Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Job Opportunity - Harper College

Library Assistant II (Level 7 - Library Services/ Cataloging - Media)
This position is responsible for updating and exporting media material records (videos, audiorecordings, websites, etc.) on the OCLC and Harper library databases. Duties include creating basic bibliographic cataloging records for media using internationally established rules and using local or current cataloging practices to edit and update bibliographic records for media. Verifies the accuracy and maintains the integrity of the bibliographic records in the OCLC and Harper library databases. Ongoing projects include catalog maintenance related to weeding, barcoding, and item record creation. The ideal candidate will exhibit an openness to change and a willingness to learn about emerging AV formats and how to catalog these new and varied formats.

Requires working knowledge of AACR2 (latest revision), Library of Congress rule interpretations; familiarity with LC subject headings, classification practices, MARC formats and cataloging standards. Preferred: Experience with Endeavor’s Voyager library database.

Education: High school graduate or equivalent. Associate degree in library technician program or 15 semester hours of college library science preferred.

Experience: Three years library experience and direct experience with a library database system. Hours: 37.5 hrs/wk @ 52 wks/yr.

Benefits Available: Full Insurance & Disability, Sick, Vacation, Holiday pay, Personal Business, Educational Assistance: Full Tuition Waivers at Harper & Professional Expense

Salary: $16.06-$19.76 per hour (range), depending upon experience. EOE.

To apply, please go to http://jobs.harpercollege.edu and click on “Classified Staff” under “View Openings by Job Category.”

Call Jim Edstrom at 847-925-6763 if you have any questions.



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