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Saturday, June 23, 2012

F/T - Bibliographic Assistant IV - Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library/Columbia Univ (NY)

Bibliographic Assistant IV
Job Code Title    
Job Requisition Number  066428   
Department  781-AVERY-FINE ARTS LIB   
Location  Morningside   
Job Type  Support Staff Full-Time Regular   
Bargaining Unit  1199 Clerical      
Job Family  Libraries   
Salary Grade  154   
Salary Range  $17.26 per hour   

Advertised Summary Job Description  
The Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library seeks a Bibliographic Assistant IV to:
1. Assist n pre-indexing (preliminary cataloging) periodical issues to be indexed by Avery Indexers. Creates preliminary Avery Index records by transcribing and entering into Avery Index Voyager production System: author, title, descriptive information, and journal citation information from architectural articles in European and English languages, for journals/articles selected by Avery indexers. The work is done by creating and using a variety of templates within the Voyager cataloging system or successor systems. Makes corrections to Avery Index records as directed by indexers and General Avery index Editor. Maintains Avery Index Periodical sorting shelving and routing. (60%)

2.Assist, train and review student assistants who assist with pre-indexing periodical issues to be indexed by Avery indexers(15%)
3. Using Voyager acquisitions, cataloging, and circulations clients has secondary responsibility for checking in over 1,700 periodical titles in many scripts such as Latin, Cyrillic, Greek, East Asian and Middle Eastern. Distributes periodical issues to Avery Indexers and Bibliographers. Maintains monthly statistics for these activities.(5%)
4.Working with Marked item report search CIO, OCLC etc. to identify and claim missing issues (10%)

5. Perform pre-order book searching tasks(3%).
6.Perform other duties as assigned(7%)
 This position is Mon.-Fri. 9am to 5pm   

Minimum Qualifications for Grade
Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant  High School Diploma or GED   
Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications
Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant  Excellent communication skills and computer skills needed.
Knowledge of one European foreign language is required   
Preferred Qualifications  Library experience, and knowledge of serials and periodicals highly preferred. Knowledge of an Integrated Library System, such as Voyager, highly preferred.   
Special Instructions    
Special Indications
This position works with:    
HIPAA Compliance training required  No Response   
Participation in Medical Surveillance required  No Response   
What type of posting? Is this a waiver request?  Standard Posting   
Requisition Open Date  06-21-2012   
Requisition Close Date  

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EEO Statement  Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.   
Local Hiring  Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.