Specialist II, Library Technical Services Serials
Job Title: Specialist II, Library Technical Services Serials
Location: LSC-System Office UP
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 31866
Commitment to Mission
This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.
Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance.Campus Marketing Statement
Lone Star College-System Office, University Park
Lone Star College offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion.
LSC, which consists of seven colleges, ten centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, is continuously named Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.
Lone Star College-System Office employees are based at one of two System Office locations; The Woodlands and University Park. Both are the site for multiple administrative departments and system-wide training programs.
Location address is 20515 SH 249 (SH 249 and Louetta Road) Houston, Texas 77070-2607.Job Description PURPOSE AND SCOPE:The Specialist II, Library Technical Services Serials maintains, checks in, and processes all serials, newspapers, and journals that belong to our campuses and centers. He or She ensures that the system office employees have access to circulation items. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Check in, process and route to the Libraries and Centers all paper periodicals and serials, bound serials using Symphony.Maintain serial holding records, summary of holdings record, copy records, and item records in Symphony.Select and download serial bibliographic records from OCLC into Local Library Management System (Symphony). Revise and maintain serial Local Holding Records in OCLC.Notify libraries and centers whenever a title changes, ceases publication, changes in publication pattern, or is deleted.Monitor missing serial issues during Symphony check-in process and submit claims to vendors via vendor's website or acquires missing serial issues through missing copy bank.Prepare serial renewals and new title acquisitions.Prepare library materials for bindery, arrange vendor pickups & returns, receive bound materials, and reprocess materials.Responsible for checking in and checking out books, DVD's, audiobooks, etc. for System Office/SOUP employees. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:Must be able to adapt to changes in vendor's softwareWorking knowledge of library management systems and OCLCAbility to prioritize tasksDemonstrate effective written and oral communication skillsStrong attention to detailAbility to work on multiple projects PHYSICAL ABILITIES:The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work. WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS: Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipmentInterface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the positionWork is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:High school diploma or GED and 1 year of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Associate's degreeExperience working with Symphony Library Management System Salary
Hiring Salary is $30,000Benefits Marketing Statement
By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment and excellent work/life balance. This includes a full comprehensive and competitive benefits package, a generous number of paid holidays and vacation days, wellness programs, tuition waiver, professional development opportunities and more.Special Instructions Go to the Job Search page, click on ‘My Activities’ at the top of the page. Under My Cover Letters and Attachments you will click on ‘Add Attachment.’ Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file for cover letters only, unless you attached your cover letter with your resume. You must limit your file name to 40 characters or less.
How to Apply
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