1. Processes new and added copies of monographs and serials using supplied bibliographic data; revises authority records and resolves conflicts in authority headings. 2. May correct or update records. 3. Searches and verifies bibliographic data with incomplete information or source material in catalogs, reference sources, files and data bases. 4. Organizes and arranges collections of materials. 5. Instructs, revises work and provides work direction to staff. 6. May assist in the coordination and distribution of work. 7. Performs clerical functions incidental to library activities.
Preferred Education: Experience in Library Acquisitions or other Technical Services area. Experience using an Interlibrary Loan System and/or Reserves Management System (such as ILLiad and Ares). Experience with digital scanning of library material. Experience in copy-cataloging, and/or updating holdings records. Working familiarity with MARC records. Public/access service experience in an academic library.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience in Library Acquisitions or other Technical Services area. Experience using an Interlibrary Loan System and/or Reserves Management System (such as ILLiad and Ares). Experience with digital scanning of library material. Experience in copy-cataloging, and/or updating holdings records. Working familiarity with MARC records. Public/access service experience in an academic library.
Required Skill/ability 5: References must indicate reliable attendance and punctuality, accuracy and attention to detail, ability to organize own work, ability to work effectively with others, and diligent performance.
Posting Position Title: Catalog Assistant 3
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team, including taking responsibility for one's personal work and for actively contributing to team successes, utilizing excellent written and oral communications skills, time management, and effective prioritization of tasks.
Work Week: Flexible or Non-Standard (for anything other than Standard)
University Job Title: CSSSI Service and Processing Assistant
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated skill in copy cataloging, including performing bibliographic searching and identifying best record using an Integrated Library System (such as Voyager) or a union catalog (such OCLC Worldcat) or creating similar records.
Required Skill/ability 4: Excellent computer skills including demonstrated proficiency using MS Office, specifically Word, Excel, and Outlook in a collaborative, cloud-supported environment utilizing shared file space and shared calendars, including familiarity with creating and responding to meeting requests.
Required Skill/ability 2: Commitment to and demonstrated skill in providing excellent customer service in library public/access services. Ability to work with respect and civility with faculty, staff, students, and other patrons in a culturally diverse environment.
Four years of related work experience, two of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and a high school level education; or two years of related work experience and an Associate's degree; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Internal Number: 54554BR
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.