verbal and written communication; Microsoft Office Suite; specialized cataloging resources like RDA Toolkit and WebDewey.

Ability to: Perform original and copy cataloging with high accuracy and at a rapid pace; Develop cataloging standards for new library collections; Work with vendors to maintain and update local holdings; Design and conduct training and instruction for individuals and groups; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, including those at other sites; Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; To stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; To lift, carry, push and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight.

Anoka County Salary Schedule, Grade C012.
2018 full salary range: $48,422 to $88,628 ($23.28 to $42.61 per hour)
Normal hiring range: $48,422 to $49,875 ($23.28-$23.98 per hour)
After successful completion of an initial hire probationary period, eligible for a probationary period increase.

Full-time; 40 hours per pay week.
Work schedule is primarily Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Schedule may vary based on business needs and at supervisor discretion.

Selection Process
The examination/selection process for this classification will consist of a rating of your training and experience from the application materials submitted. The top scoring candidates will be forwarded to the hiring department for further consideration.

Additional Information
Include responses to all supplemental questions with your application no later than 4:30 p.m. on the closing date of the position. Resume and cover letter submissions are accepted, but are not

Anoka County complies with the Americans With Disabilities Act. If you need an accommodation because of a disability or to submit Veterans’ Preference information, please contact Anoka County Employee Relations at 763-324-4307.

Government Center, 2100 3rd Avenue
Anoka, MN 55303