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Aquisitions/Cataloging Librarian - School of Law

Mississippi College is seeking qualified applicants for the position Acquisitions/Cataloging Librarian, School of Law. Reporting to the Director of the Law Library, the Acquisitions/Cataloging Librarian oversees all aspects of acquisitions, including ordering, receiving, invoice processing and fund accounting. This position also provides original and copy cataloging of material in all formats, classification, authority control, metadata, and database maintenance; serves as the primary contact with material vendors, negotiates pricing and solves problems with orders and invoicing; presents regular reports to the Assistant Dean of Information Technology and Research; ensures efficient workflow by implementing systems and procedures to enhance effective management of the department; develops inventory and weeding projects; manages Federal Government Depository Library Program; and supervises acquisitions and cataloging staff members.


  • M.L.S. or equivalent degree from accredited program is required
  • Strong service orientation and organization skills
  • Experience with automated library systems
  • Knowledge of RDA and Library of Congress classification
  • Experience with Sierra ILS is preferred.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Interested candidates should send a completed Mississippi College Faculty application, resume, and cover letter Mary Miller, Assistant Dean of Information, Technology, and Research, at or 151 East Griffith Street, Jackson, MS 39201. Click on “apply” for a Mississippi College Faculty Application.