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Cataloging Unit Head

The Georgia Tech Library invites applications for an energetic, flexible, and innovative professional to join the Collection Acquisitions & Management team of the Georgia Tech Library. Georgia Institute of Technology is situated on an attractive 400-acre campus in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city. The Institute is a major public research university with premier programs in science, engineering, management, and other disciplines with an enrollment of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Institute memberships include the Association of American Universities (AAU), the University System of Georgia, and the Georgia Research Alliance.

The Georgia Tech Library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries and the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries. Its facilities include the Price Gilbert Memorial Library with an adjoining Crosland Tower, the Architecture Library, and the G. Wayne Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons. Clough Commons opened in 2011, is dedicated to student academic enrichment and innovative learning opportunities and is managed by the Library. The Library and Learning Excellence staff consists of more than 150 FTE faculty, academic professionals, and staff.

Position:

The Georgia Tech Library seeks a collaborative, customer-oriented and innovative librarian to take the lead role in cataloging and metadata initiatives for the Library. The Collection Acquisitions & Management Department consists of four professional librarians and eleven support staff divided into an Acquisitions Unit, an Electronic Resources Unit and a Cataloging Unit. Reporting to the Head, Collection Acquisitions & Management, the Cataloging Unit Head supervises approximately five support staff. This Head provides leadership, training and expertise in cataloging in a variety of metadata schemas for resources in all formats. Additionally, the Head works collaboratively with the other Units in the Department as well as with others outside the Department. The librarian in this position must participate actively in professional and scholarly activities including Library, Institute and professional committees, research and publication. 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and supervise the ongoing work of the Cataloging Unit including original cataloging, copy cataloging, physical processing, batch loading, and database maintenance
  • Develop and implement procedures for new projects such as relocating materials to remote facilities, creating or acquiring records for materials digitized in house, retrospective conversions, properly preparing records for the ASERL Cooperative Journal Retention and the Collaborative Federal Depository Program projects, etc. 
  • Solve catalog-related problems, keeping the customer experience as the most important consideration
  • Provide leadership in pursuing new opportunities for resource management, access and discovery (the VuFind front end, EBSCO Discovery Service, MARCit! Service and Worldcat Collection Sets are a few such tools currently in use)
  • Serve as the lead in exploring innovative tools and methods in streamlining processes
  • Work closely with Collection Development, Scholarly Communication & Digital Curation Services, Information Technology & Development, Emory University Libraries and other partners involved in joint projects
  • Provide original cataloging
  • Perform authority control

Qualifications:

Required: ALA-accredited master’s degree in library and information science, or equivalent advanced degree. A minimum of two years post-MLS or paraprofessional cataloging experience in an academic, public or special library utilizing current cataloging rules and MARC formats. Experience with an ILS and a national bibliographic utility. Effective leadership skills. Effective verbal, written and presentation communication skills. A commitment to professional development. A demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional working groups as well as independently as needed. 

Desired: Five years or more of related experience; Knowledge of RDA, MarcEdit, OCLC Connection, Voyager, Access, authority control, batch processing techniques; supervisory experience

Salary & Benefits:

Appointments will be made at the Librarian I (entry-level) or Librarian II level, based on qualifications and experience.  Minimum salary for Librarian I is $50,000. Librarians are members of the General Faculty and are non-tenured. The benefits package includes 21 days of vacation, 12 paid holidays, 12 days of sick leave, health/dental insurance options, and retirement options including TIAA/CREF. Visit the Georgia Tech Human Resources website to learn more about the benefits package.

Application Process:

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates are urged to apply as soon as possible to receive full consideration. Employment is contingent on proof of the legal right to work in the United States. Send letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of 5 references to:

Donna Riley
Administrative Professional Senior
Georgia Tech Library
Atlanta, GA 30332-0900
Email Donna Riley (preferred method)

Marketing & Events Manager I

Job Purpose:

Administers education and community outreach programs within an academic unit or complex. Includes coordination of marketing, communications and event management in support of specific unit programs which are generally narrow to moderate in size and scope. Responsible for setting employee goals, assessing performance, providing feedback, and making pay recommendations.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and direct implementation of program marketing initiatives including design and production of marketing materials.
  • Manage or coordinate events, symposia and conferences including evaluation/selection of venues and services, sponsor and volunteer relations and budgeting.
  • Act as liaison between unit and various groups, both on and off campus, regarding outreach and educational activities.
  • Participate in funds solicitations efforts on behalf of the unit.
  • Serve on committees, institutes and other groups.
  • Organize and supervise the activities of the Marketing & Events staff, monitor performance and provide development opportunities.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Two to three years job related experience.
  • This job requires a working knowledge marketing and event management within an academic arena. Must be able to interact with varying organizations and levels involving issues and schedules. Written and spoken communications skills and supervisory skills are also required as is the use of office and specialized computer applications.

Impact & Influence:

  • This position will interact on a consistent basis with: unit administration, faculty and staff; students, donors and external community representatives.
  • This position typically will advise and counsel: unit administration.
  • This position will supervise: Marketing & Events staff personnel.

Application Process:

Candidates must apply through the Georgia Tech Human Resources site for consideration.
Please reference, Requisition #: 0169652

Records Coordinator II

Job Purpose:

Under general supervision, facilitates the receipt, storage, retrieval and transfer of records within an assigned unit or facility. Includes the maintenance of access control systems, records inventory and related record keeping. May involve handling classified or confidential records. May provide work direction to others.

Responsibilities:

  • Receive incoming records; identify and sort based on established procedures.
  • May prepare and label storage folder or other storage devises.
  • Arrange records in appropriate order and place in storage based on established filling system.
  • Receive, verify and process request s for records retrieval and review in person or by other means
  • Prepare records for bulk transfer to other facilities as directed.
  • Update computerized databases regarding records storage and retrieval.
  • May provide work direction to other records staff personnel.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Technical School or Associate's Degree or 2 years college course work.
  • Three years office/clerical job related experience
  • Office/clerical including records management; organization and customer service; specialized computer usage.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • Two or more years job related experience with operating computer scanning systems, providing records coordination, and   computer systems including database management.
  • Knowledge and experience in MS Office suite, MS Access database, MySQL database, and Adobe Acrobat. Familiarity with Georgia Open Records Act and knowledge of electronic records management systems; knowledge of archival and museum services. 

Impact & Influence:

  • This position will interact on a consistent basis with: supervisor, unit coworkers and customers. This position typically will advise and counsel: customers.
  • Supervision is received from the Records Manager and Acting Head of Archives & Records Management through a combination of departmental meetings and informal contacts as required. 
  • Ability to initiate projects and work independently is required. Judgment and analysis are required to interpret records retention guidelines; review and upgrade existing procedures related to areas of responsibility; problem solving related to sponsored research processing issues. 

Application Process:

Candidates must apply through the Georgia Tech Human Resources site for consideration.
Please reference, Requisition #: 0169653

Student Employment

Interested in working at the Georgia Tech Library?
Fill out the Library Student Employment Application

  • Your application will be distributed to various departments within the Library based on the need for student assistants. 
  • We will contact you if we have a suitable employment opportunity.
  • Scheduled hours vary by department; weekend or evening hours may be required.
  • In some departments, students are asked to work during semester breaks.


Duties may include:

  • Shelving and retrieval of materials.
  • Use of the Library's online catalog system for circulation of materials.
  • Photocopying of articles from journals and magazines.


Qualifications: Basic typing skills are preferred; attention to detail is required; excellent customer service skills are essential.

 

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