Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Job Opening - Library Services Technician

Library Services Technician
College of Lake County

Deadline for applications: June 10, 2011

Job Description: NOTE: ONLY ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED. Under the administrative supervision of the Dean, Libraries and Instructional Services, and the functional supervision of the Technical Services Librarian and the Library Technical Services Supervisor, this position catalogs, orders, processes, and maintains the library collection and the Integrated Library System, Millennium. This is a 10 month position (August 1 - May 30).

Essential Functions:

  1. Performs copy cataloging of print and non-print materials according to national standards (AACR2, LC Classification, Library of Congress Subject headings, MARC coding).

  2. Creates order records for all types of materials and tracks orders through completion. Communicates with vendors, accounting department, and librarians when necessary and works with fund accounts in the ILS as part of acquisitions processes.

  3. Performs processing of materials and item and label creation.

  4. Accurately interprets and implements policies and procedures.

  5. Prepares and submits reports and other information at the request of the supervisor and Technical Services Librarian.

  6. Exercises appropriate independent decision-making in performance of job duties.

  7. Performs additional responsibilities, tasks, and duties as determined by the department supervisor.
Full Time - Hours: 8:00 AM -4:30 PM


  1. Associate's degree, preferably from an LTA program, or LTA certificate

  2. Minimum two (2) year's work experience in a library technical services department.

  3. Excellent communication skills.

  4. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office and Windows.

Desired Qualifications:

  1. Experience with Millennium library system.

  2. Coursework or working knowledge of RDA.

  3. Ability to lift 25 pounds.

  4. Bachelors degree or graduate course work in cataloging.
Salary: $21,671 (minimum)

Contact Information
Human Resources Department/ College of Lake County
19351 W. Washington St.
Grayslake, IL 60030
1-847-543-2065 (Phone)
1-800-543-3065 (Fax)

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