Multilingual Cataloguer (PT) Kitchener , ON

Description

Located in Kitchener, ON, Library Services Centre (LSC) is one of Canada’s largest suppliers of books / video / music and cataloguing/processing services to public libraries. LSC is a not-for-profit corporation currently seeking a part-time candidate in our multilingual cataloguing department.

Cataloguer:Part time (20-hour per week) position available for cataloguer, including Multilingual cataloguing (German, Polish, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, French, Russian, in addition to English).This position requires the creation of derived and original cataloguing records for print and AV materials in English and a variety of world languages. All bibliographic records are created in MARC format, based on the standards set out in RDA/AACR2.

Required skills and qualifications:

  • MLIS, undergraduate library degree, or Library Technician’s Diploma
  • Ability to catalogue according to RDA/AACR2 in USMARC format
  • Knowledge of LCSH and DDC (required) and LC Classification (preferred)
  • Strong typing and computer skills, including email, Word, and basic Excel
  • Familiarity with cataloguing tools such as Horizon, Bibliofile, DDC, and Validator (LCSH and LC name authorities)
  • Problem solving skills and the ability to apply cataloguing rules logically
  • Ability to work with speed and a high level of accuracy
  • Aptitude and desire for learning new tasks and skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Some reading knowledge of multiple languages
  • Experience cataloguing academic library materials is an asset
  • Reading knowledge of multiple languages
  • Some previous cataloguing experience required

Experience

Salary: To be discussed

LSC is an equal opportunity employer committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

If you are interested in applying, please email your resume to:hr@lsc.on.ca

Closes: 23 January, 2022

Library Services Centre
Kitchener , ON