Job Summary: California State University, Fullerton is searching for a Library Services Specialist III for the Pollak Library. The University seeks a forward-thinking and positive copy cataloger to join the Cataloging Section in the Collection and Processing Services (CPS) Unit as a Library Services Specialist III.
Under the general direction of the Cataloging and Metadata Librarian and the Dean of the Library, the Library Services Specialist (LSS) will copy catalog, prepare original descriptive catalog records from existing templates, and support the maintenance of accurate catalog records for Pollak Library physical and electronic materials. Copy catalogs physical and electronic materials for the Pollak Library, such as monographs, government documents, audiovisual materials, and CSUF theses. In addition, the Library Services Specialist serves as the primary copy cataloger for federal, state, and international government documents collection in both print and electronic formats and collaborates with the Government Documents Librarian on related projects, such as weeding and physical processing. Other duties as assigned.
Essential Qualifications: High school diploma or the equivalent and a minimum of two years or related experience or the equivalent. Thorough knowledge of and the ability to interpret overall library policies and procedures. In depth knowledge of library operations, policies, and procedures pertaining to assigned functional area, including a solid understanding of individual work functions and the ability to adapt work procedures. Working knowledge of the library collection and its organization, as well as classification schemes. Demonstrated expertise in creating and correcting bibliographic records. Thorough knowledge of external online databases, systems, and resources, including the ability to perform complex online searches. Thorough knowledge of campus and library policies and practices associated with the ethical use of and access to library and online resources. Working knowledge of national standards pertaining to library operations, including a thorough knowledge of institutional standards pertaining to copyright and intellectual property protection and the ability to interpret and apply them. Demonstrated expertise in using library automated systems and subsystems pertaining to the functional area, including the ability to provide database maintenance. Ability to investigate and research more complex problems, including analyzing and interpreting information. Possession of strong written and verbal communication skills in order to prepare internal library reports and written and visual presentations on library resources. Possession of strong communication and interpretive skills. Knowledge of all aspects of lead work direction including assisting in employee selection, training employees on new work procedures, assigning work, organizing work flow, establishing priorities, reviewing work, providing input on performance evaluations, and promoting teamwork to optimize effectiveness. Possession of strong organizational skills to oversee and lead work flow in assigned area. Demonstrated flexibility and the ability to work as a part of a team in a complex, changing environment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Special Working Conditions: California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, Fullerton utilizes the E-Verify program and is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and appr...oximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.