Title: Library Assistant IV(Periodicals Assistant)
Organization: Case Western Reserve University
Location: Kelvin Smith Library
Hours: Generally Weekdays
Salary: Minimum annual salary is $27,600
Principal Duties: The Library Assistant in this position is responsible for the receipt, check-in, claiming, and records maintenance of serials, specifically, standing orders, journals and other periodicals (newspapers, etc.). The responsibilities of this position are accomplished primarily using the ORDERING and receiving subsystem of the library''s Euclid plus library system. Besides ensuring that current serials are checked-in, the staff member in this position is responsible for seeing that the checked-in journals be processed and shelved in a timely manner. To this end, this position supervises student assistants who in turn are expected to maintain periodicals on the shelves and keep the periodical reading area in order- These responsibilities are among the most important in the Department since a large portion of the Library''s annual budget goes into the purchase of these materials. This employee works under the general supervision of the Coordinator for Bibliographic Services and Electronic Cataloging in day-to-day processing of materials. Two years library experience, preferably in a serials or Technical Services related position, experience with an online integrated library system is required.
Aptitude for detail is required, as is the ability to work independently, ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing is necessary, experience working with the processing of bibliographic materials. Basic typing/keyboard skills are required, accuracy is essential, familiarity with searching and using the OCLC system and the INNOPAC library system are desired. Basic ability with personal computers, workstations and networks is required. High School diploma required; college degree is desired.
Contact: Please indicate interest in job code #5437 when submitting cover letter and resume to [email protected] For a complete job description see http://library.case.edu/ksl/admin/jobs/
Submit: None Given
Deadline: Open Until Filled