Interlibrary Loan Assistant

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Position Details: 
Part-Time, Term position for up to 52 weeks
Department or Branch: 
Circulation Services - Frances Morrison Central Library

Processes interlibrary loans and performs a variety of clerical and circulation duties under the supervision of the Circulation Services Coordinator.

  • Interlibrary Loans: Includes processing and handling of incoming material requests, data entry; processing, return and other handling of ILL materials; ILL-related billing, and statistics; preparing overdue notices for patrons and libraries; bibliographic verification, and searching of library catalogues and other databases.
  • A full range of circulation functions as they relate to the provision of ILL service.
  • Responsible for reporting problems relating to ILL software.
  • Communicate with ILL representatives and Provincial Library.
  • Uses various online resources and computer software
  • Responsible for ILL supplies.
  • Assists in maintaining the ILL manual, both in print and online on the Intranet.
  • May assist with regular circulation.
  • Other duties as required.
  • Graduate of an approved Library Technician program or completion of a recognized university degree.
  • Relevant experience in data entry and using Microsoft Word.
  • Knowledge of Interlibrary Loan procedures and policies.
  • Knowledge of circulation processes and procedures.
  • Knowledge of and practical experience in the use of the internet and e-mail.
  • Knowledge of and proven ability to explain and implement library procedures, policies and regulations, according to Saskatoon Public Library values and practices.
  • Ability to deal with straight forward procedural problems.
  • Ability to exercise good judgement.
  • Ability to handle variable procedures and duties.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 11.4 kg.
  • Demonstrated ability in the use of technology including SILS, and Microsoft Office, internet tools and electronic resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff, peers, volunteers and the public.
  • Must be well organized in planning daily work and accurately perform detail oriented work.
  • Must be adaptable to change.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills in the English language.
  • Demonstrated reliability (including punctuality and attendance).
Hours of Work: 
36.25 hours over two weeks.
Pay band 5: $38,208.72 - $45,913.20 per annum, pro-rated. (2016 rates)
All applications must be received on line by 4:30 p.m., January 23, 2017.

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