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Mitchell Public Library-Cataloger


The City of Mitchell Library is taking applications for a Cataloguer. This position is responsible for cataloging of library materials.  Also provides assistance at the front desk, checking materials in and out and other general library duties.  Work schedule is 40 hours per week, which includes mandatory 1 evening per week and alternate Saturdays and one Sunday per month.  


* Catalogs and barcodes new library materials; enters materials into computerized databases.
* Tabulates statistics related to additions and deletions from the collection.
* Removes items from databases when they are discarded, damaged, or lost.
* Mends library materials.
* Trains other staff in cataloging and processing procedures.
*Assists patrons at the circulation desk; creates new patron accounts; checks materials in and out; collects fines.
* Performs related duties.


* Knowledge of library cataloging principles.
* Knowledge of library policies and procedures.
* Knowledge of ILS software operating principles.
* Knowledge of reference service principles.
* Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.
* Skill in the provision of customer services.
* Skill in interpersonal and public relations.
* Skill in oral and written communication.


* Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.  Bachelor's degree preferred.
* Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.


Job Details

February 5, 2021 11:59 PM
Full Time Regular Employment
Starting wage is $22.603 per hour. Excellent benefit package includes health insurance, life insurance, dental insurance, participation in the South Dakota Retirement System, vacation & sick leave.
January 15, 2021 10:00 AM
Closing Date February 5, 2021 11:59 PM