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Available Job # 2645

Date Posted 12/02/2018
Job Title Cataloger
Organization Muncie Public Library
Environment Public Library
City Muncie
State IN
Hours Full-Time
Hire Status Direct Hire
Job Level MLS/MLIS Required

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Catalogs Library materials both original and revising copy cataloging as appropriate.

Provides quality control for all bibliographic records.

Communicates with Supervisor and vendors to clarify and improve cataloging, processing and ordering.

Imports bibliographic records into Integrated Library System (ILS) and adjusts records to meet current Library requirements.

Serves as backup for the Processing Assistant II.


MLS, MIS or MLIS from an ALA accredited program, Indiana Librarian Certificate 3 or higher certification or ability to obtain it within six months of start date. Cataloging experience preferred.


The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Customer Service: Provides prompt, attentive, and friendly customer service; represents the organization well; maintains personal accountability and ownership for providing excellent customer service; seeks and responds to feedback to improve services; shows willingness to go out of his/her way to help customers and coworkers.

Teamwork: Cooperates and works well with co-workers and management; plans and completes job duties; helps out where needed; asks for help when needed; completes work in a timely manner.

Communication: Communicates ideas and thoughts clearly, accurately, and respectfully; listens to others and seeks to understand others perspectives.

Hardware, Software: Knowledgeable about hardware and software and can navigate the internet appropriately; understands and able to use portable storage devices; make people feel comfortable with technology

Adaptability: Willingness to take on new challenges and responsibilities and lead others; open to change and variety within the workplace; works hard to implement change in areas of responsibility; recommends changes to improve processes and customer service.

Image: Portrays a positive image of the Library; is a strong public ambassador and promotes Library programs, materials and services

Technical: Comfortable in using computers, appropriate software and job related equipment..


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to be successful when performing the essential functions of the job.

A valid driverís license to get to and from outreach events

Frequently required to

Stand, walk and sit for long periods of time

Use hands and fingers to handle books, AV, paper and technology

Speak and listen to others

See and read; must be able to distinguish words, letters and numbers appropriately

Reach with hands and arms

Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

Lift, move or carry 30 pounds

Push book carts weighing 75 lbs


The position is eligible for health insurance, PERF, and paid PTO leave.


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