Position Description

Catalog Librarian
Location Washington, DC
Job Code 1672
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ZAI has an exciting opportunity for a Catalog Librarian, working in downtown Washington DC with our client, a Federal Agency: 

  • Candidates must have a minimum Master's degree in Library Sciences from an ALA-accredited institution
  • Minimum of three years’ of work experience in library technical services operations, specifically cataloging/metadata unit
  • Original and copy cataloging/metadata; and serials and monographs in print and electronic formats.
  • Candidates must have experience working with an Integrated Library System (preferably Aleph 500). 
  • Candidates need strong knowledge and work experience using classification schema(s), including Library of Congress, SuDocs and/or Dewey, and experience with MARC 21 standard. Additionally, knowledge of RDA core elements, and OCLC system.

Ability to pay attention to detail is crucial.  Candidates must be able to take, understand, and follow instruction as provided. Knowledge and experience working with Microsoft Office software applications is a requirement.


BA-ZAI is an equal opportunity employer. In compliance with Federal and State Equal Opportunity Laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity) , national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, veterans status or any other legally protected status.

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