Part-time Staff: Library Technical Services Assistant

  • Kirtland, Ohio, United States
  • Part-time
  • Administrative and Staff - Part Time Positions

PART-TIME STAFF: LIBRARY TECHNICAL SERVICES ASSISTANT 

General Description of Position: This position performs duties and responsibilities related to technical services functions.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Under the supervision of the Chair or the Chair’s designee place Firm library books orders, Standing Orders, ebook orders, serials orders,                  
  • Receive library materials: unpack firm & standing orders, verify invoices, and update order records,
  • Pay invoices and post in Sierra and reconcile with library budget,
  • Support copy-cataloging received materials using OCLC WMS Record Manager, 
  • Process physical materials,
  • Update records and delete records and materials, 
  • Perform a variety of technical duties supporting serials acquisitions,
  • Collect data for and prepare reports of library activity,
  • Assist library personnel with special projects,
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Training and Experience Required/Preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree and previous library work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable.
  • MLIS with technical services experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of and experience with specialized library software including but not limited to Gobi, OCLC WMS Record Manager, and Sierra.
  • Knowledge of current office practices, procedures, and equipment; library procedures; basic mathematics.
  • Skills in following oral and written instructions; maintaining files.
  • Abilities to learn and apply applicable library policies and procedures; operate standard office equipment and various telecommunications networks; perform routine and detailed tasks in an accurate and efficient manner; maintain effective interpersonal working relationships.

Physical Activity Level

  • Moderate - Sit sometimes; walk and stand sometimes, lift occasionally.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • This is a part-time, 20 hours per week, continuing staff position, which requires the availability to work daytime hours.
  • The hourly salary is at grade 6A of the staff salary schedule with a starting rate between $17.30/per hour and $22.06/per hour dependent upon education and experience.
  • Non-insurance benefits include paid time away for vacation, personal, sick days and holidays, prorated tuition, and School Employees Retirement System of Ohio (SERS).

APPLICATION PROCESS:

To apply for this position, please be prepared to do the following:

  • Complete all questions in the application*
  • Attach a current resume and a cover letter which addresses how you meet the qualifications for this position.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, application review will begin on February 19, 2024.

*TO AVOID DIFFICULTIES WHEN SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION, BE SURE YOUR WEB BROWSER (E.G., GOOGLE CHROME, FIREFOX, INTERNET EXPLORER) IS UPDATED TO THE LATEST VERSION.  ALLOW YOURSELF SUFFICIENT TIME TO COMPLETE THE APPLICATION SINCE YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SAVE A PARTIALLY COMPLETED APPLICATION AND WORK ON IT LATER.

Lakeland Community College is an equal access and equal opportunity employer. We have a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and, in that spirit, seek a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, people with disabilities and people over 40. Under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. If your disability requires special accommodations to participate in the application/interview process, contact the Human Resources Office at 440-525-7575.