Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning September 12, 2019. Typical Activities Under general supervision, the Library Services Specialist II performs a wide variety of essential direct and indirect support to library users ranging from student, faculty, staff and the general public. They provide input to and are responsible, at varying levels, for implementation and application of library programs and policies. Responsibilities include, but limited to:
Perform copy cataloging using RDA and AACR2 for monographs in all tangible formats using Alma and OCLC Connexion
Incumbent will interpret unit's policies and procedures and apply them accurately in performing work functions, as well as the ability to evaluate procedures and recommend changes. (Example: Edit Alma to add local MARC extensions as indicated in the CSUSB Library's local policies and procedures)
Shelflist to incorporate the item in hand with existing materials in the collection and avoiding conflicts with items in Alma and the Library of Congress Catalog.
Withdraw weeded material. This may include deleting our holdings from OCLC.
Process swap copies as needed
Edit items and update holdings information
Incumbent will need to effectively manage workflow to prevent backlogs to meet all established standards and timelines.
Incumbent will demonstrate quality problem solving and research skills and refer complex problems to supervisor when needed.
Re-catalog/correct problem records in Alma as assigned
Incumbent will provide other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience:
These qualifications for entry to Position Skill Level normally would be obtained through the completion of a high school education or equivalent certification PLUS two (2) to three (3) years of related library and/or clerical experience or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Applicant should have have full proficiency in all aspects of work assignments and perform the essential functions at the Library Services Specialist II Level.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
General knowledge of Library of Congress Classification.
Working knowledge of Library of Congress cataloging practices, Resource Description and Access (RDA}, and Anglo-American Cataloging Rules 2nd ed. Revised.
Ability to work accurately with attention to detail. Applicants must have the ability to implement policies and procedures, establish work priorities, and perform job duties with a minimum of supervision.
Familiarity with MARC records of different formats.
Ability to work within a diverse environment and be service-oriented in working with patrons and other library staff, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within and outside the library.
Ability to use standard features of office support technology and standard software packages.
Demonstrated proficiency in English grammar, punctuation and spelling, including the ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing.
Must be able to lift, lower, push, and pull loads ranging in weight from 5-40 lbs.; must be able to carry loads ranging from 20-40 lbs. for distances up to 20 feet; must be capable of kneeling, reaching overhead, climbing stairs and ladders, walking, twisting, stooping, and bending; depending upon the project, employee may spend 85-95% of day sitting, 5-15% of day standing and/or walking.
Experience with Ex Libris' Alma system
Experience with OCLC Connexion
Supplemental Information Current employees will be given preferred consideration.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be 'Designated' under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.