Bloomington Support Staff Job Specs
Job Title and Grade: Library Catalogue Specialist II / SSOF
Job Code: 002332
This is library service work performing a variety of non-routine tasks requiring some independent judgment relating to the cataloging of the University Library's collection.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
Catalogs material using bibliographic records; updates and maintains card catalog and data bases.
Creates original cataloging where no source record exists using derivative cataloging.
Edits bibliographic source records, locally created records, and records from printed sources for university and library data bases.
Revises cataloging as needed; edits authority records.
Creates original series and name authority records; assigns classification numbers and subject headings.
Assists in training and supervision any temporary employees; serves as resource person on questions relating to policies and procedures.
Monitors and maintains supply inventory; reorders as needed.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of computer and database software
Knowledge of cataloging procedures
Knowledge of foreign language helpful
Familiarity with standard office equipment and procedures
Problem solving skills
Good interpersonal skills
Good oral and written communications skills
Education: Two years of college level coursework
Experience: One year of library experience
The intent of this job specification is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this specification.