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Library Assistant II

Employer
Harper College
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 1, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Library & Information Sciences, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Librarians & Library Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Technology Administration/Other
Employment Type
Full Time
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Schedule Information



Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 4:30 pm



Hours per Week



37.5



Benefits



Health, Dental, Life & Disability; Sick, Vacation & Holiday Pay; Personal Business; Harper Tuition Waivers; and Professional Expense



Work Conditions



Work is primarily indoor and sedentary in nature.



Duties of Position



Responsible for updating and exporting records for library materials in all formats.

Uses standard bibliographic data, internationally established rules, and local or current cataloging practices to edit and update bibliographic records for Library materials in all formats. Verifies the accuracy and maintains the integrity of the bibliographic and authority records in the OCLC and Harper Library databases. Works with all Library departments to maintain Harper Library database consistency.

Exports edited bibliographic records (copy cataloging) from OCLC to Harper Library database using a computer interface. Inputs bibliographic data devised as original cataloging by librarians.

Performs bibliographic searches for materials in all formats using OCLC and the Harper Library database.

Oversees and verifies the physical processing of all materials.

Does extensive authority work to maintain uniformity in the database, searching and loading authority records for all new headings.

Stays knowledgeable of cataloging practices. Provides new information to appropriate staff, as needed.

Provides assistance to students, librarians and faculty, as needed.

Performs related duties as assigned.



Educational Requirements



Library Technical Assistant certificate required.



Experience Requirements



Two years library cataloging experience required. Working knowledge of RDA, Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH), MARC formats and cataloging standards preferred.



Application Review Date



Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before: July 15, 2021



Required Documents:



***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***



* Official transcripts required upon hire
* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
* Employment sponsorship is not available.

Advertised: July 01, 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close:

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