Library Technical Assistant Job Description Sample
Library Technical Assistant
Logo Posting Number STA00599PO18 Classification Title Library Technical Assistant Internal Title Library Technical Assistant Campus Columbia 01 College/Division University Libraries Department Thomas Cooper Library Band 3 Advertised Minimum Salary $24,456 Advertised Salary Range $24,456 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule
This position will mainly be evening hours, and the successful candidate must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.
Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Other
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs.
The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.
Benefits for FTE, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Are Indicated Below
The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at uscjobs.sc.edu.Research Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding.
Benefit Eligibility Type Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) South Carolina Retirement Yes State Insurance Programs Yes Annual Leave Yes Sick Leave Yes
Advertised Job Summary
Performs paraprofessional library work relating to maintenance of circulation files. Assist users at circulation gate desks.
Provides circulation services to library users, including charging, discharging and searching for library materials. Verifies authorized users of the library, mails overdue notices and assists in the collection of overdue materials. Creates reports.
Tracks use of services. Monitors building use. Assists in supervising the work of student employees to include assigning daily duties, assisting with evaluations, and other duties related to managing student workers.
Acts in the place of the night supervisor upon their absence. This position has been designated as essential personnel during inclement/hazardous weather and other emergencies.
Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)
Bachelor's degree, or high school diploma and 4 years library experience.
Preferred Qualifications Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
Knowledge of clerical operations, processes, techniques and procedures. Knowledge of modern library organization, research methodology, and procedures.
Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy, completeness and thoroughness in work. Ability to follow systematic methods of work. Ability to assist in the supervision of others.
Hazardous weather category Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 07/05/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 05/15/2018 Job Close Date 06/28/2018 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant
Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time.
This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.
We are only accepting applications submitted before June 28, 2018
Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/31232 EEO Statement
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Do you have at least a Bachelor's degree, or high school diploma and 4 years library experience?
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Library Assistant - Technical Services (2682-183)
The Library Assistant Technical Services shall meet the qualifications for that specialty and perform essentially the same functions, within the scope of acceptable for their technical professional discipline and standard, as those required by military and/or government service technical professionals of similar experience and in similar duty assignments.
Primary/Major Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):
Provide information service such as answering questions regarding card catalogs and assists in the use of bibliographic tools, such as the Library of Congress catalog.
Perform routine cataloging of library materials, file cards in catalog drawers according to system used, answer routine inquiries, and refer persons requiring professional assistance to a Librarian.
Verifies bibliographic information on order request, maintain collection, receive collection acquisitions, or operate limited loan or reserve desk.
Required Education and Experience:
Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent.
Requires two years' experience in a library or related field. Basic computer proficiency is necessary.
Preferred Education and Experience
- AA degree desirable.
Public Service Associate - Library Technical Services
Under immediate supervision, is responsible for unpacking, preparing, delivery, filing, and sorting materials; and performs general clerical work. Exercises no supervision.
Essential Job Functions
Receives, sorts, unpacks, organizes and processes incoming deliveries from major book vendors and others.
Removes invoices from major book vendor deliveries.
Matches barcodes and receiving slips to the appropriate books. Stamps books.
Receives and organizes incoming deliveries for Central departments. Contact appropriate personnel for pick-up.
Works with other staff on postage, postal forms and other mail functions. Maintains mail and delivery logs.
Answers telephones, greets and assists Library staff.
Delivers supplies and Library materials to Central Departments.
Processes books using a variety of labels and office products.
Maintains monthly statistics.
Performs basic clerical duties.
Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent (recognized by the Texas Education Agency or a regional accrediting agency).
One (1) year of clerical experience.
If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing. Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.
Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.
- Physical requirements include frequently lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds; visual acuity, speech, and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate basic office equipment. Subject to walking, sitting, standing, reaching, twisting, and kneeling to perform the essential functions. Working conditions are in an office environment.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of general office procedures.
Knowledge of mailroom procedures and postal regulations.
Knowledge of basic accounting skills.
Skill in utilizing a personal computer and associated software programs (including postal and microfilm equipment.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, clients, management, and the general public.
Ability to learn building codes, policies, and ordinances.
Ability to reference and interpret postal regulations and services.
Ability to follow directions and work cooperatively with others.
Ability to perform all the physical requirements of the job.
Statewide Library Resources Technical Support
The Montana State Library seeks an empathetic, self-motivated, and experienced technical support person who enjoys public service and has a strong customer service outlook. This position is responsible for providing technical support for statewide projects staff and for assisting librarians with basic technical support questions for the Montana Memory Project, Montana Library 2 Go, and OCLC. This position will also assist other state library staff by running Access queries to retrieve information from the library directory as well as assisting another staff member with the public library statistics process.
Why work for the State Library?
Expand the power of your work. You can make a difference for libraries across the state.
Develop lifelong friendships with your peers and librarians around the state. You'll work with friendly people both at the State Library and within the Montana library community.
Work in a fairly autonomous environment. We work together on the why and the what, but you have a lot of control over how your work is done.
Statewide work builds your skillset. You'll work with different groups of people, different cultures, and different skills and viewpoints.
Along with your application, please submit a résumé and a cover letter. In the cover letter, please describe your experience with providing technical support and using Access to create forms, queries, and manage data.
Applications must be received by May 6, 2018 to be considered for the first round of screenings. If a suitable candidate is found in that screening, no further consideration will be made of applications received after that date.
Please note that MSL is not able to sponsor a visa at this time so all candidates must be eligible to work in the United States on a permanent basis when they apply.
The position provides technical support for librarians for the Montana Memory Project, Montana Library 2 Go, and OCLC as well as other statewide projects. The job involves working with different software packages to answer questions from librarians.
The job also entails working extensively with Access to run queries and manage data the State Library collects. This position will also update webpages for statewide projects. The work requires a strong understanding of Access and Excel as well as a willingness to learn the software packages used by various statewide projects. An understanding of HTML and CSS will assist the successful candidate with managing the web duties.
The ability to communicate technical issues in an often non-technical and consistently supportive manner. The ability to be flexible due to stressful situations.
A willingness to learn new software. Skill in operating personal computers including electronic mail, word processing, spreadsheets, databases and web applications is needed. Familiarity with libraries is preferred.
At least 2 years job-related college training and at least 1-year job-related work experience. A bachelor's degree or equivalent work-related experience is preferred.
Technical Services Library Associate (Part Time)
Job Posting Title:Technical Services Library Associate (part time)
Position Type:Other Academic
- Library (Corrie Sue Hess (00003544))
Work Location:LSU - Baton Rouge
Pay Grade:Other Academic
Under the general supervision of the Library Director, the Technical Services Associate is responsible for providing specialized services related to the Library's technical services area. The associate is responsible for the maintenance and access of the library's electronic resources, the journal renewal process, and keeping accurate serial holdings in the appropriate Library software system. In addition, the associate performs reference and circulation assistance at the Library front desk during the week that may include one evening per week and one Sunday per month.
Performs the day-to-day operations of the Technical Services Department. Resolves electronic access problems of library resources. Oversees the journal renewal process by collecting and analyzing usage statistics of electronic resources. Maintains the online catalog of electronic resources. Contributes to and participates in other dally functions of the Library as assigned by the Library Director.
Staffs the Circulation Desk as needed to provide circulation and reference service to patrons; may include one night and/or weekend. Participates in library outreach and promotion events.
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's Degree and at least one year of related experience searching databases such as PubMed and Web of Science.
Ideal candidates will have a working knowledge of Excel and Word and comfort using technology.
Experience using Sirsi Dynix Workflows and OCLC systems.
Special or Physical Qualifications
Required to work one evening per week and one Sunday per month.
Additional Job Description:
Special Instructions:Please provide your resume and three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address. A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire.
Posting Date:May 17, 2018
Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):May 31, 2018
Additional Position Information:
- An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.
- LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!
Essential Position (Y/N):No
LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.
HCM Contact Information:
Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu
(Usa-Ca-Mountain View) Library Partner Manager, Digitization Services, Google Technical Services
The Google Technical Services Consumers team is on a mission to delight the hundreds of millions of consumers who rely on our flagship products like Gmail, Android, Chrome and Google Play. We’re an operational team that focuses on delivering excellent customer care and being there for consumers when they need us most. Our team engages consumers across the globe through our online resources and communities, social outreach, and 1:1 care. We represent the voice of the consumer and work closely with cross-functional partners across Google to make our products and policies better. We're looking for people with excellent analytical and communication skills who are passionate about the consumer and helping them get the most out of Google.
The Digitization Services team will provide partner management services, subject matter expertise and management of various digitization operations in support of multiple Google product areas. We support innovative products like Google Books and other scanning initiatives for Google Arts & Culture, YouTube and others. Our team works with a multitude of internal and external partners to create assets that users can interact with on various Google properties. You will find meaning in being a critical link between Google and large international libraries that provide us with the millions of books we need to provide access to human knowledge to our users.
Google Technical Services is a global support and operations team, with a mission to delight our customers with care so good, it’s got to be Google. Our team is the face of Google to most of our customers, and we want their Google support experience to set new standards, just like Google’s products do. Our team cares for customers by solving problems and scaling solutions, incubating new Google products, and sharing user feedback with internal teams to influence product development. We support a wide variety of products, from Ads to Project Fi and just about everything in between, and our customers include advertisers, consumers, partners, publishers, retailers, and our own Sales Googlers.
Work with libraries to ensure their comfort and participation with the Google Books library project; lead periodic, scheduled calls to ensure that projects are on track and to raise concerns as they come up.
Advocate on behalf of libraries to Google and on behalf of Google to libraries; connect library partners to other groups/project teams at Google as appropriate.
Act as main point of contact for issues relating to the library scanning project and other partnerships.
Troubleshoot issues ranging from book acquisition to return and display of digitized objects, file bug reports and work with the engineering and support teams to resolve them.
Work to build a complete understanding of the entire Google Books process. From a technical, operations, and partnerships perspective; develop deep area expertise across all aspects of the project.
Bachelor's degree in a technical, humanities background or equivalent practical experience.
Experience in library science; cataloging, library policy, procedures and terminology.
Experience working with clients via phone/email.
Ability to travel as required by role.
Master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent practical experience.
Technical/coding experience (Python, shell script, MySQL).
Understanding of U.S. and international copyright law.
Good communication and presentation skills.
At Google, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
To all recruitment agencies: Google does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Google employees or any other company location. Google is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
Library Technician Iii: Technical Services @ UNC
The University of Northern Colorado is located in Greeley, Colorado, population over 100,000, an hour's drive north of Denver, and within driving distance of the Rocky Mountains. UNC has an enrollment of over 12,000 students who attend classes on the 250-acre campus, and is large enough to provide true University opportunities, and small enough to treat students and employees as individuals. State classified employee benefits include medical, dental, life, flexible spending, PERA retirement, and tuition waiver for employees and dependents.
Description of Job
- THIS POSITION IS ONLY OPEN TO CURRENT COLORADO RESIDENTS.
ALL RELATED JOB EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION MUST BE INCLUDED IN YOUR APPLICATION MATERIALS AND NO INFERENCES WILL BE MADE. PLEASE BE DETAILED WITH YOUR APPLICATION.
Collects and organizes usage data from library electronic resources by applying knowledge of vendor systems, international standards for data usage, and vendor practices for reporting usage.
Ensures library data is correct by applying knowledge of the Innovative Interfaces library system, Serials Solutions knowledgebase, OCLC Connexion and other sources.
Documents serial title and order changes in various library systems.
Analyzes usage data on a regular schedule to identify trends and produces reports to inform decisions made by subject librarians about the University Libraries collections.
Ensures purchased ebooks are ready for cataloging and public use.
Maintains accurate online public holdings information for electronic resources by preparing and loading large files of bibliographic and coverage data from Serials Solutions into the Innovative Interfaces Electronic Resources Management system (ERM).
Ensures correct information is displayed to researchers by coordinating the proactive checking of holdings information for electronic journals.
Downloads the reports from the coverage load process for further analysis.
Maintains accurate resource and license records in the ERM for the management of electronic resources by regularly comparing information in the Innovative system with information in the Serials Solutions knowledgebase and paper files.
Facilitates the management of electronic resources by undertaking projects to ensure codes in the ERM are current and correct.
Enters serials renewal information into vendor specific systems.
Ensures ordered serials are received through the coordination of tangible claiming.
Downloads serial government publications bibliographic records from OCLC Connexion.
Creates orders in the Innovative Interfaces system for items serial in nature.
Creates metadata for electronic archival materials as a part of University Libraries digitization initiatives.
Enhances access to library electronic and tangible resources by completing special projects assigned by the Unit Manager.
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights
Three years of experience in an occupational field related to the work assigned to the position.
Appropriate education will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.
If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination.
Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.
Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at www.colorado.gov/spb.
A standard appeal form is available at: www.colorado.gov/spb. If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.
Important note: Applications are part of the selection process and will be reviewed by a Human Resource professional to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications as listed on the job announcement. Clearly document in the "Work Experience" and "Education" sections on your application any and all specialized work experience, skills, education, and accomplishments that relate to the position duties and minimum qualifications. No inferences will be made regarding your education or experience, only what is stated and provided in your application materials will be used to evaluate your qualifications.
Conditions for Employment: All potential University of Northern Colorado employees may be subject to successful completion of a background check, motor vehicle record review, ErgoMed physical, and/or a drug test.
Required Notice: In compliance with the Clery Act, the most recent University of Northern Colorado Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online and a paper copy can be requested at the UNC Police Department. This report contains crime statistics and policy statements related to safety, conduct processes and Title IX investigations.
Library Assistant I/Ii - Extra Help Library Assistant I
Examples of Duties Benefits Supplemental Questions
This recruitment is being established to obtain a current eligible list for both full time and extra help vacancies. Extra help are not entitled to county benefits and are limited to 25 hours a week. Extra Help pay rate is $15.34 per hour.
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
Provide assistance to patrons in locating materials and instructs in the use of library materials, card and on-line catalogs.
Process requests for books, or other materials through the Interlibrary Loan system.
Explain library rules and procedures.
Issue library cards.
Processes returned books.
Shelves and prepares library materials for circulation.
Search for lost or misplaced materials.
Research less complex reference questions.
Maintain records of materials overdue.
Collect fines or fees.
Organize and display material.
Create and assemble visual aids.
May plan and promote special activities and weekly programs such as story time and the summer reading program.
May conduct library tours.
Identify problems and may take action to correct or refer to superior as needed.
May train and/or direct the work of extra-help or work program participants.
Operate typewriter, microfiche, computers, and other office machines.
Utilize the computer to catalog library materials and maintain the community services information file.
Perform copy cataloging of fiction and new editions of books.
May utilize computer to make flyers, signs, holdings, lists, overbuys and letters.
May keep routine statistical data.
May train to initiate correspondence with publishers to resolve difficulties with orders or invoices.
Train/Index and maintain special collections including telephone books and documents.
May train/assist with library automation projects and the on-line cataloging of materials.
Research and assist patrons with reference questions.
May keep statistics of daily circulation and other data.
May be assigned to the Bookmobile.
Library Assistant I
Two (2) years of clerical experience, preferably including experience in library clerical work. (College course-work in Library Science or related field may substitute for the required experience on a year for year basis)
Library Assistant II
One (1) year of experience equivalent to that of a Library Assistant I in Merced County.
SOME POSITIONS IN THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS PURSUANT TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECTION 2, B.
Some positions in this classification may require possession of a valid California driver's license. Employees who drive on County business to carry out job-related duties must possess a valid California driver's license for the class of vehicle driven and meet automobile insurability requirements of the County.
Library Reference Assistant - Hirsh Health Sciences Library
Please include cover letter and resume with application.
The Hirsh Health Sciences Library provides collections and services that support the educational, research, and patient care missions of Tufts University. The Research and Instruction Services Department is a highly visible and customer service-oriented department that assists patrons in person, on the phone, and electronically with various library services and resources. Representatives of this department assist users to access services and resources and circulate materials. They provide information about the library and its policies, assist patrons in scanning and printing, give referrals when appropriate, interacting closely with other library departments. They also perform other related activities.
The Library Reference Assistant is responsible for carrying out all the daily activities of the Library Service Desk in an effective, customer-oriented and professional manner. Duties include providing service to library patrons at the Library Service Desk. These services include providing basic reference help and point-of-need consultation and instruction to users for their information access questions, assisting users with access to the physical library and accessing resources on the website, and assisting users with printing and scanning. Interactions with patrons occur in person and electronically.
The person in this position will also use the circulation module of the University Library's integrated library system to circulate material, create and maintain patron records, and create and maintain reserve lists. They will also create and maintain the reserves collection by contacting faculty on a regular basis, and coordinating with library staff as needed for ordering new materials and processing existing materials.
Responsibilities also include interpreting and applying library policies as appropriate, accurately referring users to appropriate staff members when needed for additional information, reference or technical questions. Staff use Qualtrics to create and run surveys for the library, some on a daily basis.
Additionally, this position will be on library and university committees as assigned, including the Library PR Team,backup on the University Library's Circulation and Reserves Team . This position is in the sole full time staff member on Saturdays. Other duties as assigned
This position offers many opportunities to develop skills necessary to a career in academic librarianship.
1-3 years' experience.
BS or BA.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, and use of an automated integrated library system.
Demonstrated problem solving skills, ability to interact and work with a diverse user group, outstanding customer service skills, excellent communication skills.
Experience in an academic or special library environment with knowledge of Ex Libris Alma/Primo/Leganto preferred.
Very strong verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated high level of good judgment, analytical and problem-solving skills.
Familiarity with emerging technologies and related skills.
Must be helpful and approachable.
Ability to work collaboratively in a team and independently.
Exhibit enthusiasm and initiative, and the ability to prioritize diverse responsibilities and meet deadlines.
Good organizational skills.
Ability to meet and exceed customer needs and expectations. Interest in pursuing academic library degree.
Special Work Schedule Requirements:
Monday , Tuesday (or Wednesday), Thursday, Friday 7:30 - 3:30, Saturday 10 - 6.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.
Manager, Library Technical Systems
ACCESS, COMPETENCY ENGAGEMENT (ACE)
235 work days
Salary Range: $69,977-$89,219
Essential Functions and Objectives:
Responsible for product development strategy and implementation of the Integrated Library System, the ETLS website and related products and processes that facilitate access to and 21st century skills/experiences for our students through library services' resources such as school library print books, eBooks, databases, OER, central Library Services collections and curriculum fulfillment. Lead the Library Services Technical Team by modeling excellent customer service, setting clear expectations, minimizing roadblocks, prioritizing appropriate workflows and managing workloads. Align people and resources to achieve results related to Library Services' vision and mission.
- Demonstrates a personal commitment to change management practices, continuous improvement and customer service as measured by team's LIFT performance, workgroup performance statistics and customer service feedback.
- Sets clear, measurable, annual team goals aligned to department and district strategic plan. Follows research and industry trends in libraries, learning and technology with team in order to recommend and implement enhancements to the library system and library technical services.
- Delivers results through effectively designing and managing workflow and resources of the team, including the Client Technologies Specialist, Web Developer, Library Technologists and Textbook Coordinator. Leads professional learning and marketing efforts to ensure educational community leverages technical services to engage students and positively impact their achievement and college/career readiness. Serve as a cataloging resource and perform cataloging duties as needed.
- Improves team performance through coaching, formal and informal feedback and evaluation cycles, training and stretch opportunities. Builds a high performing team that demonstrates common purpose, achievement of goals and mutual accountability including interviewing, hiring, and training as needed. Empowers and enables direct reports to work at their level. Demonstrates visbility, optimism and accessibility to team members.
Designs and manages technical services to promote and ensure equity for all students, teachers, staff and families. Communicates effectively in order to build collaborative, productive relationships with vendors, across ETLS, central departments (especially our Department of Technical Services), schools, staff, and community partners that move forward department and district goals.
Other Duties as assigned
3+ years in Library Administration, including the management of an integrated library system and cataloging.
One year of supervisory experience over library or technical staff preferred.
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, including the ability to lead a high-performing team.
Superior leadership, coaching and mentoring skills.
Ability to communicate diplomatically, persuasively, effective oral, written and presentation skills.
Experience identifying, analyzing and addressing acquisitions and cataloging problems and trends in a timely, efficient manner.
Ability to set goals, work independently and drive results.
Self-starter/leader who can anticipate department needs in a proactive (versus, reactive) manner.
Experience working with adult learners and providing differentiated professional development opportunities.
Working knowledge of US MARC, AACR2, RDA, LC Subject Headings, Dewey Decimal classification and original cataloging, including experience in non-English materials.
Has an understanding and appreciation for diversity.
Strong understanding and experience using Google Apps, Chrome Apps and browsers, and other web 2.0 software applications.
Thorough knowledge of online integrated library systems (preferably school library systems), bibliographic utilities (OCLC), databases, eBooks (especially Overdrive) and networks.
Thorough knowledge of online integrated library systems (preferably Innovative Interfaces), bibliographic utilities (OCLC) and networks.
Master's Degree preferred, Masters in Library Science preferred.
About Denver Public Schools:
Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.
Under the leadership of Superintendent Tom Boasberg and guided by the tenets of The Denver Plan, DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the statein terms of student academic growth. Learn more at dpsk12.org.
Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.
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