Primary Role

Provides complex support services for cataloging services of the library.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  • Make additions, deletions, and modifications to various library databases/records/account, both computerized and manual. Verifies accuracy and completeness of data.
  • Catalogs new books, retrospective conversion, and non-print materials, preparing bibliographic records for cataloging materials utilizing OCLC database.
  • Withdrawing obsolete or damaged materials from the collection.
  • Physical processing of book and non-print materials.
  • Reviews damaged books for in-house mending, ship for repair if needed.
  • Performs related issues as assigned.

Supervision Required/Given

Works independently within prescribed policies and procedures. Reports to the Director of Library. Must work collaboratively with diverse individuals and groups. Supervises student assistants.

Position Qualifications

  • Knowledge and abilities normally acquired through an Associate Degree in Library Sciences or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and education. Some college academic experience highly desired.
  • Two years experience in a library setting sufficient to demonstrate capabilities with: PC software including Word and Excel, automated library systems, and budget/expenditure tracking.