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We recruit and hire the most qualified applicant without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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Letters of applications and resumes may be emailed to or can be sent to the Main Library at:

Attn: Cindi Chibis, Human Resources Manager
Dayton Metro Library
215 East Third Street
Dayton, Ohio 45402

You may also apply in person at the Community Relations Department at the Main Library or any branch library location during standard business hours or you may fax your resume to (937) 496-4302.

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Copy Cataloger

The Dayton Metro Library is seeking a dedicated Copy Cataloger for the Technical Services Division housed in our brand new Operations Center. Copy Cataloger to be responsible for editing bibliographic MARC records and assigning classifications.

Job Responsibilities: The Copy Cataloger is under the direction of the Cataloging Manager. Responsibilities include cataloging library materials using OCLC bibliographic records. Assigns Dewy Decimal numbers and other identifying information. Performs authority work in conjunction with cataloging. Participates in database quality projects and assists in the maintenance of local online authority file. Tallies and records statistical information. Assists with special projects and related duties as needed.

Job Qualifications: Knowledge of OCLC catalog system, basic cataloging rules and principles, MARC formats, and Dewey Decimal classification preferred. Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Reading knowledge of at least one non-English language preferred.

Salary: $31,678 plus excellent benefit package that includes paid vacation, paid sick leave, 10 days of vacation, 10 recognized holidays, staff training day, comprehensive health, dental and vision care benefits, tuition reimbursement program, deferred compensation plan and many other benefits.

Application Process: Send resume to

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