December 4, 2008
The University Library requires a qualified Library Operations Specialist II to join its Collections and Database Services (CDS) team as soon as possible.
Reporting to the CDS manager, responsibilities of this position include derived cataloguing of materials in a variety of formats using tools such as the current editions of the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, Library of Congress Classification Schedules, Library of Congress Subject Headings, and various MARC21 standards: serials binding work; assistance with acquisitions work such as verifying orders, downloading appropriate bibliographic records into the Library’s database and receiving orders; collection maintenance activities such as book repair, donations processing, withdrawals processing; regular participation in the staffing of Library service desks; and participation in other Library activities or projects as needed. Some adjustments to specific responsibilities of this position may be required when the results of a review process currently being undertaken by the Library are known.
HIRING SALARY RANGE: $2,738.00 $3,174.50 per month.
The successful candidate will possess a two-year college diploma in library and information technology, demonstrable original cataloguing skills, knowledge of acquisitions works, and directly related work experience, or a suitable combination of library-related education and experience.
In addition, the successful candidate must have excellent organization and time-management skills, the ability to exercise initiative and judgement appropriately, and the ability to establish and maintain productive and collegial relationships with co-workers in a team-orientated work environment. Also required are a consistent demonstration of effective communication skills and a strong service orientation in working with and assisting co-workers, Library users, members of the University community, and the general public.
CLOSING DATE: December 11, 2008.
Please submit resume and references quoting competition #IN01036 to:
University of Lethbridge
LETHBRIDGE AB T1K 3M4
Resumes received without quoting the competition number will not be accepted.
The position is open to all qualified applicants, although preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University is an inclusive and equitable campus encouraging applications from qualified women and men including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons.
Thank you to all applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.