Metadata Cataloger


Illinois Heartland Library System
Library Type: 
Other Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time

Illinois Heartland Library System (IHLS) is looking for a Metadata Cataloger to be part of our Cataloging Maintenance Center (CMC). This is a full time position and can be located out of any of our hub locations (Carbondale, Champaign, or Edwardsville) To learn more about the CMC click here: Cataloging Maintenance Center (CMC) | Illinois Heartland Library System

Minimum Education and Experiences:

  • MLS degree from an ALA accredited library school with coursework in cataloging and metadata creation or equivalent work experience 2:1 or 12 years.
  • Experience in creating metadata for digital and nontraditional library collections.
  • Three (3) years of experience in original and copy cataloging and classification of all formats of library material using Dewey Decimal and Library of Congress (LC) classification schemes, LC subject headings, machine-readable cataloging (MARC) records, and Resource Description and Access or Anglo-American Cataloging Rules or an LTA degree and at least five years of experience in original and copy cataloging.
  • Experience with computerized cataloging databases, with ContentDM experience preferred.

IHLS offers an extensive benefits package to include paid time off, health Insurance, dental, vision, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), an employer paid life insurance and the ability to add additional life insurance coverages. Here at IHLS we have a great work life balance that is part of our company culture.

This position has an annual salary amount of $41,737. We currently have one open position to fill within the organization.

Interested applicants should send resumes to

IHLS is commitment to workplace diversity, building a diverse workforce, and providing equal opportunities to all regardless of age, race, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, language, national origin, religion, and any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

For more information, visit our website: Metadata Cataloger - Illinois Heartland Library System - (Edwardsville, Carbondale, or Champaign) | Illinois Heartland Library System

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Contact: 
Human Resources Director
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