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Library Technician – Technical Services - Molloy College, James E. Tobin Library

February 17, 2021 9:12 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

Library Technician – Technical Services

The Library Technician Technical Services serves as the primary copy cataloger, processes materials obtained for the James E. Tobin Library’s collections and assists in other departments within the Technical Services Department. Additional activities include working with acquisitions, digital processing, and cross training to serve as primary backup for interlibrary loan (ILL) and reserves. The position provides overall support in accomplishing the goals of the Technical Services unit and serves all constituencies as a member of the Patron Services team as well. For those that are attracted to a diverse range of activities across multiple areas – this job is for you!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Copying or creating MARC bibliographic, holdings and authority records for all materials obtained for library collections, including books (print and eBooks), periodicals, audiovisual (streaming, DVDs, CDs), and other formats to add to the Library’s ILS catalog  

  • Searching and identifying bibliographic records in the OCLC WorldCat knowledge base and updating local library holdings

  • Creating, updating, and maintaining local holdings and item records in the catalog

  • Processing all materials for shelving (includes stamping, labeling, jacketing, adding security strips, etc.)

  • Reviewing and editing MARC bibliographic, holdings and authorities records

  • Processing withdrawals of materials that have been marked for deselection

Peripheral Duties

  • Processing ILL reserves requests, and serving as primary contact for these areas when ILL & Reserves Coordinator is not available

  • Providing support in all technical services activities and projects as needed

  • Working a shift as part of the Patron Services Team in assisting students and faculty

  • Other duties as required

Desired Minimum Qualifications

  • Advanced level of proficiency required to utilize staff interfaces for cataloging and acquisitions, e.g., OCLC database and cataloging utilities

  • Experience in a Library Services Platform or Integrated Library System, OCLC Connexion cataloging utility, OCLC label program, MARCedit, RDA Toolkit, interlibrary loan and reserves software and processes

  • Microsoft Office

Preferred Desirable Skills

  • Prior experience working in an academic library

  • Prior experience with Ex Libris Alma

  • Prior experience with ILLiad and ARES reserve system a plus

TO APPLY: Email resume and cover letter to humanresources@molloy.edu or mail to:

Office of Human Resources, Molloy College
1000 Hempstead Ave.
Rockville Centre, NY 11571-5002

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.



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