Posted on June 26, 2017


The Metadata and Cataloging Specialist will work with professional and paraprofessional catalogers in a cooperative team environment to provide metadata and cataloging services to a wide variety of library and vendor clients, including academic, public, school and special libraries, as well as the publishing industry. Part- and full-time will be considered. Flexible schedule, with option to work remotely for some portion of hours.


Prepare cataloging/metadata for both physical and digital library materials. Apply international standards including, but not limited to, RDA, LC classification, LCSH. Integrate library and publisher metadata. Aggregate, normalize and clean up metadata. Transform metadata between formats (MARC, XML, etc.). Manage customized client file management and delivery. Contribute to company efforts to streamline workflows and processes for optimal client satisfaction. Respond to both internal (DGI) and external (client) obligations. Undertake special projects as assigned


Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and/or 1-3 years’ related experience in the library metadata/cataloging field. Cataloging experience (RDA, AACR2, LC, DDC, MARC21 formats, LCSH, OCLC). Fluency in MARC and non-MARC metadata creation/editing/transformation. Experience with tools used to create, extract, transform, analyze and/or quality control metadata: MarcEdit, OpenRefine, scripting languages, regular expressions, SQL, XSLT, ONIX, KBART, etc. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel (advanced features). Working knowledge of basic HTML and XML. Exceptional communication skills. Ability to think logically, work accurately and maintain focus in a deadline-oriented production environment. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Ability/willingness to work at client-site projects.

Preferred experience/background: Strong customer service and project management experience. Demonstrated history of providing innovative and creative solutions to workflow processes and metadata management problems


Starting @$26.00/hr (up to 37.5 hour work week). This position includes an excellent benefits package (for 30+ hours/week) and 401(k) plan.


Windsor, CT


To Apply

Email cover letter and resume to Ms. Colleen Collins, Business Office Assistant, The Donohue Group, Inc. at [email protected]

Company Information

The Donohue Group, Inc., 41 Mechanic Street, Windsor, CT 06095