Posting Number: 0000166
Position Title: Technical Services Librarian
Position Type: Staff
Pay Rate (includes Benefit Replacement Pay if eligible):
Department: Library 24140100
Duration of Position: Full Time
Job Summary/Basic Function: This position coordinates activities in the
Technical Services Department, including cataloging, processing, receiving,
mail services, and some automated functions of the Integrated Library
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Minimum Qualifications: Master of Library Science or equivalent degree from an
American Library Association accredited university or college. Two years of
experience in a technical services position in an academic library setting.
Must be self-motivated, creative and innovative. Excellent interpersonal
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with cataloging services through the
Online Computer Library Center (OCLC). Background in library computer
technologies. Two years of supervisory and/or professional library experience.
Demonstrated abilities in management including communication, planning, and
organizing. Basic knowledge of RDA cataloging standards.
Posting Date: 12-20-2012
Closing Date: 02-14-2013
Special Instructions to Applicants: Texas A&M University-Central Texas offers
a unique and exciting opportunity to help build a new institution! Texas A&M
University-Central Texas is a military friendly, upper-level institution
offering more than fifty Bachelor's and Master's degrees. The university
prepares students for lifelong learning through excellence in teaching,
service, and scholarship. Our new campus of 662 acres of beautiful Hill
Country landscape at SH 195 and SH 201 in Killeen is now open.
Males, age 18 through 25, must be properly registered with the Selective
Service System to be eligible for hire. This position is designated as a
security sensitive position and requires a satisfactory criminal history
In order to comply with federal export control regulation, applicants must be
a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, temporary resident, refugee or
asylee to be considered for this position.
Proof of education required upon hire.
Texas A&M University-Central Texas, a member of the Texas A&M University
System, is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and
Educator and is committed to excellence through diversity.
Proposed Job Duties
Performs original and copy cataloging of all formats. Maintains the quality
and accuracy of bibliographic and related records in the Integrated Library
System (ILS) through updates, corrections, and authority control. Maintains
current data for all print, microform and electronic serials records.
Collaborates with library staff in the development of new resources, including
digitization of special collections and the electronic storage and retrieval
of other electronic formats.
Supervises activities and training relative to technical services. Develops,
implements, and evaluates policies and procedures to receive, organize, and
provide access to library resources, particularly in the Integrated Library
System. Meets with catalogers to create standards of quality and uniformity
and to solve problems affecting the operation of the department. Supervises
the maintenance of updated manuals of policies and procedures. Supports the
strategic planning process by making recommendations for technical services
objectives and mission. Creates guidelines for, and manages, the distribution
of discarded materials. Collaborates with acquisitions, reference librarians,
and the Director of Library Services to license and maintain database
resources. Stays informed about emerging cataloging standards, such as RDA,
and guides the department toward utilization of those standards.
Maintains in-depth knowledge of developing technologies, bibliographic
resources and tools as appropriate to library operations. Serve as a member of
university and library committees. Maintain an awareness of current library
issues and trends affecting all library departments. Reads professional
literature and attends workshops. Perform related work as required.
Provides reference assistance for patrons on the use of databases and other
library materials face-to-face, on the phone, or online as needed. Assists
with collection development as needed.
Brought to you by code4lib jobs: http://jobs.code4lib.org/job/5335/