Documentation Technician (Occasional Full-Time for 3 Months)
CÉGEP Heritage College
Gatineau, QC
Academic Services (Library) PREDECESSOR: New Position IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:Tommy Diamantakos WORK LOCATION:325 boul. de la Cité-des-Jeunes, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada, J8Y6T3 TYPE OF HIRING: Occasional full-time for a duration of 3 months. WORK SCHEDULE:35 hours per week
Monday to Thursday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

ANTICIPATED STARTING DATE: July 2nd, 2019
SALARY RANGE: 22.23$ - 29.05$
ROLE SUMMARY : Under the supervision of the Specialist in Teaching Methods and Techniques, the Documentation Technician performs technical tasks related to the organization and operation of the library. Within these duties, the technician will provide technical assistance in several areas of library services.
DUTIES: Under the supervision of the Specialist in Teaching Methods and Techniques, the Documentation Technician performs technical tasks related to the organization and operation of the library. Within these duties, the technician will provide technical assistance in several areas of library services.

The library service capacities include:
  • cataloguing
  • acquisitions
  • information and reference
  • public service
DUTIES:Cataloguing:
Create derived and original cataloguing entries in compliance with current library standards using LCSH, AACR2, RDA, and the Library of Congress Classification schedules.
Recognize and correct cataloguing errors, when appropriate, in the online catalogue.
Participate in tasks which include but are not limited to: database clean-up, property stamping, labeling, bar coding, and preparing new materials using established library procedures.

Acquisitions:
Assist in processing acquisitions.
Assist with claims for library materials that have not been received or where there are errors.
Perform other related tasks as assigned.

Information and Reference Services:
Provide information and reference services using print and electronic tools.
Instruct library users in the use of online catalogue, online databases, reference materials, and the internet.
Assist with the preparation of web-based information literacy tools.

Public Services:
Provide interlibrary loan service, obtain materials for students and teachers, and respond to basic requests from other faculty and staff.
Perform circulation desk procedures as required (may include shelving and shelf maintenance).
Perform other special requests / projects as required, including the preparation of displays.
Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
College diploma (DEC) in Information and Library Technologies or equivalent.
Fluency in English (spoken, written and comprehension).

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Demonstrated knowledge in the use of various online databases, automated library systems (i.e. Koha), and related searching tools and techniques.
Knowledge in the use of AACR2 and RDA cataloguing standards, with an understanding of new and emerging international trends in bibliographic description.
Recent experience and expertise applying Library of Congress Classification and Subject Headings; knowledge of ClassWeb will be considered an asset.
Demonstrated and recent knowledge of software specific to library use (i.e. LibGuides) will be considered an asset.
Must possess excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Must have excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
Must be diligent, dynamic, creative and detail oriented.
Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, and have the ability to work as part of a team.
Must be able to work effectively with respect to deadlines and produce accurate results.
Must be flexible and able to adapt quickly to different situations.
Must have excellent customer service skills.
Must have a strong work ethic and exercise discretion.