Technical Services Specialist -- Midland College -- Midland, TX

Position: Technical Services Specialist
Position Starts: 1/4/2021
Listing Closes: 12/12/2020
Listing Submitted: 11/9/2020

Position Description: The Technical Services Clerk is primarily responsible for assisting the Technical Services Librarian with electronic and physical library acquisitions, cataloging, database entry and office management.

Institution: Midland College
Type of Library: Academic
City: Midland, Texas
Annual Salary: See comment below
Salary Comment: $29,411.04/yr.
Telephone: 4326854726
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Required Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent and a minimum of 30 college credit hours

Required Experience:

  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Knowledge of general office equipment, such as scanner, copier, and multi-line telephone
  • Computer literacy to include proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and database software
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills


  • Associate degree or equivalent in accounting, business, or related field
  • Demonstrated understanding of MARC records
  • One year of library experience, with demonstrated experience using Library software (SirsiDynix, Ex Libris Alma, Polaris, etc.)
  • Course work in library science
  • Library experience in technical services
  • Verifies bibliographic information on book titles prior to ordering
  • Prepares book orders, verifies book deliveries against invoices and maintains records of book acquisitions
  • Contacts vendors and claims missing titles as needed
  • Searches catalog records in bibliographic database
  • Performs descriptive cataloging using library applications software and assists with OCLC reports
  • Processes physical volumes and performs minor repairs as needed
  • Assists technical services librarian with all major projects
  • Assists at Circulation desk when required, including some evening and as needed, weekend hours
  • Other duties as assigned

Contact: Human Resources
Send Resume to: Main Campus-3600 N. Garfield, Midland, TX

Special Instructions: Any prior copy cataloging experience using library ILS

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