Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 14-Jun-2018 to 13-Jul-2018
  • - Hamilton East Public Library
  • Fishers, IN, USA
  • $15-$19 per hour
  • Full Time

This position will support user-centered access to resources by performing copy and original cataloging, taking a lead role in collection and record maintenance, and promoting use of the collection through various library initiatives. Must be passionate about working with the public and support HEPL's goal to be a dynamic contributor to the Fishers/Noblesville community. The successful candidate will embrace the idea of change and growth, and the use of inclusive, ethical cataloging practices. Experience with, or interest in, Linked Data is a plus.
 
POSITION PURPOSE
* Support user-centered access to resources by performing copy and original cataloging, taking a lead role in collection and record maintenance, and promoting use of the collection through various library initiatives.
 
POSITION ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
* Catalog library materials according to our guiding principles of Innovation, Discovery, Equality and Access.
* Efficiently transform vendor prepared records to meet our high standards of cataloging and match existing database.
* Collaborate with other library staff to define cataloging needs and implement solutions that ensure user-centered access to resources across search platforms
* Create rich descriptions for cataloged materials to support Linked Data functionality
* Act as a collection maintenance liaison to other staff, ensuring that collections are consistently weeded and high-demand items are replaced and updated
* Utilize integrated library system software to proficiently search, create title records, create and edit call level or copy level information, verify and edit holding codes, and maintain integrity and consistency in bibliographic entries.
* Work directly with our patrons at a public service desk for regular shifts, providing guidance and assistance with customer requests regarding the use of library services, facilities, resources, and equipment in accordance with HEPL hospitality guidelines.
* Perform all other duties as assigned.
 
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the following education and/or experience.
* Bachelor's degree and an Indiana Library Certificate V or higher is required. MLS preferred.
* Minimum of one year of previous library experience is preferred.
* Previous professional catalogue or library management system experience is preferred.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
* Customer Service – Provide prompt, attentive, and friendly customer service in-person and by phone; represents the organization well; maintains personal accountability and ownership for providing excellent customer service; seeks and responds to feedback from customers to improve service; follows up and meets commitments; shows willingness to go out of his or her way to help customers.
* Teamwork - Cooperates and works together with all co-workers; plan and complete duties with minimal supervisory direction, including appropriate judgment; collaborates with and supports coworkers by helping out where needed; creates and maintains positive relationships with coworkers; asks for and listens to coworker feedback and incorporates feedback into revised processes; completes work on time and with proper quality; supports cross-training and shares learning with others; understands we are all stewards of the taxpayers.
* Communications and Media – Communicates ideas and thoughts clearly, accurately, and respectfully; listens to others and seeks to understand others' perspectives; has knowledge of communication techniques and methods, including alternative ways to inform and educate using electronic media, including but not limited to email, internet, and social media sites.
* Adaptability – Willingness to take on new challenges and responsibilities; open to change and variety within the workplace; works hard to implement successful change in areas of responsibility; recommends and implements changes to improve processes and customer service.
* Image – Portrays a positive image of library; is a strong public ambassador and promotes library programs and services during customer interactions.
* Technical – Proficiency in using computers and related software; experience with library management system software, including cataloging systems and public interface systems.
 
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