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ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION VACANCY
Madison County Library System

POSITION:  Cataloger/Metadata Librarian                    

PLACE:  Madison County Library System, Administrative Office, Canton, MS        

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:  Bachelor's degree required.  MLS or MLIS degree from an ALA accredited Institution is preferred. Two years of Public Library/cataloging or related experience. Excellent computer skills. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.  Ability to deal effectively with the public and other employees.  Familiarity with the following programs, preferred: SirsiDynix Symphony, OCLC Connexion, Microsoft Office, particularly Excel spreadsheet. Familiarity with the following standards: RDA, AACR2, MARC, Dublin Core.

DUTIES:  Responsible for cataloging bibliographic and audiovisual materials for the general collection, as well as creating metadata for local history materials. This person will serve as a member of the Executive Planning Committee, which is responsible for developing policies, procedures, goals, and objectives for the library system and as a member of the Technology Committee, which is responsible for developing the library’s technology goals and objectives. Operates under the direction of the Collection Development Coordinator.
                                   
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing normal duties of this job, employees may be required to sit or stand for longer periods of time and/or move from one area of the library to another.  The employee may be required to climb ladders or step stools, stoop, bend, kneel, reach, push or pull loaded book carts, lift and carry stacks of books, or move boxes of materials of considerable weight from one location to another.  The employee may be required to lift up to 35 pounds.  The employee should have sufficient vision and hand/eye coordination to perform repetitive movements and job duties. Tasks require visual perception and discrimination as well as oral communications ability.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

HOURS:  This is a full-time, non-exempt position.  Hours and work days may vary.        

SALARY& BENEFITS:  Salary dependent upon education and experience.  Full state benefits package including state health and life insurance, basic dental and vision insurance, state approved holidays throughout the year, paid sick and vacation leave, and participation in state retirement and deferred compensation.

AVAILABLE:  April 3, 2017

CONTACT:  Madison County Library System       
Ray Myers
102 Priestley St.
Canton, MS  39046
Telephone:  601-859-7733 x103 Fax: 601-859-0014 
E-mail:  rmyers@mcls.ms

This job description is subject to be changed by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
                                   
All applicants are required to fill out a complete and accurate MCLS application.

Madison County Library System is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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