Library Consultant Job Description Sample
Secretary of State
The mission of the Arizona Secretary of State is to never stop searching for ways to improve upon: helping people choose their leaders through fair, honest and accurate elections; letting people know what their government is doing by keeping a complete and accurate record of its actions and making that information readily available through library and records services; and helping people form businesses, record important transactions, and provide for their families.
Visit our website at http://azsos.gov
1919 W. Jefferson Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85009
Under the direct supervision of the Library Development Administrator (LDA), the Continuing Education Coordinator (CEC) manages the Arizona State Library's professional development program to support the Library Development mission: empowering Arizona libraries to provide excellent customer service through consulting, grant funding, resources, and training.
The CEC manages statewide professional development opportunities for Arizona library staff. These opportunities include workshops, webinars, institutes, micro-trainings, and third-party courses which are delivered in a variety of modes. Major duties include planning, developing and implementing trainings; coordinating initiatives with professional associations and other groups; and staying current with trends in professional development to meet the emerging needs of Arizona library staff. The CEC manages projects and budgets; recruits and sets up contracts with presenters; arranges venues; promotes programs; manages scholarships; maintains financial and participation records; and evaluates programs for state and national reports.
The CEC provides advice and consultative services to librarians and library workers on a broad range of library-related topics; represents the Arizona State Library in formal programs and presentations, as well as in written and oral communication at the national, state and local levels; and helps the Arizona State Library administration maintain public and provide partnerships that support library development. The CEC participates in staff and organizational meetings, participates in professional organizations such as the Arizona Library Association; and participates in outreach activities. In the absence of the LDA, the CEC may supervise Project Specialists, interns, and volunteers.
The ideal candidates for this position are motivated and innovative. They are continuously scanning the environment for better ways to serve the informal education needs of Arizona library staff. They are familiar with micro-training, learning management systems, certification issues, library staff competencies, and instructional design.
This position is a part of the Library Development team in Library Services at the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, reporting directly to the Library Development Administrator. This position must work collaboratively with Library Development team members, as well as other Library Services staff.
This is a full-time position consisting of a 40 hour work week. The position requires the ability to lift up to 20 pounds. This position must have a valid Arizona driver's license, be able to drive a state vehicle, and be willing and able to travel both in and out of state.
Manages statewide professional development opportunities for Arizona library staff. Plans, develops and implements trainings; coordinates initiatives with professional associations and other groups; and stays current with trends in professional development to meet the emerging needs of Arizona library staff.
Manages projects and budgets; recruits and sets up contracts with presenters; arranges venues; promotes programs; manages scholarships; maintains financial and participation records; and evaluates programs for state and national reports.
Provides advice and consultative services to librarians and library workers on a broad range of library-related topics.
Helps the Arizona State Library administration maintain public and provide partnerships that support library development. Participates in professional organizations such as the Arizona Library Association.
Represents the Arizona State Library in formal programs and presentations, as well as in written and oral communication at the national, state and local levels; and
Participates in staff and organizational meetings, and in outreach activities.
Other duties as assigned as related to the position.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
- The CEC should have a thorough knowledge of the administration, organization, and operation of public libraries. In addition, knowledge of micro-training, learning management systems, certification issues, library staff competencies, and instructional design is desirable.
The CEC should have project management skills and be able to plan, implement and evaluate projects.
Excellent organizational skills, which include time and other resource management, are essential.
Proficiency with productivity software such as Office is highly valued.
- The CEC should be able to organize and present complex information; communicate effectively with others verbally and in writing; perform environmental scans in the field of professional librarianship in order to stay abreast of trends and best practices; and work both in a team environment and individually.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
- Valid Arizona driver's license
Master's degree in library science or related field.
Working experience as a library professional.
Experience with instructional design in order to offer professional development for library staff.
The State of Arizona will provide the following to you:
A robust and affordable insurance plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability options
A top-ranked retirement program with 100% employer matched contribution
10 paid holidays per year
Accrued vacation and sick days
An incentivized commuter club and public transportation subsidy program
Work-life balance and additional options for life betterment such as: deferred compensation, credit union membership, and a wellness program
Rewarding work that impacts the people of Arizona
If driving is a requirement, possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.)
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.
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Library Relations Consultant - Law Firms
Librarian Relations Consultant
The Librarian Relations Consultant is responsible for driving research revenue and positively impacting use, preference and advocacy within the assigned law firm accounts by understanding and communicating librarian client needs; training librarians on new and existing LexisNexis offerings; and generating leads for new products and content.
1.Develops relationships with librarians in the assigned law firm territory to meet or exceed all goals.
2.Uncovers and monitors the needs of the librarian marketplace through direct customer conversations, attending professional association meetings and reviewing librarian listservs and literature. Communicates the findings from these experiences to LN management and product planners in order to help the company address, meet and exceed customer needs and concerns.
3.Creates account plans to prioritize sales activities within the assigned territory. Account plans are designed in conjunction with the sales teams to ensure alignment with overall plans and are continually updated to meet the changing needs of the business.
4.Regularly communicates with the account sales team and other Specialists within the territory to understand account priorities, updated strategy and to share feedback.
5.Identifies and shares leads and sales opportunities with account sales team and others as applicable to assist with advancing and closing new sales.
6.Based on overall territory and account plans, acts as content expert to assist salesteam members in Research contract negotiations.
7.Promotes Lexis Advance, Newsdesk, and trains customers on other core products that are relevant for librarians. Delivers effective demonstrations and training, including articulating for the customer how the demo or training addresses their specific need(s). Leads meetings via phone, in person and/or via WebEx.
8.Responsible for working to resolve end-user issues related to core products. etc. Educates librarians about LexisNexis through public speaking activities, product demonstrations and represents LN at conferences and trade shows.
9.Utilizes all required processes, tools, systems sales metrics and reporting tools.
10. Identifies and understands LN solutions and associated product requirements. Employs appropriate sales skills to ask customers probing questions to identify and understand their needs; and addressing through product solutions.
11. Partners with account teams to assist with business reviews.
12. Meets or exceeds goals and key objectives.
1.Master's degree in information or library science preferred
2.Minimum of 3-5 years' experience working in the legal industry. Proficient user of online research services.
3.Comprehensive knowledge of the professional law firm librarian marketplace.
4.Excellent interpersonal skills and highly developed written, oral and presentation skills.
5.Strong probing skills that uncover customer needs, opportunities or problems, articulate concerns to LN contacts, and achieve problem resolution.
6.Strong matrix management skills, including the ability to work cooperatively within a team and across the organization to achieve group and organizational goals.
7.Ability to build strong enduring relationships with internal and external customers and team members.
8.Demonstrated drive to sell/win, which includes overcoming obstacles to improve business results and performance levels to increase LN footprint in customer organizations.
9.Requires local or overnight business travel up to 30% per month.
10. Ability to lift or carry laptop and collateral sales materials of approximately 25 pounds.
Library Technician - Research Library
Library Technician, Research Library
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is seeking a Library Technician for our Research Library department. As part of the Research Library within the Research and Collections Division, the Library Technician will be responsible for the technical processing, cataloging, record-keeping, and library service duties associated with the reorganization and relocation of the Natural History Museum Research Library and individual section libraries in 2018-2020, working with both library materials and digital records. This temporary position will work closely with the Library Archivist and will be active for 2 years.
Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
Technical services processing duties, including checking materials in/out, cataloging, and changing locations. Track locations and circulation status in library systems; create and update item records, holdings records, and unique identifiers
Manage shelf-reading and inventory tasks
Participate in database/collection maintenance, including downloading bibliographic records from OCLC and weeding materials
Implement collection move and compacting project as directed by supervisor
Research holdings, undertake weeding of materials, and make recommendations regarding the disposition of weeded materials
Perform searches for missing items; resolve or reconcile discrepancies in documentation and catalog records
Answer patron questions in person, by phone, and/or by email, referring patrons to librarian, other libraries, and/or other service points as needed.
Pull materials for requests, transit to other libraries, and/or other purposes as directed; deliver collection materials or reproductions to library patrons and departments
Ensure quality service to all library stakeholders; maintain helpful and supportive customer service behavior with all staff and patrons
Ensure proper handling, care, storage, preservation, and tracking of collection items while performing all duties
Assist with processing, preservation, and copy cataloging of library materials
Attend departmental meetings and writes reports as required
Participate in and provide information to museum committees and other staff as needed
Communicate frequently and effectively with Director of Archives & Library Services, R&C leadership, and other museum staff in a timely manner regarding procedures, policies, and other necessary information
Receive, check in, and distribute library mail
Use advanced knowledge of libraries, online systems and records to manage and improve processes and workflows
May train and supervise student employees, interns, and/or volunteers
This position has the following requirements:
1-3 years experience in a library technical services role
Advanced knowledge of libraries, online systems and records
Ability to be both detail oriented and see broad picture
Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with a wide range of staff and collection users
Demonstrated creative problem solving skills, practicality, and flexibility
Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication
Demonstrated understanding of the Library of Congress classification system
Demonstrated ability to use Library Information Systems, finding aids, and other online resources
Familiarity with EOS or similar integrated library system and with OCLC library management services
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is seeking applicants who have demonstrated experience and commitment working with a diverse community. Salary is commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits. This is a full time, temporary, non-exempt position.
A cover letter, current resume, and list of 3-4 references are required for all applicants. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. Interested candidates please visit www.nhm.org/jobs and click the link of the position for which you are interested or go directly to the online application.
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please, No Phone Calls, No Fax.
Library Associate I - High Point Library
Position Description Benefits Supplemental Questions
Invitation to Compete #34-18
Library Associate I
High Point Branch Library
Part-time, 60 hours per pay period
$19.34 – $23.46 per hour
Applications, resumes and cover letters must be received by 5:00 p.m., Thursday, October 25, 2018.
Note: Candidates for this recruitment who are not yet part of the Continuous Recruitment Process for consideration in Library Associate I recruitments, must participate in a pre-qualifying interview and be added to the Continuous Recruitment Process for Library Associate I if they are to be considered for selection process for these vacancies.
This is a regular, part-time, FLSA non-exempt, and benefited position. This classification is part of a bargaining unit represented by AFSCME. Hours for this appointment will include weekdays, weekends and evenings.
Applicants who have not yet been added to the Continuous Recruitment Process for Library Associate I positions and who are being considered further, will be contacted via phone or e-mail to schedule a qualifying interview time. The qualifying interview will consist of a 45-minute panel interview and an alpha-numeric filing skills assessment.
Candidates who are identified as competitive for a this classification by the qualifying interview panel will be notified of their success in the qualifying interview process and will be considered further for this and other selection processes. Applicants who are not being considered for a qualifying interview may not be contacted by Human Resources.
The Seattle Public Library is Seattle's center of information and knowledge and one of the most popular and valued services in the city. Library staff members are highly regarded by the public for their knowledge, quality of service and caring.
Staff members are committed to the Library's organizational values of respect, partnership, engagement, diversity, transparency and recognition. In particular, they demonstrate respect, engage in partnerships, and are transparent in their communications and intentions. A strategic priority of the Library is to foster an internal culture of innovation which focuses on creativity, engagement, learning and staff development.
The Library Associate I classification is a rewarding, albeit physically demanding, position and is part of a team of public service staff who provide a courteous and responsive manner of service to our patrons and plays an important role in the flow of materials throughout the library system. The Library Associate I position is responsible for shelving, retrieving materials and checking the accuracy of materials on the shelves of branches in The Seattle Public Library system. Additional duties may include answering telephones; typing and data entry; providing basic directory services to Library users at circulations desks; assisting patrons in the use of Library equipment and resources; and limited circulation services including Library Card registration and checking-in and checking-out Library materials.
Located in the center of southwest Seattle, the High Point Branch provides a full range of library services including robust programming for youth and families, targeted services for the culturally-diverse High Point Seattle Housing Authority community nearby, and convenient traditional programming and information and circulation services for the general population in this very rapidly-growing part of the city. High Point provides excellent opportunities to work with a sizeable immigrant and refugee population, and a routinely youth-intensive afterschool service environment, as well as with the area's more general population of millennials, younger families, and older adults. The successful candidate is someone who would enjoy supporting the library in the materials handling role that is described in the overview, but can also demonstrate their interest in and aptitude for working directly with the public.
Assists with the flow and organization of Library materials: Sorts, files, shelves and routes books and a wide variety of other materials; lifts and transports books and materials using book carts, hand trucks and similar equipment; empties book drops and uses computer-based automated systems to check-in materials; locates and retrieves materials for processing; maintains the order and appearance of Library materials, re-shelving as needed; and locates and retrieves materials for patrons and other Library staff.
Performs support duties for the department or neighborhood library: Gathers information or data, when instructed, and maintains records and files; compiles statistics; and assists with various projects such as processing damaged materials, updating circulation records and/or developing circulation-related reports.
May provide circulation and lending services to borrowers: Serves as back-up for Circulation Desk staff, providing friendly, responsive customer service to patrons by phone or in-person; performing duties (by phone and in-person) such as: checking books in and out; renewing and reserving materials; collecting fines; registering patrons for Library cards; giving directions or information to patrons regarding the location and use of Library materials, equipment and resources; and assessing the nature of, responding to, and effectively resolving, a variety of related problems.
High School Diploma or GED
Customer Service Experience: Minimum of one (1) year of work experience demonstrating the ability to apply customer service standards and apply organizational practices and policies when assisting customers. Candidates who understand the nuances of providing customer service in an environment that is open to public use are desired.
Written and Verbal Communication
Candidates must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Candidates must be able to effectively respond to patron communications in person and via telephone, specifically the ability to listen to and understand customer concerns, assess available options and respond accurately and appropriately. Candidates must also be able to respond to patron requests for directional assistance. Candidates must be able to effectively communicate in English, verbally and in writing, as well as comprehend spoken and written English.
Candidates must be able to learn sorting and Library filing schemes such as the Dewey Decimal system. Candidates with work experience sorting books, files or other materials alphabetically and numerically, quickly, accurately and safely are desired.
Experience using Personal Computers and Other Office Equipment: Candidates must have experience using office equipment including copiers, printers, and cash registers. Candidates must also have experience using internet browsers, online catalogs and e-mail programs (such as Microsoft Outlook). Candidates must have the ability to learn and operate computer-based customer account systems that use menu-based commands to obtain, interpret, and display data and information related to customer accounts.
Other Required Skills and Abilities: Candidates must be flexible in adjusting work hours and locations.
Candidates must also demonstrate the ability to work with others as part of a team on projects and have the ability to understand and apply verbal and written instructions. Candidates must also be able to bend, stretch, stoop, and lift bins up to 40 pounds in weight and push wheeled book carts weighing up to 200 pounds. Candidates must also have the ability to squeeze and release hand brakes on wheeled book carts.
Candidates with fluency in a language other than English (particularly Somali or other East African languages, Spanish, or Asian languages) are encouraged to apply.
Candidates with work experience in a public library are desired.
How to Apply
To be considered for this vacancy, all candidates who have yet to be added to the Continuous Recruitment Process for Library Associate I must submit an online application via this bulletin by 5:00 p.m., Thursday, October 25, 2018. The online application MUST include:
A Cover Letter describing how your qualifications and experience meet those required for the position
Applications that are submitted without all of the required materials will not be considered further.
The Seattle Public Library proudly promotes diversity and inclusion in its employment program. If accommodations are needed during the selection process, please let us know.
Library Director - Sawyer Library
Suffolk University invites qualified individuals to submit applications for the Director of the Mildred F. Sawyer Library.
The Sawyer Library serves the University's College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), Sawyer Business School (SBS), and the University's Madrid Campus. These schools include 5,290 undergraduate and 1,165 graduate students, and nearly 300 faculty members. The Library Director will manage a community-cherished, centrally located facility of 60,000 square feet with seating for 669.
The Director of the Library will provide leadership, with foresight and vision, to oversee all library services and resources supporting the students, faculty, and staff, as well as the University Archives' Special Collections and records management services. We are seeking candidates who are able to proactively develop, enhance, and maintain partnerships with academic departments, institutes, and learning communities, along with planning committees throughout the University.
As Suffolk is in the process of updating its strategic plan, an incoming director will lead the library departments in envisioning, defining, and innovatively adapting their services to best support the academic mission and a free exchange of ideas. The Director will provide support and direction to the library's Leadership Team, oversee communication strategies, and strategically manage the library's operations.
Qualified applicants will have an ALA-accredited graduate degree in library and information science (MLS or equivalent); a second masters' degree or doctorate in an additional disciplinary area is strongly preferred. We are looking for progressively responsible experience in administration, leadership, and management (in a library or closely related settings). Most importantly, we are looking for previous experience with strategic planning, budgeting, facilities management, accreditation, and outcomes assessment. Demonstrated knowledge of emerging trends and issues in college and university libraries, including emerging technologies and related instructional and information technologies, is also essential.
Suffolk University seeks leaders as diverse as our students. Undergraduate and graduate students come from 100 countries to earn their degrees at Suffolk's College of Arts & Sciences, Sawyer Business School, and Law School.
Domestic students of color comprise 27 percent of our student body. The Director of the Library will be well placed to have a broad impact on the experience of all those within the Suffolk community.
Suffolk University is proud of its longstanding commitment to creating a safe environment for all people regardless of sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, gender, religion, age, or ability. Suffolk is committed to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who would add richness to our community.
Applicants should submit an updated CV or resume with a cover letter. Only submissions through our website
https://www.suffolk.edu/explore/24356.php will be considered.
Information Technology Coordinator - Library (Community Services)
General Summary & Essential Responsibilities
Performs professional and technical work facilitating information systems needs and responsibilities for an assigned department in coordination with the County Information Technology (IT) Division to address the department's long-term strategic technology vision and on-going software, database and hardware computing needs. Responsibilities include coordinating client resources and project assignments during system implementation life-cycles and coordinating with IT resources regarding criticality, prioritization and closure of identified needs and issues. Performs activities required for department initiatives and also assists with ad-hoc data needs.
Represents assigned department regarding software, database and hardware computing needs: acts as liaison to the IT Division during long- and short-term system initiatives including implementation life-cycles, program enhancement projects and problem resolution efforts.
Collaborates with IT to develop, improve and manage specific systems: and collaborates on software and support contracts.
Researches and makes recommendations for the purchase of, or upgrade to, hardware and software: evaluates hardware and software packages in regards to IT Division standards, business applicability, industry standards, time requirements, cost constraints and long-term information systems goals.
Monitors and reviews technical papers, regulations, laws and rules applicable to programs.
Partners with IT as part of project management team: utilizes project scheduling and control tools to monitor project plans, labor budget and expenditures; and provides necessary resource constraint and risk data to IT staff in order to develop and maintain project schedules.
Provides detailed and accurate written reports on all related work activities: designs and runs reports using a variety of reporting and scripting tools; and serves as subject matter expert as required.
Identifies and coordinates necessary resources required to fulfill end-user responsibilities during system implementation project phases.
Coordinates work activities with management and staff of assigned department: reviews business processes and information needs; determines end-user functional requirements and application criteria; and makes appropriate recommendations during system procurement and implementation activities.
Writes and maintains documentation, including project requirements and requests, functional and end-user documentation
Provides direct end-user support, consultation and training: defines issues; and aids in the implementation of IT solutions for various business units.
Conducts research, gathers and analyzes data in preparation of grant applications, contracts, permits and other special projects.
Depending on area of assignment, may update and maintain internet and intranet websites, social media pages, etc.
Performs basic administrative duties including written memorandums, letters and electronic correspondence, interactions with vendors and communication through telephone and meetings.
Provide exceptional customer assistance, problem-solving, and/or complaints by all forms of communication.
Min. Education, Licenses and Certifications
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology or related field.
Two (2) years of experience in information technology, technical support or related field.
Or an equivalent combination of relevant training, education, and experience.
Licenses and/or Certificates: None. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of systems/business and reporting; information technology concepts; techniques and principles
Intermediate level skills in the use of standard and specialized computer equipment and software applications
Knowledge of operations and practices of local government; ability to analyze and interpret departmental functions, procedures and policies.
Ability to review departmental workflows, methods and procedures using process flow maps; ability to show system linkage, data movement, resources requirements and in documenting specifications
Ability to assess processes and operational performance and to make appropriate adjustments to maximize efficiencies, quality of output and operational performance
Thorough knowledge of research, analytical and organizational skills, time and project management skills
Ability to multi-task, establish priorities and meet objectives
Demonstrate leadership skills
Strong written and oral communication skills to include public speaking and the ability to develop effective proposals.
Ability to conduct organizational and operational evaluations and suggest alternate solutions when appropriate
Ability to interface and communicate with vendors, consultants and other county and State agencies effectively and efficiently
Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to provide internal/external guidance and customer assistance via all forms of communication.
Working Conditions: Work is primarily performed in an indoor, climate-controlled environment and is nearly absent from disagreeable elements (e.g., irate customers, extreme noise, heat, odors, heights and/or dust).
Risk/Safety Conditions: There is little or no risk related to physical and/or mental health and safety associated with this position.
Physical Activities: Walking, sitting, hearing, seeing up close, talking, standing, finger movement, repetitive motions.
DISCLAIMER: The information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, environmental conditions, or qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent, with a basic knowledge of standard library practices, such as how materials are organized on the shelves and how items are cataloged.
This position requires incumbent to have the ability to apply basic knowledge of library practices, operate general office and specialized media equipment (e.g., computers, typewriters, televisions, projectors, video cassette recorders, copiers), and the ability to learn new practices and procedures quickly. Incumbent must have knowledge of alphabetizing, simple arithmetic, English and grammar.
Incumbent may have to maintain or assist in the repair of equipment. Incumbent must be able to communicate clearly, organize materials, and apply basic knowledge of bookkeeping and general office procedures. This position requires the ability to deal tactfully with patrons.
JOB PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITY:
Incumbent is primarily responsible for assisting librarians, teachers and students with media resources. Incumbent will perform work in accordance with established library, bookkeeping, and general office practices and procedures.
Incumbent will provide guidance and consultation to students and staff daily in assisting them with library materials. Errors may result in misplaced materials, damaged equipment, and unmet resource needs.
Circulation: Assists students and staff in locating, circulating, and utilizing print and online resources, prepares overdue notices, shelves books, and other materials. Assists with audio-visual resources and equipment and instructs in operation of electronic catalog and computer use.
Maintenance of student records, necessary for library management. (Id's)
Maintenance: Maintains an orderly appearance of the library and resources; assists in annual inventory, maintains supplies for use with equipment, and services or repairs books, AV equipment and other materials.
Patron assistance and information: Helps students and teachers find items; delivers, operates, and collects equipment; assists with the preparation of instructional materials such as displays, bulletin boards, and exhibits; and assists in technical production of materials and use of equipment; helps with overdue and/or lost materials, and fines.
Collection development: Assists with withdrawing unneeded and out-of-date materials; types purchase orders; unpacks new materials; processes orders; checks invoices.
Clerical: Maintains student records necessary for library management, I.e. ID's; receives and distributes mail; types correspondence, answers telephones; orders supplies; creates new forms for library use.
Assists with library programs and events.
Supervises activities of students and library aides; monitors student behavior.
Performs routine functions under the direction of the school librarian to provide library services.
OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED:
Perform other related duties as assigned; however, all employees are expected to comply with lawful directives in rare situations driven by need where a team effort is required.
PHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Work is generally performed in a school library. This position will have continuous interruptions, and it is often necessary to perform several tasks simultaneously.
This position may involve bending and stretching to shelve books, and may also involve heavy lifting of technical equipment. This position may involve rare exposure to blood or body fluids. Regular attendance is required for this position.
PERSONAL WORK RELATIONSHIPS:
This position reports directly to the school Librarian. Incumbent receives assignments from supervisor on a regular basis as needs demand.
Completion of customary tasks is generally done without approval of the supervisor. The supervisor may provide instruction for special projects and set priorities. Incumbent may be responsible for supervising student workers.
Incumbent will have contact with the supervisor, co-workers, media technology specialist, students, school staff, mentors, volunteers, and possible parents and/or the general public to exchange information and provide assistance. This position may also involve contact with sales representatives and service technicians regarding orders and other requests.
Duty Days: 218
Pay Grade: CT3
Starting Salary: $13.09/Hr
Comprehensive Benefits Package
Employee Discount Program
Closing Date: Until Filled
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Library Assistant Intern
Bain & Company is the management consulting firm that the world's business leaders come to when they want results. Bain advises clients on strategy, operations, information technology, organization, private equity, digital transformation and strategy, and mergers and acquisition, developing practical insights that clients act on and transferring skills that make change stick. The firm was founded in 1973 on the principle that Bain consultants measure their success by their clients' results, and Bain clients have outperformed the stock market 4 to 1. With 56 offices in 26 countries, Bain has worked with more than 4,000 major multinational, private equity and other corporations across every industry.
The Information Services/Library intern will assist the Manager and IS team with their administrative tasks. The internship provides valuable experiential learning opportunities to build the many skills that are foundational for a career in library services. Interns are full members of the team for the duration of their internship and are invited to attend regular team meetings and social events. The intern will work 20 hours per week in Bain's San Francisco office.
Administrative and Research Support
Under close supervision, supports the local IS department
Ensures invoices are paid on time for online services, books, journals, and stationery. Involves regular liaison with suppliers and the Finance Department
May manage subscription and journal acquisition for the department and consultants. Includes suggesting relevant material for purchase, placing orders, updating a subscriptions database and circulating journals
Catalogues books for Information Services, plus shelving book and magazine returns as quickly as possible to make them available for other users
Builds knowledge of basic business sources
Initiates and undertakes key project work when required such as organizing & updating the Information Services Portal
Proactively seeks opportunities to broaden and deepen skill set by participating in special projects
Provides ongoing support for basic asset-building activities including processing orders and new acquisitions, cataloging and serials check-in, end-user system updates, tracking circulation of materials from the collection and ongoing maintenance of print and other special collections
Currently working towards undergraduate or graduate degree, preferably in Library or Information Sciences
Previous work experience in administrative support, preferably in a professional environment
Attention to detail, effective time management and strong verbal skills required
Must possess an ability to learn quickly, multi-task and work independently
Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English required
Library Technician 2 - Resource Sharing
Library Technician 2 - Resource Sharing
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Months Per Year: 12
Hours Per Week: 37.5
The Lemieux Library seeks an energetic and detailed oriented person for the position of Library Technician 2 - Resource Sharing. Reporting to the Manager, Resource Sharing & Document Delivery, this position provides administrative and clerical support for interlibrary loan, Orbis Cascade Alliance Summit Borrowing and commercial document delivery services. Position will also provide support for the Circulation Department desk activities including Sundays.
Interlibrary Loan (ILL) & Summit Borrowing – Provide interlibrary loan services, including investigation and verification of both borrowing and lending requests, using OCLC WorldCat Resource Sharing and Illiad. Scan and deliver to users electronically transferred documents to and from the library using ILL software, Odyssey and document delivery purchasing from vendors.
Processes Orbis Cascade Alliance Summit borrowing and lending requests, including holds, shipment preparation and receiving, using Ex Libris Alma's patron initiated software. Updates and advises library staff, faculty or students on ILL and Summit policies, request issues, and resolutions.
Communicate effectively and work collaboratively with Circulation and Research Services staff to ensure accurate and timely delivery of resources.
Coordinate with Resource Acquisition & Management acquisition staff for ordering and invoicing of document delivery resources.
Assist in monitoring Illiad software updates and recommends customization options.
Participate in resource sharing professional development activities (OCLC webinars and training, regional resource sharing conferences, etc.)
Circulation Department -- Supports the library Circulation Department activities and services including opening the building on Sunday, staffing the circulation desk, and assisting patrons with basic information and circulation needs.
Supervision -- Assists with hiring, training, and supervision of resource sharing student employees. Recommends changes in workflow, procedures and policies. Consults with Manager and Department Director as needed.
Marginal Job Functions:
Work on special projects or library committees as assigned by supervisor in support of department and library strategic operations.
In order to serve a year round academic community, the library is open some legal or university holidays and staff may be required to work a full or partial shift on such days.
Associate's Degree and 2 or more year's previous library experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential job functions.
Knowledge of current trends in resource sharing including interlibrary loan, patron initiated borrowing, and document delivery as well as familiarity with library integrated systems, interlibrary loan or patron initiated borrowing software.
Excellent service-oriented interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to establish positive rapport with supervisor, library colleagues, university community, and vendors, as well as the staffs of borrowing and lending libraries.
Ability to prioritize and meet expected deadlines, use judgment, organizational and analytical skills for problem solving, and to seek consultation when appropriate or necessary.
Ability to do detailed work accurately and to work both independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
Ability to lift 40 pounds and push carts for various Resource Sharing responsibilities.
Previous academic library experience working in interlibrary loan or with a patron initiated borrowing system.
Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Software applications including Word and Excel
Experience using ALMA, Primo, Illiad, Odyssey, and OCLC WorldCat Resource Sharing
Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 50 acres in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. More than 7,400 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within nine schools and colleges.
U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges 2017" ranks Seattle University 8th in the West among universities that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.
In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.
Applicants are also strongly encouraged to attach an electronic cover letter and resume when applying. Persons who need assistance with the recruitment process may contact the Office of Human Resources at: 206-296-5870. Job postings are open until filled, unless otherwise specified.
Library Administrative Assistant (Administrative Assistant II)
Provides administrative assistance to the Dean of Library Information Services and other library departments. Manages library purchasing and budgets. Supports library marketing and outreach.Duties:- Maintains library correspondence and other official files and records. Creates and edits library communications.
Assists with the preparation of annual budgets and quarterly reports
Maintains and monitors library operating and endowment budgets
Orders all library supplies and assists with other purchasing as needed. Maintains library supply inventory.
Manages the library credit card
Processes invoices of all library purchases and maintains library encumbrance/expenditure records and other records associated with purchases
Communicates with vendors and suppliers of library resources in support of library purchasing
Communicates with the Accounting Department to ensure accurate records of library funds and expenditures
Maintains Friends of Carlyle Campbell Library membership roster and records
Supports all Friends activities and special projects
Maintains the Friends website
Receives, records and acknowledges gifts to the library
Supports library marketing and social media outreach
Reports building maintenance needs to campus facilities services and ensures requests are fulfilled
Manages the library Starbucks machine—maintains supplies, communicates with vendor, verifies invoices
Supervises part-time administrative assistant and library administrative office students
Provides other general library services such as: assisting library patrons with faxing; managing Scantron machine and supplies
Mastery of Microsoft Office and GSuite/Google Apps
Basic web editing
Basic social media experience
Writing and editing for correspondence and marketing
Ability to work congenially with the public, vendors, faculty, students and staff
Strong detail and organizational skills
Interacts with other library staff
Interacts with vendors
Interacts with faculty, staff in other departments
Interacts with students
Interacts with library donors and prospective donors
Interacts with members of the general public
Education & Experience:
High School diploma or equivalency with at least four years of experience in a similar position or Bachelor's degree with at least one year of experience in a similar position.
Professional experience in a library or college setting preferred
Working conditions & physical demands:
General office setting with moderate noise level
Some evening and weekend work required
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