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|Job Title||Education - Library|
|Job Description||Reclassification Technician â€" Mount Saint Mary College Library Backstage Library Works will be working on site at the Mount Saint Mary College Library to physically reclassify the collegeâ€™s book collection from the Dewey classification system to the Library of Congress classification system. We are currently seeking technicians to complete the project. During the past year, Backstage Library Works has reclassified Dewey numbers as Library of Congress numbers for each record in the library catalog. During the current phase of the project we are applying Library of Congress labels generated from the records to the books they represent. As the project progresses the relabeled Dewey collection are gradually being integrated with the rest of the libraryâ€™s holdings in Library of Congress order. We anticipate that the project will last through September of this year. Job Duties Primary duties include the following: ï‚§ Applying the correct labels to books using specific match criteria ï‚§ Tracking books that have been labeled using Database Management software ï‚§ Tracking books that do not match certain criteria on our labels ï‚§ Flagging items that are not ready for labeling; separating these items into categories for which they cannot be labeled ï‚§ Shelving books in the correct order, according to the Library of Congress Classification system ï‚§ Shifting books to correct sections of the library or collection Job Requirements At times this will be a physically demanding job involving lifting, pulling and pushing loads of books. At times it will also be a dusty, dirty job depending on which part of the library we are occupying â€" some sections of books in the library are older, dustier and dirtier than others. Willingness and ability to work in these conditions is essential. Other requirements: ï‚§ Strong organizational skills ï‚§ Strong attention to detail ï‚§ Basic computer skills/familiarity with database applications ï‚§ Knowledge/familiarity of libraries and library classification schemes (or the ability to learn them) ï‚§ Able to perform repetitive tasks with accuracy/efficiency Wages/Benefits Wages start at $11.00/hr. Potential for advancement to managerial positions within our company exist. To apply please send a copy of your resume and a cover letter to Matthew Stroh, Project Manager, On-Site Services. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. **All potential hires must pass a background check and drug test.|
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|Specific Hours||8am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday|