Job: Librarian II/Cataloger

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Librarian II/Cataloger

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Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.


General Definition of Work:

Performs responsible professional work in the public library system. Work is performed under regular supervision of the Library Director. Includes coordination of full range of technical services; shared responsibility for Library technologies and digital services. Limited supervision is exercised over full-time and part-time personnel; manages team of volunteers. Assumes oversight of daily operation in collaboration with other Librarian in absence of Library Director. Ability to accommodate flexible work schedule which will include some evening and weekend assignments.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks:

Performs original and copy cataloging according to current standards. Performs all technical services functions, including, but not limited to, maintaining inventory control and ordering of all products related to processing of all material types; training and oversight of processing staff. Shares responsibility for trouble-shooting and operational or software uploading/updates of all Library technologies; shares role of liaison with City IT. Assists in circulation and patron services delivery including all reference inquiries; contributes to collection development and management; maintains records; prepares reports.

(The following tasks are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

  • Performs original and copy-cataloging; verifies that imported bibliographic records and item records are accurate and within designated parameters; creates item records for select items, such as media, duplicate, replacement, and gift items
  • Verifies receipt of new materials; evaluates and determines disposition of all donated materials
  • Performs and/or oversees those technical processes required to make library materials ready for circulation/patron access; also assists with deselection and e-record maintenance
  • Oversees collection organization, periodic weeding, inventory and disposition of discarded materials
  • Shares responsibility for overall functionality of Library technologies and digital services
  • Trains Library Clerks in any related technical processing or technology-related functionality
  • Participates in collection development and management of media collections
  • Leads installation and ongoing implementation of future materials security system
  • Manages the Library Volunteer Program
  • Serves assigned hours in all public service Circulation functions, frontline technical assistance, reader’s advisory, and reference assistance
  • Participates in programming
  • Participates in strategic planning, policy development, and relevant budget proposals
  • Represents Library on PPLC Special Interest Group(s) as assigned
  • Leads special projects as assigned
  • Sustains mastery of all library/job related technologies
  • Serves as back-up for various library functions as needed
  • Performs related tasks as required


Must have five years of professional library experience with at least two of those years in a cataloging role. Must have graduated from an ALA-accredited college or university with major course work in library science. Desired: supervisory experience in a library setting.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

General knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of modern library operation; comprehensive knowledge of cataloging principles and practices, knowledge of library automated systems, software, and their applications and related technologies; general knowledge of full range of customer services and reference/user resources and techniques; ability to collect, analyze, and present data in useful reports; ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment; ability to communicate ideas effectively both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library patrons, coworkers, colleagues, officials, community residents, etc. Demonstrate resourcefulness in staying abreast of trends, patterns, innovation in Library-related operations, services, and facilities and envisioning local and regional application.

Physical Requirements:

This is light work requiring the exertion of up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects; work requires stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operation of machines, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is not subject to adverse environmental conditions.


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Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

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Job Location

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Job Place:
St. Pete Beach Public Library

Job Location:
Central Florida

365 73rd Ave.

St. Pete Beach



Institution Information
Institution Name :
St. Pete Beach Public Library

365 73rd Ave.

St. Pete Beach



Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Keri Nelson

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