Support Staff Employment Opportunity

Library Assistant PL5

Law Library UNB Fredericton

Competition #:#062-17.18Closing Date:September 18, 2017 4:30PM
Employment Group:S.A.L.A.C.Salary or Rate:$20.90 - $24.73 Per Hour
Employment Date:(tentative)As soon as possible Hours per Week:Full-time (36.25 HPW)
Position Length:(tentative)ContinuingFunding:University budget


Reporting to the Head Law Librarian, Technical Services Librarian, and Reference/Instruction Librarian, this position orders and receives new material, catalogues materials to recognized standards, performs a variety of catalogue maintenance activities, acquires law-related material through interlibrary loan/document delivery, and supplies materials to other libraries.
Representative Responsibilities
·    Order all monographs, new serials, government documents, electronic titles, microforms, AV, and other materials selected for purchase, choosing the most economical/timely method of acquisition.
·    Check selected titles in WorldShare Management and other OCLC tools to confirm duplicate materials are not ordered.
·    Create purchase orders in WorldShare Management and other OCLC tools and send to supplier; track orders for follow-up.
·    Maintain fund accounts and vendor records, run a variety of reports and perform annual roll-over of orders and funds at the end of each year; maintain acquisitions procurement credit card.
·    Explore subscription options for electronic resources; confirm details of access agreements and/or passwords, and supply IP ranges.
·    Assess and value donations of material, and create and maintain spreadsheets and documentation regarding same.
·    Work with the UNB Bookstore to track and purchase Law Library copies of materials being used in Law courses.
·    Locate and assess bibliographic records for material of all types using WorldShare Management and other OCLC tools.
·    Check subject, name, and series title access points for accuracy and completeness. Provide additional access points as needed.
·    Check call numbers for appropriateness and uniqueness; adjust call numbers as needed.
·    When requested and as needed, check bibliographic records for errors and make corrections as necessary, and ensure adherence to descriptive and subject cataloguing standards.  
·    Perform a variety of catalogue maintenance tasks, such as editing local holdings records.
·    Check interlibrary loan/document delivery requests from UNB/STU users to verify whether the items are available at UNB.
·    Search sources to locate potential lenders/suppliers for requested items; place requests for items using online systems or email.
·    Notify users when items arrive, and keep track of due dates to ensure loaned materials are returned promptly.
·    Respond to requests for materials from other libraries by email or through OCLC.
·    Maintain document tracking contact information and library-specific procedures for numerous lending libraries.
·    Prepare cost figures and billing details for invoicing.
·    Maintain statistics in all areas (acquisitions, cataloguing, interlibrary loan/document delivery).
·    When needed, fill in at the circulation desk, assist users in locating library material, open/close the Law Library, and occasionally work evening or weekend shifts.
·    Other duties as assigned.
·    Completion of library assistant or library technician program. Undergraduate degree would be an asset. Any suitable combination of education and relevant experience will be considered.
·    4-5 years’ relevant experience, including cataloguing and classification, acquisitions, and interlibrary loan/document delivery. Work experience in a law library is desirable.
·    Knowledge of WorldShare Management and other OCLC tools or similar integrated library system; knowledge of RDA, AACR2, MARC coding, Library of Congress Classification and Subject Headings, and KF Modified Classification.
·    Knowledge of legal terminology, citation, and materials.
·    Demonstrated bibliographic searching skills.
·    Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel, experience with photocopiers, scanners, Adobe Pro, and shipping tools.
·    Demonstrated problem solving skills, ability to prioritize competing job demands, good communication and organizational skills.
·    Accuracy and attention to detail.
** To be given consideration for this competition, you must demonstrate how, when and where you acquired the requirements outlined for this position. Your resume must present education and work experience in chronological order, with work experience detailed in both months and years, and whether it was part-time or full%u2011time**


For more information, please contact:

UNB Fredericton
Human Resources Room 102
Physics & Admin. Building
Fax: 506-453-4611

UNB Saint John
Financial & Admin. Services
Room 114/115, Oland Hall
Fax: 506-648-5714

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applications will be accepted ONLY until the end of regular business hours on the closing date.