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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/20/21

Applications Due11/03/21

Vacancy ID93062

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleLibrary Technical Assistant, Box OCE-1238/23096

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade12

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $44354 to $54140 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Office of Cultural Education

New York State Library

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Non-Competitive Appointment: Candidates must have an associate's degree OR 60 college credit hours AND two years of library technical services experience in which at least 50% of your job duties must have included one or more of the following:

1. Online catalog organization, input, and use;
2. Working on the OCLC System;
3. Technical processing of library materials; and/or
4. Processing library materials for preservation.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Cultural Education is seeking candidates for a Library Technical Assistant position in the New York State Library. Under the supervision of the assigned Senior Librarian (Technical Processes), the Library Technical Assistant will provide direct customer service by performing a variety of technical tasks related to creating timely and accurate catalog records for all types of Library materials. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Search bibliographic and name authority metadata on OCLC, the local catalog, and other databases;
• Perform copy cataloging, including description, subject analysis and assignment of Dewey decimal or other classification;
• Assist catalogers in preparing original cataloging;
• Perform bibliographic database maintenance on both OCLC and the State Library’s catalog;
• Prepare metadata records for other formats, such as maps, CD-ROMS, microforms, and electronic formats;
• Update serial holdings, resolve holdings problems, and prepare local holdings data records;
• Prepare new name authority records for the Sr. Librarian to be added to OCLC; and
• Review work of clerical staff.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a permanent, non-competitive appointment. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Candidates should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of degree or credits hours will be required at the time of interview for all candidates. The work schedule for this position includes flexible hours from Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

**Leads to a maximum salary of $54,140 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by November 3, 2021 to ocejobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (OCE-1238/23096) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify for the position, when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by NYSED Personnel for your social security number to confirm your State employment history.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address ocejobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street New York State Education Department

89 Washington Ave, Room 528EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by November 3, 2021 to ocejobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (OCE-1238/23096) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify for the position, when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by NYSED Personnel for your social security number to confirm your State employment history.

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