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Detroit, MI
Library Assistant
Detroit, MI
West Group
Detroit, MI
Library Assistant
  • Performs duties normally associated with a Library Assistant I in order to complete necessary work
  • -- Assist in the training, scheduling and management of student assistants and community volunteers in the Library Media Center
  • Manage electronic resource statistics, including collaborating to develop and maintain systems to make statistics readily accessible to library staff
  • Works independently at the desk, assisting patrons and performing full range of circulation functions in the integrated library system (ILS)
  • Works with personnel in the unit and across units to develop criteria and documentation for updated workflows
  • May assist in training, scheduling and distributing work to other staff or student workers
  • Assist in management of library accounts and other library-related records
Chicago, IL
Senior Library Assistant
Chicago, IL
Abshire-King
Chicago, IL
Senior Library Assistant
  • Assist with collection management and development within the library, which may include removing old editions, checking reading lists and stock checking
  • Assist the Library Operations Manager/Assistant Library Operations Manager with the day to day supervision and operation of the library
  • Assist the Library Operations Manager/Assistant Library Operations Manager with the day to day staff supervision and operation of the library
  • Trains student assistants for a variety of tasks useful for the department, monitors their work and their payment schedule on the Workday System
  • Evidence of working effectively as part of a team, providing guidance and support to other team members where necessary
  • Assist with bibliographic checking for reading lists and administration of reading list systems
  • Assists SC librarians with collection development of monographic collection, including the researching and acquisition of rare book purchases
present
Phoenix, AZ
Library Assistant, Senior
Phoenix, AZ
Gibson, Funk and Greenfelder
present
Phoenix, AZ
Library Assistant, Senior
present
  • Creates, inputs, reviews and updates bibliographic records in online integrated library database (Voyager); interprets and verifies bibliographic records or other data. Maintains periodicals collection; monitors gifts, exchanges, and subscriptions; maintains existing periodicals database; oversees physical processing and shelving of all library materials; performs holdings inventories
  • Oversees stack maintenance; organizes and monitors shifts of library materials; trains and monitors students and volunteers in the proper handling and shelving of library collections. Periodically coordinates with librarians and users, including faculty and curators, to assess collections content, allocating less relevant materials to closed storage or surplus, in order to accommodate new, relevant titles and maintain a high quality collections focus that supports ASM’s research and collections mission
  • Provide locational and directional assistance to library patrons
  • Provides support to the Head, Music Library for processing and tracking orders for new materials in all formats. Oversees the receipt, processing and shelving of new materials upon arrival
  • Assists in identifying and troubleshooting technical services problems relating to collections and serves as the liaison to Technical Services staff in communicating and resolving problems
  • Creates schedules and sets expectations for a high level of specialized and responsive service at the public services desk, recruiting students who can best meet the goals
  • Provides a high level of service at the Music Library public services desk, including directional/reference assistance to library users (15%)
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Reliability
Bachelor’s Degree in Reliability
Hofstra University
Bachelor’s Degree in Reliability
Skills Skills
  • Ability to follow established procedures; ability to organize and prioritize; superior attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of copyright law, applicable guidelines and e-resource licensing agreements as applied to document delivery services
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service to a diverse population
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; aptitude for detail and organization
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretionary skills in determining when to act independently and when to consult help prior to taking action
  • Demonstrable commitment to Continuing Professional Development (CPD), with a willingness to participate in training activities, including IT
  • Basic math skills; ability to maintain accurate and thorough monthly statistics on work performed
  • Organizational skills, memory for details, alertness, and initiative. Work under stress; ability to plan and make decisions
  • Ability to provide good customer service to a diverse population
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with urgent deadlines
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WDL Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Staffs the Loan Desk and answers basic reference questions in the absence of a librarian. Interacts with library users, issues library cards, checks library materials in and out of the library using the integrated library system, answers directional questions, locates serial, book, multimedia, and electronic titles using the integrated library system, and places holds. Also provides basic computer and software assistance to users and interprets relevant library policies and procedures to users and student workers
  • Under the direction of the Library Supervisor processes and maintains the Wilson Dental Library’s interlibrary and intra-campus loans. This includes the verification of citations and locations, correct use of NLM’s DOCLINE and other ILL systems, processing and disbursal of received items and sent material, invoicing, and records maintenance. Works with counterpart at Norris Medical Library to resolve issues that arise in any of the electronic-based ILL systems; confers with Director on changes to systems/procedures/policies before they are implemented
  • Under the direction of the Library Supervisor trains, directs and supervises the student assistants working at the Loan Desk
  • Responsible for opening the library, Monday through Friday. Monitors library safety and security. Communicates safety problems/concerns with Public Safety and then reports all communications to Library Supervisor
  • May substitute as the evening or weekend supervisor on occasion
  • Miscellaneous projects/tasks as assigned or requested
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WDL Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Staffs the Circulation Desk. Responsible for missing book/journal procedures. Accountable for processing HELIX generated overdue notices and accessing fees. Processes general library card registrations, as well as, fee library cards and records (both hard copy and HELIX records). Assists public in the use of desktop computers, peripherals and audio-visual equipment; including minor equipment repair, maintenance and/or troubleshooting. Oversees collection maintenance and shelf reading program
  • Processes new material received from Bibliographic Management Services (BMS), Norris Medical Library (NML). This includes verification of titles, status, call number and holdings in HELIX and referring problems/questions to the WDL Information Services Librarian or NML staff. Assists the librarian in the deselection of library materials including records maintenance and material dispersal. Processes classed serials as directed on the serials worksheet accompanying each item. Sends material to BMS for processing including inventory preparation, creating fast-add records in HELIX and packaging materials for shipment to NML. Compiles statistics accordingly
  • Review weekly acquisitions list in Rittenhouse Book Distributor and work with Library Director to purchase new titles. Processes and maintains Reserve Book Collection, including researching new editions and new titles, resolves incomplete or incorrect citations and compiles reserve statistical data. Adds and withdraws items from Reserve status. On a trimester basis, solicits and processes faculty reserve title lists
  • Under the direction of the Library Supervisor, trains, directs and supervises the Evening Student Library Assistants. Assists Library Supervisor in the scheduling and assignment of tasks for evening student workers. Provides input during student evaluation process
  • May substitute as Saturday Supervisor on occasion
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Metadata Management Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Contributes to and supports database management and automated authority control:​
  • Experience with scripting for manipulating data or creating automated processes
  • Basic working knowledge of applications and programming languages such as OpenRefine, Python, and text processing
  • Familiarity with UNIX command line processes
  • Demonstrated facility with technology and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Access)
  • Demonstrated ability to package and present data for effective analysis
  • Experience creating documentation and delivering content verbally to individuals and groups for training and information sharing
  • Knowledge of MARC and prior cataloging and/or database management experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of wikis and cloud-based applications such as Google docs
  • Prior experience in a library technical services environment
  • Demonstrated aptitude for technical analysis and problem solving
  • Experience with Aleph ILS, including experience troubleshooting loading batch files preferred
  • Experience with markup languages and tools that manipulate library data, such as MARCedit, desirable
  • Ability to use technology in creative ways to solve problems or facilitate workflow
  • Detail oriented and ability to work with a high degree of accuracy
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to meet project deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate as well as work well independently
  • Highly motivated and engaged with a strong customer service/support focus
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Senior Library Assistant, Access Services Resume Examples & Samples

  • Entrance Services is the first point of contact for all patrons and visitors to the Gelman Library. Entrance manages visitor sign-ins as well as the building Lost and Found and most keyed access to the building
  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization preferred
  • One year customer service experience (preferably in a library setting)
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Library Assistant V-west Lafayette Resume Examples & Samples

  • Three years of library, public service, and / or information technologies experience
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively to provide service in a diverse work environment
  • Ability to be well-organized and able to pay attention to detail and concentrate on one task over a period of time
  • Ability to work under pressure with frequent interruptions and to adjust to a rapidly changing environment
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Library Assistant Iv-west Lafayette Resume Examples & Samples

  • Two years of general office experience
  • Strong time management skills with emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail
  • Adaptability to adjust quickly to changes in priorities, procedures, and/or resources
  • Manual dexterity to handle rare and fragile physical materials
  • Capable of operating various scanning equipment requiring repetitive physical movements
  • Ability to enter data quickly and accurately using computer keyboard
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Greets and provides customer service to visiting patrons. Co-manages overseeing the library reading room
  • Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor’s or higher degree; OR the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Effectively performs duties and responsibilities; displays attention to detail; supports organizational policies; anticipates demands/pressures of assignments and adjusts accordingly
  • Advanced degree in the humanities
  • Additional European language skills
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Places orders via Aleph and other systems as appropriate for materials and library workflows within Acquisitions, following bibliographers' directives regarding materials, vendor and fund assignments
  • Processes shipments of new materials by receiving titles in Aleph, verifying accuracy of vendor invoices and issuing payments in Aleph, paying careful attention to funding sources as designated by bibliographers
  • Searches bibliographic and related data in catalogs and online databases (vendor databases, OCLC, websites, etc.) for the purpose of ordering, receiving and cataloging material and updating bibliographic information in Aleph
  • Creates, edits and reviews bibliographic, holdings and item records for materials in all formats and multiple languages according to established guidelines
  • Works on the resolution of routine order, receipt, invoice, bibliographic and holdings problems
  • Participates in routine cataloging, using prepared copy and/or existing data; edits bibliographic holdings and item record data for materials in all formats according to established guidelines
  • Communicates with vendors, publishers, bibliographers and financial personnel; conducts professional correspondence when needed to solve problems or follow up on orders
  • Maintains the privacy of patron records and protects high risk/confidential information contained in University records
  • May serve as a source of information on established policies and procedures for library patrons and staff
  • Works according to changing daily priorities, demonstrates flexibility and the ability to shift between multiple tasks effectively
  • Implements existing procedures, monitors effectiveness and suggests alternatives, as needed
  • May contribute to routine special projects, including documentation and statistics
  • May assist in training, scheduling and distributing work to other staff or student workers
  • May assist with developing training and procedural documentation for unit
  • Contributes to overall goals of the department as appropriate
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Windows operating system and Windows software
  • Excellent English language communication skills
  • Must have excellent organizational written communication and analytical skills
  • Library experience, particularly experience in acquisitions or with serial publications, strongly preferred
  • Experience working with integrated library systems, particularly Aleph, desirable
  • Familiarity with at least one foreign language desirable
  • Excellent oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to perform repetitive work accurately with fine attention to detail
  • Ability to work productively and cooperatively in a team environment, with flexibility and versatility in an evolving work situation
  • Ability to work independently following established guidelines and procedures
  • Keyboarding for at least 6 hours a day may be required
  • Employee must be able to handle books and other library material, including moving and shifting these materials between workstations, shelves, book trucks and boxes
  • This is an office environment
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
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Library Assistant, / WEB Dubois Library Resume Examples & Samples

  • Working knowledge of standard software applications, including word processing, spreadsheet, email, chat, and other web-based applications
  • Working knowledge of the methods, materials, technologies and equipment used in libraries and computer labs
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively and work productively in establishing and maintaining harmonious working relationships with a diverse population of staff and students
  • Strong service orientation and the ability to meet the public graciously and tactfully.Strong customer service attitude and initiative
  • Ability to prepare reports and maintain accurate records
  • Ability to master new technologies and explain them to others
  • Working knowledge of HTML editors and familiarity with creating and maintaining online interfaces
  • Ability to read, write, comprehend and speak the English language
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment
  • Ability to assemble data in accordance with established procedures, work accurately with names, numbers, codes and symbols, file materials in accordance with standard filing procedures
  • Ability to adjust and respond effectively to changing needs and priorities in a fast-paced and rapidly evolving environment
  • Ability to assign work, supervise and review the work of others
  • Ability to lift and carry heavy boxes of books, large items of equipment, and other heavy materials
  • Ability to meet the public graciously and tactfully
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups
  • Ability to understand responsibilities with respect to conflicts of interest and behave in a way consistent both with law and with university policy
  • Ability to understand and contribute to implementation of departmental and institutional goals for achieving non-discrimination and creating a respectful, inclusive environment that is supportive of diversity
  • Ability to work assigned schedule; and a varying schedule during the academic semester as necessary, and to work some evening, weekend and holiday hours as assigned
  • Capacity, skill and willingness to engage students and contribute to student success
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Library Assistant Iv-west Lafayette Resume Examples & Samples

  • Two years of library, customer service, or general office experience
  • Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Must be comfortable, tactful, and professional interacting with diverse groups of internal and external customers
  • Must be able to work in a changing environment and learn new processes and procedures quickly; provide backup when staffing, projects, or workload changes occur
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Word
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Special Collections Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Shares responsibility for hiring, training, and supervising student assistants, with a focus on collection services student assistants
  • Oversees student staffing in collections services and is responsible for scheduling and task assignment for students working with curators
  • Collaborates with colleagues to prioritize student projects suitable for completion at the reference desk vs. in collection service areas
  • Associate’s degree (prefer Bachelor’s degree) and 3-4 years library, office, or related work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to follow established procedures and perform work requiring considerable attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills, with ability to plan and organize work so that all tasks are performed efficiently
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to learn and effectively use library-related software programs and databases
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Familiarity and expertise with social media tools and communication methods
  • Ability to handle loaded book carts and lift boxes of books
  • NYS driver’s license
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Senior Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assist the Library Operations Manager/Assistant Library Operations Manager and/or Site Librarian with the day to day staff supervision and operation of the library
  • Support the provision of an effective service for customers including issuing, returning, renewing and reserving items. This could be via self-service or at the desk. This will include moving books and emptying book return bins and delegating these tasks where appropriate
  • Take responsibility for the order and tidiness of the library and its collections, delegating shelving and other tasks where necessary
  • Actively support library customers by helping to resolve basic IT and library queries, dealing with those that are more complex and those referred by Library Assistants and referring any queries that cannot be resolved immediately to the appropriate technical support staff
  • Support the use of mobile devices
  • Support customers via the “Ask a Librarian” online chat service dealing with basic and more complex library queries and referring any that cannot be resolved immediately
  • Handle cash and card payments for a range of library activities
  • Collect, collate and analyse data to inform decision making for library operations
  • Assist with the instruction of library users in the use of resources, such as providing tours for new students and/or assisting with Information Literacy workshops
  • Assist with collection management and development within the library, which may include removing old editions, checking reading lists and stock checking
  • Take operational responsibility for organising and managing specific administrative tasks
  • Basic literacy and numeracy (NVQs or GCSEs) or equivalent relevant experience
  • Evidence of an ability to plan, prioritise and organise own work flexibly, working unsupervised to deadlines
  • Proven ability to deal with referred requests, solve problems using initiative and to know when to refer more complex queries
  • Evidence of working effectively as part of a team, providing guidance and support to other team members where necessary
  • Evidence of working effectively in a library service or customer service role
  • Demonstrable experience of using IT applications such as Microsoft Office, email and the Internet
  • Successful completion of the European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) or equivalent IT qualification
  • Ability to communicate through the medium of Welsh
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Senior Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Associates Degree preferred, but not required
  • Demonstrated oral, written and analytical communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and to work collaboratively within a team environment
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Microsoft Office and ability to maximize use of Microsoft Office Excel spreadsheets in analysis
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Retrieval/Refile Processing
  • Familiarity with inventory control software
  • Familiarity with digital scanning equipment, software and processes
  • Experience working with detailed processes
  • Valid Driver's License with verifiable clean driving record
  • Able to lift up to 75 lbs and push carts weighing up to 300 lbs
  • Will be required to pass university provided Orderpicker training/licensing course
  • Warehouse/Storage experience
  • Library experience
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Knowledge of business and general resources
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service skills with experience working with the public in a customer service oriented environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and use initiative. Must be detail oriented and have the ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of word processing, database and spreadsheet computer software and email. Skills to create accurate documents, databases, and spreadsheets for assignments and special projects
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and with diplomacy, both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality of patron records
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, to identify problems and solutions, to initiate suggestions and improvements, to use good judgment and make sound decisions
  • Experience with online library databases, specifically business resources
  • Experience working with students in higher education
  • Experience with the field of business
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Strong technology skills, MS Office (Word, Excel), and Internet
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Associates Degree from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (or international equivalent)or equivalent experience
  • 1 - 2 years of experience in library support
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Senior Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assist the Library Operations Manager/Assistant Library Operations Manager with the day to day staff supervision and operation of the library
  • Support the provision of an effective service for customers including issuing, returning, and requesting items. This could be via self-service or at the desk. This will include moving books and emptying book return bins and delegating these tasks where appropriate
  • Support customers via the online chat service dealing with basic and more complex library queries and referring any that cannot be resolved immediately
  • NVQ2/GCSE level A-C or equivalent; or equivalent relevant experience
  • A-levels or equivalent
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Performs basic library circulation functions, including retrieval, check-out, discharge and recalls of materials
  • Conducts basic research preparatory to metadata creation and updating of selected resources
  • Performs collection maintenance according to the library’s classification systems and specialized collection arrangements
  • Supports more senior library staff in the maintenance and development of electronic and other reference tools, and the compilation of bibliographies
  • Assist in ensuring completeness of UN print and electronic documents collection
  • Assists in accessioning, disposition, description, and database updating activities as they relate to individual collections
  • Provides technical support and instruction to library patrons using electronic resources and reference tools
  • Performs initial actions in order to acquire updated materials
  • Performs digitization functions, including scanning, creating digital objects and postings to designated repositories
  • Drafts routine responses to enquiries for approval of section and/or unit chief
  • Provides document delivery services as required
  • Provides administrative support for the unit and section chiefs and undertakes other duties assigned
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Library Assistant / Intern Resume Examples & Samples

  • Currently working towards undergraduate or graduate degree, preferably in Library or Information Sciences
  • Previous work experience in administrative support, preferably in a professional environment
  • Attention to detail, effective time management and strong verbal skills required
  • Must possess an ability to learn quickly, multi-task and work independently
  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English required
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Delivers mail/supplies/ILL materials to the branch libraries
  • Maintain surplus inventory. Prepare and send shipments to Surplus as needed
  • Make special pickups and deliveries. - Assist with set-up/tear down of events
  • Provide functional supervision to student employees, requiring competent and effective training, communication and coaching. Reports problems and/or progress to supervisor
  • Assist with special projects
  • Various, ongoing tasks which include but are not limited to
  • Processes and packages ILL/MOBUIS/Big Ten Academic Alliance, books/supplies
  • Sorts, processes and delivers mail: campus, USPS, departmental
  • Ability to move 50 pounds
  • Communicates verbally and in writing with supervisor on any facility/shipping related issues
  • Enhance and promote customer service at all levels
  • Assists Facilities Coordinator as needed
  • Maintain cleanliness in shipping/mailroom area and the upkeep/maintenance of equipment
  • A combination of related work experience, undergraduate education, and/or post-high school library training totaling three years
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Library Assistant, Senior Resume Examples & Samples

  • Supervisory Responsibilities
  • None Qualifications It is the expectation that all Duke University Libraries staff members will demonstrate exceptional workplace behaviors in the execution of their specific position responsibilities
  • Candidate must display a competency in the care, handling and display of special collections library materials, generally acquired through two years of library or archives experience or similar experience with works of art in a museum or gallery
  • Candidate must show proficiency in the use of a variety of power tools and fabrication techniques, good dexterity and hand-eye coordination, sound knowledge of professional exhibition practices, and the ability to produce museum quality craftsmanship
  • Candidate must be comfortable working independently, showing initiative where appropriate and possessing teamwork orientation with excellent organizational interpersonal and communication skills. Work requires experience or shown proficiency in computer skills using programs relevant to job responsibilities or ability and willingness to master technology as needed
  • Candidate should be adaptable to frequent change, work under pressure and managing multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Candidates with prior experience working in an academic research library, particularly in an exhibition setting are preferred
  • Other skills desired include experience in exhibition installation, layout configuration, pedestal/mount/wall construction, matting, framing, label making, crate fabrication, experience or knowledge in the design and implementation of gallery and exhibition lighting, experience with programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe illustrator, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Sketch Up, Aeon, Aleph, Publisher, and Omeka
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Catalog and code library books and equipment
  • Train others in use of AV and computer equipment
  • Check materials in and out and maintain records
  • Help students and faculty in using all materials in the LRC
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Library Assistant Prof Resume Examples & Samples

  • Serves as the liaison to the following departments and programs: Animal Science, Biological Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Food Systems, Geology, Nutrition and Food Sciences, Physics, Plant and Soil Science, Plant Biology, and UVM Extension
  • Communicates regularly with assigned academic departments and program and assumes primary responsibility for the development, promotion, and delivery of programs and services for students and faculty in these disciplines, including providing library instruction, research consultations, outreach and other services
  • Designs and develops services for supporting data management plans required by funding agencies
  • Works with the Office of Vice President for Research, the Office of Sponsored Programs and other campus partners in support of research data services
  • Develops training and support for data management fundamentals within and outside of the Libraries
  • Participates fully in the design and delivery of general and specialized information services offered by the department, including library instruction and research consultations. Participates fully in departmental projects and services
  • Serves at the reference desk, including some nights and weekends
  • Collaborates with colleagues in Collection Management Services on collection development initiatives and issues for liaison areas
  • Collaborates with colleagues in Dana Medical Library on Libraries-wide initiatives that impact campus researchers in the fields of science, technology, and medicine
  • Maintains current knowledge of the trends and issues in higher education, scholarly communication and research practices
  • Actively participates in scholarship and service in keeping with the expectations of academic library faculty and individual workload plans
  • Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program or international equivalent
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in the sciences, or significant discipline-specific work experience in an academic library or other organization
  • Demonstrated knowledge of issues and technical challenges related to data management and curation
  • Demonstrated success in a collaborative environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to scholarship, service and professional development and the potential to meet requirements expected of academic library faculty
  • 1 or more years of experience as a science librarian in an academic or research library
  • Knowledge and usage of data documentation standards and tools
  • Knowledge of current trends and issues in scholarly publishing and communication
  • Library instruction or other teaching experience
  • Knowledge of citation management programs
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Supervises the paraprofessional and clerical support functions, including overseeing circulation and borrower registration, reference desk, shelving, processing requests, maintaining library records, and preparing reports, in a very large community library
  • Supervises the operation of a bookmobile or a small institutional library and implements special procedures for patient or bookmobile customers
  • Supervises paraprofessional and clerical support staff in a technical support operation involving acquisition and bibliographic access functions
  • Arranges for the upkeep of the library facility, bookmobile, or institutional library facility in a safe, clean, and orderly condition
  • Interviews, selects, trains and schedules part-time subordinate staff
  • Supervises units of paraprofessional and clerical staff involved in the operations of material processing, item record creation, mending, binding and laminating of materials, coordinates the resolution of complex acquisition problems with various internal operations units and contract vendors, and conducts mending workshops to explain processing procedures to library staff
  • Oversees the maintenance and inventory of furniture and equipment, including computers, and the supply ordering in a very large community library, bookmobile, or institutional library
  • Oversees the proper handling of fines and fees, and banking and reconciliation process according to required internal, control procedures for cash handling
  • Oversees the processing of new and donated materials
  • Explains library policies and procedures to the public and may assist in promoting and explaining library services to community groups
  • May coordinate the work of volunteers and maintains records of hours worked
  • Answers simple reference questions and assists customers in locating books and reference material
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IT Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Purchase IT software and hardware for internal Commvault business functions
  • Review multiple vendor contracts terms & conditions, determining the best price strategy
  • Maintain vendor relationships and review portfolio ensuring compliance with software vendors
  • Research and negotiate new software vendors
  • Review, update and track software and hardware contracts
  • Interact with internal Legal Department to review End User License Agreements(EULA) and contracts
  • Respond to employee software requests timely and professionally working with both non-technical and technical Commvault employees
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assists in the directing and training of detainee library aides
  • Conducts library inventories. Prepares, maintains and reports appropriate records pertaining to circulation, inventory, newspapers and magazines
  • May assist in conducting library orientation for classes in coordination with instructors
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Library Assistant, Senior Resume Examples & Samples

  • Interprets and enforces library and university policy and procedures; interacts with library users and refers to higher level staff when necessary
  • Oversees ASM Library and Archives reading room. Ensures that proper procedures are followed to open and close library; resolves library user conflicts and emergencies referring them to higher level staff, campus police or other appropriate services as needed
  • Assists with coordination of special programs, events, and special library exhibits
  • Determines, with Librarian and Assistant Librarian special projects and develops procedures to complete them
  • Compiles library use statistics
  • Performs related Archives duties as required
  • Performs related Museum duties as required
  • Additional duties as assigned
  • Knowledge of library practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of cataloging rules, regulations and resources
  • Knowledge of library classification, subject headings and authority practices
  • Skill in the use of automated systems
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team or collaborative manner
  • Skill in aspects of public service
  • Familiarity with anthropological literature
  • Familiarity with research and collections focus of ASM
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Library Assistant, Shelving Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ability to push and pull heavy book trucks and book tubs (weighing 50-100 pounds) is required
  • Ability to frequently stoop and bend to retrieve items from shelves
  • Proficiency with Library of Congress Call number classification system
  • Possess basic computer skills, knowledge or ability to learn Excel and Library Management Software
  • High-school degree or work experience equivalent
  • Ability to work in a flexible scheduling environment
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • May be responsible for selecting, evaluating and ordering Library Media Center equipment, physically processes AV and computer equipment for the library
  • Maintain and troubleshoot library computer hardware, software, audiovisual and multimedia equipment, performing minor repairs as necessary, following District procedures for services and maintenance of electronic equipment
  • Monitor and maintain the automated library CIRC/CAT system
  • Assist with the use and management of the Library Media Center instructional software systems including CD ROMS, electronic databases, word processing programs, Internet access and information retrieval in accordance with District policy
  • Assist with the supervision, management, instruction and activities in the Library Media Center as appropriate
  • Serve as a resource person for Library Media Center materials and services, coordinating and communicating with the school community as appropriate
  • Assist in the training, scheduling and management of student assistants and community volunteers in the Library Media Center
  • Assist in the management of the Library Media Center collection, including circulation responsibilities, and the technical processing of print and non-print materials
  • Perform necessary and appropriate record keeping. Perform inventory of all Library Media Center equipment and materials
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Work Study, Library Assistant BCC Resume Examples & Samples

  • Must be a FRCC student enrolled in at least 6 credits for the current semester
  • Willingness to learn
  • Reliable/dependable/responsible
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Library Assistant V-west Lafayette Resume Examples & Samples

  • Three years of library experience
  • Judgment to accurately apply metadata standards and guidelines to provide optimum access to materials
  • Adaptability to adjust quickly to changes in priorities, procedures and/or resources
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently
  • Manual dexterity to handle rare and fragile physical materials; physical capability to lift boxes, handle library materials, maneuver book trucks
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Word
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Senior Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Take operational responsibility for specific administrative tasks
  • Ensure that the University Library Service (ULS) Regulations are observed
  • Experience of working in a Higher Education (HE) environment
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Senior Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ensure that an understanding of the importance of confidentiality is applied when undertaking all duties
  • Abide by University policies on Safety, Health and Environment and Equality and Diversity
  • Perform other duties occasionally which are not included above, but which will be consistent with the role
  • NVQ 2 or GCSE Level A-C or equivalent, or equivalent relevant experience
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Experience working with federal and state government documents
  • Familiarity with Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, Resource Description and Access (RDA) and Superintendent of Documents call number classification
  • Ability to use cataloging procedures and tools
  • Experience with Aleph and OCLC Connexion
  • Flexibility, and ability to adapt and work in a rapidly changing academic environment
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member and independently
  • Demonstrated ability to perform simple problem-solving
  • Basic computer skills and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Coordinate the flow of materials housed in Main Library storage for Cataloging-Metadata tasks such as bibliographic verification, holdings/location changes, and database maintenance (including withdrawals)
  • Ensure smooth flow of materials between Cataloging-Metadata and other departments (Preservation, Libraries Annex, Shipping, etc.)
  • Perform bibliographic verification, updates to holdings records, and withdrawals in Alma
  • Serve as a functional supervisor for Cataloging-Metadata student workers assigned to the project
  • Maintain regular communications with staff involved with the project, including leading a weekly project “scrum” to monitor progress
  • Ability to identify and match title, author, publisher, publication date, edition statement, etc. in MARC21 records for bibliographic verification
  • Ability to edit holdings and item records according to local cataloging procedures at UI Libraries
  • Ability to perform basic cataloging functions in Ex Libris Alma and to search OCLC Connexion
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff and library users, orally and in writing
  • Ability to respond to a variety of queries requiring judgment and interpretation of policies and practice
  • Ability to organize workflow and prioritize multiple tasks for self and others
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Senior Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assist the Learning Resource Officers with the day to day operation of the course readings digitisation service
  • Support the provision of an effective course readings digitisation service)
  • Assist with bibliographic checking for reading lists and administration of reading list systems
  • Review, process and scan new digitisation requests
  • Assist with records maintenance, amending and updating records for the Copyright Licensing Agency as required
  • Assist with the creation and maintenance of Excel spreadsheets for purposes of financial monitoring
  • Assist with the processing of invoices
  • Assist with the collection and collation of usage statistics
  • Collect, collate and analyse data to inform decision making
  • Take responsibility for course digitisation records
  • Participate in Library Service Working and Project groups
  • Actively contribute to the provision of outstanding excellent customer service in line with the University Library Service’s Customer Care Policy and Customer Service Excellence Award
  • A-levels or equivalent experience
  • Evidence of working in a publishing/book trade environment
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Contribute to Library provision including lending and reference services, inter-library loans, etc
  • Provide general cover within the Library including answering enquiries, the issue and return of stock, create and maintain accurate records using a library database system
  • Assist visitors to the Library in the effective use of learning resources, including books, periodicals, project files, IT equipment and software
  • Contribute to the management of resources in the Library by assisting in the selection and acquisition of periodicals, stock and software
  • Contribute to the promotional activities of the Library
  • Provide advice and support to students working on AFC training programmes
  • Deliver induction and training sessions under the direction of the College Librarian
  • Provide cover for absent colleagues in the Library as requested by the College Librarian
  • Possession of GCSE English/Mathematics Grade C or equivalent is essential
  • Patience and an ability to respond with understanding to learners with a range of individual learning requirements is essential
  • IT literacy is essential
  • An interest in the work of libraries and willingness to develop professional skills is essential
  • A flexible and positive approach to work and an ability to work under pressure is essential
  • Possession of good customer care and communication skills (electronic, written and oral) is essential
  • Ability to work independently and use personal initiative is essential
  • Ability to work cooperatively as part of a team is essential
  • Commitment to and awareness of actively promoting and supporting Diversity & Inclusion is essential
  • Commitment to and adhering to safe working practices including specific requirements of own working environment is essential particularly in regard to Safeguarding & Duty of Care for under 18s in residential settings is essential
  • Commitment to accuracy of information / records and complying with all quality assurance procedures is essential
  • Experience of supporting learners in the 16-18 age range is desirable
  • Experience of supporting learning of students with specific learning difficulties is desirable
  • Please note this position includes working some early shifts and one evening shift. Some mornings may require a 7:45 start time whilst on a Wednesday we would be looking for a 12-8pm shift coverage
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Editing and uploading copy cataloging MARC records of new print, e-books and media for all NYIT libraries
  • Editing data for electronic book jackets, checking accuracy of URLs
  • Maintaining the integrity of and troubleshooting items in the Sirsi Catalog
  • Compiling and analyzing database statistics
  • Assisting patrons with creative projects that use technology in the innovation center
  • Assisting with use of hardware, software, 3-D printers, media production, etc
  • Keeping current with emerging technologies
  • Helping to maintain equipment and keeping inventory
  • May include occasional evening and weekends
  • Bachelor’s Degree and Technology/Computer Science background required
  • Library experience preferred
  • Knowledge of MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Windows, Mac iOS and Android operating systems
  • Knowledge of OcLc Connexion, MARC format and Sirsi-Dynix, a plus, including cataloging, reports and serials functions
  • Ability to write directions or instruction manuals on cataloging procedures or innovation lab equipment
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Providing customer support at the circulation service desk
  • Performing library stack maintenance activities including shelving, shifting, shelf-reading, and providing functional supervision to student shelving/shifting employees
  • Performing routine study carrel checks and enforcing library food, drink, and circulation policies
  • Coordinating carrel assignments
  • Overseeing campus delivery requests including retrieving and processing items for delivery
  • Assisting interlibrary loan operations
  • Performing other duties as assigned
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ability to Read Music
  • Assist in digital projects work and management, including digitization (scanning, transfers, rips, etc.), description, and maintenance for online music collections
  • Process, or supervise students in processing monographic and serial acquisitions. Inspect for accuracy in cataloging; alert cataloging in the event that errors are found. Determine if special binding instructions are needed for in-house or commercial binding. Prepare items for commercial binding and/or instruct students in the preparation. Create item form records and assign call numbers to media materials that accompany new print monographs
  • Process reserve materials. Workload is highly seasonal and priorities shift. Includes digitizing audio clips, scanning print materials, uploading items to appropriate ICON course pages, physical preparation of course reserves held in house. Be the primary contact for ICON and ITS on audio digitizing and other ICON/Canvas course issues. Contact local UI Libraries IT personnel and subscription streaming audio service representative(s) when needed for technical troubleshooting with respect to reserve materials. Maintain close contact with faculty on status of reserve materials
  • Assist in management of the library’s daily operations. When needed, monitor work of student employees at the Circulation desk. Assign work to student employees, and supervise shelving, shelf reading, and other daily jobs. Works at the Circulation desk
  • Participate in the management of the Rita Benton Music Library. Respond to user and personnel problems. Train student employees in library operations, collections, and services. Fix minor problems and report major problems to the Head of the Rita Benton Music Library or appropriate department. Compile monthly library statistics report
  • Assist library users in locating music materials, including music scores, sound and video recordings, periodicals, reference works, rare books and scores, and other literature about music. Answer reference questions (in person, by telephone, or by email). Refer questions to the Head of the Rita Benton Music Library when necessary
  • Respond to local and out-of-town clients and staff needing Rare Book Room materials or information about the collection. A fundamental understanding of preservation maintenance is necessary
  • Assist clients with audio and video equipment, scanning software/hardware, microfilm/microcard reader when needed. Monitor equipment and arrange for repairs, updates, etc., when necessary. Maintain and update library computers as instructed by ITS
  • Answer questions from library users and library staff (either in person, by telephone, by email, or virtually) regarding circulation status of materials: materials locations; overdue notices, fines, and book bills; circulation policies and procedures; and directional/information queries
  • Help with/supervise gift processing. May include compiling gift list, searching titles, comparing gifts to RBML holdings, making recommendations to Librarian
  • Process and/or supervise ILL requests. Consult with Librarian on Rare Book Room requests. Process and/or supervise Article Delivery Requests and Delivery Service Requests
  • A combination of related work experience, undergraduate education, and/or post-high school library training totaling four years
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Family Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor's degree or professional certification in a medical/health-related field
  • Experience in working with volunteers
  • Proficient in internet and computer applications
  • Experience in working with families in stressful situations
  • Spanish as a second language
  • Must have interpersonal communication skills to work with individuals and groups
  • Must reflect a service orientation with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Supports day-to-day operations of the Family Library and Business Center while maintaining policies and procedures
  • Assists with identifying needs and conducting medical information retrieval under the supervision of the Family Experience Supervisor
  • Assists patrons by identifying and locating library resources
  • Maintains existing resources and assists in processing new materials
  • Supports and participates in the continuous improvement of Family Library services
  • Helps maintain a clean and professional appearance of the Family Library
  • Collaborates with Family Library volunteers to provide services to patrons
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Library Assistant, Senior Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide locational and directional assistance to library patrons
  • Perform check-in/outs of library materials
  • Perform loose-leaf filing
  • Use the library management system in both public and technical modes
  • Assist with incoming and outgoing Interlibrary Loans
  • Interpret and enforce Law Library policies in the absence of
  • Recent experience working in a library environment and knowledge of library practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of integrated library systems
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (e.g., Word, Excel)
  • Experience with general office equipment, including computers, typewriters, and printers
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Physical requirements include daily lifting / carrying / moving of objects and books weighing up to 30 pounds
  • Ability to reach, bend, climb, stoop, crouch, lift, push and/or pull objects and or furniture while shelving or maintaining the library
  • A high school diploma or equivalent required
  • Minimum 2 years' library experience or other relevant experience (general office / clerical /customer service / retail) required
  • Intermediate computer skills and knowledge of multiple software programs
  • Exceptionally reliable and have demonstrated reliability in prior work experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills and ability to establish positive working relationships with a wide variety of people ranging from students to peers to faculty members
  • Aptitude and desire to learn new skills and technologies
  • Adaptability. Works effectively in an environment in which the parameters may change daily; adjusts behavior to meet the needs of different people and situations
  • Strong sense of responsibility and reliability; must be able to assume responsibility for entire library as needed
  • Initiative. Exhibits energy and desire to achieve; sets ambitious goals and acts decisively; takes action that no one has requested to improve or enhance job results and avoid problems
  • Problem Solving. Formulates realistic plans and contingencies and establishes appropriate measurements of anticipated results
  • Ability to handle multiple short and long term tasks simultaneously
  • Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree; OR appropriate combination of education and experience; OR working toward a college degree
  • 3+ years’ experience in a library or equivalent environment, in particular an academic or research library
  • Familiarity with standard library methods and procedures
  • Familiarity with Alma integrated library system, ILLiad interlibrary loan management software, Bibliographic searching experience
  • Previous supervisory or project coordination experience
  • Familiarity with DOCLINE (the National Library of Medicine’s automated ILL system)
  • Familiarity with Get It Now and/or Reprints Desk
  • Experience with ILL, particularly at an academic or research library in borrowing or document delivery
  • Working knowledge of copyright law, applicable guidelines and e-resource licensing agreements as applied to document delivery services
  • Facility using library research databases, integrated library systems
  • Facility using Interlibrary loan systems and software
  • Basic skills in Microsoft access or other relational database query language
  • Explores alternatives to existing products and services; identifies opportunities to improve procedures and practices; shows imagination
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IHP Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Event and program support – promoting upcoming events (social media, visual advertisements, written announcements), workshops, and learning opportunities, registering and communicating with participants, and follow-up activities
  • Collection and web resource maintenance – keeping collection inventory, collection access improvements, troubleshooting problems with Treadwell Library, maintaining electronic guide quality, checking materials in and out with users; running circulation reports; contacting overdue borrowers and retrieving overdue materials
  • Maintaining course reserves –assembling course reading lists, identifying library materials, soliciting reserves from faculty, entering reserves into the library management system, and returning personal copies to faculty
  • Information Services - staffing the help desk and chat reference app, monitoring Ask a Librarian email, answering frontline questions when possible and referring users to librarians when more expertise is needed
  • Collecting and presenting data and statistics – includes library statistics for submission to various agencies, assessment statistics from events and workshops, and also collection, web usage, and user experience data
  • Event/program planning, library, office experience is a plus
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Library Assistant Per Diem Resume Examples & Samples

  • Charge books, government documents, reserves, and audio-visual materials to approved borrowers; discharge same. Use online circulation system (CARL)
  • Interview and verify borrow eligibility using a matrix of borrower categories and lists of eligible borrowers. Receive and process applications and annual fees, as indicated
  • Interpret library policies and procedures to library users
  • Authenticate password eligibility for Library Computer Area and for MEDlinesNet, the library’s computer network
  • Interpret holdings and location information for users. Understand and apply knowledge of bibliographic records and series statements for books, journals, and government documents
  • Provide total library security in absence of other library staff. Interface with Campus Security at library closing
  • Answer phones and direct calls to appropriate library departments
  • Assist in monitoring and training shelvers as needed. Sort and shelve materials and shelf read, as necessary
  • Assist with processing and labeling of materials for shelf-readiness
  • Accurately enter detail into library and university systems
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Create access to course materials: interpret and organize course information and use library and electronic reserve management systems to execute circulation functions, create indexing, track orders/requests, and solve problems; search full text subscription databases; use PDF conversion software and operate scanners
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; aptitude for detail and organization
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with urgent deadlines
  • Ability to manage and contribute to change
  • Capacity to exercise good judgment and make independent decisions
  • General knowledge of microcomputer software applications and web coding; familiarity with academic environments and bibliographic utilities
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assist with overseeing operation of the Montgomery Library Resource Center – may include evenings and the Saturday operation
  • Provides appropriate reference assistance and guidance to faculty, students, and staff regarding library resources and services. Assistance is provided both to patrons who come to the library and via the phone
  • Opens, sets up and closes the library as appropriate
  • Check-in and process daily receipts of materials
  • Circulate books using our integrated library system Horizon
  • Check pull-list and send books to other JHU libraries
  • Handle monies for fines and change
  • Assist users with interlibrary and document delivery services
  • Maintain the reserves collection assisting faculty and students with use of the collection
  • Maintains daily statistics
  • Proctor exams for distance learning students
  • Maintain/troubleshoot library equipment
  • Reshelf books and journals
  • Assist with special projects such as weeding and space redesign
  • Communicates with the weekday staff to inform and to keep abreast of issues impacting the our operation
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Inputs and updates online records including bibliographic records on automated systems following a standard format; searches bibliographic records or other data on automated systems
  • Processes monograph and serial publications including withdrawing volumes and titles from the collection, assigning backlog accession numbers, maintaining department backlog, proofreading catalog records and maintaining holding information; processes claims for outstanding orders
  • Sorts and shelves library materials and shifts library collections; prepares library material for shelving and circulation by preparing call number labels, stamping, labeling and inserting a detection device; reviews damaged library material and routes to appropriate staff member for repair
  • Verifies correct form of entry for monographs and serials; alphabetizes and files cards in the library catalog; identifies and resolves catalog card problems; prepares cross references for library catalog; creates name authority records
  • Must have prior experience and knowledge of PastPerfect
  • Six months of library or related clerical experience; OR,
  • Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education approved by Human Resources
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Work Study, Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • An eForm application
  • A copy of current class schedule
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Working knowledge of basic computer applications such as Windows Office to include Outlook, Excel, Word
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Senior Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Knowledge of regular working and ethical practices of a library, archives, or museum
  • Formal coursework or training in library science, archival management, and/or experience arranging and describing library materials
  • Knowledge of Google Applications and Microsoft Office tools for inventory control and management
  • Experience with database tools used for archives management, such as Archivists’ Toolkit, ArchivesSpace
  • Experience scanning images and documents
  • Working knowledge of copyright and preservation basics
  • Experience with customer service, research assistance, and/or teaching
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required
  • Previous work experience in a library, archives, or museum
  • Experience providing customer service to diverse populations
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Word processing skills and data entry skills
  • Excellent written and oral communications
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and simultaneously handle multiple projects
  • Ability to lift boxes weighing as much as 40 lbs. and pushing carts with boxes
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bookbinding or book conservation experience
  • Strong attention to detail Work experience with Office 2013 or other current applications Work experience in a Research Library setting Proven ability to work successfully in a team based environment Previous education or training on book history, bookbinding & structures Familiarity with materials and construction of custom housing for library & archives Basic understanding of conservation theory & practice
  • Sort incoming books into treatment categories. Confer with Conservation staff about best treatment of problematic items. Treatment decisions must be made within established guidelines and within week of receipt of items (unless time frame renegotiated)
  • Prepare materials for enclosure, remove materials from acid binders or containers, insert in appropriate pamphlet binder; perform basic repairs such as tipping-in or repair paper, using heat-set tissue or Japanese paper, construct pockets to house accompanying material or tightening hinges; perform higher level circulating repairs such as spine repair, recasing, or paper. Perform production level treatments for Special Collections materials, such as building enclosures, surface cleaning or encapsulation
  • Hire, train and supervise student employees and others in book repair, pamphlet binding, and shrink wrapping
  • Organize, track and purchase all supplies for the Preservation/Conservation Department
  • Screen, prepare, ship, check-in/out, and quality check materials sent for BookKeeper alkalization treatment and other outsourcing of materials as needed
  • Participate in disaster planning, training, and response as needed
  • Assist in developing and modifying treatments needed in book repair, document revisions in the Procedural Manual
  • Provide on and off-site training, including public programs, as requested and fits into work schedule
  • Maintain accurate and complete statistics of production
  • Maintain a safe, efficient work area. Participate in departmental planning sessions. Maintain equipment
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Library Assistant Level Resume Examples & Samples

  • Demonstrate a strong customer service and/or student advocacy through a positive attitude of approachability, adaptability, strong problem-solving and desire to identify and support student success
  • Engage in behaviors that create an inclusive environment in which all people are valued and supported
  • Go beyond the easiest or surface answer for a student, or an internal or external customer, and get to the root cause of the problem, question or issue to solve it as quickly and professionally as possible
  • Some college and/or library experience
  • Proficient at typing and computer skills; knowledge of various software packages (such as Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint) and modern office technology
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Excellent knowledge of Google and Microsoft computer applications
  • General Office experience
  • Experience using general office equipment such as computers, printers, photocopiers, fax machines and scanners
  • Google and Microsoft computer maintenance and data input
  • Maintain structure of archival document system using Google Drive
  • Work collaboratively with Library Administration Team members
  • Lead training session on application use
  • Provide direction and advice to guests of the libraries
  • Assist in the development of office project set ups and tracking
  • Google, Microsoft and Adobe application knowledge
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team, as well as an independent contributor
  • Ability to work with minimal direction and independently
  • Ability to make independent judgments
  • Ability to make presentations to groups
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretionary skills in determining when to act independently and when to consult help prior to taking action
  • Responsible for daily electronic timekeeping as it applies to the scope of this position
  • Regular, punctual attendance as required by the supervisor based on department needs
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor
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Evening Library Assistant Sawyer Library Resume Examples & Samples

  • High school diploma
  • Punctuality and reliability are critical
  • Friendly and service oriented demeanor when working with the public and colleagues
  • Strong computer skills including: MS Office (Word, Outlook and Excel)
  • Must be committed to providing the highest level of customer service and responsiveness
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience in library, bookstore or retail establishment a plus
  • Standard hours of this position are Sunday – Thursday 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM, during the academic year
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Senior Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Three years of related experience required or two years of college or a combination of the two
  • Experience with Microsoft Office or equivalent software including Word, Excel, and Outlook required
  • Analytic and critical thinking skills
  • Aptitude for accuracy and detail
  • Ability to work cooperatively and productively with others
  • Ability to work independently in a team environment
  • Customer service skills required
  • Must be able to lift 30 pounds, push 50+ pounds and reach while on a stool
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Order, receive, process, lend, borrow, research and claim library materials and supplies using a variety of systems
  • Covering the Archive's Research Room desk, assisting researchers (pulling collections, preparing Use Agreements, etc.) and digitizing various archival materials
  • Support patrons in accessing library materials
  • Purchase and catalog library materials using OCLC, Voyager, and the Integrated Online Library System (IOLS) holdings information
  • Maintain IOLS shelf-list, bibliographic records, and OCLC holdings information
  • Maintain and process reserve items in the database files
  • Sort and distribute office mail on a daily basis
  • Assist in processing of gifts and maintaining of circulation and patron files shortages
  • Fill in at the Circulation Desk during peak periods or staff shortages
  • Greet all queries and requests with courtesy and tact, and in a manner consistent with policies and procedures
  • Make contact with College Housekeeping, Maintenance, and Security to report problems, keep logs,and follow up on requests
  • Provide upkeep of reprographic machines, carry out bindery repairs
  • Perform other job-related duties as required
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Weekend Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • High School or GED required; Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Some customer service, administrative support and Library information systems experience required
  • Effective teamwork, leadership, interpersonal, organization and planning skills required
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide assistance to library users
  • Maintain accurate balance of each academic department’s library budget, receive requests, research where to order material, create purchase orders and place orders with vendors; enter information in library system; and order books, media, and standing orders
  • Three years of general office experience including typing and bookkeeping in a university, business, or government office. Additional college education and related experience may be exchanged year for year to meet the requirements
  • Organizational skills, memory for details, alertness, and initiative. Work under stress; ability to plan and make decisions
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assist with shelving library materials and maintaining organized library stacks
  • Using library software, check out and check in library materials
  • Assist with library support functions. Assistance may include answering basic questions related to the library website as well as questions related to library services and policies
  • Assist in gathering library statistics
  • Assist students with computer related questions and problems. Assistance may include MS office software, MS windows questions, and internet-related questions
  • Maintain computer lab printers and ensure paper trays are kept filled
  • Monitor computers and report any problems in a timely manner
  • Monitor students to ensure that rules and procedures are being followed
  • Provide instructional guidance for users of library equipment
  • Assist with clerical office functions as needed
  • Answer the multi-line phone system and route calls appropriately
  • Demonstrate and promote the University Cultural Values
  • Provide GREAT customer service, anticipating and exceeding the needs of our customers
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must be eligible for Federal Work Study
  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours as an undergraduate student or 3 credit hours as a graduate student while meeting the standards of academic progress
  • Strong customer service commitment and ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Demonstrated ability to work accurately and effectively with computer technology
  • Excellent interpersonal skills that transcend diverse audiences; communicating to university customers with positive attitudes toward change, confidentiality, and conflict resolution
  • Demonstrated motivational and problem solving capabilities with a high degree of integrity, ethics, and dedication to the mission of the University
  • Office/Library environment. Prolonged sitting and standing. Use of personal computer and telephone (eye and hand strain). Moderate lifting requirements (up to 50 lbs.)
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Receives incoming materials, organizes invoices in order to verify materials, and claims materials not received, and delivers to proper locations
  • Enters, verifies, and updates information on automated systems in order to maintain records
  • Processes incoming, new, or transferred materials in order to route, shelve, file, or deliver to proper destination
  • Provides bibliographic access to materials requiring routine processing
  • Staffs a service desk in order to assist library users with general information
  • Answers routine questions and coordinates work in order to train and direct student assistants
  • Files and maintains communications, records, statistics, logs and accounts
  • Types labels and inserts security tape in order to prepare materials for shelving
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Performs detailed bibliographic verification for English and foreign language materials in order to provide information for purchasing and processing and for interlibrary loans and faculty photo-duplication services
  • Provides bibliographic access to materials requiring detailed processing, routine cataloging and diverse book location, reference and procedural information for interpretation, and instruction
  • Assists users in interpreting information in the MSU online library
  • Hires, trains, evaluates, schedules, assigns and supervises the work of student assistants and monitors the student budget and payroll
  • Identifies and interprets holdings and bibliographic information in order to fill document delivery requests
  • Processes and edits requests for interlibrary loans
  • Identifies incorrect or missing information and edits existing records in order to maintain accurate files in automated systems
  • Processes necessary paperwork to order, process, and maintain materials, records, process claims with publishers or vendors; processes returned, missing or incomplete materials
  • Files and maintains communications, records, statistics and accounts for designated work activities
  • Prepares and/or maintains database, spreadsheet and/or desktop publishing information, documents and/or materials
  • Provides support, troubleshooting, and training in software applications to library staff and users
  • Types, edits, and proofreads text using a web editor
  • Corrects and/or reports problems with inventory, supplies, equipment and security
  • Prepares journals, monographs and music scores for commercial binder
  • Order, process and maintain materials, records, including receiving materials and paying invoices; process claims with publishers or vendors; process returned, missing or incomplete materials
  • Processes holds, recalls and searches for circulation services
  • Produces all circulation notices to patrons and handles related sorting, routing and troubleshooting
  • Performs duties normally associated with a Library Assistant I in order to complete necessary work
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Coordinates and oversees the daily operations of unit with moderately complex materials and functions
  • Catalogs and processes library resources, using existing records, that require moderately complex decisions in order to provide accurate records, and timely access
  • Coordinates and oversees, under the direction of a librarian, assistance to library users using standard reference sources and systems
  • Provides extended and moderately complex bibliographic research assistance to library users using standard reference materials, and provides operational instruction
  • Hires, trains, evaluates schedules, assigns and supervises the work of student assistants, and monitors the payroll and budget
  • Hires, evaluates, and directs the support staff of the unit
  • Serves as a group leader in order to train, coordinate work flow, provide problem resolution in areas of operations or policy
  • Assigns orders to vendors and resolves vendor problems or redirects orders when necessary
  • Creates, edits and maintains quality control over records, files, indexes, statistics and financial accounts for designated work activities, and prepares statistical and other reports as requested
  • Provides independent general (first level) diagnostic support to library staff and users for a broad range of technical computer/software applications
  • Composes, edits, and proofreads documentation, including webpages, for style, accuracy and organization in order to produce materials of consistent form and quality
  • Plans and implements departmental special and ongoing projects
  • Orders departmental supplies and performs minor equipment repair and maintenance
  • Resolves and redirects unfilled interlibrary loan requests
  • Coordinates and monitors desktop delivery services for interlibrary loan documents
  • Selects materials, using unit guidelines, to perform detailed treatment and preventative maintenance to fragile Library materials
  • Creates, edits and maintains quality control over catalog and authority records
  • Performs moderately complex record loads
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Independently coordinates and oversees the daily operations of a unit, including the performance of complex technical, processing, clerical activities, and library user assistance
  • Hires, trains, evaluates, schedules, assigns and supervises the work of student employees and prepares and monitors student payroll and personnel records
  • Hires, evaluates and directs the support staff of the unit
  • Obtains and verifies information in order to recommend purchases of library materials/licenses and to support collection development objectives
  • Provides extended bibliographic and research assistance to staff and patrons using complex reference sources and systems, and independently resolves patron complaints
  • Plans and coordinates projects, compiles and prepares reports, recommends unit policies and procedures, and monitors various library funds in order to improve library operations
  • Creates original cataloging for print, non-print and electronic information resources requiring a high degree of discrimination and independent judgment
  • Prepares layouts and designs for web pages
  • Provides independent specialized (first-level) support to library staff and users for a broad range of technical computer/software applications
  • Responds to health, safety and security emergencies and contacts appropriate authorities or medical personnel as necessary. May serve as a first responder in medical emergencies between the hours of 5pm-8am M-F, weekends and holidays
  • Provides a high level of technical expertise to independently resolve complex and technical needs
  • Independently researches and analyzes electronic resource packages in order to insure access to and accurate pricing for products
  • Obtains, verifies, and interprets license information which allows selectors to make collection development decisions related to electronic resources
  • Independently extracts and compiles data from a variety of sources to inform library decisions
  • Performs complex record loads
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provides detailed and highly complex bibliographic and research assistance to patrons and staff
  • Independently coordinates and performs highly complex identification, selection, acquisition and/or processing of materials
  • Independently coordinates and oversees the daily operations of a unit, including the performance of complex technical, processing, and clerical activities and library user assistance
  • Hires, trains, evaluates, schedules, assigns and supervises the work of student assistants
  • Prepares and monitors payroll and budget
  • Provides information to class and staff tour groups regarding bibliographic and library information
  • Provides technical and professional expertise to staff regarding processing and activities of the library
  • Assists in the overall development and implementation of regulations and procedures for the receipt and processing of materials, and for their security and preservation
  • Creates, edits and maintains quality control over files, statistics, indexes, catalogs and records in an automated environment
  • Designs and develops web based interactive software and/or pages
  • Provides independent specialized (second-level) support to library staff and users for a broad range of technical computer/software applications
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Process and maintain reserve materials
  • Participate with inventory process
  • Assist with shelving library materials
  • Assist with library and testing support functions at the main desk
  • Assist in gathering library statistics, as necessary
  • Assist students with University coursework as needed- assistance may include MS office software, MS windows questions, internet-related questions, and offering help with internet research projects
  • Maintain computer lab printers
  • Monitor computers and report any problems to staff in a timely manner
  • Assist in media equipment management
  • Provide instructional guidance for users of copy machines and other library equipment
  • Strong customer service commitment
  • Demonstrated ability to work accurately and effectively with computerized data systems (PC and mainframe)
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Continuing Resources Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Receipt of routine continuing resources in all formats, checking for accuracy and missing items
  • Processes invoices for continuing resource materials received by the library
  • Searches order requests in various databases to determine library holdings and to verify bibliographic information
  • Initiates routine claims and takes other corrective action for problem titles as needed, including correcting and updating records, entering notes in records as necessary
  • Initiates binding procedure
  • Checks in non-Roman alphabet periodicals using charts and guides prepared by the library
  • Routes materials to appropriate locations for further processing
  • Provides end processing for some serial publications
  • Assists in the resolution of bibliographic, holdings, order and receipt problems
  • Opens, sources and distributes library mail in the absence of staff assistant
  • May serve as a source of information on established unit policies and procedures for library patrons and staff
  • Works according to changing daily priorities, demonstrates flexibility and ability to shift between multiple tasks effectively
  • Participates in unit-wide planning and workflow implementation of new policies and procedures
  • May assist in training, scheduling, and distributing work to other staff or student workers
  • Demonstrated experience using technology to perform daily tasks
  • Competency in keyboarding
  • Work experience in a production-oriented and technology-enhanced environment preferred
  • Must have excellent English language communication skills
  • Familiarity with Western European languages desirable
  • Must be able to perform repetitive work accurately with fine attention to details
  • Ability to work productively and cooperatively in a team environment, with flexibility and versatility in an evolving work situation required
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Oversees special projects from the Serials Acquisitions aspect related to a print serials review including documentation, statistics, and recommendations on operational changes
  • Coordinates project planning and implementation involving units external to ITS including Harvard College Library collection development,
  • Communicates with bibliographers about the availability of collections funds, collaborates with them to resolve acquisitions, and assists with maintaining replacement fund wiki page
  • Identifies, suggests, and implements innovations and generates ideas with unit manager and staff for improving workflows and creating efficiencies within unit and across units
  • Initiates changes to systems and procedures and implements and executes approved changes; collaborates with manager and staff, in the unit and across units in planning of new projects and work initiatives
  • Works with personnel in the unit and across units to develop criteria and documentation for updated workflows
  • Creates and updates training for unit and across units
  • Corresponds with publishers and vendors and works with vendors and library staff
  • Works on resolution of complex order, receipt, invoice, bibliographic and holdings problems
  • Serves as a liaison with other related library units within or outside the University
  • Participates in unit and across unit planning and implementation of new policies and procedures
  • Trains, schedules, and distributes work to other staff, student workers and temp positions
  • Hires student workers and approves student time in PeopleSoft
  • Contributes to the overall goals of the ITS department as appropriate
  • High School degree or equivalent education or work experience required
  • Minimum of four years of library work experience or directly related progressively responsible experience required, including skills with an integrated library system and online bibliographic systems; Aleph experience preferred
  • At least 3 years direct experience ­working with serial publications, library acquisitions, or library materials vendors/subscription agents
  • Significant organizational and supervisory skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, students and stakeholders across the University
  • Demonstrated experience using technology to perform daily tasks and solve problems
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Windows operating system and Windows software required
  • Demonstrated facility with automated systems, including using online databases, working with spreadsheets
  • Library acquisitions and basic cataloging experience strongly preferred
  • Excellent English language communication skills; familiarity with Western European languages desirable
  • Ability to perform repetitive work accurately with fine attention to details
  • Ability to work independently to perform complex tasks
  • Ability to meet project deadlines
  • Commitment to be part of a continuous learning environment, updating skills as required to perform job duties
  • Academic library work experience highly desirable
  • Ability to prioritize and organize various workflows for the unit and across units
  • Must demonstrate strong leadership skills with a team-based attitude
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Information & Technical Services Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Receives routine and complex continuing resources in all formats, checking for accuracy and missing items, verifying accuracy of vendor invoices and issuing payments in online system, escalating problems and errors for additional follow-up and resolution, as appropriate
  • Communicates with vendors, publishers, bibliographers and financial personnel; conducts professional correspondence when needed to solve problems or follow up on orders, including invoice payment issues
  • Triages incoming materials from other units within the libraries, directing them into appropriate workflows or to Collection Development staff, as appropriate
  • Works on resolution of routine and some complex order, receipt, invoice, bibliographic and holdings problems
  • Initiates claims for missing materials and takes other corrective action for problem titles as needed, including correcting and updating records and collaborating with selectors, catalogers, and other ITS staff, as appropriate
  • Serves as a source of information on established policies and procedures for other library staff
  • May perform routine and more complex monograph copy cataloging and may serve as primary resource for the team for copy cataloging issues and bringing unresolved questions to the manager
  • May contribute to or oversee special projects, including documentation and statistics
  • Participates in unit-wide planning and implementation of new policies and procedures
  • Suggests innovations and generates ideas for improving workflows and creating efficiencies
  • Assists with developing training and procedural documentation for unit
  • May assist in hiring, training, scheduling, and distributing work to other staff or student workers
  • Contributes to the overall goals of the department as appropriate
  • Demonstrated facility with automated systems, including using online databases, working with spreadsheets and knowledge of file management techniques
  • Must have excellent organizational, written communication and analytical skills
  • Experience in library acquisitions and/or basic cataloging experience with continuing resource publications strongly preferred
  • Must have excellent oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must have excellent English language communication skills; familiarity with Western European languages required
  • Ability to work productively and cooperatively in a team environment, with flexibility and versatility in an evolving work situation. In addition, the ability to work independently to perform complex tasks and meet project deadlines
  • Facility with automated library systems preferred
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Maintain records in library and vendor systems to reflect library’s ownership and access by continuously adding, loading, modifying, and deleting records in an accurate and timely manner. Create accurate procedural documentation of these processes
  • Design and develop systems-based approaches to the management of electronic resources data. Perform ongoing quality control processes for incumbent’s own work and the work of others in the department related to electronic resources
  • Act as first point of contact for electronic resource access issues. Troubleshoot problems with electronic resources, working individually or with others to solve problems in-house when possible and with library vendors when necessary
  • Act as a resource for staff questions about records and workflows for electronic resources
  • Manage electronic resource statistics, including collaborating to develop and maintain systems to make statistics readily accessible to library staff
  • Serve as backup to other department staff in most other functions, including book and continuation ordering and receiving, record processing, and paying and managing invoices
  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested by supervisor and serve on library committees as assigned by the library’s dean
  • Minimum 3 years work experience in a library setting. Courses in library science would be helpful. Experience with electronic books and/or serials, the publishing industry, and computer systems are desirable
  • Demonstrated knowledge in a range of electronic resources standards, formats, and systems, included, but not limited to: MARC, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Innovative’s Sierra, OCLC Connexion, Serials Solutions
  • Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision, organize materials and maintain careful attention to detail, use sound judgment, analyze information, evaluate situations and recommend solutions to supervisor in order to complete workload and resolve problems. Ability to perform with frequent interruptions and distractions, appropriately prioritizing tasks in the face of changing priorities and fluctuating workloads. Careful attention to detail is required
  • Strong written and oral communication skills to work effectively with library patrons, staff, and vendors
  • Skill with Microsoft Office Suite with advanced Excel competency highly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent technical training in library operations, especially library acquisitions, serials, cataloging, or systems
  • Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Knowledge of general library practices
  • Skills in supervising, including behavior modeling, relationship building, conflict resolution, team building, coaching and training
  • Skills in customer service
  • Skills in use of computers as well as other standard office equipment
  • Ability to interact effectively with a diverse population
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service to a diverse population
  • Ability to solve problems effectively in accordance with library and university policy
  • Ability to express ideas and follow directions both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to file accurately in alphabetical and numeric order
  • Ability to learn and take responsibility for assigned area
  • Ability to train individuals and groups
  • Ability to manage sensitive and/or emergency situations involving patrons or employees
  • Ability to learn use of common and specialized computer applications
  • Ability to work in an environment with interruptions
  • Adjunct faculty status for at least two full semesters immediately prior to the position’s opening date, OR
  • Non-Student Part-time hourly employee employed a minimum of 6 consecutive months, working at least an average of 20 hours per week, immediately prior to the position’s opening date, OR
  • Salaried employee employed a minimum of 6 consecutive months, working at least an average of 30 hours per week, immediately prior to the position’s opening date
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Senior Evening Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • 75%
  • High school diploma required, college degree is preferred
  • Must be punctual and reliable
  • Must have service oriented demeanor with patrons
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word and Excel)
  • Good customer service skills
  • Previous experience in a library, bookstore, or other retail establishment a plus
  • Shifts scheduled from 4pm to 12am, Sunday through Thursday during the months of September through May
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Library Assistant, Technical Services Resume Examples & Samples

  • Searches for, identifies and downloads bibliographic records from the OCLC bibliographic database into the local library management system
  • Downloads bibliographic records supplied by publishers and vendors into the library’s management system for specialized collections such as e-books or streamed videos
  • Updates, enhances, and modifies bibliographic records for titles in all formats according to national standards and local practices
  • Physically processes materials in all formats using standard practices for the library’s various collections
  • On a daily basis, updates the holdings information for newspapers and journal titles in the online catalog and physically prepares them for use
  • Manages the physical processing of materials for binding and prepares them for shipment. Manages the physical processes for returned materials from the bindery and updates the online catalog
  • Monitors supplies needed for physically processing print and non-print resources and recommends requests for purchasing items needed for such processes
  • Compiles a variety of statistics using standard tools
  • Assists other library employees in understanding cataloging records and processes
  • Operates equipment including but not limited to printers, scanners, photocopiers, and book guillotine and assists others with their use as needed
  • Assists with training, supervising and evaluating student workers
  • In consultation with supervisor, assists with developing and documenting policies, goals and procedures
  • In consultation with supervisor, attends workshops, seminars, and other educational opportunities to enhance job knowledge and performance
  • Performs other duties as assigned within the LAIII classification specifications
  • Applicant must have at least two years of full-time or equivalent part-time paraprofessional experience as a library assistant, including at least one year in a supervisory capacity, or any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions per the state job specifications
  • Ability to communicate effectively using standard business techniques
  • Ability to deal tactfully with others and provide effective customer service
  • Knowledge of and ability to prepare general reports
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of supervision
  • Academic library experience, especially in technical services
  • Knowledge of and ability to use Microsoft Office productivity applications
  • Working knowledge of one or more global languages
  • Experience using library automated systems
  • Experience cataloging library resources
  • a minimum of one (1) employment history entry
  • a minimum of three (3) professional reference entries
  • job information updated 7/10/17
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Work two evenings from afternoon until midnight (Monday-Thursday) each week AND every other weekend (Saturday noon to 5:00pm and Sunday 1:00pm to midnight (with extended dinner break)
  • Work a daytime schedule during winter intersession, summer and holidays; maintaining a 25 hour work week
  • Provide one-on-one information, collection, directional and other assistance to students, faculty, staff and community guests
  • Train, supervise, schedule and evaluate student employees
  • Process, maintain and update reserve, resource sharing and interlibrary loan materials
  • Manage the library materials shelving and collection maintenance processes
  • Share responsibility for collecting, collating and distributing library statistics and for determining, implementing and documenting Access Services policies and procedures
  • Assist users and coordinate with the University's Department of Public Safety in emergency situations
  • Available to work evenings and weekends during the semesters and daytimes when classes not in session
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Word and Excel (testing required by review date)
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully both independently and as part of a group
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds daily with or without accommodation
  • Demonstrated experience with, and an understanding of excellent customer service
  • Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities
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Library Assistant, Months Resume Examples & Samples

  • Tuesday through Thursday, 4:00pm-12:00am
  • Friday, 12:00pm-8:00pm
  • Saturday, 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Sunday and Monday are scheduled days off
  • Ability to learn complex computer systems
  • Adaptable to a flexible work schedule
  • Library work experience
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Work at the service desk executing circulation transactions
  • Retrieving and re-shelving reserve items, media, circulating devices, and current periodicals
  • Assisting patrons with catalog and database searching, and with finding items on the shelves
  • Assisting patrons with photocopying and scanning equipment
  • Assisting patrons with general inquiries
  • Collecting fines and making change
  • Preparing and maintaining course reserve lists
  • Fielding telephone inquiries
  • Monitoring and coaching student employees
  • Monitoring the service desk and adjacent listening room areas to assure a positive patron experience
  • Work in the general stacks shelving materials
  • Retrieving materials for Prospector, Interlibrary Loan, and paging requests
  • Performing shelf-reading and materials shifting as needed
  • Must be able to lift books and push loaded book trucks and other materials in this department
  • Must be able to bend down to access low shelves and use footstools to reach high shelves
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Able to communicate with diplomacy and tact, in writing, in person, and on the telephone
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Basic math skills; must be able to count money and make change in US dollars and record results; must be detail-oriented with ability to maintain thorough and accurate reports and statistics on money counts and transactions and other work performed
  • Good judgment, problem solving, and decision making skills are necessary to ensure accuracy in a detail-oriented environment, and to ensure quality interactions with library staff and users
  • Work collaboratively and cooperatively in a team-based organization, to closely follow established procedures, and to perform work requiring considerable attention to detail
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Experience using computers in a work environment as well as experience using standard office productivity software
  • Ability to learn new computer systems as needed
  • Operate and troubleshoot office technology such as photocopiers, printers, and computer workstations
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music
  • Knowledge of music literature and reference / research tools in music
  • One year of clerical and/or library experience in a public service position
  • Knowledge of Library of Congress subject classification
  • Knowledge of library routine and procedures
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • 70% Work involves performing a full range of activities while at the Service Desk. Duties include greeting users, retrieving library materials, helping users locate materials, and checking in and out library items, including notebooks and peripheral equipment. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and the public. Perform effectively in environments with frequent workload changes and competing demands. Work must be performed politely, accurately and in a timely manner
  • Understands and refer requests for customized or expert reference and research services to appropriate liaison librarians or other UI libraries
  • Ability to operate and coach users when operating printers, scanners, self-check kiosk(s), notebooks, One Button Studio, group rooms and reservations in the Learning Commons, and other technology and equipment
  • Familiarity with library resources and ability to assist users in navigating the UI web pages, providing guidance in requesting items through relevant services: U-Borrow, Interlibrary Loan, etc
  • Maintain current awareness of trends and developments in the learning commons and on campus; seek continuous improvement in professional skills and competencies
  • Acquire and maintain a basic knowledge of locations/content/policies of collections across the libraries to assist users in obtaining appropriate research material quickly and efficiently
  • 10% Responsible for responding to building, facility, or security emergencies and ensuring a scholarly environment. This requires knowledge of Main Library policy and procedures concerning facility and security emergencies and the ability to respond to them in a timely and efficient manner. Receives and coordinates access to classrooms, study rooms, and other spaces locked in the evening, based on user and security issues. Duties are performed under minimal supervision and the use of independent judgement is necessary for resolving complex problems
  • 5% Functionally supervises and directs the work of student assistants, requiring competent and effective training, communication, coaching, performance management and appraisal, conflict management, and recognition
  • 5% Coordinates Main Library hours, including communicating the door schedule to the Facilities Coordinator, updating signage for entrances and Gallery, communicating building hours to the web services staff, maintaining statistics on occupancy of the building, and recommending staffing levels or changes to hours
  • 5% Manages the highly circulating peripheral collection (laptop chargers, HDMI cords, etc.) including evaluating usage, troubleshooting problems, ordering replacements, and sending to surplus old or worn items
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Are delivered in a customer friendly and customer focussed way, in line with the library service’s Customer Care Policy
  • Are responsive to the changing needs of University staff, students and those of the appropriate NHS Trust
  • Support the University’s teaching, learning and research programmes
  • Support the University’s “Way Forward” strategy (http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/thewayforward)
  • Support the provision of an effective service for customers including issuing, returning, and requesting items. This could be via self-service or at the desk. This will include moving books and emptying book return bins
  • Shelve and tidy books and journals
  • Actively support library customers by helping to resolve basic IT and library queries and referring those which are more complex
  • Guide customers in the use of electronic resources, e.g. e-books, electronic journals and databases
  • Support customers via the online chat service helping to resolve basic library queries and referring those which are more complex
  • Participate in library service working and project groups
  • Assist with the operation of printing, photocopying and scanning equipment
  • Participate in a continuing programme of training and development
  • Actively contribute to the provision of outstanding/excellent customer service in line with the University Library Service’s Customer Care Policy and Customer Service Excellence Award
  • Proven ability to deal with customers face-to-face, over the telephone, online or via email promptly, calmly, effectively and courteously
  • Evidence of an ability to plan, prioritise and organise own work flexibly
  • Evidence of working effectively as part of a team
  • Evidence of working effectively in a customer service or administrative role
  • Evidence of working in a library service
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide basic technology support and assists in office duties
  • Charging, discharging, renewing materials
  • Receiving payments for library fees, fines and lost books
  • Placing book requests-holds
  • Adjusting patron records including expiration dates and borrowing privileges
  • Explaining departmental policies and procedures
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manages the process of the approval plan for book orders
  • Transfer form files of MARC records from approval vendors into Alma
  • Route forms for ordering to appropriate librarians, and place form orders with the appropriate approval vendor
  • Import invoice/bibliographic files from OCLC into Alma
  • Unpack, receive and process shipments from approval vendors
  • Fund, pay and post invoices in Alma
  • Route books to appropriate shelves for cataloging
  • Calculate monthly statistics
  • Trouble-shoot and resolve problems related to the approval plan process
  • Update records in Alma with status reports from approval vendors and add special request notes from selectors
  • Order and receive standing orders and Special Collection materials, which involves the following: searching in the Library catalog for duplication, create vendor records, key new temp bibliographic and order records, print or email orders, and maintain files, unpack receive and process invoices in Alma for firm orders, monographic series/serials from standing orders, and serial firm orders
  • Post pay file in Alma to update the fund, order and vendor records
  • Route materials to appropriate shelf for cataloging
  • Return duplicate and defective material
  • Communicate with selectors, staff, vendors and publishers regarding orders
  • Provide back-up assistance in the process of daily check-in of serials of all types, including time-sensitive new journals. This involves the physical processing of materials checked in, and maintaining the accuracy of the catalog by updating library holdings and performing a variety of database maintenance tasks, including paying attention to arrival dates of future issues as well as frequency or title changes
  • Assist in processing and routing monographic gift material received
  • Update the donor database file and keep monthly statistics of gifts processed
  • Check for duplication in materials selected as additions to the library
  • On a monthly basis, collect all receipts for credit card purchases, match them to orders, submit a packet to the Budget Director and quickly resolve any disputes/problems with vendors
  • Basic math skills; ability to maintain accurate and thorough monthly statistics on work performed
  • Good judgment, problem-solving, and decision-making skills are needed to provide practical solutions, and to ensure accuracy in a detail-oriented environment
  • Familiarity and experience with computers in a Windows networked environment; ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively as a team member
  • Ability to follow established procedures; ability to organize and prioritize; superior attention to detail
  • Ability to push book carts loaded with books and other materials in this unit
  • Ability to lift boxes up to approximately 70 lbs
  • Library experience preferred, particularly in technical services
  • An interest in or familiarity with automated library computer systems
  • Familiarity with bibliographic records
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Skills in customer service, interpersonal communication, and use of standard computer applications such as Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to interact effectively with students, faculty, staff, and community members
  • Ability to provide good customer service to a diverse population
  • Ability to solve problems efficiently and effectively in accordance with library and university policy
  • Ability to learn and take responsibility for assigned area within the circulation
  • Ability to use computers and common computer applications as well as other standard office equipment and explain their use
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with a diverse population
  • Experience using a variety of computer applications and software
  • Willingness to learn new technologies associated with learning resources
  • The ability to multi-task, work effectively under pressure and with interruptions
  • Skills to work independently and cooperatively in a support role
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in order to effectively and tactfully deal with fellow workers and the public
  • An interest in books and other information sources
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Library Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Edits descriptive metadata records within Harvard’s bibliographic database (Hollis), catalog of visual resources at Harvard (VIA), finding aids (OASIS), and other specialized collections catalogs
  • Maintains item-level tracking inventory of all source materials throughout the digitization process
  • Prepares materials for digitization by using appropriate techniques to make each item “camera ready” (e.g., by removing fasteners, unfolding pages)
  • Reviews and supplements the metadata that accompanies source materials for use in downstream processes to describe digital objects and to structure their component parts
  • Prepares job tracking and billing paperwork for queued production batches
  • Schedules the delivery and pick-up of batches of library materials with repository staff
  • Coordinates the transfer of materials from conservation and imaging production areas
  • Undertakes quality assurance of digital objects for consistency and completeness; requests or applies remedies for errors
  • Maintains production statistics and circulates periodic project status reports
  • Works to facilitate effective communication between owning repositories staff and Preservation Services staff
  • ​2 years of library experience
  • Knowledge of archival theory and practice essential
  • Knowledge of format and encoding standards, such as METS, MODS, EAD, HTML and XML
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to manage workflows, work with changing priorities, and achieve goals
  • Must be able to pay strict attention to detail
  • Ability to handle rare and fragile materials carefully
  • Experience cataloging manuscripts, archives, or visual materials highly desirable
  • ​Familiarity with book structure and library preservation practices desirable