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Job Title:   Library Technician
Pay Grade:   4
Pay Band Min / Max:   $12.70  -  $14.50
 
Position Number:   040007
Department / Hospital:   RICHTER LIBRARY

The University of Miami is committed to educating and nurturing students, creating knowledge, and providing service to our community and beyond. We are leaders in the area of education, scholarship, intercollegiate athletics and service. Come join our team!


Work Location: Coral Gables Campus

Work Schedule: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The individual, reporting to the Head of Cataloging & Metadata Services, is responsible for correcting/updating records identified through system-generated reports and other quality control mechanisms. Provides complex copy cataloging for materials in all formats and languages; working under the supervision of a librarian in the department, may provide original cataloging for special projects; participates in providing metadata for digital collections as needed. Serves as Co-Leader for the Database Maintenance/Project Cataloging Team; plans, assigns, and directs the work. May also supervise one or more student assistants and assist in training other staff in the department. Acts as troubleshooter to identify and resolve complicated authority control and database maintenance issues, as well as complex copy cataloging problems.

Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience OR 3 years of college OR a combination of both; basic data entry and/or word processing skills; analytic and critical thinking skills; aptitude for accuracy and detail; ability to work cooperatively and productively with others; ability to work independently in a team environment; good oral and written English language communication skills; excellent organizational skills; excellent knowledge of basic standards for bibliographic description; good knowledge of Library of Congress classification and subject headings, cataloging practices, and USMARC; good knowledge of authority control practices; prior experience in copy cataloging; working knowledge of one (1) foreign language; thorough knowledge of OCLC software and OCLC bibliographic formats and standards; thorough knowledge of Innovative Interfaces, Inc. (III) cataloging module; through knowledge in handling authority control procedures involved in the use and maintenance of the library's database; thorough knowledge of Library of Congress classification and subject headings, AACR2 and USMARC; thorough knowledge of CONTENTdm client module; thorough knowledge of local cataloging standards and practices; thorough knowledge of departmental policies and procedures; good knowledge of MS Word and other MS Office products, as necessary; proficiency in using e-mail. Review of resumes will continue until a successful candidate has been identified. Position 040007.


The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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