Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Job Posting - Triton College

Triton College
Classification Title: Cataloger
Position Type: Classified
Department: Academic Success

Job Summary/Basic Function:
Responsible for all copy cataloging of print and non-print materials (using OCLC database), assigning Library of Congress (LC) call numbers and LC subject headings as needed.
  1. Search, verify, edit and catalog books (including books with accompanying software) using OCLC database, and forwards appropriate materials for original cataloging.
  2. Takes the lead on the processing of materials to be withdrawn from the Library's collection.
  3. Maintains the OCLC, I-Share, SILO and Union List of Serials databases.
  4. Responsible for McNaughton rental book collection.
  5. Responsible for the processing of interlibrary loans.
  6. Assists with the maintenance of the LCR catalogs and bibliographies and annual booklet listing periodical holdings.
  7. Assists with the acquisition and processing of LCR materials.
  8. Assumes responsibilities of the Director of Library Systems and Technical Services in his/her absence.
  9. Attends workshops offered by consortium on OCLC and the integrated library system (ILS).
  10. Occassionally supervises and trains hourly and student staff.
  11. Performs other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:
Associate Degree in Library Technology. Significant work experience and demonstrated competency may be substituted for formal education.

Preferred Qualifications:
Prefer formal coursework in cataloging and classification. Prefer two years experience using Anglo-American cataloging rules, Library of Congress classification and subject headings and OCLC online cataloging.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants:
All Candidates should apply On-Line. The posting is available at: https://jobopenings.triton.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1255458795869


Job Opportunity - Fremont Public Library

Job Title: LTA Technical Assistant
Fremont Public Library

Job Description:
This is a Technical Services support position that requires copy cataloging of print and audio/visual materials using AACR2R and Library of Congress Subject Headings, using OCLC and Sirsi Java Workflows. Classification of library materials using Dewey Decimal Classification and local classification practices. Item entry in the local Sirsi Java Workflows database and regular catalog maintenance and quality control projects as needed. Ideal candidate will be personable and make internal customer service a priority as well as demonstrate an attention to detail and good planning and organization skills.

Library Technical Assistant degree or certificate. Minimum of 2 years experience in a Technical Services department. Experience with OCLC and Dewey Classification. Personal computer fluency in Microsoft Office or comparable office suite software. Good oral and written communication skills. Good professional image and attitude with an enthusiasm for public service. Spanish language cataloging and previous experience with Sirsi Workflows a plus.


Salary: Depends on Qualifications.

To apply, send cover letter resume and 3 references to:
Mail to:Tracy Hucker, Manager of Inventory Control, Fremont Public Library1170 N. Midlothian Rd. Mundelein, IL 60060

Email to: Tracy Hucker, Manager of Inventory Control, thucker@fremontlibrary.org
No phone calls please.