The Catholic University of America


Current Position Openings

Resource Sharing Technician (full-time, 35hours/week-evenings)
University Libraries
Position 101472

Position Summary: The Resources Sharing Technician is responsible for resource sharing including borrowing, lending and document delivery by Interlibrary Loan (ILL) and Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC) Consortium Loan Services (CLS). The technician also trains Resource Sharing part-time staff. The incumbent is also responsible for patron education and outreach pertaining to resource sharing and collection of statistical data on resource sharing activity. This position reports to the Head of Access Services

Essential Responsibilities Include: Manages activities related to resource sharing: coordinates and processing lending, borrowing  and document delivery using ILLiad and CLS; regularly reviews and implements policies and procedures for resource sharing; communicates and coordinates with WRLC, interlibrary loan coordinators outside WRLC and members of the CUA community regarding resource sharing; serves on appropriate library, university and WRLC committees. Opens and closes the stacks and the library on a regular basis with other full-time Access Services staff. Collections resource sharing statistical data and incorporates the data into monthly and annual reports. Able to work a flexible schedule. Assists with stacks management, circulation, reserves and other Access Services duties, as needed.

Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor's degree is required OR one (1) to two (2) years' related library experience with an associate's degree. Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to accommodate evening and flexible work scheduling seven days a week.

Preferred Qualifications: General knowledge of resource sharing systems. Knowledge of library functions and organization. Knowledge of Library of Congress classification system. Excellent online searching skills.

Experience with using computer applications (Work process software, spreadsheets, etc.) and use of ILLiad, Ariel, Odyssey and other library management systems desirable. Ability to search OCLC for bibliographic information.

How to apply: forward resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: Reference position 101472 in subject line. Position closes 2/19/15.

Catholic University of America
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620 Michigan Ave, NE
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Telephone: (202) 319-5050

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