COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST Pay Grade: 6 (Non ...

Employee must park in designated areas. • Noise level is generally moderate. • Scheduling may require availability during any library operating hours, including ...
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COLLECTION  DEVELOPMENT  SPECIALIST   Pay  Grade:  6  (Non-­‐Exempt)     Minimum  Qualifications:  (education,  experience,  and  certifications)   • Bachelor’s  degree   • MLS  coursework  from  an  ALA-­‐accredited  library  school     Minimum  Competencies:  (knowledge,  skills,  and  abilities)   • Excellent  interpersonal  and  communication  skills   • Ability  to  work  accurately,  independently,  and  with  attention  to  detail   • Knowledge  of  standard  public  library  collection  development  philosophy  and  practice   • Skill  in  using  library  catalogs  and  Microsoft  Office  programs   • Broad  cultural  competency  knowledge  and  skills,  and  ability  to  work  effectively  with  a   culturally  diverse  workforce  and  community   • Demonstrated  commitment  to  the  pursuit  of  equity,  diversity,  and  inclusion   • Ability  to  adjust  to  change  positively     Preferred  Qualifications:   • Coursework  in  collection  development   • Experience  working  in  public  library  or  bookstore     Preferred  Competencies:   • Familiarity  with  current  popular  fiction  authors  and  nonfiction  subjects   • Familiarity  with  the  Sierra  ILS     Essential  Functions:   • Using  ILS  and  collection  analysis  lists,  evaluates  materials  for  condition  and  use   • Pulls  duplicate,  worn,  and  unused  copies  for  withdrawal   • Searches  for  missing  and  claims  returned  materials,  updating  library  catalog  when   necessary   • Withdraws  materials  from  the  catalog  and  processes  for  book  sale  room  or  donation   • Shelf-­‐reads  materials   • Communicates  with  Access  Services  Manager  and  collection  development  librarians  to   ensure  work  adheres  to  library’s  collection  development  policy   • Assists  collection  development  staff  with  other  duties  as  assigned   • Directs  patron  questions  to  appropriate  desk  staff     Physical/Mental  Demands  and  Environmental  Conditions:   • Reasonable  accommodations  to  these  requirements  will  be  made  as  needed   • Ability  to  perform  office-­‐related  functions  including  extended  concentration  on  a   computer  and  typing  capability  

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Work  may  include  prolonged  sitting,  standing,  stooping,  bending,  lifting/moving   materials,  getting  down  on  the  floor,  as  well  as  near  constant  computer  use.   Manual  dexterity,  clear  speech,  hearing  acuity,  and  correctable  vision  are  required   Ability  to  navigate  throughout  the  building   Employee  must  park  in  designated  areas   Noise  level  is  generally  moderate   Scheduling  may  require  availability  during  any  library  operating  hours,  including  days,   evenings,  weekends,  and  occasionally  when  the  library  is  closed.  Although  a  weekly   schedule  is  established,  the  needs  of  the  library  may  require  scheduling  changes  and   flexibility.