WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY are looking for a Library Assistant II
This is a Full Time, Regular Employee position located in Detroit.
Perform limited original cataloging; establish bibliographic records, i.e., name and series authority work, subject headings, call numbers, etc. Catalog monographs, serials, periodicals, audiovisual materials, etc. following Library of Congress and Anglo-American Cataloging rules. Conduct bibliographic searches and copy cataloging for foreign and out of print publications; interpret bibliographic records and policies; access computerized support systems to create, validate and update appropriate on-line records, e.g. OCLC.etc.; MARC and NACO formats. Oversee, monitor and participate in the physical processing such as, binding and labeling of monographs, serials, periodicals and special collections in of support preservation and collection maintenance services. Maintain appropriate records of processing activities; order replacement issues and pages for damaged materials; update on-line materials status records; create on-line records to reflect holdings and location. Coordinate, monitor, and participate in a major service area or operation within the library system, such as circulation desk, bindery preparation, serials acquisition, document delivery, reserve and reference collections. Coordinate reference or circulation activities which include collection of fines, maintenance of related records and scheduling desk staff. Supervise, prepare work schedules and assignments for subordinate non-exempt library support staff, student assistants, technicians and interns. Train and instruct in appropriate methods and procedures; identify training and development needs; prioritize and organize work assignments. Develop and recommend unit operational policies, procedures, and methods of process improvement. Prepare various statistical activity reports and maintain unit files and record systems. Serve as a resource in an area of specialization or collection, e.g. humanities, children?s literature, foreign language, reference, etc. Assist faculty, students and non-University patrons in the use of library facilities, services and collections offered. Answer inquiries, respond to special requests, and resolve problems which may arise in the delivery of services. Assist in special projects, e.g., cataloging special collections, database clean up, etc. Participate and facilitate on special service teams, e.g. Technical Services, Database Management, Copy Cataloging, etc. to enhance the delivery of operational services. Perform related work as assigned.
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