The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Library Assistant II

Hiring department Humanities Rsch Ctr
Monthly salary $991 - $1,166
Hours per week 20.00 Flexible from 900AM to 500PM
Posting number 12-11-16-01-8070
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Terminates on 02/28/2014
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

None provided

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply

Additional Information


Under the direction of the Harry Ransom Center's Book Cataloging Dept. Head, the position will be responsible for item-level cataloging of 17th-19th-century Spanish language plays (Sueltas) in a local database.

Essential Functions

Cataloging of 17th-19th-century Spanish language plays (Sueltas), according to project specific guidelines derived from national standards such as Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Books) and Anglo American Cataloging Rules, 2nd ed., Rev.; and using controlled vocabularies such as Library of Congress Subject Headings and the RBMS Controlled Vocabularies. Keep statistics and prepare individual project summary.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

High school graduation or GED. Four years of applicable library work experience. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in monographic cataloging; knowledge of cataloging standards such as Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Books) and Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, 2nd ed., rev.; demonstrated ability to create and work accurately with bibliographic records; knowledge of printing and publishing history; experience using a personal computer; high attention to detail; strong reading knowledge of Spanish.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Lifting and moving Security sensitive; criminal background check conducted. Exposure to book dust and mold. Work independently and as a team member in shared office space and the book stacks; accept supervision. Regular and punctual attendance.

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