North Central Kansas Libraries Catalog Coordinator 

The North Central Kansas Library System (NCKLS) is seeking a Catalog Coordinator. This position will support NCKLS through developing, troubleshooting, and managing the operation of a share library catalog. This position will catalog materials, facilitate catalog clean-up, and train others to catalog.

This is a full-time, non-exempt position with excellent benefits. The starting salary is $43,259/year, DOQ. Regular on-site working hours are 8-5 Monday through Friday. Occasional day trips to member libraries in the state of Kansas are required. This position reports to the NCKLS Director.

The review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Submit a resume and an online application, below.

Essential competencies that apply to all library employees:

  • Demonstrates enthusiasm for providing service excellence.
  • Shows commitment to customer satisfaction.
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Represents the library in a positive and ethical manner.
  • Works cooperatively with managers and co-workers.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.
  • Shows a capacity for grasping concepts and asks questions to gain further understanding.
  • Communicates effectively orally and in writing.
  • Effectively uses computer/technology skills for the position.
  • Cross-trains in other areas of the library as appropriate.
  • Completes work assigned on time and to the defined quality.
  • Demonstrates prompt and regular attendance
  • Shows that essential job functions can be performed with little or no supervision.
  • Complies with library policies and operational procedures.
  • Shows initiative by acting independently to provide solutions to problems, seek additional responsibilities, and practice self-development.
  • Complies with safety and security standards; keep workplace safe and clean.
  • Shows flexibility and adaptability.

Desired qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Library experience.
  • Possession of a valid Kansas driver’s license.
  • Experience or familiarity with library automation standards, Resource Description Data (RDA), Machine-Readable Cataloging (MARC) format, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JQuery, Javascript.

To apply, submit a resume and complete the online application, below.

Please fill out the Job Application below:


All requested information must be furnished. Fill in all spaces accurately and completely. If an item does not apply to you, or if there is no information to be given, write the letters “NA” for “not applicable.” All information contained in the application is subject to verification. Omissions or erroneous statements may be cause for rejection of this application, removal from employment eligibility, or discharge from the library.

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer. North Central Kansas Library System is committed to equal employment opportunity in recruitment, hiring, career advancement, and all other personnel practices. Job-related experience and other qualifications will be considered without discrimination on grounds of race, color, national origin, religion, disability, ethnicity, pregnancy, age, military status, sex, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. All information provided in this application will be treated confidentially, and if you are employed, will be used only to help assure the best use of your abilities

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