Library Technical Assistant Job Description Sample
Library Technical Assistant
Logo Posting Number STA00688PO18 Classification Title Library Technical Assistant Internal Title Library Technical Assistant Campus Beaufort 03 College/Division USC Beaufort College/Division Level Department USC Beaufort Libraries Band 3 Advertised Minimum Salary $22,182 Advertised Salary Range $13,303.68 (part-time) Location of Vacancy Beaufort, SC Part/Full Time Part Time Hours per week 24 Work Schedule 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 No Annual Leave No Sick Leave No
Advertised Job Summary
Performs paraprofessional library work to include basic cataloging, processing of new materials and maintenance of circulation files. Provides support services to aid in the daily functioning of the library including circulation coverage and backup assistance to reference.
Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)
High school diploma and 2 years library experience
Preferred Qualifications Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
library experience, customer service
Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 06/14/2018 Job Close Date 07/27/2018 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/32789 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 a high school diploma and 2 years library experience?
Are you willing and able to submit to a pre-employment background check that may include, but it is not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history as a condition of hire?
Letter of Recommendation 1
Letter of Recommendation 2
Letter of Recommendation 3
Other Supporting Documents
List of References and Contact Information
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.
(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 Technical Assistant: Circulation Specialist
Harris-Stowe State University is a historically Black institution (HBCU) located in the heart of vibrant mid-town St. Louis, Missouri. Harris-Stowes beautiful campus is minutes from the renown Gateway Arch, St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis Art and History Museums, Forest Park and other cultural and educational institutions. Harris-Stowes diverse faculty and staff provide a wide range of academic programs to one of the most culturally diverse student bodies in the St. Louis region.
Supervise and maintain the circulation of the various collections. This includes both in-house (Reserve and Reference) as well as collections in Library. Working knowledge of the nature and the functions of libraries. Assist patrons as needed in finding library materials and utilizing Library services.
Enforcing Library circulation policies
Maintain the day-to-day functioning of circulation services including but not limited to: set-up and closing, creating and updating patron records, explaining library policies and procedures, assisting patrons in locating books and information; while shelving materials as needed, charging and discharging materials and collecting, recording, distributing fines, fees and overdue notices
Proofreading patron records entered by others
Processing incoming materials and outgoing requests from other libraries
Minimum of Associates degree in Library Science, English, Educational Studies or other related areas
Knowledge and interest of the daily library functions including non-electronic circulation practices
Customer service experience and Customer service etiquette
Ability to successfully use the Dewey Decimal System and/or Library of Congress Classification System
Ability to successfully use a subscription database such as Academic Search Elite and any other electronic library catalogs
Strong Organizational skills
Ability to work under pressure to meet short term goals while maintaining attention to detail as well as the ability to focus on tasks
Computer and software proficiency, including but not limited to: email, MS Office, the use of library software to input and retrieve data.
Patience, tact, and an ability to work with people in intense situations without escalating tension; work well with others in a highly diverse environment; Etiquette with co-workers as well as patrons
Strong organizational skills, as well as flexibility and willingness to learn new skills effectively, efficiently and enthusiastically
Ability to push heavy carts, lift boxes, reach high/ low shelves safely
Manual dexterity to use a computer keyboard
Ability to see and read small print on labels
Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance and eye care options
Receive rich medical premiums
Pension account matched at up to 16.79%
Tuition remission including qualifying dependents
Savings annuity plans
Tax Savings Benefit through Missouri State Employees Cafeteria Plan
On-site fitness center
Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
Review of applications will start immediately until the position is filled. Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Please submit your application on line at
Library Associate 2- Technical Services
All Job Postings will close at 12:01a.m. on the specified Posting End Date (if designated).
Job Posting Title:Library Associate 2- Technical Services
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 systems. 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 issues with library resources. Oversees the journal renewal process by collecting and analyzing usage statistics of electronic resources. Maintains the online catalog for electronic resources, maintains serials statistics, processes print serials, and performs serials stack
maintenance. Contributes to and participates in other daily functions of the Library as assigned by
the Library Director.
Staffs the Circulation Desk to provide circulation and reference service to library users; may include one night and a Sunday rotation. Participates in library outreach and promotion events.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree and at least one year of related experience, such as searching databases such as PubMed and Web of Science.
Experience using Sirsi Dynix Workflows and OCLC systems, working in a library or related field, working knowledge of Excel and Word, and experience and comfort using technology.
Additional Job Description:
Special Instructions:A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire.
Please provide your resume and three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address.
Posting Date:July 10, 2018
Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):July 24, 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
Technical Specialist - Library Systems
Reporting to the Systems Manager, the Systems Librarian is responsible for contributing to a high-quality, robust physical and virtual infrastructure for The New School Libraries & Archives.
The Systems Librarian works collaboratively with a wide range of libraries & archives departments across all locations as well as with our consortial partners at NYU to support a variety of applications in both Window Server and Linux environments used by the Libraries and Archives.
The systems involved include backup, storage, servers, and components of Integrated Library System. Specific duties of the incumbent include the following:
Coordinates the installation, configuration, and maintenance of physical and virtual server environments for the Libraries and Archives..
Assists in configuration and implementation of the Library’s core systems - the Integrated Library System (currently Ex Libris’ Aleph), Link Resolver (SFX), electronic reserves (Atlas Systems’ Ares), Inter-Library Loan (Atlas Systems’ ILLiad), and EZBorrow (Relais D2D)
Works closely with public and technical services staff in all libraries and with software engineers to ensure that systems are optimized for acquisitions, cataloging/metadata, and e-resource management operations.
Works with Information Technology in the support of shared storage, authentication, printing and other centralized services.
Helps to maintain a master project list of system upgrades, modifications, and fixes.
Performs other duties related to library systems as needed to accomplish the goals of the department, division, and library.
Participates in internal and consortial library committees related to primary job assignment as appropriate.
Represents the library on professional and scholarly association committees, task forces, work groups, and other entities at the local, state, regional, national, and international level as appropriate to position and area of expertise.
Maintains up-to-date professional knowledge and skills in areas related to primary job assignment as well as maintaining general knowledge of current trends in higher education, academic libraries, and information and educational technology.
Information Technology Technical Associate (Web Applications Developer) - Library (Job ID #98356)
The University Library is seeking an IT Technical Assoicate (Web Applications Developer).
The Web Applications Developer will work with the Senior Digital Library Applications Developer, and other Library IT staff to develop, implement, and maintain web-based library systems. In a dynamic and responsive environment, the web developer will contribute to each stage of the project lifecycle, from project planning with stakeholders, to writing top-notch code, collecting and integrating user feedback, creating effective tests, and writing quality documentation.
Key Responsibilities / Duties:
Develop and implement applications, databases and web services for the Library's web presence.
Write fully accessible and responsive HTML user interfaces.
Fully document code and processes.
Write tests to be used in continuous integration processes.
Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications Required:
Bachelor degree within Computer Science or related discipline.
Minimum of 1 year of progressively more responsible experience within IT Web Application Development, which includes demonstrated experience in developing and/or modifying new and existing applications, including requirement analysis, design, code, test, debug, implementation and maintenance.
Demonstrated knowledge of high-level languages used in web development such as PHP, Python, Java or Ruby.
Proficient with a database query language (SQL, SPARQL, etc.)
Advanced degree in computer, information or library science preferred.
Experience developing for Wordpress.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills including the ability to formulate options, and recommend effective solutions.
Demonstration knowledge of web application frameworks such as Django, Ruby on Rails or similar web frameworks.
Familiarity with cross-platform compatibility and web accessibility standards and techniques.
Understanding of complex data systems, database design and/or linked data
Knowledge of library tools and technologies.
Experience with standard software development tools and techniques such as git, testing frameworks, etc.
Demonstrated ability to work collegially in a team environment
Demonstrated ability to support user-centered services in a culturally diverse, higher education environment.
To Apply: For fullest consideration, please complete an online application by clicking the Apply for Position button below.
Please fully complete all sections of the online application including adding your full work history with specific details of your knowledge and experience. Please fully complete education, certification and skills sections.
Please upload all valid certifications and transcripts within the document section of your online application.
A degree is required, you must provide official transcripts.
Transcripts/Licenses/Certifications MUST be uploaded electronically to your online application through the "Documents" page on the Civil Service Employment Application (page 4). Be sure to select the appropriate document type before uploading the document.
If your educational institution provides electronic transcripts, please have them sent to email@example.com
If your educational institution doesn't provide electronic transcripts, they must mail the transcripts to:
University of Illinois at Chicago
Recruitment and Staffing
Human Resources Building Room 109
715 S. Wood Street M/C 862
Chicago IL 60612
Attn: CB9851 IT Tech Associate (Web App Dev)
All civil service positions require an exam. The exam for this position is a Credentials Assessment. You will not be required to report in person for this exam.
Credential Assessment Exam Scoring Information:
You will not be required to report in person for this exam. The updated online application and all uploaded, relevant documents, such as a resume and/or college transcript will be used in the calculation of the exam score. These documents should be uploaded prior to the position close date.
When completing your online application, please be sure to provide detailed information about your job knowledge and specific duties and responsibilities, as your qualifications for any Civil Service position will be primarily determined based on what is contained in the application. Dates of employment and if employed on a full or part time basis (including number of hours per week) must be indicated for each position held. Additional consideration will be given to supporting documentation i.e. resume, transcripts, licenses, and certifications so please be sure to attach all applicable documents.
If an application and all applicable forms, transcripts, and supporting documents are not submitted by the close date, the applicant/employee will not be considered for this position and will be denied.
For fullest consideration, the above mentioned requirements must be submitted no later than Monday July 30, 2018.
We appreciate your interest in employment at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
This position requires Illinois residency within 180 days of the hire date.
Library Helpdesk Technical Lead
Working closely with our LTG Systems Team, the technical lead will implement desktop and server hardware and software solutions and library applications in a scalable, secure, robust manner, ensuring seamless operations of production systems. The technical lead will support Helpdesk student staff in triaging and resolving desktop support requests, calls, work tickets and other inquiries.
There will be frequent interactions with the Division of Information Technology (DoIT) staff as well as Campus/College/Departments technical staff to integrate services across a broad user base. The technical lead will be expected to assist and lead in managing IT projects as needed and participate actively in library and campus-wide committees.
The Libraries at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are dedicated to the practices of social justice, diversity, equality, and respect among our staff, students, collections, and services. We strive to overcome historical and divisive biases in our society and embrace diverse points of view as assets to the fabric of our community. All positions will be called on to contribute to building this environment.
The Library Technology Group is a dynamic group of IT and Library professionals consisting of active application development, digital collections and operations teams. We actively work within the UW and UW-System Library communities to facilitate the effective curation, management, deployment, discovery, delivery and preservation of digital and physical content. We take great pride in providing innovative, effective solutions and excellent user support.
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.
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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.
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 $15.64 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.
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