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|Company||CHIPTON-ROSS, INC., Canoga Park, CA|
|Position||Librarian--7 months appointment|
Seeking an experienced person to work in the technical services area of a corporate/engineering library in Chatsworth, CA. This is a temporary position. The locating and purchasing of technical publications and document delivery to patrons comprise 75% of the position with handling patron requests/loans/returns the majority of the other time. There will be some data entry.
Order journal articles/technical standards/conference papers/books, etc. for patrons (Document delivery) by using services such as Infotrieve, ScienceDirect, I.H.S, Technical organizations' websites, etc.
Respond to routine customer requests such as locating and checking out/in reports and books plus providing journal articles from the in-house journal collection.
Search internal/external databases for library source materials to order for patrons.
Enter routine data into the library database. (Copy cataloging)
Coordinate with, and provide materials to offsite Librarians and their patrons.
Other related tasks as needed.
Mandatory Minimum Qualifications:
Needs to possess a Masters of Library Science/Information degree from an accredited school.
Must have previous library experience purchasing technical library materials such as journal articles, technical reports, standards, conference papers, technical books, etc.
Needs to have computer skills for searching in an online Integrated Library System (ILS) and able to search the internet for library resources.
Must have previous library experience working with patrons and able to handle customer requests with the ability to easily communicate with the patrons. (No reference work is expected as there is no research/reference service provided to patrons).
Must be organized and detailed oriented, have the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, and be self-directed yet able to work in a team environment.
Able to perform the physical aspects of the position (move carts, stoop, bend, raise arms above head, etc).
Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.
Barbara Shockley at email@example.com
343 Main Street
El Segundo, CA 90245