Library Technician

We welcome applications for a library expert position in the R. P. Ringer Library. This is a full-time impermanent position

Answering to the specialized administrations administrator, the library expert will complete classifying operations in Technical Services, and everyday operations in Acquisitions and Access Services of the Ralph Pickard Bell Library, when required. The library expert will list all configurations of materials obtained for all regions of the libraries; make, alter, and keep up the libraries’ power document; run departmental factual reports; help with custodian, benefactor, staff, and workforce request; direct indexing obligations of the specialized administrations partners; help with overseeing understudy collaborators; take part in the acquirement of gifts; and guarantee the progressing conservation and upkeep of existing accumulations. The individual in this position will help with a wide assortment of operations and activities. The perfect competitor will have the capacity to work autonomously and co-operatively, inside built up rules.

The effective applicant will have at least a library expert’s recognition. Five years of important library involvement in classifying is required; a practically identical blend of instruction and experience might be considered. Information of and experience utilizing RDA, AACR2, LCSH, LC Classification, and MARC21 records are required. He/she should know about PC applications, including word preparing, spreadsheets, and social database programming. The occupant must be acquainted with Integrated Library Systems applications identifying with dissemination, acquisitions, and recording work. Great hierarchical aptitudes and tender loving care, great expository and critical thinking aptitudes, and great capacity to organize and handle numerous assignments is required. He/she should have solid interpersonal aptitudes and the capacity to build up great working connections in a group domain with solid customer benefit center. Capability in research and the capacity to take after and apply classifying guidelines and measures reliably to guarantee quality listing record creation is required. Learning of OCLC bibliographic configurations and principles, Library of Congress Program for Cooperative Cataloging Policy Statements, LCNAF, and the Name Authority Cooperative Program benchmarks will be an advantage. The capacity to peruse and comprehend material of an unpredictable and particular nature and a college degree would be an advantage. Capability in no less than one extra dialect, ideally French, will be a benefit. Information of BIBFRAME, Dublin Core, MODS, EAD, and other metadata pattern would be an advantage. Candidate testing might be required.

In the event that you are occupied with the difficulties and openings that this position brings to the table, please forward your application to:

Human Resources Department, Mount Allison University, 65 York St., Sackville, NB  E4L 1E4  Fax: (506) 364-2385, e-mail:

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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