• Assistant - Collection Management

    Live Oak Public Libraries
    Job Description
    Assistant - Collection Management
    Level: Experienced Job Location: 2002 Bull Street Library - Savannah, GA
    Position Type: Part-Time (25 hours/ week (Part-Time)
    Education Level: 2 Year Degree
    Salary Range: $12.96 - $15.55 Hourly
    Pay Schedule: Bi-Weekly (Hourly)
    Travel Percentage: Up to 25%
    Job Shift: Day
    Job Category: Government

    Note: This job will be posted through November 16, 2020. Please remember to log into our Applicant Tracking System (ATS) by either creating a new account, if you don't already have one, or logging in under your existing credentials to complete your full Live Oak Public Libraries employment application. Only employment applications that are 100% complete will be reviewed.

    Summary: Under the general supervision of the Supervisor, Collection Management, is responsible for a variety of technical procedures, elementary cataloging, maintaining administrative records and files, and complex clerical and typing work. Duties include carrying out library acquisition procedures; basic copy cataloging, entering materials in automated dataset, resolving problems in procedure, and assistance in file and records maintenance. This position is also invested with making routine library technical assistance decisions.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    Cataloging and Acquisition
    Performs basic copy cataloging using automated bibliographic database.
    Process library material orders via the PINES Acquisition module, verifies book deliveries against invoices and maintains records of acquisitions.
    Performs library material processing and repair.

    Interlibrary Loan Service
    Retrieves, research, and prepares interlibrary loan materials.
    Resolves routine problems in technical procedures.

    Other
    Performs a variety of library clerical tasks.
    Orders all library and office supplies and maintains inventory of all supplies.
    Attends training sessions as appropriate.
    Performs other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS; KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES; OTHER
    Associate’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. OR, 8 years of related work experience is required; PLUS One (1) year of experience working in a library setting is preferred. Proficiency in alpha and numeric data entry is required. Experience working with an integrated library system (ILS), including PINES and other computer applications, is preferred. Ability to communicate effectively with vendors and co-workers.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
    Experience with OCLC ILL interface.
    Knowledge of basic library methods, techniques and procedures.
    Knowledge of standard office and library machines.
    Good knowledge of automated systems as they apply to book processing.
    Some knowledge of reader interest levels.
    Basic computer skills required, to include Microsoft Suite and G-Suite (Google).
    Good ability in oral and written communications.
    Considerable ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.
    Ability to maintain library records and carry out library procedures.
    Must have good attention to detail.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
    Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities with/without reasonable accommodation to enable the employee to communicate effectively.
    Sufficient vision or other powers of observation to enable the employee to review a wide variety of materials.
    Sufficient manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation, to enable the employee to operate a personal computer, telephone, and related equipment.

    WORKING CONDITIONS
    Physical Demands:
    Job involves considerable amount of movement and activity. Work routinely involves lifting or handling material weighing up to 40 lbs., pushing book carts weighing up to 100 lbs., and heavy use of the computer.
    Mental Demands:
    This is clerical-level professional and technical work using the established policies, protocols and procedures.
    Emotional Demands:
    Some stress related to ensuring accuracy of work. Some pressure related to sustained periods of high-volume activity and multiple demands.
    Social Environment:
    Relatively quiet environment.
    Physical Environment: Typical office/library environment. Some fluctuations in building temperature related to HVAC problems can cause uncomfortable period of heat or cold. Some periods of elevated noise levels.

    This position description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with this position and is subject to review and change at any time in accordance with the needs of Live Oak Public Libraries. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable someone with a qualifying disability to perform the essential functions of the position.

    Employees working more than 20 hours per week are eligible for retirement benefits through Teachers Retirement System of Georgia and voluntary benefits through Principal. Eligible employees shall earn paid time off according to their schedule/tenure with Live Oak Public Libraries.
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