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Library Associate I
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Library Associate I for Rutgers Libraries- Technical and Automated Services. The Library Associate I handles a complexity of materials and projects coordinated by Monographs Cataloging and Database Management Section. As the Libraries continue to purchase monographs in various formats, it is vitally important to have on staff a competent and motivated Associate to catalog such materials at a high level, providing the resource description necessary to enable discovery and fulfill the end user experience. While the incumbent will continue to catalog monographs, the focus will widen to accommodate retrospective conversion as the Section expects to assume several projects in the coming year. As the cataloging needs of units continues to receive prioritization adjustment as per the needs of Rutgers Libraries and its various constituent groups, the Section will be called upon to retrospectively convert materials which were otherwise undiscoverable Retrospective conversion projects are critical to address the many minimal bibliographic records that require upgrading to full level records, particularly to leverage the capabilities of a new library system. Additionally, the Libraries continue to accept gifts, many from high profile donors, which need cataloging, often original and frequently in foreign languages.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
• Examines complex data within the library ILS and other systems and correct errors as needed.
• Processes recalls for the unit libraries, which are time sensitive and related to course reserves, and faculty and patron requests.
• Manages projects to address these needs as well as provide ongoing cataloging for critical collections.
• Original, complex and copy cataloging of monographs, including regular acquisitions and gifts in a variety of languages
• Oversees retrospective conversion projects and database management tasks; processes error reports, merges records, and reconciles bibliographic errors.
• Handles cataloging of medical resources, academic theses, and government documents.
• Attend meetings, complete RU/RUL training, assist with end processing as needed, and other projects as assigned.
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