Carries out all the physical processing activities required to prepare an item for use in the library.
Responsible for receiving all library resources for the Metadata and Processing Department and for sending them to internal and external locations after cataloguing processes has been completed.
Repairs items in the library collection, strengthens them for ease of use and does some in-house binding. Responsible for the delivery and receipt of resources sent to the external professional binder.
Processes holds in the library management system for items requested that are in process in the Metadata and Processing Department, so that users can have their item rush catalogued and delivered to them for immediate use.
Post-secondary training in a relevant field or equivalent work experience.
At least one year of experience interpreting and carrying out procedures related to the handling of physical items and information in a library management systems.
Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:
Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to achieve an objective or a project. Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.
Initiative: Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results. Be proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond expectations whenever possible.
Service Excellence: Reflect a positive attitude, demonstrate competence and professionalism, treat members of the community with respect, exercise care, devote full attention and find solutions. (Visit the section "Useful links" on the home page to read the detailed definition).
Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal. Accept and give constructive feedback. Adjust own behaviour to reach team goals.
Ability to carry out processing activities for physical library resources.
Capacity to verify, interpret and record data in library management systems accurately and precisely.
Ability to work as part of a team and independently.
Ability to manage priorities.
Flexibility and ability to adapt quickly to new technologies and workflows.
Good organizational skills and attention to detail.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require.
Applications from employees belonging to the bargaining unit SSUO will be considered first. Priority will be given to employees who have an entitlement as defined by their collective agreement or university policies. The University also accepts external applications; they will be selected in second place. Schedule with an average of 35hrs/week. Workshops offered by Leadership, Learning and Organizational Development that you have taken may be considered an asset if you apply for a position at the University. Don’t forget to list them on your CV. We thank all candidates for applying. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence. Remember to upload a copy of your diploma(s) or a certificate of merit as well as a current version of your CV into the My documents section of your career profile (please include the job ID number, i.e. J0000-0000, in the title of your document).