Complex Copy Cataloger @ USF Libraries, Tampa

POSITION SUMMARY:This position is responsible for managing and maintaining the copy cataloging workflows including copy cataloging a variety of subject matter and formats, consistent with internal policies and procedures. Batch loading of electronic records into the Alma database will also be required.  This position performs maintenance on bibliographic records in the library database, including cleaning up records, troubleshooting problems and updating holdings, working with large amounts of data in spreadsheet format, completing data analysis on large data sets and performing global database changes.This position uses Alma Integrated Library Platform in accordance with national and international standards. It requires the evaluation and verification of classification numbers, subject headings and name authorities against established standards. Additionally, the valuation and verification of various data elements against established standards is required. A strict adherence is made to compiling and maintaining statistical data regarding various types and amounts of materials completed. Position requires a high level of attention to detail and technological proficiency in a variety of systems, software and other technological applications. This position operates with high degree of autonomy.RESPONSIBILITIES:Maintain cataloging of all physical formats across campuses and departments for USF Libraries to ensure timely access and discovery of library resources. This includes the use of OCLC Connexion to retrieve record, enhancing bib records, creating items and holdings, verifying subject headings, call numbers and name authorities and tracking statistics.  This also entails performing complex copy cataloging tasks involving deriving new records and performing subject analysis for subject heading and call number creation.Perform database maintenance and cleanup projects to ensure the accuracy of the library catalog thereby enhancing the discoverable of library resources. This involves individual record maintenance, performing data analysis on large data sets, troubleshooting issues in the data sets and performing data clean up in the library database, including batch updates and performing global changes on the database. This position would also perform data transformation and formatting projects.Assist with cataloging and maintaining the cataloging workflow for all electronic formats to ensure timely access and discovery of library resources. This includes copy cataloging of electronic resources, tracking new e-resource purchases, verifying URL links of e-resources and recording e-resource cataloging statistics. This position will also assist with batch loading and activating of electronic portfolio titles into Alma platform.Performs other duties as assigned.POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Library Science, English, History, or related field and two years of experience. Directly relevant work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement on a year for year basis. Preferred qualifications include: 2 years experience working in an academic library setting; experience performing copy cataloging duties, working knowledge of RDA cataloging standards, Library of Congress Subject Headings and Library of Congress Classification; experience with OCLC Connexion and Integrated Library Systems.
How To Apply 
Apply online at by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above.  YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position.