Job Description - Specialist, Senior Library - Technical Services
Description View created on 10/23/2014

Specialist, Senior Library - Technical Services

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Pay Grade: 13
Job Title ID: 182504
Job Series/Job Family: Instructional Technology Series / Library Family

Reports To

Head Librarian, Technical Services and Library Automation

Job Purpose

Update and maintain bibliographic and authority control and metadata activities for all formats and collections.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Oversees the loading and maintenance of vendor supplied cataloging and electronic resource records.
  2. Maintains statistics related to bibliographic and authority control, metadata or system activities.
  3. Oversees the transfer and maintenance of authority records to and from authority control service.
  4. Maintains links from catalog to resources and synchronizes cataloging records with link resolver services as required.
  5. Activates link resolution services upon addition of new resources to the library collection.
  6. Performs weekly heading report maintenance activities in library in integrated library system.
  7. Acts as expert for file transfer activities.
  8. Assists Head Librarian in evaluating quality of data in integrated library system, including bibliographic and authority records, electronic resources or metadata, and recommends changes in workflow or practices if needed.
  9. Assists Head Librarian with workflow redesign and prioritizing and managing bibliographic or authority control projects.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Preferred

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Preferred

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Preferred

Education

Required

Other

     Preferred

Safety