THE LIBRARY STAFF

B.1.  Organizational Relationships

    Report immediately to the Vice President for Academic Related Affairs in the case of the University Librarian, to the Campus ARA Director in cluster level, and to the Campus Administrator in the case of component campus.

B.2.  Appointment

            Appointed by the University President

B.3.  Positions And Qualifications

            College Librarian V
- Masteral Degree in Library Science or Information Science
            - four (4) years in position/s involving management and supervision
            - Licensed Librarian

            College Librarian IV
- Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science or Information Science/  
  Bachelor of Science in Education/Arts major in Library Science
- Three (3) years of relevant experience
            - Licensed Librarian

            College Librarian III
- Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science or Information Science/  
  Bachelor of Science in Education/Arts major in Library Science
- Two (2) years of relevant experience
- Licensed Librarian

            College Librarian II
- Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science or Information Science/  
  Bachelor of Science in Education/Arts major in Library Science
- One (1) year of relevant experience
- Licensed Librarian

            College Librarian I
- Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science or Information Science/  
  Bachelor of Science in Education/Arts major in Library Science
- Licensed Librarian


Note:  Adopted from the Civil Service Qualification Standards


B.4  Duties and Responsibilities

            A. UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN

1.    Plans development programs for the library and provides direction, control and supervision over the activities of the library;
2.    Plans and recommends policies for improvement in the library to be able to support the academic programs of the different campuses, formulates and administers general library policies, rules & regulation;
3.    Coordinates the work of the office with the different units and departments affected by her operations;
4.    Selects, evaluates and purchases library materials needed for the library and in support of the curricular offerings of the school;
5.    Acts as the Liaison between administration, academic faculty and students;
6.    Supervises the activities and evaluates services of the library staff and campus librarians;
7.    Recommends in the recruitment, selection, and promotion of the library staff and student assistants;
8.    Supervises implementation of the Library Development Plan, Annual Action Plan, Annual Procurement Program for the library; and prepares collection analysis of all library materials and determines what are to be weeded out; and
9.    Does other related works.

          B. ACQUISITION/CATALOGER LIBRARIAN
        
        1.  Receives books and check all arrivals against the invoice;
        2.  Opens and collates newly purchased books;
3. Accessions, classifies and catalogues books and other materials acquired by the library;
4.  Types and files catalog cards and p-slips;
5.  Helps in the evaluation and selection of library materials;
6.  Assists in the planning and development of the library collection;
7.  Maintains and updates the card catalog, shelf list and other files; and
8.  Performs other functions as the need arises.

         C. SERIALS LIBRARIAN

1.    Takes charge of the function related to acquisition, organization and servicing of serials;
2.    Indexes, serials, prepares clippings, picture files and pamphlets boxes;
3.    Keeps records pertinent to the acquisition organization of serials;
4.    Updates the vertical files;
5.    Catalogs and accessions bound periodicals and maintains the serial card record and index to periodicals;
6.    Files newspapers and magazines for future reference;

7.    Prepares reports every end of the semester on the use of the periodicals, services and needs of the periodicals section;

8.    Assists library users in finding relevant materials needed in the research; and
9.     Performs other functions as the need arises.

        D. REFERENCE/CIRCULATION LIBRARIAN

1.    Helps in the evaluation and selection of reference materials;
2.    Answers reference queries raised by the library users;
3.    Disseminates information through current awareness service;
4.    Prepares bibliographical tools and other lists as aids to the research;
5.    Assists clients in searching needed materials for research;
6.    Gives formal instruction in the use of the library during the orientation for freshman students;
7.    Supplements individual and class instruction by preparing lists, bibliographic and guides to collections, types of material or ways of locating it;
8.    In – charge of the collection of unpublished materials such as the undergraduate theses, seminar papers, masteral theses/dissertation, and others;
9.    Issues Internet and Borrower’s cards;
10.    Does other related works.  

        E. NON – PROFESSIONAL STAFF/STUDENT AIDES
        
1.    Assists in the reader’s services, circulates books to teachers, students and other clientele;
2.    Collates books on circulation to check for torn/missing pages;
3.    Assists in the shelf – reading of books and other materials.
4.    Performs mechanical preparation of books as in providing books with book pockets, book cards, date due slips, cover and stamps books with mark of ownership;
5.    Assists in the inventory of books and other  materials;
6.    Repairs books and other materials which are still useful for circulation;
7.    Checks ID’s of all library users upon entry;
8.    Keeps records of the statistics of users;
9.    Imposes registration of all library users upon entry; and
10.    Does library housekeeping.

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