Library Technical Assistant Job Description Sample
Library Circulation Assistant - Part Time - Springfield Technical Community College
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
The STCC Library is well known among colleagues and students for our strength in support of student learning and of student success. This position maintains all functions of the Circulation desk. The staff is a team of individuals who all contribute to the library's goals.
REPORTS TO: Dean of Library
Maintain all functions of the Circulation desk, including;
Patron registration, checking out, renewing and checking in library materials,
Assisting with the Reserve collection, AV equipment, photocopier, fax, and data entry.
Assist patron's directional needs in regard to the library and campus, answer telephones, organize, reshelf, and maintain the security of library materials.
Uphold library policies and protect patron confidentiality
AA Degree or related customer service experience required, experience with C/W MARS preferred.
Candidate must be able to work on a diverse college campus.
Be able to communicate effectively on a professional level both in writing and orally.
Must be able to prioritize projects and meet deadlines.
Acknowledge learning style differences.
Must be a team player; and possess strong team communication skills.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work involves use of computer keyboards requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity. Balancing, crouching, grasping, pulling, reaching and stooping may also be required.
SALARY: $13.00 per hour
GRANT FUNDED: No
WORK SCHEDULE: Monday
7:30p.m. and Saturday 10:00a.m.
18.5 hours per week. No benefits
CLOSING DATE: February 26, 2019
STCC conducts a pre-employment screening on specified positions, which may include, but is not limited to, a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) and/or Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. Finalist(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment screening as a condition of employment.
APPLY TO: All applicants must apply online at www.stcc.edu
POLICY STATEMENT ON AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY & DIVERSITY
The Board of Higher Education and the Boards of Trustees of the Community Colleges maintain and promote a policy of non-discrimination on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information maternity leave, military service and national origin ("protected class(s)/classification(s)." Further, this policy prohibits retaliation and incorporates by reference, and where applicable, the requirements of Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1968; Titles I and II of the Civil Rights Act of 1991; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its regulations found at 34 C.F.R. part 106; Equal Pay Act of 1963; Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1988; Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; Section 402 of the Vietnam-era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA); Age Discrimination Act of 1975; Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended; Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993; Federal Executive Order 11246 of 1965, as amended by Executive Order 11375 of 1967; Federal Executive Order 12900 of 1994; Federal Executive Order 13145 of 2000; Federal Executive Order 13160 of 2000; Federal Executive Order 13166 of 2000; Massachusetts Civil Rights Act; Massachusetts General Laws Chapters 151B, 151C, and Chapter 149; directives of the BHE, the Boards of Trustees of the Community Colleges and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; and other applicable local, state and federal constitutions, statutes, regulations and executive orders.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT- STCC's personnel and academic decisions, programs and policies are formulated and conducted in a manner which will ensure equal access for all people and prevent discrimination. As part of this effort, a College will ensure that employment and academic decisions, programs and policies will be based solely on the individual eligibility, merit or fitness of applicants, employees and students without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status, military service, gender identity, genetic information, sexual orientation or political or union affiliation.
About Georgian Court University:
Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a leading regional university that provides a transformative education, preparing students for ethical leadership and service in the Catholic Mercy tradition. GCU's strong liberal arts core and its special concern for women create an environment that supports diversity and academic excellence. Anchored by the Mercy core values of respect, integrity, compassion, service, and justice, Georgian Court serves nearly 2,500 students of all faiths and backgrounds in upward of 30 undergraduate and 10 graduate programs.
The university, which was founded over a century ago as a women's college, became a fully coeducational university in 2013. Women and men attend classes on the GCU main campus in Lakewood, N.J., on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, which is also a National Historic Landmark. Courses are also taught online and at several other locations in New Jersey.
Working as a member of the Technical Services Team in an evolving, dynamic environment this full-time, 35 hour per week position is responsible for coordinating the daily operations of receiving library collection materials including electronic resources; working with vendors and University staff to resolve complex order and payment problems; managing invoices, maintaining financial records, creating assessment reports of financial activity, and participating in other library projects. Reports to the Technical Services Coordinator.
Receive all purchased library materials by updating and verifying records in OCLC WMS; prepare materials for cataloging; communicate with vendors to resolve order and payment problems.
Generate, monitor and dispatch vendor invoices using desktop applications and OCLC WMS to ensure accountability; expedite payment according to vendor and university schedules.
Create, compile and disseminate assessment reports using OCLC WMS, vendor websites and desktop applications to monitor firm, standing order and electronic resources fulfillment and ensure library funds are properly utilized.
Provide weekly circulation desk services to campus community.
Participate in other activities as assigned, including but not limited to: processing and repair of library materials, book sale, inventory, library showcase displays, and special projects.
Integrate the core values of respect, integrity, compassion, justice and service in all aspects of interaction.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Technical Services Coordinator, librarians, or Director of Library Services.
High school diploma (some college preferred)
Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as math skills.
Excellent computer skills including experience using Microsoft Office Word and Excel.
2 to 3 years accounts payable/receivable experience preferred.
Strong interpersonal skills, including a professional telephone manner, email etiquette, with the ability to diplomatically interact with vendors, staff, and faculty.
Flexible with effective time management skills and ability to prioritize projects and deadlines.
Highly organized with attention to detail and disciplined follow-up skills.
Experience working with an integrated library system preferred.
Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team-based environment.
Ability to lift 25 pounds and push a 50 pound book truck.
Applicants interested in applying MUST submit the following documents via online:
Contact information for three professional references
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Library Assistant - Culture And History - Kanawha Co.
Nature of Work
Department of Arts, Culture and History - Kanawha Co. Under general direction of the Director of Archives and History, the Library Assistant will inform and guide patrons in complying with archives library security and preservation rules and policies in order to maintain the security and preservation of the library's collections.
Candidate will provide customer service to patrons by photocopying items and collecting payment for photocopies and other items sold by the library, and by providing guidance and assistance to library patrons engaged in genealogical or historical research. Candidate opens the library reading room to the public and closes the reading room at a designated time each day; greets, enforces security and preservation rules, policies and procedures; observes patrons using the library. Candidate provides guidance and assistance to patrons engaged in historical genealogical research by telephone, email and in person, or refers patrons to proper staff specialist.
Candidate collects and records payment of statutory fees for specific documents; and collects and records payment for items sold by the library. Payments may be made by cash, check or credit/debit card; assist with clerical aspects of library operations, library cataloging and processing of collections; maintain adequate supply of library forms, handouts, pencils. Duties in the library reading room including filling the photocopier toner as needed.
A successful criminal background check may be a condition of employment. Performs additional duties as assigned.
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Training: Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
Substitution: Full-time or equivalent part-time paid or volunteer experience in technical or general library work may substitute for the above training on a year-for-year basis.
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Administrative And Library Purchasing Assistant
About Curry College:
Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution located on a wooded 131-acre campus in Milton, MA just seven miles from downtown Boston. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), Curry College offers 27 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as four graduate programs.
Curry College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in every aspect of its operations. The College values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from a variety of backgrounds.
Under the direction of the Levin Library Director, the Administrative and Library Purchasing Assistant is responsible for the coordination of overall office support functions of the Levin Library. The Administrative and Library Purchasing Assistant is also responsible for coordinating library materials and supplies purchasing, book and electronic acquisitions (including ordering, receiving, and updating orders in the Banner system), as well as communicating with vendors on a variety of products and services.
Establish and sustain positive and productive working relationships across college departments to further library goals and institutional goals.
Serve as the general coordinator for events and assist with event planning and execution; including but not limited to: room reservations, catering coordination, coordinate with Institutional Advancement on invitation publication / dissemination, publicity, track RSVPs for Library events and conferences, and aid with planning the Library Retreat.
Provide general administrative support including but not limited to; responding to phone inquiries; recording, disseminating and archive library departmental and collection management meeting minutes; maintain library conference room and other library teaching space reservation requests. Maintain Levin Library calendar and library faculty and staff Vacation/Time Off records in Outlook and Excel, respectively.
Assist with Survey construction, dissemination, and data collection utilizing programs such as Qualtrics, as requested.
Generate reports, correspondence and forms of a confidential nature using PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
Coordinate the general care and maintenance on office equipment such as multi-function printers, computers, and telephones.
Coordinate with various departments (Buildings and Grounds, Finance, Provost's office) regarding floor plan design and layout, furniture inventory and design as necessary.
Coordinate, complete or assist with all departmental mailings handled both internally and externally (mail merge of letters, printing, stuffing, mailing, etc.)
Budget Preparation and Assessment:
Assist Library Director in preparation and maintenance of Operating and Capital Budget by maintaining timely, accurate records of utilization for the department.
Monitor budget balance in Banner, and provide updates as requested.
Assists library staff with budget related inquiries.
Reconciles Banner entries with expenditure spreadsheets.
Conduct a Year End reconciliation of the budget.
Purchasing / Acquisitions:
Gain working knowledge of library resource purchasing workflow in relation to library and enterprise management systems, and external vendors.
Support librarians with purchase requests / orders and communication with vendors. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to preparation and processing of all purchase requisitions, and placing orders with vendor once a purchase order has been assigned by Finance.
Maintain accurate records of all shipments and deliveries. Responsibilities include maintaining a log of all orders and deliveries in Banner as shipments arrive, as well as tracking order and delivery details on expenditure spreadsheets, and submitting invoice to Finance for payment.
Collaborate with the Collection Management Group to create and build efficient workflow recommendations and procedures. This includes but is not limited to; attending monthly meetings to assist librarians with budget-related inquiries and present encumbered totals to the group as well as preparing reports to Collection Manager the percentage of budget spent by December 1 and February 1.
Inventory and order office and event supplies, and equipment for the Department as needed.
Complete acquisitions processing, including but not limited to, electronic subscription renewal records in Alma, the library management system. Aid in the development of a sustainable workflow which integrates information from both paper records and different share drive folders
Serve as liaison to both internal and external contacts. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to; coordinating book orders and other library materials through YBP and various individual publishers, resolving both internal and external inquiries, requesting quotes from vendors, and communicating with Vendors / Librarians regarding late / missing items.
Maintain, and keep current, invoices, vendor contact info, statistics, and related acquisitions documentation in Alma.
Aid librarians in resource evaluation by retrieving and curating usage statistics reports from vendors, aggregating faculty feedback on relevance to current curriculum gathered by librarian liaisons, and other determinants of cost effectiveness including cost per usage/FTE.
Assist Library Tech team with periodic data management projects involving vendors and technical infrastructure, such as usage evidenced through Alma, to enable the library to know more about its functions and services and their use by the Curry community.
Respect and maintain confidentiality, parameters of operation, professional protocols, and individual privacy.
Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director.
Bachelor's degree in a related field.
A minimum of two to five years office administration experience with knowledge of accounting concepts, acquisition activities, and library functions.
Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact with a variety of individuals.
Demonstrable computing skills and efficiency utilizing complex computing applications on the systems and programs of College's choice; currently by way of example, Microsoft Office Suite. Able to learn new technology.
Ability to follow-up, follow-through, multi-task, set priorities and adhere to deadlines.
- Experience with and interest in libraries and library processes and services highly desired.
- A minimum of two to five years of office administration experience, preferably in a college setting with proven technical abilities across a variety or complex software systems, relational databases, and web-based programs. Banner a Plus.
At the College's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the College, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.
Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.
Curry College is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity in the workplace.
Please apply online at http://www.curry.edu/about-curry/employment/job-opportunities.html for consideration. Interested Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references including complete contact information and professional titles.
Access & Library Services Assistant
Position SummaryThe Access and Library Services Assistant provides support for a variety of activities in Access and Delivery Services, with a primary focus on Perkins Service Desk operations. The Access and Library Services Assistant acts as rotational support to various groups within the department as operational demands require.
Position works a regular first shift schedule of Tuesday through Saturday throughout the year with possible flexibility during the summer.ResponsibilitiesPerkins Service Desk
Provides outstanding customer service as part of regular desk staff rotation, including providing direction to student staff and assistance to RIS staff. Coordinates and supervises work assignments for student staff to ensure that tasks are allocated equitably and completed accurately.
Assists patrons, student staff, and full-time staff with questions concerning requesting, retrieval, and delivery of materials and services. Assists patrons in locating library materials and using library equipment.
Triages and responds to patron queries both in person and using various communication tools (e.g. phone, chat, email). Communicates with patrons and staff about Service Desk policies and procedures.
Acts as primary assistant for training and supervision of service desk staff; assists Coordinator, Access and Library Services with recruiting and onboarding of new student staff throughout the year. Imparts customer-focused service orientation to student workers. Acts as backup/secondary coverage for desk scheduling, timecard processing, and communication with Service Desk staff.
Assists with Library service evaluation and outreach efforts through the year, including data collection, patron outreach efforts, and escalating issues to supervisor or department head as appropriate.
Acts as a first contact and problem solver for basic IT and facilities issues, including monitoring the functionality of equipment and signage and escalating as appropriate. Assists with software testing and evaluation.
Provides general research consultation and informational assistance to library patrons both in person and using various communication tools (e.g. phone, chat, email).
Carries out special projects and other duties as assigned.
Support for other Access and Delivery Services Units
Provides support to the Circulation section, including processing materials, assisting with course reserves and periodicals, and other related duties as needed.
Provides support to the Interlibrary Request section, including processing requests and materials for lending, borrowing, and document delivery, and other related duties as needed.
Provides support to the Stacks Maintenance section, including work on unit projects, search support and shelving, and other related duties as needed.
Takes part in projects and teams that support the broader mission of Access and Delivery Services and Duke Libraries as a whole.
- Supervises student employees on Saturdays.
QualificationsIt is the expectation that all Duke University Libraries staff members will demonstrate exceptional workplace behaviors in the execution of their specific position responsibilities. These behaviors are customer focus, collaboration, creative problem solving, continuous learning and a commitment to diversity.
Required: Two years post-secondary education or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
Required: One year of library experience or other relevant experience that provides specialized knowledge of library systems and procedures or similar systems and procedures; excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; ability to work independently and as a member of a team; demonstrated proficiency using computer-based technology and the ability to adapt to new technologies; ability to effectively organize and prioritize daily work; demonstrated commitment to providing outstanding customer service; demonstrated cultural competency working with a diverse patron community.
Preferred: Prior experience working in an academic research library; working knowledge of an integrated library system or library management system; experience managing, training or working with student employees. Working Conditions
Must be able to lift 40 pounds and unpack, shelve and shift large quantities of library materials
Must be able to work in an environment in which exposure to materials containing dust and mold is possible
Frequent bending, crouching, stooping
Normal office environment
These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.
Salary and Benefits
$15.91 per hour (minimum). Comprehensive benefits package upon eligibility includes vacation, 13 holidays, sick leave, health, dental, disability, life insurance, educational assistance, and tuition grants.
Since its founding in 1924, Duke University has grown into one of the most prestigious private universities in the world and its medical center ranks annually among the top in the nation. The Duke University Libraries are the shared center of the university's intellectual life, connecting people and ideas. The Libraries consist of the Perkins Library, Bostock Library, Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Lilly Library, and Music Library, and the library at the Duke Marine Laboratory in Beaufort. Duke's library holdings of 6.2 million volumes are among the largest of private universities in the United States.
Duke is a diverse community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness, and respect for all people. As part of this commitment, we actively value diversity in our workplace and learning environments as we seek to take advantage of the rich backgrounds and abilities of everyone. We believe that when we understand, celebrate, and tap into our uniqueness to creatively solve problems and address shared goals, our possibilities are limitless. Duke University Libraries value diversity of thought, perspective, experience, and background and are actively committed to a culture of inclusion and respect.
Duke offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes both traditional benefits such as health insurance, leave time and retirement, as well as wide ranging work/life and cultural benefits. Details can be found at: http://www.hr.duke.edu/benefits/index.php.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An electronic resume, cover letter, and list of references should be submitted at: http://www.hr.duke.edu/jobs/main.html.
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, genderidentity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robustexchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity ofour perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achievethis exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feelsecure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals arerespected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our communityhave a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
Required: Two years post-secondary education or equivalent combinationof relevant education and experience.
Required: Requires one year of library experience to obtain aspecialized knowledge of library systems and procedures; excellentinterpersonal, oral and written communication skills; able to workindependently and as a member of a team; demonstrated proficiency usingcomputer based technology and ability to adapt to new technologies;ability to effectively organize and prioritize daily work; demonstratedcommitment to providing outstanding customer services.Preferred: Prior experience working in an academic research libraryOR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Library Assistant (2018-2019 School Year)
Assists the Librarian in the overall management of a Library. Ensures appropriate library materials are available to students and staff. Communicates verbally, in writing and on the computer.
High School Diploma or G.E.D.
Completion of an AZ Dept. of Education-approved Academic Assessment Test.
Associate's Degree (or higher degree),
Two-years (60 Semester-Hour credits) of study at an institute of higher learning
Copy of diploma, transcripts or test results must be submitted at time of application.
Two years of general office and/or library work experience.
Verbal & written communication skills in English and a demonstrated ability to read and comprehend written/graphic and oral instructions.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS AFTER HIRE
FBI fingerprint background check (at employee's expense).
Proof of immunity to rubeola (measles) and rubella (German measles), or proof of MMR immunization.
2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR
LOCATION - Gridley Middle School - Broadway & Harrison Area
WCL - Grade 4
$11.00 per hour
1.0 FTE - 8 hours per day
9 month position
Positions less than 30 hours per week are not eligible for district benefits.
Tucson Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination based on disability, race, color, religion/religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin.
Library Information Assistant
The American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA), with campuses in Los Angeles and New York City, is one of the foremost post-secondary performing arts schools in the country. AMDA NY offers two-year conservatory programs.
We are currently looking for a Part-Time Library Information Assistant to join our Library team. The successful Library Information Assistant will demonstrate an in-depth knowledge performing arts material and practices; a confident, flexible and collaborative leadership style; excellent communication skills; and a commitment to providing outstanding customer service. The successful candidate will also demonstrate problem solving skills and a keen attention to detail.
Under the general supervision of the Library Management Team, a Library Information Assistant:
Independently supervises and coordinates daily operations of the AMDA Performing Arts Library; including opening/closing procedures, circulation of materials, and technology and supply upkeep
Provides assistance to library users and answers circulation questions by using library resources
Enters and retrieves data of patron records and material searches in the catalog and payment systems.
Creates and maintains patron records as well as resolving problems with patron records.
Explains and enforces library policies and procedures to AMDA community while supporting the objectives of the library staff, especially during special event activities including Showcase Auditions, Orientation, Information Literacy classes, etc.
Provides friendly, welcoming introduction of the library space and services to all guests of the library including prospective students, tour groups, families, returning alumni, and all current students, faculty and staff.
Functions as shift supervisor and leader on duty to coach and motivate student workers; holds self and others accountable to high performance standards.
Provides constructive feedback to student workers on work performance and behavior, when necessary.
Provides project information to current students for assignments such as the second semester Golden Age Project
Takes on additional projects and duties as needed
Is responsible for the library facility and operations in the absence of the Library Management Team.
Library Operation Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 9:00 am – 9:30 pm
Friday: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday: 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Library shift schedule comes out every week, and is generally very flexible with the following restrictions:
Must provide a flexible schedule (at least 15hrs/wk) to include day, night, and weekend availability
Every 5 weeks, must provide Mon-Thurs 5pm – 11:30pm availability plus any additional hours
Performing arts knowledge, including but not limited to musical theatre, drama, and dance subject matter.
Bachelor's degree or any combination of education and experience equivalent to an Associate's degree preferred.
Knowledge of standard library services, practices, and methods.
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills as well as successfully demonstrated public service experience with the ability to work well under pressure.
Strong organization and problem-solving skills, including the ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
Strong computer and technology skills, including Microsoft Office, online searching, and library resources.
AMDA is proud to be an EOE M/F/D/V
Assistant Professor, Library -Discovery And Metadata Librarian
About Curry College:
Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution located on a wooded 131-acre campus in Milton, MA just seven miles from downtown Boston. Accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE, formerly NEASC), Curry College offers 27 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as four graduate programs.
Curry College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in every aspect of its operations. The College values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from a variety of backgrounds.
Levin Library at Curry College seeks a skilled, experienced, and innovative librarian for a full-time faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level. The librarian in this position will lead the library's efforts towards aiding students' seamless discovery of community resources and the continuous improvement of the user experience.
The Discovery and Metadata Librarian will lead a team in addressing aspects of discovery including cataloging, metadata, access, problem resolution, and evaluation of the user experience. Since discovery is a constantly evolving process, this person is also responsible for monitoring trends and best practices in resource description formats and linked data. As a member of the library faculty, the librarian will demonstrate not only content expertise relevant to this position but also understanding of interrelationships within the library unit's work and its relevance to institutional goals. Furthermore, the discovery and metadata librarian will analyze and employ data to support and inform library practice.
The individual engaged in this position will work collaboratively to develop and assess efficient workflows for the enhancement of library discovery services. By advancing the discovery infrastructure and capability, and thereby supporting the curriculum, the librarian in this role supports the library's commitment to student learning and success.
Essential Functions and
Establish processes and structures to ensure the reliability and integration of the library's discovery systems that allow the library to select, acquire, preserve and provide access to the full spectrum of research materials.
Take responsibility for discovery systems quality, and explore and integrate appropriate emerging standards and practices.
Supervise the work of 1.4 FTE cataloging and metadata staff.
Lead the library's discovery team and advise on library website usability.
Participate on faculty and college-wide committees.
Serve as library liaison to assigned academic department(s).
Provide information literacy instruction to classes within general education and the disciplines, and serve on the library information literacy instruction team.
Master's in Library & Information Science (MLIS) from an ALA accredited Program.
A minimum of 2 years professional experience in an academic or research library setting.
Competency in original cataloging, including current and emerging resource description and taxonomy formats, and ability to apply them in academic library settings to a variety of resource types.
Knowledge of and experience with library management systems such as ExLibris Alma/Primo.
Information literacy teaching experience at the general undergraduate level and/or at the graduate level.
Excellent writing and communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative academic library environment.
Experience with learning management systems such as Blackboard.
Ability to represent library and college in professional and community settings.
Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.
Curry College is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity in the workplace.
Please apply online at https://www.curry.edu/about-us/community-resources/employment/job-opportunities for consideration. Interested applicants must submit curriculum vitae, cover letter including a description of your teaching philosophy, a statement of contributions to diversity (statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity and/or service), and a copy of your unofficial transcript (an official transcript will be required upon acceptance of an offer of employment) and a list of three professional references including complete contact information and professional titles.
Library Assistant II (Part Time)
The Pubic Library of Johnston County and Smithfield has an immediate opening for a part time Library Assistant II in the Reference Department. Work schedule as follows: 17 hours per week: Tuesday 12-5 pm; Thursday 8:30-11:30 am; Friday 12-4 pm; and Saturday 12-5 pm.
Duties and Responsibilities
Work involves locating information for patrons through use of the catalog, Internet, reference materials, or other sources available. Duties include shelving books in the library and customer service at the Reference and Circulation Desks.
Knowledge of common computer software is required to aid patrons in the public computer lab. Aid patrons in selection of library books, reference materials, and other .special materials. Answer common computer questions in the Computer Lab.
Provide readers' advisory tasks. Use computer software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point. Work at the Circulation and Reference Desks as scheduled/needed.
Shelve materials in various parts of the collection. Perform other duties as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment. Knowledge of basic library methods of operation, techniques, and procedures.
Thorough knowledge of, or ability to learn, the Dewey Decimal System. Computer proficiency. Good customer service skills.
Good oral and written communication skills. Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions. Ability to stimulate patron interest and encourage participation in reading and other library activities.
Ability to deal tactfully with civic groups, parents, children, teens, and the general public. Willingness to interact with associates and patrons in a courteous manner.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, grasp, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls.
Employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop and crouch. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and other office equipment. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Desired Education and Experience
A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Public service and library experience preferred.
Library Assistant II
About South Florida State College:
South Florida State College is an open-access, higher education institution dedicated to providing a learning-centered environment through quality programs, training, and services. Working in partnership with organizations and communities, the college provides leadership and a comprehensive range of opportunities for the educational, cultural, and economic development of the service district.
SFSC is proud to be tobacco-free.
A full-time, year-round position responsible for all aspects of the Circulation Desk and related functions. Evening hours required. Typical work schedule: Monday-Thursday, 12 pm
9 pm; Friday 8 am
5 pm. Summer schedule: Monday-Thursday, 11 am
8 pm; Friday 8 am
Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensures the efficient operation of the Circulation Desk, providing excellent customer service through circulation and informational assistance to library patrons.
Provides basic reference services to library patrons.
Maintains the patron database in Aleph (the Library Management System), ensuring confidentiality of patron records, including, but not limited to the following:
a. Accessing and reviewing reports generated by Aleph, including those related to overdue fines and lost materials fees.
b. Submitting patron usage schedules and policy change requests to the Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative (FALSC).
c. Working with statistical data, reviewing and producing daily, monthly, and annual reports.
Provides oversight and maintenance of the reserve collection, and daily hold requests.
Responds to circulation issues from SFSC libraries in DeSoto, Hardee, and Lake Placid.
Instructs and assists students/patrons in the use of library technology, including but not limited to computers, scanners, printers, software, and learning management systems.
Interacts with the Cashier's Office to ensure that appropriate reports of overdue fines, lost materials fees, and system holds (Banner SOAHOLD) are processed appropriately in accordance with College procedures.
Assists in the development, implementation, and evaluation of policies and procedures for the Circulation Desk; monitors the delivery of services and recommends new procedures when needed.
Trains Circulation Desk staff, student assistants and volunteers.
Maintains currency/proficiency by participating in professional development activities.
Maintains current knowledge of the requirements and activities of the Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative (FALSC) as it pertains to SFSC.
Contributes to unit planning, assessment, and college institutional effectiveness efforts.
Acts in accordance with College policies and procedures.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Educational: Associate degree or substantial college level course work required.
Experiential: A minimum of three (3) years of library or teaching experience required. Familiarity with computerized library services strongly preferred.
Other: Ability to type proficiently and perform minimum level math required. Computer literacy, including Microsoft Office required. Ability to interpret, use, teach, and explain the use of library resources, oversee the work of others, communicate effectively orally and in writing, and interact effectively and courteously with students, faculty, staff, and the general public. Detail-oriented approach to complex tasks.
Classification: Career Service, Level III
Reports To: Librarian (10-month)
Supervises: Circulation staff, student assistants, and volunteers as assigned
Posting Date: February 14, 2019
Starting Salary Range: $21,484-$22,700 ($10.33-$10.91 per hour)
Application Deadline: March 17, 2019
SOUTH FLORIDA STATE COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL ACCESS/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY INSTITUTION
You may be eligible for Veteran's Preference. Click here for the Veteran's Preference Claim form to determine your status. If eligible, complete the form and upload it along with your DD214 (or other comparable document) in the "Add/Update Document" section of the application process.
Applicants with disabilities who need assistance in the application or hiring process should contact: Human Resources, 863-784-7132, or send written request to:
South Florida State College
ATTN: Director, Human Resources
EA/EO & ADA Officer
600 West College Drive
Avon Park, FL 33825
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