Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Manager, Corporate Cataloging, Ingram

The position manages cataloging projects for both opening day collections as well as on-going customers. Responsibilities include managing professional and paraprofessional associates. Hires, trains, and supervises more than 18 on-site employees. Plans and adjusts workflow ensuring that all critical deadlines are met and key deliverables are on target. Records created by the department serve the clients from public, K-12, and academic libraries. Utilizing excellent communication and presentation skills, associate will serve as the “public face” of Ingram’s Cataloging Services and be a resource to customer service personnel of multiple departments. Recommends and implements policies for bibliographic description and title classification based on knowledge of national standards and practices.

Basic Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Library or Information Science
4 years of cataloging experience using MARC 21, AACR2, ISBD, Dewey and LC Classification schemes, LC Subject Headings and OCLC WorldCat services.
2 years of supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
MLS or Information Science degree from an ALA accredited institution.
1 year experience supervising a group of seven or more and/or supervising personnel in remote locations.
1 year experience using a Z39.50 client.
1 year experience using the tools of process management, including resolving workflow and logistics issues.
1 year experience cataloging materials in a foreign language.
1 year experience in cataloging electronic objects.

Ingram Library Services, a division of Ingram Content Group, offers libraries the broadest range of print and digital products and complete library services. Through selection, speed, and total digital integration, we are uniquely positioned to support the libraries of today and of the future. With immediate access to more than two million titles and fully customizable library services, we bring unmatched service to our public, K-12, and academic librarians. This is the result of our commitment to attracting and retaining creative, committed associates and promoting a company culture that accepts nothing less than the best.

Ingram offers a compensation package that includes competitive base salary and excellent, comprehensive benefits offerings. At Ingram, our mission is to help content reach its destination……Ingram Content Group provides a broad range of physical and digital products and services along with immediate access to the largest selection of books and book-related products in the in the industry. Ingram Content Group is a leading wholesaler of trade books, spoken audio, magazines, and a leading provider of demand-driven printing and digital solutions for publishers.

For more information about Ingram Content Group, or to apply online, please visit