Serials Bindery Assistant - LAC Federal

Location: USA - DC - Washington DC

LAC Federal seeks a qualified Serials Bindery Assistant to work at a major federal library in Washington, D.C. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of serials records and experience working with an Integrated Library System. Work will be performed on-site. This is a full-time contract (40 hour a week; Monday - Friday), benefited position.

Responsibilities: 

  • Pulling selected serials titles from the stacks 
  • Preparing serial units for shipment to bindery 
  • Preparing digital bindery tickets 
  • Creating and updating bibliographic item records and holdings summaries
  • Quality review of all pre-bindable units
 
Qualifications:
  • Prior experience working in library technical services
  • Prior experience working with serials preferred
  • Data entry and shelving experience 
  • Experience with binding software desirable 
  • Experience using an integrated library system, preferably Voyager 
  • Ability to analyze and identify serial patterns and records in multiple languages 
  • Must have working knowledge of one Baltic or Eastern European language
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to push 50 lbs.