UNIVERSITY LIBRARY TECHNICIAN - JOURNEY:
Wilson Library Special Collections Technical Services
Working Title: North Caroliniana Serials and Binding Specialist
Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Position Number: 16896
Pay Band Range: $24,900 - $54,648
HIRING RANGE: $30,192 - $34,458
Closing Date: September 28, 2012
The North Caroliniana Serials and Binding Specialist must have strong computer skills and aptitude, problem solving skills, and excellent organizational, interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills. The successful candidate must be able to prioritize tasks effectively, manage time and meet deadlines, and perform complex tasks with a high degree of accuracy and minimal direct supervision. The North Caroliniana Serials and Binding Specialist must be flexible and willing to learn new skills, able to work well with a wide variety of people, and comfortable working independently on concentrated tasks.
Description of Duties
The Special Collections Technical Services Department processes materials for all of the collections in the Louis Round Wilson Special Collections Library. The North Caroliniana Serials and Binding Specialist works chiefly with North Carolina Collection (NCC) materials. Principal responsibilities are: to check in all newly received serial issues for the North Carolina Collection (NCC) using the Millennium integrated library system; to claim missing issues of NCC serials that are gift subscriptions; to prepare the NCC's serial and monographic holdings for binding or boxing by the Library's chosen vendor; to acquire and process UNC-Chapel Hill undergraduate honors essays for the NCC; to collect and process websites identified by the NCC's Associate Curator for inclusion in the NCC; to maintain records of materials processed, claimed, or sent for binding/boxing; to provide reference service in Wilson's second floor reading room; and to assist with special projects as needed. This position reports to the Assistant Head of Special Collections Technical Services Department, and works closely with the NCC's Associate Curator, NCC catalogers, the E-Records Archivist, and the Library's serials and bindery staffs.
Minimum Education and Experience
: High school diploma or equivalency and two years of experience in library services, office support, or related field; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
: Previous academic library and technical services experience, preferably with special collections materials; experience with components of the Microsoft Office suite of applications; familiarity with OCLC and Millennium or another integrated library system; the ability to work well under pressure; familiarity with North Carolina history, geography, and culture.
To apply for SPA positions, use the Office of Human Resources ApplicantWeb online application system http://www.unc.edu/appweb/step1.html. The ApplicantWeb will guide you through the process of completing your application online. Applicants will be able to create and save applications, resumes and cover letters.
Positions are posted on the Library's web page until filled. For more information on application procedures, applicants may contact:
Office of Human Resources
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
104 Airport Drive, CB #1045
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
An Equal Opportunity Employer