Cataloger/Librarian at Federal Highway Administration Research Library

MacroSys, LLC seeks a temporary, full-time Cataloger/Librarian to provide cataloging support and other services to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Research Library at the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, located in McLean, VA. The term will be from approximately May 30, 2017 through the end of July 2017.
Responsibilities:
  • Perform copy and original cataloging, primarily for print technical materials
  • Assign subject headings and call numbers
  • Create and modify local authority records
  • Review donations and the current collection to determine whether materials should be kept
  • Check-in serials, shelve materials, and perform other collection activities
  • Assist with other tasks including circulation, interlibrary loan, and reference/research requests
  • Track tasks and maintain statistics
Requirements:
  • Master of Library Science (MLS) or equivalent from an ALA accredited school
  • A minimum of three years progressively responsible work experience in a library environment
  • At least one year of professional cataloging experience
  • Experience applying cataloging rules and guidelines, including MARC, AACR2, RDA, Library of Congress Subject Headings and Library of Congress Classification
  • Experience using specialized controlled vocabularies, thesauri, and taxonomies
  • Familiarity with cataloging tools such as OCLC Connexion and Classification Web
  • Experience with integrated library systems, bibliographic maintenance, and data cleanup
  • Experience with collection management activities such as selection and weeding
  • Experience performing online database research, synthesizing information, and presenting results
  • Ability to fill interlibrary loans and other requests for information
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with customers and library personnel
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience providing information services in transportation, engineering, or other technical fields
  • Experience using the integrated library system EOS
Interested candidates should email resumes and cover letters by April 21, 2017 to Deena Adelman at: deena.adelman@macrosysrt.com. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. We look forward to hearing from you!

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