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Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates residential students, leading both military and civilian lifestyles, and working adults across the globe. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in baccalaureate and master's degrees, and graduate certificates. Founded in 1819 by U.S. Army Capt. Alden Partridge, Norwich is the oldest private military college in the country and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC).

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Along with specific items listed under each job posting’s “To apply” heading, you will need to complete and submit a Norwich University Employment Application.

Library Associate

Description:

The Library Associate catalogs, classifies, and processes library materials. Performs duties as needed in the acquisition, collection, development, and circulation of library materials in support of the students and faculty of Norwich University. The Library Associate works under the general supervision of the Acquisitions and Office Manager and may supervise a variable number of workstudy students and volunteers. This is a year-round, 30 hour per week position.


Responsibilities:

The Library Associate assists with classifying and cataloging library materials, using OCLC and local ILS cataloging modules and equipment; performs copy cataloging, processing, and basic repair of library materials; assists in local database management, including resolving cataloging problems and holding deletions; recommends procedural and workflow changes and assists in developing department procedure manuals; reports cataloging statistics; assists with the ordering, receiving, and processing invoices for library materials; may instruct, supervise and direct work flow for workstudy students and volunteers; attends meeting and training seminars as required; and performs other job-related duties as needed.

Requirements:

The Library Associate must possess the ability to pay close attention to detail, to communicate effectively, to function independently, work effectively with patrons, coworkers and others; and must possess the technical knowledge of operating personal computers, various computer programs, computer information systems, and other office equipment with accuracy and reasonable speed. Cataloging knowledge and skills preferred. While a bachelor’s degree is preferred, a high school degree and one-to-two years of relevant experience are required.

To apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume and Norwich University Employment Application to Library Associate Search, via email: jobs@norwich.edu.

June 20, 2014

Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependant care, a retirement annuity plan and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.

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