Data Technician Backstage Library Works San Francisco

Title Data Technician
Date 2020
Company Backstage Library Works
City San Francisco

Short Description :

Scan books to identify whether there is an associated holding record in the librarys ILS We are requiring that employees wear masks at all times while at the library, along with frequent hand washing, and practicing social distancing ,…

Full Description :

Library Data Technician

Backstage Library Works provides technical services to
libraries, museums, and archives around the world.

Backstage Library Works is seeking qualified individuals for the position of Library Data Technician. This is a full-time (40 hrs./week), temporary position. Wage is set at $20.00/hr. The project is ongoing, and will last about 3-4 weeks.

Part-time schedules will not be considered for this position.

Job Description

Backstage Library Works has been contracted by the University of California San Francisco Library to conduct an inventory plus project on its collection. Technicians will be assigned sections from which to inventory books, link books to their associated holding in the library’s ILS, create surrogates of books not found in the library’s ILS, and re-shelve books as needed.

Technicians will be responsible for maintaining a steady rate of production while staying attentive to each detail in order to maintain project timelines and BSLW’s high-quality standards.

Job Duties

  • Scan books to identify whether there is an associated holding record in the library’s ILS
  • Create a surrogate (take photos of books) for all books missing from the ILS, for further cataloging.
  • Gather, sort and shelve books in correct shelf-list order
  • Report and track any data abnormalities or “problem items” following prescribed company guidelines
  • Meet production and quality goals

Requirements

  • High school/secondary school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to lift, push and pull loads of books and crouch and reach to access books on bottom and top shelves
  • Attention to detail and quality
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks productively
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to learn new tasks quickly
  • Ability to work independently
  • Familiarity with basic computer skills and software
  • Experience working with Windows based systems, word processing and spreadsheet programs
  • Professional attitude

Preferred Additional Skills

  • Experience working in a library
  • Education in library science
  • Post-secondary/college educational achievement

If you are interested in this position please send your résumé/CV and cover letter to Kai Folaumahina, Project Manager, On-site Services.

A background check and drug screening may be required as part of the hiring process.

Please DO NOT contact UCSF directly regarding this position.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Pay: $20.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
We are requiring that employees wear masks at all times while at the library, along with frequent hand washing, and practicing social distancing as much as possible. Employees must also fill out a daily health screening through the UCSF website.

Experience:

  • Library: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Location:

  • San Francisco, CA 94143 (Required)

Language:

  • Chinese (Preferred)
  • Korean (Preferred)
  • Japanese (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Typical start time:

  • 9AM

Typical end time:

  • 5PM

This Job Is:

  • Open to applicants who do not have a high school diploma/GED
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Company's website:

  • bslw.com

Company's Facebook page:

  • https://www.facebook.com/BackstageLibraryWorks

Work Remotely:

  • No

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