Government Documents Library Associate and Copy Cataloger (updated 6 September 2019)
The purpose of this position is to receive, process and oversee retention of U.S. federal government documents as a Shared Regional Depository Library, including GPO's electronic titles. Maintain the documents according to federal regulations. Provide library users accurate online access government documents in multiple formats, both tangible and online, through Alma by doing Copy Cataloging using OCLC, AACR and RDA cataloging rules, LCSH, and LC according to standards. Perform catalog maintenance and quality assurance tasks to ensure online bibliographic, item, and other records are maintained or updated according to standards; process materials accordingly. Assist in maintaining the library's Shared Regional Depository collection in cooperation with North Dakota State University. Assist patrons in finding government documents.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment with diverse groups of library staff
- Good organizational skills
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills
- Able to implement rules, procedures, practices or operations
- Able to use standard office equipment such as computers, specialized software effectively
- Ability to use ODIN's Academic Library Services Platform and related online or networked software
- Demonstrated knowledge of concepts and application of rules, standards, and practices for organizing information
- Associates degree in library science or relevant area of study
- Experience in copy cataloging using OCLC
- Experience using a library services platform (LSP) online library system to perform technical services activities in an academic or research library
- Successful completion of a criminal history background check
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.
- Experience with bibliographic description and assignment of name, subject, series and uniform title headings applying AACR/RDA rules in MARC formats
- Cataloging experience with multiple formats
- Familiarity with the receipt, processing, and retention of U.S. federal government documents, including GPO's electronic titles and SUDOC classification
- Experience maintaining various bibliographic, item, holding, serials, and acquisitions database records to current standards
- Experience with computer applications (word processing, spreadsheets) and web resources and the ability to integrate them in workflow
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All information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EEO/AA for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.
Learn more about the position and apply on the UND Human Resources website.
Closing date: 9/19/2019 at 5:00 p.m.
Social Sciences Librarian
The University of North Dakota’s Chester Fritz Library (CFL) welcomes applications for the position of Science Reference, Instruction, & Collections Librarian. CFL, our main campus library, is the largest library in the state of North Dakota and the primary research facility for UND and the Upper Midwest. Centrally located on UND’s 550-acre campus, CFL is a hub of activity for students and faculty seeking to meet, research, study, or work with our library staff. Want to know more about the University of North Dakota?
The Grand Forks area has all the big-city amenities you would expect of a university town, including year-round community and campus events and unique local restaurants, without losing any of the small-town friendliness. Situated along the Red River with a scenic Greenway trail system, Grand Forks is a center of activity for the local region with a robust arts and cultural environment. Take in the art at the North Dakota Museum of Art. Catch a show at the Empire Theater, the Fire Hall Theatre, or UND's own Burtness Theater. Find out why Grand Forks is the place to live and work.
- Provide reference and research services
- Act as bibliographer for specified academic departments; responsible for collection development/management for specified subject areas of the collection as well as the reference collection
- Participate in Library's information literacy instruction program
- ALA-accredited Master's Degree
- Undergraduate degree or coursework in the social sciences
- Experience supporting research and information needs in collaboration with faculty, staff, and students
- Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, Integrated Library Systems, information resource databases
- Successful completion of criminal history records check
- Experience with emerging research service trends in social sciences librarianship
- Experience with appropriate resources and collection development in academic or research libraries
- Experience with cutting-edge technologies and their applications in libraries and higher education
- Experience with Open Access and Open Educational Resources OERS
Learn more about the position, download the full position description, and apply on the UND Human Resources website.
Closing date: 8/19/2019 at 5:00 p.m.
Check available positions using the UND Student Employment search form. Notes:
- Select "Chester Fritz Library" from the "Employers" section of the forms to limit your search to the library.
- You need to run separate searches for Work Study and Institutional jobs. Work study positions require work study funding, but institutional jobs are open to anyone.
Approximately 100 students are employed by the Chester Fritz Library each year. Student responsibilities may include the following (depending upon area assigned):
- shelving books and stack maintenance
- assisting patrons
- assisting in mailings
- making deliveries to other University libraries
- answering telephones
- running errands
- providing computer support
- performing records management to create and update information on the library's system or Excel spreadsheets
- assisting with invoicing
- creating and affixing spine labels and attaching property information and security strips to materials
Applicants must be motivated, pay attention to details, display excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work both independently and in a team environment. Some positions may require only day-time hours.https://campus.und.edu/human-resources/careers/job-openings-external.html?AppliTrackJobId=5946_37440