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Subject: Position Available: Library Technician 3 -- Lacey, WA
Author: info at WLN-1
Date: 11/22/96 12:58 PM
LIBRARY TECHNICIAN 3
WLN, a nonprofit corporation headquartered in Lacey, WA is
seeking a "Library Technician 3" to join its professional
technical services staff. WLN's quality technical services and
outsourcing departments are experiencing rapid growth and are
looking to add an experienced, flexible, production-oriented,
highly skilled employee to capitalize on this opportunity.
The successful applicant will search and identify the WLN Online
system and other catalogs available via the Internet for
cataloging copy. The techs will also catalog materials using
close copy from the WLN Online System, source documents, Library
of Congress, Research Libraries Information Network, and other
Z39.50 platforms available via the Internet. Other duties may
include assigning Dewey Decimal or LC Classification numbers;
adding, modifying or deleting customer holdings, and preparing
statistical and quality control reports.
To qualify, the applicant should have a minimum of 2 years
library technical experience or an AAS degree in Library
technology and 1 year library experience. Experience in a
cataloging/technical services operation is desirable. Knowledge
of Windows, Windows based software applications, and MARC
bibliographic format are also required.
For 19 years, WLN has provided a broad range of innovative, high-
quality products and services to libraries of all types and sizes
throughout the US and around the world. These services include a
full-service online MARC bibliographic database (with
acquisitions, cataloging, and interlibrary loan subsystems and a
linked authority file), a CD-ROM version of the database, as well
as database preparation and authority control service (the WLN
MARC Record Service). WLN is a full level Internet service
WLN is offering a competetive salary ($1,800-$2,400 per month,
full-time), commensurate with experience and qualifications,
accompanied by an excellent, comprehensive benefits package.
Applications received by December 5, 1996 will be given first
consideration; applications will be accepted until this position
is filled. However, as we expect our needs to grow, we will
continue to accept applications keeping them on file for future
reference. Please send a letter of application, resume, and the
names of three references at your earliest convenience to:
Annette Castellano, WLN Personnel
PO Box 3888
Lacey, WA 98509-3888
Fax (360) 923-4009
Voice (360) 923-4032
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Position Title: Library Technician 3
Division: Library Services Division
Department: Conversion, Cataloging, and Quality
Salary Range: Range 3; $1,800 to $2,400 per month
Supervisor: Quality Assurance Manager
Searches and identifies the WLN Online system and other
catalogs available via the Internet for cataloging copy.
Catalogs materials using close copy from the WLN Online
System, source documents, Library of Congress (LC), Research
Libraries Information Network (RLIN), and Z39.50 platforms
available via the Internet.
May assign Dewey Decimal or LC Classification numbers. In
conjunction with classification may add, modify or delete
Prepares lists, quality control reports, billing documents
Prints and downloads bibliographic records to diskette
according to customer's specifications.
Assists in shipping, receiving, and organization of materials
from customers and to redistribution for off-site catalogers.
Participates in departmental meetings, conferences, workshops
and seminars as requested and authorized.
Other duties as assigned
2 years library technical experience or AAS degree in Library
technology and 1 year library technical experience.
Experience in a cataloging/technical services operation
Type 40 wpm.
Knowledge of Windows and Windows based software applications
such as: Word and Excel.
Knowledge of MARC bibliographic format.
Attention to detail and excellent proofreading ability.
Ability to follow detailed instructions and work
Ability to learn quickly and adapt to a rapidly changing work
Word processing experience.
Experience with local systems or an automated bibliographic