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Cataloger - LAC Group

Location: USA - DC - Washington DC

LAC Group is seeking an experienced Cataloger to provide high-quality PCC level subject cataloging for a project with a major federal library in the Washington, D.C. Metro Area. This is a short-term, part-time contract position starting in January 2020. Work will be done on-site in Washington, D.C., during regular business hours (Monday-Friday, 8:30-5:30).


  • Edit PCC BIBCO-level catalog records of English language material dealing with religious and philosophical subject matter.
  • Classify material using Library of Congress Classification.
  • Assign subject headings using Library of Congress Subject Headings.
  • Make recommendations regarding the new Library of Congress Subject Headings and/or classification numbers.


  • MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution.
  • 3+ years of original cataloging experience in an academic or research library.
  • Expert knowledge of LCSH, LCC, MARC21 and other standards used in cataloging monographic materials.
  • Must have extensive experience with LCC B class (religion and philosophy) classification and related LCSH vocabulary.
  • Demonstrated history of BIBCO level cataloging.
  • Thorough knowledge and experience in cataloging workflows.
  • Familiarity with Classification Web, Cataloger’s Desktop, and the LC Authorities list.
  • Experience with Voyager ILS preferred.
  • Experience with GSuite/Google Drive preferred.
  • Strong communication and analytical skills.
  • Excellent command of reading and writing English.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Ability to track work and meet deadlines.

LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Affirmative Action Employer who values diversity in the workplace.