The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.
Provides oversight and implementation of library material accounts and collection development software within the Library Division.
Maintains consistency in the cataloging, classification and physical processing of library materials.
Performs cataloging, acquisition and processing of library materials.
Provides technical advice to library staff concerning collection development reports, acquisition reports, Polaris collection and circulation reports.
Assists with staff technology training concerning collection development resources, library material accounts and customer overdue accounts.
Prepares and reviews statistical and analytical reports of collection development activities, operations and procedures; gathers and compiles data for reports.
Monitors and reviews trends in library collection development and collection processing best practices: recommends operational and policy improvements.
Processes interlibrary loans including researching for location and availability of items.
Processes library material orders and verifies library purchases per collection development criteria.
Provides monthly data driven collection and circulation reports to management.
Monitors and processes overdue customer accounts.
Monitors integrated library system for discrepancies and makes corrections when necessary.
Monitors integrated eBook records for discrepancies and makes corrections when necessary.
Assists in creating record sets for display and promotion.
Develops and maintains professional contacts with other library organizations.
Maintains standards and accuracy in the integrated library system software.
Oversee and conduct annual inventory of the library system collections.
Prepare weekly deposits of cash funds within Tyler Cashiering.
Performs other duties as assigned or required
Minimum Qualifications & Position Requirements:
Education and Experience:
Associates degree with three (3) years library technical services experience, (including one (1) year cataloging experience) OR any combination of education and experience providing requisite knowledge and skills to perform job duties is required. Experience in municipal or government workplace preferred.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of City policies and procedures.
Knowledge of principles and practices of cataloging books and materials under Dewey Decimal System and Library of Congress system.
Knowledge of library organization, procedures, terminology, practices and trends.
Knowledge of data driven collection management software.
Knowledge of library automation software; extracting overdue reports.
Knowledge of SQL
Skill in operations of various library software programs; Polaris, Envisionware, PC RES and collectionHQ.
Skill developing, coordinating and conducting staff training concerning collection and circulation reports.
Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with employees, community groups, vendor representatives and the general public.
Skill in operating standard office equipment, laminator, laptop, IPad, eReaders, flatbed scanner, barcode scanner, RFID conversion station, Microsoft Office and related software.
Skill in assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands.
Skill in following and effectively communicating verbal and written instructions.
Skill in researching library computer systems.
Skill in providing effective customer service with tact and courtesy.
Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of business software.