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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

P/T - Library Technician, Molloy College (NY)

The Library Technician–Weekends will be responsible for the operation of the Periodicals Department and Circulation Desk during the weekend hours, including cataloging materials in various formats and providing assistance to catalog maintenance projects. Reporting to the Associate Librarian, Head of Technical Services, and the person in this role will also serve all constituencies as a member the Patron Services team. The weekend schedule would be Saturdays from 10-6 and Sundays from 12-8 during the Spring and Fall semesters and do not include the intersession or summer months.

·         Check-out and check-in of library materials
·         Update/verify patron information
·         Process ILL circulation transactions
·         Complete paperwork for research loan program (RLP) transactions
·         Assist and instruct patrons in use of scanners, microfiche/microfilm reader, VHS/DVD players, scanners and self-check kiosk
·         Collect fines and post payments in the ILS
·         Run notices/report of overdue and courtesy notices
·         Copy or create bibliographic records for materials obtained for library collections, including books (print and eBooks), audiovisual (streaming, DVDs, CDs), and other formats to add to the library’s Voyager ILS catalog
·         Search and identify bibliographic records in the OCLC WorldCat knowledge base and update local library holdings in WorldCat
·         Create, update and maintain holdings and item records for all materials added to the catalog
·         Withdraw materials from the ILS that have been marked for deselection
·         Process all materials for shelving (includes stamping, labeling, jacketing, adding security strips, etc)
·         Shelf read and update status of missing materials in  Voyager ILS catalog
·         Special projects & other duties as assigned
·         Ensure printers have adequate supplies and are in operating order
·         Other duties as assigned
·         Bachelor’s degree. MLS from an American Library Association accredited school desirable
·         Prior experience in technical/access and/or circulation services
·         Strong commitment to patron service
·         Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative, team-oriented setting
·         Familiarity with library and cataloging standards
·         Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks with competing deadlines
·         Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook/email
·         Ability to lift 25 lbs.


·         Prior experience with Voyager ILS
·         Prior experience in technical services in an academic setting and experience working with OCLC’s Connexion cataloging system is highly desirable
·         Proficiency in creating queries and reports in Microsoft Access
To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to:
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.