Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Job Opportunity: Interlibrary Loan Assistant - Cal State Northridge

Job Title: Interlibrary Loan Assistant
Job ID: 983 Library Assistant II Interlibrary Loan-8327
Full-Time Regular Job Code: 2905
Salary From: $3060 to $4590

Major Duties
Under general direction of the Interlibrary Loan Supervisor, shares responsibility for lending and borrowing activities. Uses an automated database (OCLC/Illiad) to locate potential sources and process requests; searches other online databases to verify citations; uses specialized Library software to search bibliographic, full-text, and online databases; and processes lending requests. Assists in training, supervising, and advising student employees in lending and borrowing activities. Maintains departmental Accounts Receivable including daily hand checking, keeping daily log of incoming checks, preparing payments for deposit, and maintaining associated files. Prepares statistical reports; consults with patrons regarding document delivery and online databases; identifies and solves problems that may require investigation via telephone and correspondence; interacts with other library and campus departments as needed. Suggests changes, and assists in developing and improving policies and procedures. Works on special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

Equivalent to three years of full-time, Library Assistant experience including public contact OR two years of full-time Library Assistant experience and two years/60 semester units; OR one year of full-time, Library Assistant experience and four years/120 semester units of college. Advanced knowledge of Library of Congress cataloging practices and Anglo-American Cataloging Rules 2 Revised, with thorough knowledge of OCLC searching techniques and cataloging procedures is preferred. One year experience in a higher education library setting, preferably in public service, is desired.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Working knowledge of practices and procedures applicable to the academic library setting, and library classification systems. Ability and specialized skills to work independently in delivering vital library services; apply judgment in a variety of situations within established standards; interpret, modify, verify, and correct library records within established rules and procedures; understand and operate library computer systems and use the resulting output; understand and interpret library rules and standards, and apply and explain them with accuracy; search library online catalogs and databases; work effectively with the public; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; schedule, train, and evaluate the work of student assistants; and operate standard office machines and computers.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
Salary is commensurate with knowledge, skills, and experience. The university offers an excellent benefit package. Hiring Maximum for this position is $3600 per month.

How To Apply
Please complete the on-line application/resume upload submission process in order to be considered for any open position within the university and its auxiliaries. The hiring department will contact the best qualified candidates and invite them to participate in the interview process.

Initial review begins January 29, 2009 and will continue until position is filled.

For more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please view the link below:

Equal Employment Opportunity
The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of age, disability, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran status, gender, marital status, national origin, race, religion, or sexual orientation.

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