Digitizes materials for inclusion into the digital collections of the Fordham University Libraries.
Converts cataloging reports into spreadsheets/databases
Uploads digital content to the libraries’ digital collections as needed
Reviews digital content to extract needed metadata under the supervision of Head of Cataloging and Metadata Management Librarian
Reviews scanned images for quality assurance
Assists in de-duplication research using various online sources
Assists in the preparation of shipment of materials to outside contractors
Evaluates the treatment of fragile and special format materials for potential inclusion into the libraries’ digital collections
Contributes to the Fordham Library News blog/social media channels
Assists the Head of the Department with monthly and quarterly statistics
Searches various integrated library systems for matching cataloging copy
Provides copy cataloging for print materials received by the department
Prepares materials in various formats for public use
Prepares materials for bindery using ABLE bindery software
Reconciles invoices for materials returned from offsite bindery vendor.
Prepares materials returned from bindery
Reports to the Head of Department titles with complex holdings and cataloging issues
Assists in reclassification and refreshing projects
Assists in the deaccessioning of print materials including preparing shipments to offsite vendors.
Delivers mail and packages throughout the building when necessary
Other tasks as assigned.
SALARY: $1881.58 Bi-Weekly
FLSA CATEGORY: Non-Exempt
START DATE: ASAP
High School Diploma or Equivalent Required. B.A. Preferred.
Mandatory Competency Testing
Demonstrated Writing Ability
Must be self-motivated, highly detail oriented with the ability to prioritize tasks.
Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
Must be able to work well with others and coordinate shared tasks.
Must have a willingness to learn new digital tools and resources.
Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, Library of Congress classification, SIRSI workflows, OCLC and database searching. Knowledge of digital collections preferred.
Strong commitment to public service required.
Must be capable of light lifting and shelving activities.
Basic computer and writing skill testing required.
Internal Number: C00520
About Fordham University
Fordham Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United kingdom.