Position:

Library Operations Associate

Main Library – Cataloging

Qualifications:

    • Bachelor Degree (120 semester hours) and two years (24 months) of work experience for the day-to-day operations of the Cataloging unit of the library, supervising staff, overseeing cataloging of print monographic materials in all formats; running database reports; performing/assigning database maintenance tasks, and compiling statistics. Working knowledge of MARC 21, Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, Resource Description and Access, Library of Congress classification and subject heading assignment, and authority control. Ability to create original descriptive and subject cataloging for various library materials in a variety of formats and subjects.

(Each position requires a background check.)

Salary:

$39,000 per year

Hours:

Monday through Friday, 8:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

(Hours may vary depending on departmental needs)

Appointment:

100%

Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Coordinator of the Technical Services, the Library Operations Associate oversees the day-to-day operations of the Cataloging Unit of the Ronald Williams Library including the supervision all Civil Service staff in the unit as well as performing cataloging of print monographic materials in all formats; database maintenance, writing ACCESS reports, and compiling statistics.

To apply:

In order to be considered for employment by Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU), you must submit the following:

  • Employment Application (Original initials and original signatures required for each position applied. Electronic initials and electronic signatures are not acceptable.)
  • Statement of Annuitant Status (Original signatures are required for each position applied. Electronic signatures are not acceptable.)
  • Affirmative Action Form
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Official transcript(s)

You can obtain an Employment Application and Statement of Annuitant Status form in the Office of Human Resources, Bernard Office Building (BOB), 5555 N. Bernard, Chicago, IL 60625, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You may also download and print a copy of the Employment Application and Statement of Annuitant Status Form. You must complete, sign and date the application and annuitant form and submit them along with official transcripts, resume and cover letter to the Office of Human Resources by the application deadline. A new application and annuitant form are required for each position applied.

If you have any questions, please call the Office of Human Resources at 773-442-5200, or email us at CS-Employment@neiu.edu. Please visit the State Universities Civil Service System website at http://www.sucss.illinois.gov/updates.aspx for general information. NEIU Employment Services reserves the right not to consider any application on the basis of incomplete information/documents, delay in submission, and disqualifications under the rules of State Universities Civil Service System. Employment Services, however, assures that your application will be duly reviewed on the basis of the classification(s) in which you qualify and, accordingly, will inform you of their decision.

Application Deadline:
A current application, statement of annuitant status form, official transcript(s), resume and cover letter must be submitted by the close of business 7/9/21.

NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER AND INVITES APPLICATIONS FROM WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, AS WELL AS OTHER QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS. NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY'SPOSITIONS ARE CONTINGENT UPON THE UNIVERSITY'S RECEIPT OF ITS STATE OF ILLINOIS APPROPRIATION.