Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform a variety of highly complex and technical paraprofessional learning resource duties related to the acquisition, receipt, cataloging, circulation, distribution and utilization of instructional materials, periodicals and other multi-media resources in a community college library or learning resource center.
Perform a variety of complex and technical paraprofessional learning resource duties related to the acquisition, receipt, cataloging, circulation, distribution and utilization of multi-media instructional materials and other learning resources required by the division; process and maintain learning resource materials in an assigned area of the Learning Resource Center.
Oversee and coordinate the acquisition and purchasing of materials and equipment used in the LRC.
Oversee and coordinate learning resource workflow and activities for an assigned area. Answer questions and resolve problems and discrepancies related to area of assignment, especially budget.
Order programs requested by instructors in accordance with established procedures; research and review new programs and inform instructors concerning new programs.
Oversee and participate in inter-learning resources and inter-agency loan of instructional multi-media materials requested by instructors and students. Research and review new multi-media instructional materials and inform instructors about new materials.
Train and provide work direction to the Multi-Media Technicians and student assistants and hourly or part-time assistants as assigned; prioritize, assign and review work; participate in interviewing job applicants and provide input for performance evaluations as requested.
Prepare and maintain a variety of detailed statistical records and reports for assigned area of responsibility; record, tabulate and compile statistics to produce reports as required.
Operate a variety of office and learning resources machines and equipment including typewriter, copier, calculator, computer, printer and related software and audio-visual equipment.
Perform responsible technical duties in the acquisition of learning resources multi-media instructional materials; oversee and participate in the researching, requesting, purchasing and receiving of materials in accordance with specialized procedures.
Communicate with instructors, district personnel, vendors, publishers and other learning resource staff regarding purchase orders, status of items on order, new materials, special requests, equipment repairs and donations.
Minimum Qualifications:EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination equivalent to: two years of college-level training with specialized course work in learning resource science and two years increasingly responsible experience at the level of a Multi-Media Technician.
Learning resource policies, procedures and practices.
Learning resource Library of Congress classification system.
Reference sources and learning resource holdings.
On-line Computer Library Center (OCLC) bibliographic database and OCLC subsystems.
Anglo-American Cataloging Rules (AACR) and local cataloging standards.
Computer word processing, spreadsheets, and other software programs used in area of assignment.
Principles and practices of budget preparation and control.
Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Principles and practices of training and providing work direction.
Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
Operation of a personal computer.
Data entry and retrieval.
District organization, operation, policy and objectives.
Technical aspects of field of specialty.
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