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Senior Clerk

Company: UCLA Library
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Search OCLC database to locate the best copy for materials received from Acquisitions Units.

Search materials in backlogs for appropriate and fuller copy in OCLC database.

Search national library OPACs for appropriate records.

Print records from cataloging utility or OPAC.

Sort materials with OCLC copy according to discipline and/or language for distribution to catalogers.

Assist in the maintenance of and intershelving of materials in awaiting original monographic cataloging and quarterly statistics of all monographic backlogs.

Assist with special projects, as assigned.

Examine bibliographic and topical elements of monographic material and compare this information to a matching bibliographic record in OCLC.

Edit content of the OCLC bibliographic record to accurately reflect item in hand.

Provide single sentence or keyword subject analysis for items in language of expertise (i.e. Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, Thai, Burmese).

Required Skills

and Knowledge

Ability to get to work reliably and on time.

Ability to be present in the workplace during normal working hours.

Ability to initiate and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and managers.

Ability to work with co-workers, supervisors, and managers harmoniously and cooperatively and as a team player.

Ability to follow directions from supervisors.

Skill in operating a personal computer.

Ability to read and interpret documents written in standard English, such as procedure manuals, memoranda, etc.

Ability to lift, shelve, and shift books.

Skill in matching like information and distinguishing unlike information.

Ability to work independently, organizing work according to departmental and Library priorities.

Preferred Skills

and Knowledge

Skill in searching online bibliographic database, such as OCLC.

Skill in reading and interpreting bibliographic records.

Skill in interpreting bibliographic records, including coded machine-readable cataloging (MARC).

Skill in using software applications, including Microsoft Excel and Word.

Ability to read and write Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, Thai, Burmese or another Southeast Asian language.


Keywords: UCLA Library, Los Angeles , Senior Clerk, Other , Los Angeles, California

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