Backstage Library Works

Our mission at Backstage Library Works is to provide high-quality, cost-effective professional services that preserve, organize, describe, and connect you to the world’s knowledge.

POSITION TITLE: Library Inventory Technician

DIRECT SUPERVISOR: Library Inventory Team Lead

SALARY: $23.50 per hour

LOCATION: Stanford, CA

POSITION STATUS: Full-time, non-exempt, temporary

START DATE: Early October, 2023

Job Description

Backstage Library Works is seeking qualified applications for the role of Library Inventory Technician. As a library inventory technician, you will play a vital role in maintaining accurate library collections by conducting a thorough inventory of special collections volumes and ensuring alignment with the library’s catalog and physical identification standards. This will involve conducting a comprehensive check of each volume against its associated metadata, inserting a new identification slip in the volume, and ensuring it is in its appropriate spot on the shelf according to shelf-list order guidelines. This will also involve shifting and interfiling collection materials from storage into the main library area.

The Library Inventory Technician is expected to maintain set productivity goals to ensure the project stays on track with scheduled timelines. Additionally, to ensure customer satisfaction, daily quality control checks will be performed by your direct supervisor, with feedback provided.

Schedule, Compensation, & Benefits

This temporary, non-exempt, full-time position entails working 40 hours per week, with one 30-minute unpaid lunch break and two 15-minute paid breaks. The schedule for this role is first shift, Monday through Friday. The anticipated completion date for this position is February 9, 2024.

Compensation for the Library Inventory Technician position is set at $23.50 per hour. Full-time employee benefits include holiday pay, accrued paid time off, health, vision, and dental insurance, 401(k) matching and more (some benefits become accessible after a two-month period of employment is completed).

Primary Responsibilities

Required Qualifications & Skills

Preferred Additional Qualifications & Skills

A comprehensive background check and drug screening will be conducted as part of the hiring process.

Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume to Matt Roveto, Project Manager, Collection Management Services, moc.wlsb@otevorm.

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