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Library Technical ParaProfessional I - Collection Development

Posted by: Kennesaw State University

Posted date: 2018-Feb-26

Location: Kennesaw State University

Under the supervision of the Director of Collection Development, the incumbent is primarily working as part of a team to provide excellence in Library services including assisting with the support of library services for collection development tasks. Performs a variety of clerical tasks in support of the Collection Development Unit. Responsible for assisting the activities of the Electronic Resources & Serials Collection Development Librarian, the Undergraduate Faculty Liaison Coordinator, and the Director of Collection Development with electronic resources projects.

Primary Functions (90%)
Assists the Electronic Resources & Serials Collection Development Librarian with demand-driven acquisitions and database trials;
Assists with collection maintenance projects and assessment, as assigned;
Provides data entry into electronic resources management software and staff Intranet;
Runs reports using Ex Libris ALMA, Qualtrix, and other library software programs;
Compiles and records data from a variety of sources into spreadsheets;
Maintains clerical records.
Primary location is Kennesaw campus but may work on the Marietta campus

Support Functions (10%)
Facilitate the work of others
Assist with occasional special events
Serves on Library Committees
Perform other duties as assigned

The minimum hourly rate for this position is $12.15

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status.
Job Title Library Technical ParaProfessional I - Collection Development
Start Date
Library/Institution Name Kennesaw State University
Salary
Certification Required? No
City Kennesaw
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Academic
Qualifications Required: High School diploma or GED; working knowledge of basic computer equipment, software (e.g. MS Windows), and general internet applications.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Demonstrates attention to detail, organization, and proofreading skills.
-Working knowledge of desktop hardware and standard business software programs (e.g. word processing, spreadsheets, databases) and the Internet.
-Aptitude for making progress on multiple simultaneous projects.
-Adaptability and flexibility to work in a changing environment.
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and in a timely manner.
-Commitment to excellence in service to a diverse community of users.
-Good work habits, such as attendance, punctuality, accountability, thoroughness and resourcefulness.
-Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
-Skill in the use of general office equipment.
-Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and established procedures.
-Experience with filing and record keeping.
-Ability to effectively interact with patrons and co-workers.
-Ability to establish procedures.
-Ability to perform work that requires detail and accuracy.
-Ability to operate office equipment, computer equipment, photocopies, scanners, fax, and other peripheral devices used by computer based library systems.
-Knowledge / work experience with standard academic library principles, procedures, materials, services, and practices.
-Two years of library experience, especially academic and/or administrative assistant work.
-Experience working in library collection development.
-Experience with project management.
Application Instructions All applications require a cover letter and resume. Please complete all application materials by March 6, 2018 and submit them at the Kennesaw State University jobs website.
Web Link http://kennesaw.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=26414&job=library-technical-paraprofessional-i-kennesaw-campus-collection-development
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