University of Maryland Libraries
Vacancy Announcement

Graduate Assistant Cataloger (Technical Services)

The Metadata Services Department is seeking applicants for a student 
assistant position. This position will work under the supervision of the 
Special Collections Cataloger/Coordinator performing cataloging of 
University of Maryland publications located in the University Archives 
in Hornbake Library.

Duties include:
•	Assigning access points in catalog records using Library of Congress 
name and subject authorities
•	Describing University of Maryland publications using the 
Anglo-American Cataloging Rules
•	Creating catalog records in the MARC format using the OCLC Connexion 
•	Adding catalog records to the Aleph library catalog to include item 
and holding records

Applicants should be familiar with cataloging procedures and standards; 
have computer skills; an ability to work accurately over a sustained 
period of time; and have good teamwork skills.

In order to qualify for this position, applicants must be registered as 
a graduate student. Work schedules will be determined to accommodate the 
student's class schedule and the Library's work requirements. A typical 
schedule is 10-20 hours per week while classes are in session; full-time 
employment is available during semester and summer breaks.

Pay rate:  $12.50/hour

Please send a résumé and any inquiries by email or call:

John Schalow
Special Collections Cataloger/Coordinator
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John Schalow
Special Collections Cataloger/Coordinator
University of Maryland Libraries
McKeldin Library, College Park, MD  20742
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301.405.9320 (voice)  301.314.9971 (fax)