The Librarian I is responsible for organizing and facilitating intellectual access to information in a variety of formats by performing cataloging, database maintenance, and authority control; providing and maintaining metadata in various forms and sources.
1. Describes and organizes library resources by applying bibliographic standards, local policies, and professional judgment to create, revise and maintain MARC records in the online catalog; creating, monitoring and maintaining metadata in various forms for physical and online resources.
2. Facilitates flow of materials by consulting with supervisor and colleagues to resolve workflow issues; prioritizing assigned tasks based on departmental needs.
3. Contributes to library internal communication by serving on committees, task forces, and teams, as assigned.
4. Performs other related duties as assigned.
• Masters of Library Science (ALA accredited).
• 0 - 1 year experience in a library environment.
• Knowledge of planning and organizing.
• Knowledge of current standardized tools for description and access to information.
• Knowledge of customer service techniques.
• Skill to communicate clearly and grammatically both orally and in writing.
• Ability to review and make recommendations to improve and streamline processes.
University Core Competencies definitions may be found on the Human Resources website and in the staff performance management system.
• Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.
• Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.
• Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions.
• Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting.
• Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs.
• Work is indoors and sedentary and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours.
• This role is an on campus, in-person position.
• There are no harmful environmental conditions present for this job.
• The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.
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