Technical Services Librarian

CSL - Colorado State Publications Library

180 Sheridan Blvd, Denver

Application Deadline

Apply By Sep 17th, 2021

Wages

$52,000.00 to $55,000.00 per Year   Calculate

Location

Denver, CO

Hours

40.00

MLS

Required

Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience

Required

Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library

Other

Social

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Job Description

The position provides technical services for the State Publications Library particularly in the areas of digitization of the collection; original cataloging and promoting the collection by writing blog posts.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Collection Care:   Serve as lead for State Publications Library’s digitization efforts, both in-house digital preservation of paper documents and working with vendor for outsourced digitization.  Write and research grant opportunities for digitization and other collections care projects.

Collection Development: Review state agency department web sites to acquire state documents not submitted by agencies. Review and prioritize publications for cataloging, supplying cataloger with new publications and maintenance requests on a weekly basis. Claim new titles in the monograph and serials collection, encouraging agencies to send documents proactively.

Customer Service: maintain and write blog entries and back up reference librarian.

Cataloging: Assist original cataloger with cataloging state documents. Copy-cataloging on OCLC for publications digitized or obtained for the collection.  Create serial index pages.

Lead Worker for Library Tech II: Train & oversee daily work of Library Tech II. Gradually decrease need for training as Tech II becomes acclimated when new.  Check Library Tech II’s work, including review of checked-in serials. Monitor job duties for accuracy by reviewing work periodically. Send daily email of work priorities and a review of the prior day’s work, if necessary.

Other duties as assigned.
 

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

All the standard benefits

Additional Info & Requirements

Minimum Education Requirements:

  • MLIS from an ALA accredited institution

Competency and Qualification Requirements:

  • At least two (2) years of state or federal documents experience
  • At least two(2) years of cataloging experience and working in OCLC
  • 1-2 years’ experience in reference
  • 1 year experience in customer service
  • 1-2 years’ experience with library automation and/or direct experience with integrated library systems particularly Sierra
  • Knowledge of digitization, and standards and practices related to libraries
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • A team player who can also work independently
  • Willing and able to travel
  • Ability to pass a background check

Links

External Job Ad
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado/jobs/3215530/technical-services-librarian?keywords=Technical%20Services%20Librarian&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Website
https://myctbl.cde.state.co.us/

Human Resources / Job Listings
http://www.cde.state.co.us/humanresources/jobs

HR Info

Jessica Martella at human_resources@cde.state.co.us

Posted Sep 2, 2021