Saturday, June 23, 2007

CSU Channel Islands Job Listings

There are some great employment opportunities for library assistants at the newest Cal State campus at California State University - Channel Islands.

The following is an extract from the job listings found at http://www.csucijobs.com

Acquisitions and ILL Assistant (Class Title: Library Assistant II) $2,2958 to $4,437 monthly
  • The Acquisitions and ILL Assistant is responsible, under the supervision of Head of Collections and Technology Services, for coordinating the operation of the library acquisition process, and assisting the ILL process.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Voyager or similar integrated library management system.
  • Knowledge of acquisitions processes, ILL and best practices in course reserve processes and procedures.
  • Ability to learn best practices in acquisitions, Inter-Library Loan, and accessibility to library materials.
Circulation Coordinator (Class Title: Library Assistant II) $2,2958 to $4,437 monthly

The Circulation Coordinator is responsible, under the supervision of Head of Public and Outreach Services, for overseeing circulation operations. Circulation operations include scheduling the service desk, developing policies and procedures, supervising the work of student assistants, and working with library systems to enhance the circulation modules of the library's integrated library system.
  • Manages the circulation desk.
  • Responsible for the circulation component of the Integrated Library System and RFID.
  • Responsible for the creation and modification of circulation policies, procedures and methods.
  • Tracks fines/fees and materials circulation, including generating specialized reports and notices to users.
  • Trains library staff and student assistants in the proper use of the circulation system and application of policies.
Stacks and Facility Coordinator (Class Title: Library Assistant II) $2,2958 to $4,437 monthly

The Stacks and Facility Coordinator is responsible, under the supervision of Head of Public and Outreach Services, for overseeing collection maintenance, facilities upkeep, and room reservations. This position will be the library's liaison to the OPC, and the Copier Committee.
  • Coordinates the display and shelving of library materials.
  • Develops policies and procedures to insure library materials are quickly and easily accessible.
  • Works with Technical Services to identify damage to, and prevent further damage of, materials.
  • Makes room reservations for groups and events.
  • Oversees set-up for groups and events.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Voyager or similar integrated library management system.
  • Knowledge of collection arrangement and management, Library of Congress call numbers, and best practices in stacks and facilities processes and procedures.
Visual Digital Collection Specialist (Class Title: Visual Resource Specialist II) $3,328-$4,992

The Visual Digital Collection Specialist is responsible, under the supervision of the Head of Technical Services and Collection Development, for administering the Library's visual digital collections including developing collections, policies, processes, and procedures. The Visual Specialist works closely with librarians, faculty, and students to develop, maintain, enhance, and publicize core visual digital collections relevant to the academic vision of the University.

The Visual Digital Collection Specialist is also responsible, under the supervision of the Dean of the Library, to administer the Architectural Docent program for the John Spoor Broome Library and the Library's Art Gallery and various spaces where art and other visual materials could be displayed.
  • Applicant must have Art or Art History focused degree and at least one year experience within Digital Visual Resource setting. In-depth and comprehensive knowledge of subject area specialties such as art, art history, architectural history and/or environmental design.
  • Ability to independently organize and operate visual resource area. Ability to stay current and advise management on developments in visual resource principles and international and national copyright laws.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, ABBYY FineReader, Xmetal, Adobe Photoshop CS, Apple iLife & Final Cut Pro, Roxio Toast & Popcorn, and metadata standards, such as Dublin Core and EAD.
  • Must have comprehensive knowledge of emerging digital files and formats, including those for still and video.
  • Extensive experience and expertise in directing the development of visual materials.
  • Works closely with campus IT personnel to procure and maintain digital equipment and software to perform duties mentioned above.
There is not a lot of time to apply so if your interested get moving. These positions are open until July 3, 2007. For more information about benefits, living allowances and other employment information visit http://www.csuci.edu/hr/employment.htm

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