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Special Collections Cataloging and Circulation…

  • University of Dayton - Roesch Library
  • Dayton, OH
  • Entry-Level
  • Full-Time

About this Job

The Special Collections Cataloging and Circulation Assistant catalogs materials in multiple formats for Roesch and Marian libraries using established standards and departmental policies; verifies headings; and upgrades records to BIBCO status as appropriate. This position also staffs the service desks in Roesch Library, serving as a first point of contact for library services, while maintaining a high level of customer service. The Special Collections Cataloging and Circulation Assistant reports to the Director of Collections Strategies & Services.

  • Cataloging materials in multiple formats from Special Collections, Rare Books, Marian Library, and University Archives using established standards and departmental policies; verifying headings; and upgrading records to BIBCO status as appropriate.
  • Staying current with cataloging trends and workflows and attending training as needed.
  • Staffing the Roesch Library service desks in conjunction with Access Services.
  • Providing circulation assistance to the UD community, including answering directional questions, check-in and check-out of library materials, renewals, and other tasks as assigned. Conducting media equipment inventory while staffing the Roesch Library service desks.
  • May be asked to serve on division and library teams, committees, and task forces.



Required Qualifications

  • High school graduation or equivalent.
  • Minimum of one year work experience in a library.
  • Demonstrated customer service experience.
  • Demonstrated experience with detail oriented work.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Familiarity with Google applications such as Gmail, Google Drive, Google Docs, and Google sheets.

Desired Qualifications

  • Two years of college coursework completed.
  • Working knowledge of integrated library systems, such as Sierra.
  • Experience editing catalog and authority records in a library system.
  • Knowledge of Resource Description and Access standards/guidelines for library cataloging.
  • Knowledge of OhioLINK workflows.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and openness to learning new skills.
  • Demonstrated and successful experience working with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to Catholic and Marianist educational values.

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Posted On: Jun 25, 2021 / This posting expires: Jul 8, 2021