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Collection Specialist- Ruth Enlow Library’s Main Library, Oakland, MD

  • 13 Jul 2020 10:53 AM
    Message # 9098864
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title:

    Collection Specialist- Ruth Enlow Library’s Main Library, Oakland, MD

    Position Description:

    Collection Specialist – 40 hours per week with benefits at the Ruth Enlow Library’s Main Library in Oakland.  Starting pay is $17.00/hr. 

    SUMMARY – Orders Library materials, maintains collection and coordinates the library system’s cataloging and processing.

    Position Responsibilities: 

    ·      Oversees collection development for the Ruth Enlow Library system.

    ·      Selects materials for the system based on the Library’s Collection Development policy.

    ·      Examines and selects materials to be discarded, repaired or replaced.

    ·      Processes all incoming library materials

    ·      Develops and documents cataloging procedures

    ·      Processes withdrawals and transfers of Library materials

    ·      Other duties as assigned or required.


    ·      Integrity and conscientious character 

    ·      Excellent attention to detail

    ·      Ability to remain calm under pressure.

    ·      Ability to maintain current knowledge and skills via ongoing training.

    ·      Broad and current knowledge of literature

    ·      Strong teamwork skills


    ·      Computer experience required.

    ·      Some college required, bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution preferred.

    ·      Familiarity with Dewey Decimal System required.

    ·      Cataloging experience strongly preferred.

    Resume required. 

    Application Process:

    Applications are available at all public libraries in Garrett County. Deadline for applications and resumes is July 24, 2020. 

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