The primary purpose of the position is to manage and execute all critical technical services functions, including, but not limited to acquisition, cataloging and catalog maintenance, electronic resources management, collection development, invoice processing and budgeting. Plan, organize, and supervise the departmental activities in an efficient manner so that the goals of the department and the library as a unit can be accomplished. The Technical Services Librarian also contributes to goal setting and long term planning and assist the library director as needed.
This position is Exempt from the State Human Resources Act.
Minimum Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Behaviors:
Possess a MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited university with a minimum two years of professional experience as a Technical Services Librarian.
Experience working with integrated library systems in a client/server environment. Experience cataloging a variety of print and non-print formats in an online environment. A minimum two years increasingly responsible relevant supervisory experience. Two years full time experience with collection development.
Experience using OCLC connexion software. Demonstrated knowledge of cataloging standards, practices and products, including but not limited to RDA, AACR2, Library of Congress classification and subject heading schemes, Dewey decimal classification, Library of Congress Rule interpretations and MARC formats.
Familiarity with Integrated Library Systems (ILS) such as SirsiDynix Symphony interfaces including acquisitions and serials. Commitment to enhancing public access to library resources. Experience with Libguides and other content management systems.
Possess strong analytical and decision making skills with excellent interpersonal, organizational, oral and written communications skills. Possess the ability to work as a team player.
Familiarity with local ILS, OCLC and MARC editors. Ability to work with common and emerging Meta Data Standards.
Demonstrated experience with library content management
Systems. Proficiency with Microsoft office products.