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SENIOR ACQUISITIONS ASSISTANT @ Eudora Welty Library

22 Nov 2017 7:30 AM | Tina Harry (Administrator)

POSITION: SENIOR ACQUISITIONS ASSISTANT

 

LOCATION: Eudora Welty Library

 

300 North State Street

Jackson, MS 39201

 

QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a related field is required.

 

SUMMARY: Performs cataloging activities for monographic materials according to accepted national standards and local procedures, making use of bibliographic records in MARC format in national and local databases. Updates catalog records in SirsiDynix for library materials. Sorts donation books.

 

DUTIES: Edit and input bibliographic records for the 15-branch Library System’s automated database. Performs copy cataloging. Revises and maintains statistics on processed materials. Recognize and solve problems in database records. Performs routine cataloging and coding of library materials in all formats. Inputs and updates data in online databases. Provides general information about library services. Answers routine inquiries using standard bibliographic materials and/or computer data systems, and refers those requiring professional assistance to librarian. Assists with collection development by recommending titles to the director for technical services. Maintains databases and prepares information and statistical data for reports and special studies. Periodically must assist with inventorying branch library materials.

 

HOURS: 40 hours per week.

 

COMPENSATION: Salary DOE.

 

AVAILABILITY: Immediate

 

REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR OF TECHNICAL SERVICES

 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

        

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