Library Consultant Job Description Sample
Library & Archival Professional 3 (In-Training) - Senior Records Consultant
Description Headed by the Washington Secretary of State, the Office of the Secretary of State (OSOS) is responsible for administering elections within the state, registering corporations and charities that do business within the state, collecting and preserving the records of governmental bodies within the state, and running the Washington State Library. The office also administers the Address Confidentiality Program, Legacy Washington and the Combined Fund Drive. For more information, visit our website at: www.sos.wa.gov. The Washington State Archives Division is looking for a motivated individual that is dedicated to preserving and making information available to customers of all kinds. If you have strong records management skills and want to be part of a dedicated team of top notch professionals that provide quality information services to eager customers, then we look forward to hearing from you. This position will report directly to the State Records Manager and will be responsible for providing complex advice and consultation to government agencies, developing and presenting complex training, developing and reviewing retention schedules, and developing online resources and tools. This position has an option of a one year in-training at the Library & Archives Professional 2 level and can be filled at either the Library & Archives Professional 2 or Library & Archives Professional 3 depending on the applicant's qualifications.
Please note: It is in the candidate's best interest to apply as soon as possible. The hiring manager reserves the right to fill the position at any time. Duties
Library and Archival Professional 3 LevelProvides advice and consultation to government agencies * Answers complex questions from external customers relating to archives and records management issues
Conducts on-site consultations to provide advice and assistance to customers on complex archives and records management issues
Builds and maintains working relationships with internal and external customers
Promotes and facilitates the use of archives services by local and state government agencies
Represents the archives and provides advice to external project teams on archives and records management issues Develops and reviews retention schedules * Develops and reviews records retention schedules for approval by state-wide policy making committees granting legal authorization to destroy or transfer public records
Creates records retention schedules that are clear, concise, and easy to follow
Develops meeting agendas, meeting packets, drafts minutes and gives public notice of meetings
Advises committee members on records retention issues and consultation efforts and feedback gathered during the review of the schedules
Researches and analyzes federal and state rules and regulations to ensure minimum retention periods meet legal and accountability requirements
Identifies and consults with subject matter experts and other stakeholders to ensure records retention schedules are accurate and responsive to the needs of government agencies and other stakeholders
Consults with other archivists in the identification and appraisal of records with enduring legal and research value for the archives' collections Develops online resources/tools * Develops clear, concise, and easy to follow advice sheets, "how-to" videos, forms/templates, and other tools to assist government agencies with complex archives and records management issues
Researches legal issues, best practices and approaches taken in other jurisdictions
Monitors existing online resources to ensure they are up-to-date and relevant Develops and presents training * Researches, develops, and presents in-person training and webinars to government agencies and other stakeholders on archives and records management topics
Organizes presentation arrangements such as booking venues, organizing catering, registrations, and printing of handouts
Library and Archival Professional 2 Level Incumbent would provide advice and consultation to government agencies, develop and present routine training, develop and review retention schedules, and develop online resources and tools, but not at the complex level. Incumbent would handle routine archives and records management issues. Routine archives and records management issues are those which have been answered before and/or the answer exists within the records retention schedules, existing training materials, or other published guidance. Qualifications Library and Archival Professional 3
- Pay Range ($3,883 - $5,229) Required Qualifications: * Master's degree involving a major study in archives and records management, history or related field with coursework related to archives and records management principles
Three years of experience in the functional operations of an archives and/or records management program
Ability to efficiently use a personal computer and applicable software to successfully perform the essential job functions of the position
Current Washington state driver's license or have requested and obtained an appropriate accommodation Preferred/Desired Qualifications: * Experience managing electronic records, including knowledge of social media and other emerging technology
Experience speaking in-front of small or large groups
Experience designing, teaching, and implementing presentations and instructional programs with an emphasis on adult learning styles
Demonstrated ability to pay attention to details
Certification by the Institute of Certified Records Managers Library & Archival Professional 2 level
- Pay Range ($3,446 - $4,623)
* Master's degree involving a major study in archives and records management, history, or related field with coursework related to archives and records management principles
Two years of experience in the functional operations of an archives and/or records management program
Ability to efficiently use a personal computer and applicable software to successfully perform the essential job functions of the position
Current Washington state driver's license or have requested and obtained an appropriate accommodation Supplemental Information
Compensation Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Full benefit package includes health, dental, life and long-term disability insurance; paid vacation, sick and military leave, and deferred compensation plans; 11 paid holidays; and a public employees' retirement plan
How to Apply: * To be considered for this position you must attach the following: *
Letter of interestdescribing how your experience and qualifications relate to the duties and qualifications of the position *
3 professional references * You must complete the supplemental questions at the end of this application. Incomplete responses such as "see resume" will not be considered. In addition, if the employer you identify in the additional information section is not included on your resume or work experience profile and/or you do not identify an employer, you will not receive credit.
All veterans must include a copy of your DD214 to receive preference in the hiring process. You must redact your social security number before attaching it to your application.
This position is covered by a union shop provision; therefore, as a condition of employment, the candidate appointed will be required to become a member of the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE).
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position. The Office of the Secretary of State is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We do not discriminate on the basis of religion, age, sex, marital status, color, creed, national origin, political affiliation, military status, sexual orientation, or any real or perceived sensory, mental or physical ability. All interested candidates are encouraged to apply. Persons of disability needing assistance in the application process, or those needing the announcement in alternative format, should call (360) 704-5212.Salary: $46,596.00 - $62,748.00 Annually
Location:* Thurston County – Olympia, WA
Job Type:* Full Time
Department:* Office of the Secretary of State
Job Number:* 17 AR LAP3 IN-TRAINING
Agency:* State of Washington
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Library Sales Consultant
Do you dare to reinvent the future of education? At Cengage, we are harnessing the power of tech to build a future where all learners have the tools and confidence to achieve their goals. As a Cengage employee, you will pioneer transforming the way people learn. Collaborating with the best of the best, you will feel challenged and inspired to do breakthrough work. With the support of our united team, there is no limit to what you can imagine, create and set in motion. Are we right for you? We bring our “A” game, unique talents and point of view to the table every day. We are curious and comfortable with change and are willing to take risks to transform education. Most importantly, everything we do, we do for the learner. This position serves to sell large Print product into the public library market. The position will manage and secure sales opportunities for existing LP titles with Public Libraries, retirement homes, prisons and other peripheral purchasing entities within a specified territory. Required in this position is a consistent ability to achieve/exceeds goals/quota and an aptitude for multitasking efficiently including use of computer programs. Successful management of territory will include the need for strategic planning skills and strong time management techniques. What You'll Do Here:
Identifying new sales opportunities within a sales territory to continually achieve growth targets as required.
Managing existing library accounts.
Record and document account relationships in database, completing required account and territory information.
Skills You Will Need Here:
Minimum of 2 years of sales experience
Experience in a customer interaction or customer facing role
Extensive customer service experience
Effective communication skills are required (both verbal and written)
Proficient with Sales techniques
Demonstrated industry knowledge
Excellent interpersonal skills
Attention to detail
Excellent presentation skills
Proven critical thinking skills
Ability to creatively brainstorm is necessary
Strong problem solving skills
Excellent organizational skills
Basic computer skills (previous experience in Excel and Access preferred)
Job FunctionInside Sales
Library Student Assistant C (Night): Consortium Library
Library Student Assistant C (Night): Consortium Library Apply now
Job no:508598 Classification:Student Assistant C Grade:Student C Work type:Student Employee Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage School/Business unit:Consortium Library Location:Anchorage Categories:Library/Physical/Social Sciences, Student Affairs/Services
Library Student Assistant C (Night): Consortium Library Duties: The UAA/APU Consortium Library has created an after hours study facility for the students, staff, and faculty of UAA and APU.
Card holders will be able to access the physical space for study purposes Sunday through Thursday until 12AM during the academic year. Library patrol members will work under the direction of the Library Circulation Staff from 8PM-12AM. Patrol members will conduct foot patrols throughout the library, perform periodic patron counts, secure the building at closing, perform minor library housekeeping duties, and ensure compliance with UAA and library codes of conduct.
This is a labor pool position for the Spring 2018 Semester. Being placed as a "Qualified Pool Candidate" is not a guarantee of a job offer or hire, nor does having worked one semester guarantee that a position will be available the following semester. Hiring decisions are made on a semester by semester basis, to be determined by the quality of previous work, and/or the current staffing and scheduling needs of the Circulation Department.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must be able to walk and climb stairs during the entire course of a shift. Follow instructions closely, paying particular attention to detail.
Work independently after training, without direct supervision. Self-motivation, initiative, and diligence are essential. Communicate clearly and accurately both verbally and in writing with patrons, staff, and supervisors.
Provide quality customer service, helping patrons and answering questions whenever necessary. Be dependable and punctual. Exercises independent judgment and decision making in dealing with the general public, including sensitive and confidential information.
Good physical condition and ability to work in inclement weather required. To be eligible for student employment, an applicant must: a. Be enrolled in the University of Alaska system with at least 6 credit hours. b.
Have been enrolled the preceding semester for six or more credit hours and demonstrate plans to enroll for six or more credit hours in the next semester for employment between semesters c. Have at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) or approval from the MAU Senior Student Services officer. d. Students enrolled in non-traditional programs of study will be considered eligible for student employment with the approval of the Senior Student Services officer. e.
An applicant must provide evidence of enrollment as outlined above to substantiate employment eligibility. Preferred: Previous security/patrol paid or volunteer. Hourly Rate: $10.50 Advertised:16 Jan 2018Alaskan Standard Time Applications close:
Library Technician - AZ - Library Services
The Library Technician primarily provides circulation services; secondarily provides interlibrary loan, document delivery, and technical services to Midwestern University patrons. As the main customer service face of the library, this individual is a major information point for the whole campus, answering questions from all students, faculty, and staff in person, by phone, and by email.
The position reports to the Circulation Supervisor. Shift Hours
This position works 20 hours per week (4 days a week). Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 7PM-12AM. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Perform circulation desk procedures
Provide excellent customer service through patron assistance and interaction
Make study room reservations using Excel spreadsheet and enforce study room reservation rules
Maintain the physicality of the library proper including the troubleshooting of computers, printers, copiers
Straighten shelves and maintain the cleanliness of student study spaces, which may consist of wiping carrels, whiteboards, and computer monitors
Participate in special projects and complete other duties as assigned
Help process reserve and circulation materials using Sierra and Microsoft Word
Assist Circulation Supervisor with the development of workflow and procedures
Sustain a flexible work schedule, which may include occasionally covering additional shifts as necessary Supervisory Responsibilities This job has no supervisory responsibilities. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience Bachelor’s degree or Library Technical Assistant Certification is required.
A minimum of 1 year library experience required. Experience working in a team and customer service oriented environment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Computer Skills Computer proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint). Language Skills Intermediate skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Reasoning Ability Intermediate skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Mathematical Ability Basic skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to interpret bar graphs. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is frequently required to sit, use hands to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear.
The employee must frequently lift and /or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veterans status, in accord with 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a).
Library Clerk - Collection Management And Digital Library Support.
Employer: ADC Management Services, Inc.
Assignment Location: Department of Interior- USGS Clarence King Library Reston, VA
Pay range: $14.86 hr.
Paid benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Ltd, Std and Paid Holidays
Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday- Friday.
Hours of operation at the USGS Clarence King Library are 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
NO phone calls accepted.
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Libraries Program seeks to obtain library support services for the Clarence King Library at the USGS National Center, Reston, Virginia. The required services to be provided include: shelving and pulling library maps and publications, collection maintenance, scanning materials in multiple formats such documents, books, and maps, and updating publication inventories. The services in this contract shall support the library’s overall objectives in providing timely service for the delivery of scientific materials and information, and provision of accessible electronic and archival collections to USGS scientists and the public.
- File or shelve collection materials.
- Retrieve library materials.
- Provide basic maintenance of equipment, shelving, file cabinets, moveable shelving, furniture and facilities, and report problems to the COR and IT Help Desk or Building Services, as appropriate.
- Support collection management.
- Process and prepare library materials for the collection
- Scan documents in accordance with the procedures and standards established by the library
- Assist metadata creation of digitized materials in accordance with procedures and standards established by the library.
- Knowledge of Library software including Horizon Integrated Library System and various scanning and productivity software for creation of digital materials.
- Excellent customer service skills, good verbal and written communications skills, and attention to detail
- Ability to work cooperatively with library staff in a team environment
- Basic understanding of USGS mission, products, and information resources
- Experience with commonly used software productivity packages (MS-Office, e-mail)
- Experience with scanning equipment sufficient to create image and pdf files
- Knowledge of computers and library database usage.
- Must be able to stand for long periods of time, stoop, bend and lift heavy books
- Must be able to lift records boxes
- Must be able and willing to lift up to 20 lbs. at a time with frequent lifting or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds, as well as frequent walking, standing, bending, reaching, pulling, and pushing.
- High School Diploma and 1 year of experience an integrated library or digital library repository system
Library Applications Integration Manager, Dahlgren Memorial Library – Georgetown University Medical Center
Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world. Requirements Library Applications Integration Manager, Dahlgren Memorial Library – Georgetown University Medical Center Dahlgren Memorial Library (DML) acquires, organizes, and provides access to information services and resources in support of the mission of the University and GUMC, and consults and collaborates with GUMC faculty, staff, and students to integrate information resources and technologies into teaching, learning, research, patient care, and service. The Library Applications Integration Manager is the in-house technical expert for all of the Dahlgren Memorial Library [DML] applications in support of the research, education and patient care missions of DML & GUMC. Reporting to the Senior Associate Director for Resources & Access Management, the Library Applications Integration Manager has duties that include but are not limited to:
Supports 24/7, ubiquitous access to DML resources by serving as main administrator for DML’s OpenAthens authentication system.
Answers patron questions in regards to their resource access, forwards problems to vendor, configures new resources within the platform, and runs reports.
Investigates security issues with publishers, OpenAthens and UIS, and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH) IT department as needed.
Liaisons with other GU libraries in regards to access and authentication issues. especially in regards to DML resources currently managed via the Main Campus EZProxy system.
Establishes interoperability as much as possible between OpenAthens and other library and campus systems.
Manages the DML Integrated Library System [ILS] including running reports, creating loan rules and item types, troubleshooting problems, loading patron data, determining Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) interface and managing upgrades.
Provides guidance to DML staff on current metadata standards and assists DML staff in following current best practices.
Provides support for staff technology by keeping current, investigating and recommending and supporting software tools such as the ILLiad client software.
Manages DML computing hardware and software inventory (above the standard university image).
Provides backend support for tools on the Springshare platform, namely LibGuides, LibCal and LibAnalytics.
Coordinates Biomedical Academic Computing Center (BACC) Classroom and BACC Laboratory software support with UIS.
Manages highly visible, high interest DML public use software and hardware for 100+ public workstations, such as PHAROS print management and Xerox public copiers and printers.
Designs, creates, and runs routine and spot-requested statistics reports upon request, using a Usage Consolidation tool; and assists with analyzing those reports, which provide critical, valuable use and cost-per-use-information for budget and finance decisions.
Maintains functionality and content of the DML web site using Drupal or other UIS-Services-identified/determined backbone services, with guidance from and in collaboration with the Web Team and DML Senior Management
Promotes library resources and services to GUMC schools and departments.
Provides information on relevant library acquisitions, services, resources, and news through participation in the DML library liaison program.
Provides reference, curricular and research support through individual/group consultation and team collaboration including instruction of students in workshops, orientations and required courses in the School of Medicine pre-clinical longitudinal curriculum.
Participates as a member of the on-call reference services team and the Chat Reference Service. Requirements
Master’s degree in Library or Information Sciences from an ALA accredited library/information school + 5 years of relevant experience performing management of library systems and applications; preferably in a health sciences library environment
Experience supporting academic health science needs, especially regarding reference, research and database searching assistance, and supervision of staff
Extensive knowledge and experience with ILS management - preferably CyberTools and OpenAthens or EZProxy
Advanced knowledge of system and data standards - preferably in a library setting
Excellent verbal and written skills, and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively and to work well with members of an academic medical center community
Strong service orientation. willingness to learn new skills, and ability to quickly adapt to changes in technology and the academic environment
Commitment to accuracy and attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment Preferred qualifications
Drupal/web site management and Application Programming Interface (API) skills
Knowledge of library/information integration into EMR/HER [Electronic Medical Records / Health Records]
AHIP [Academy of Health Information Professionals] accreditation preferred – but if not accredited, expected to pursue once hired Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary phone interviews will result in 2-5 candidates invited for on-site interviews until the position is filled, with a projected start date of Spring 2018. Current Employees: If you currently work at Georgetown University, please exit this website and login to GMS (gms.georgetown.edu) using your Net ID and password. Then select the Career worklet on your GMS Home dashboard to view Jobs at Georgetown. Submission Guidelines: Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions. Need Assistance: If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or email@example.com. Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500 EEO Statement: Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Georgetown University is one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world. We are a vibrant community of exceptional students, faculty, alumni and professionals dedicated to real-world applications of our research, scholarship, faith and service. Established in 1789, Georgetown is the nation’s oldest Catholic and Jesuit University. Drawing upon the 450-year-old legacy of Jesuit education, we provide students with a world-class learning experience focused on educating the whole person through exposure to different faiths, cultures and beliefs. Students are challenged to engage in the world and become men and women in the service of others, especially the most vulnerable and disadvantaged members of the community. These values are at the core of Georgetown’s identity, binding members of the community across diverse backgrounds.
Education & Collection Services Librarian, Library Services, Alumni Medical Library
Tracking Code 301632-509 Job Description The Education & Collections Services Librarian works collaboratively with a team of librarians to deliver an extensive array of curriculum-integrated instruction classes on the medical campus. Provides in-class instruction, creates online tutorials, supports bibliometric and other education projects. Provides and oversees collections services activities using the Ex Libris Alma resource management system. Provides reference and research services, and oversees circulation and computing services on Saturdays. Participates in the development and maintenance of the Library's website, marketing the Library, and completing collections special projects.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: * Provides Information skills instruction to students, faculty, staff and residents, and provides web-based educational support including development of online tutorials and lesson plans.
Provides reference and research services at the Reference Desk and consultations by appointment.
Oversees Library circulation and computing services on Saturdays and provides circulation services as needed.
Provides and oversees collections services activities using Ex Libris Alma/Primo collections management system, including metadata management, circulation functionality, selecting and managing book orders and statistics. Trains and oversees a paraprofessional staff to process print books and journals, add/update catalog records, including copy cataloging, assign call numbers, and route items to proper location.
Completes special projects in Education, Collections, Marketing, Web and Social Media Hours: : Tuesday
Saturday 9:30 am
6:00 pm; Occasional schedule adjustments required; Intersession coverage on rotating basis required. Required Skills 1-3 years of experience and Master's degree required. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Job Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular
Library Information Assistant - Jerome Park Library
The New York Public Library (NYPL) has been an essential provider of free books, information, ideas, and education for all New Yorkers for more than 100 years. NYPL’s neighborhood libraries in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island—many of which date to Andrew Carnegie’s visionary philanthropy at the turn of the 20th century—are being transformed into true centers of educational innovation and service, and vital community hubs that provide far more than just free books and materials. This position will be scheduled for 35 hours per week during regular branch hours. Under the general supervision of the Library Manager, a Library Information Assistant:
Provides circulation/reference service and instruction to library patrons of all ages using print, media and computer resources
Answers questions from the public in person, over the telephone and electronically
Performs community outreach to promote and increase public participation and use of library services
Assists in planning and delivering library programs for children, teens and/or adults
Instructs patrons on the use of the Internet, computer applications and other Library services
Assists with fines & fees management, collection development/weeding, reserves and opening/closing procedures
Ensures patrons follow library policies and procedures
May take responsibility for the facility, staff and operations in the absence of the Library Manager
Performs other related duties as required
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably with a strong, well-rounded liberal arts background
Successfully demonstrated public service experience with the ability to work well with a diverse patronage
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
Successfully demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
Strong organization and planning skills, including the ability to perform multiple projects or tasks simultaneously
Strong computer and other related technology skills, including MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint
Demonstrated knowledge of computer services including on-line searching, social media and Library databases preferred
Experience creating, conducting and/or participating in community training, programming and outreach preferred
Demonstrated knowledge of library resources preferred
Experience working with children and teens preferred
Spanish speaking preferred
Public Library Setting
Lifting up to 15 lbs.
Sitting and standing for periods of time
Daily use of a computer USD $35,123.00/Yr. USD $40,392.00/Yr. 35 hours per week to be scheduled during branch hours Evenings and weekends as required Schedule subject to change Local 1930 ID: 2018-10042 Department: JP, Jerome Park Branch Hours (Text Only): 35 hours per week to be scheduled during branch hours Evenings and weekends as required Schedule subject to change
2018-2019 Library Media Specialist Teacher Grades K-5
2018-2019 Library Media Specialist Teacher Grades K-5 Dearing, Laura ES Las Vegas, NV Licensed
Elementary PAC/REQ 0207-1819 Subject Library Media Specialist Teacher Grades K-5 Job Number: 5300042720 Open Date: 02/15/2018
Library Cataloging Specialist
SPECIAL NOTIFICATION:This position is exempt from classified state service and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission.
Library Cataloging Specialist
Boise State University Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion.
This exempt professional staff position improves the research of students, faculty, and staff by ensuring library materials are able to be discovered, identified, selected, and obtained. With minimal supervision the incumbent provides professional, thorough and cost-effective cataloging that meets the multiple national and international standards used by Albertsons Library; there are about a dozen standards used regularly. In addition, the incumbent will be able to answer cataloging questions without the need to refer them to the supervisor.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Original descriptive and subject cataloging and classification:
Determine bibliographic data for library materials through examination of those materials and then applying the international metadata content standards of RDA or AACR2 and the national interpretations of those standards, LC-PCC Policy Statements and Library of Congress Rule Interpretations respectively.
Analyze library materials for subject and create subject headings that meet Library of Congress Subject Heading requirements.
Determine appropriate subject classification and create call numbers using the Library of Congress Classification system or Dewey Decimal Classification system, depending on type of material.
Code the bibliographic and subject data for use and manipulation in two online databases: WorldCat, an international bibliographic database, and Boise State University Albertsons Library’s integrated library system. Resolution of complex bibliographic problems for existing catalog database records:
Analyze and resolve complex bibliographic problems for existing catalog database records in both WorldCat and Boise State University Albertsons Library’s integrated library system or either one as needed.
Problem resolution can include:
Editing coding for correct database manipulation
Correcting and/or adding bibliographic data and/or subject data
Creating and/or updating location and item data Access point record creation:
Provide and promote consistent access point data nationally by creating and coding records in the national authority database using Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) standards. Cataloging Unit effectiveness and collection statistics:
Participate in improving the effectiveness of the Cataloging Unit by:
Developing effective and efficient workflows or improving existing workflows.
Planning and executing special cataloging assignments.
Contribute to the development of cataloging procedures and reports, including Cataloging Unit statistics.
Providing back up for cataloging formats/languages not usually handled.
Compile library collection statistics, as needed, through SQL queries of the integrated library system and manipulate data using Access or Excel or similar computer software to issue monthly and annual reports. Professional development:
Maintain awareness of current trends and advances in bibliographic control and information organization and retrieval as well as library operations as a whole through activities such as reading current literature, pursuing educational opportunities, and participating in professional organizations. The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
Ability to do original cataloging and complex copy cataloging of books using RDA and AACR2, applying appropriate LC-PCC policy statements, Library of Congress Subject Headings, and Library of Congress Classification. Experience would include using the Library of Congress Subject Headings Manual, the Classification and Shelflisting Manual and the MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data.
Ability to solve bibliographic problems incorporating analytical skills.
- Ability to think strategically, set priorities, use research tools and best practices, and manage responsibilities independently.
Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years demonstrated experience doing original cataloging using RDA (Resource Description and Access).
Demonstrated experience cataloging using Library of Congress Subject Headings.
Demonstrated experience cataloging using the Library of Congress Classification system.
Demonstrated experience with the MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data.
- Demonstrated experience with an integrated library system (ILS). A cataloging skills assessment may be administered to the final candidates.
Experience using OCLC’s Connexion Client.
Experience cataloging more than one material format.
Experience with the NACO arm of the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC).
Experience cataloging in an academic or research library.
Experience using Ex Libris’s Voyager integrated library system.
Experience cataloging foreign language material and/or knowledge of one or more foreign language, preferably Basque, German or Spanish.
Experience cataloging using Dewey Decimal Classification.
Master’s degree from an American Library Association accredited program. Salary and benefits:Minimum salary is $46,400. Includes an excellent benefits package. Relocation expenses will not be reimbursed. Application Instructions: Please follow the link to apply on our website: https://boisestate.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=180177&tz;=GMT-07%3A00 Please attach to your online application a cover letter that describes your interest and how you meet the qualifications above. Also attach a resume showing your work history, including dates of employment. Your cover letter and resume should support your answers to the application questionnaire. Application Deadline: 11:59 pm on March 18, 2018. Open for Recruitment: February 14, 2018 - March 18, 2018 Announcement #: NONCLS013873 Location(s): Boise
Salary Range:* $46,400 per year -Plus Competitive Benefits!
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