This is a full-time, 12-month, 35-hour week position. This
position is responsible for ensuring the efficient operation of the
library’s acquisitions, ordering, cataloging, and processing
functions. The incumbent is responsible for the ordering of new
materials in all formats and the cataloging of these materials,
including updates to the library’s content managers for both print
and electronic resources. The incumbent will work with library
staff to ensure that they are trained and able to maintain all
essential technical services functions. This position also works as
part of our team in providing high quality, friendly, and effective
library services to all library users and visitors, ranging from
materials movement and performing routine library support duties
including circulation desk coverage and other duties as
Reports to the Director of Library Services.
The incumbent will strive to ensure the efficient operation of
the library’s acquisitions, ordering, cataloging, and processing
Acquire materials in all formats using online vendor platforms,
GCU Business Portal, and the OCLC Library Services Platform.
Catalog resources in all formats using OCLC WMS
metadata/cataloging module, Library of Congress Classification Web,
and employing professional library standards (MARC bibliographic
formats, RDA cataloging rules).
Updates and maintains library periodical and database holdings
using Serial Solutions 360 Link and OCLC Content Manager.
Monitors, distributes, and processes user requests for eBook
and streaming video patron driven acquisitions.
Obtains and manages rights of library materials. Facilitates
the withdrawal of library materials.
Works with librarians and the Library Assistant: Receiving and
Invoicing to ensure the timely renewal of periodicals, serials, and
Collects, organizes, and disseminates information about the
library's collections and material funds as requested by the
Director of Library Services and Librarians.
Responsible for the training of library staff in all essential
technical services functions.
Works in coordination with the Director of Library Services and
Librarians on specialized projects, including curation of records
on ContentDM and the library’s streaming video repository hosted by
Alexander Street Press.
Works with Access Services Generalist and Director of Library
Services to coordinate staff wide projects.
Perform circulation desk functions (check materials in/out,
collect fines, register borrowers), and rotate with team members in
staffing the Circulation Desk.
Participate in the hiring and training of library staff
assistants and student workers.
Integrate the core values of respect, integrity, compassion,
justice and service in all aspects of interaction.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Library
Services and Librarians.
Minimum two (2) years college study. Bachelor’s degree
Two (2) years of library experience required. Previous academic
library experience preferred.
Experience with acquisitions, ordering, and processing of
library materials in all formats required.
Copy cataloging experience required. Original cataloging
experience preferred, including knowledge of LC Classification
System, MARC bibliographic formats, and RDA cataloging rules.
Experience using an Integrated Library System or a Library
Services Platform required. Experience with OCLC WMS
Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service
Ability to interact professionally with diverse clientele.
Must have the flexibility to shift hours when needed to
maintain library hours of operation (including weekends), review
aspects of library operations and/or train library staff.
Excellent problem solving skills.
Excellent computer skills, proficient use of MS Word and
Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize, and meet
deadlines; strong organization skills, good time management skills,
attention to detail, and able to work efficiently with frequent
Ability to work independent of direct supervision and to work
well with others in a team-based environment.
Ability to handle high-stress and emergency situations.
Ability to lift 25 lbs. and push/pull a 50 lb. cart.
Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality.
**Effective October 1, 2021, proof of vaccination or submission
of weekly COVID-19 tests are required for all Georgian Court
employees. A copy of your CDC vaccination card should be shared
with the Office of Human Resources before your first day of
employment. All information will be kept confidential**