South Asia and Africa Receiving and Copy Cataloging Specialist

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Minimum Education and Experience Required:

• Two-year college degree plus one or more years of experience in an academic library, or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

• Reading and writing knowledge of at least one South Asian or African language
• Ability to communicate library policy
• Ability to apply judgment in choosing procedures and evaluating alternatives
• Knowledge of Library of Congress call number system
• Demonstrated computer literacy with communication software such as email
• Demonstrated ability to perform detailed tasks accurately and efficiently
• Demonstrated interpersonal and organizational skills

Other Relevant Knowledge, Skills and Abilities May Include:

• Four-year college degree or equivalent desired
• Reading knowledge of Urdu strongly preferred
• Ability to learn library operational skills desired
• Experience working in an academic library desired
• Experience using online project management tools such as Atlassian JIRA and Confluence
• Demonstrated ability to apply a wide and diverse knowledge base of acquisitions policies, evaluate alternatives, and choose effective, timely solutions, in situations not thoroughly documented by procedures

Physical Requirements

• Ability to push a cart weighing up to 650 lbs. that requires an initial push force up to 70 lbs.
• Ability to work in an environment that is dusty and or moldy
• Ability to lift books that are up to 10 pounds
• Ability to kneel and reach
• Must be able to stand for many hours

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

Work Standards

• Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
• Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
• Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University’s Administrative Guide,
Standard Hours for this position: 40-hour workweek, start and end times to be agreed upon with supervisor.

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