Job: Library Cataloger

General Information
Library Cataloger

Number position available:

$25- $28 hourly

Job Category:

Position DOES NOT require a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.


The Cataloger performs original and copy cataloging based on current standards, database 
maintenance, authority control, and provides training and inventory support for library staff. This position also resolves cataloging problems and aids in the maintenance of the online catalog. As part of the professional team, the Cataloger provides advice, offers demonstrations, and provides information on best practices and up-to-date polices in cataloging. This is accomplished by keeping up-to-date on relevant programs and services that enhance the ability of the library staff to provide quality information to patrons in an effective and efficient manner.

This is a part time position with an weekly average amount of  29 hours per week.

Examples of Duties


  • Perform original (including complex) and copy cataloging of all formats of library materials to facilitate their identification, access, and use. 
  • Interpret and apply Library of Congress subject headings, the Dewey Decimal System, the 
  • AACR2, RDA, and the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) manuals in cataloging and classifying library materials. 
  • Maintain authority records and perform needed authority work in the database. 
  • Consult with libraries in order to resolve cataloging and database problems, report trends in bibliographic services, answer questions, transmit information, and discuss options for handling library materials. 
  • Provide inventory support for staff members. 
  • Develops and delivery training programs to member library staff and others. 
  • Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with internal staff, staff from member libraries, and other relevant community leaders. 
  • Keep records of inquiries, complaints, and comments, as well as actions taken for members. 
  • Provide accurate and timely information in a language and format that is easily understood by staff. 
  • Perform database maintenance for bibliographic and authority records. 
  • Loads MARC record files and communicates necessary changes. 
  • Maintain the integrity of the integrated library system through authority file control.
  • Applies data for the compilation of records digitization 


MLS or Specialist degree from an ALA accredited library school with coursework in cataloging or equivalent work experience 2: I or 12years


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Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

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Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

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Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
North Miami Beach Library

Job Location:
Central Florida

1601 NE 164th street

North Miami Beach



Institution Information
Institution Name :
City of North Miami Beach

17011 ne 19th avenue

North Miami Beach



Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Christie Vilme

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How to apply

Applicants who demonstrate they meet the minimum requirements may be subject to an extensive selection process and screening program, which may include, but not be limited to, evaluation of education, training, and experience; oral interview(s); background investigation; reference checks; medical evaluation; controlled substance screening. Preference will be given to certain veterans, spouses of veterans, or unmarried widows/widowers of veteran. Proof of veterans' eligibility must be provided at time of application EOE M/F/D/V. Applicants with disabilities who desire special accommodation MUST notify the Human Resources Department at the time of application.  All applications must be submitted through the City of North Miami Beach's applicant portal hosted by  Applications submitted elsewhere are not eligible for consideration. To apply please click on the link  below. 

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