Library Technical Assistant Job Description Sample
Library Technical Assistant II - Library For The Performing Arts
The Library for the Performing Arts has one of the world's most significant collections of research materials about music, dance, theatre, and recorded sound. A large part of this collection falls under the umbrella of "special collections," which includes rare and fragile materials such as archival collections, loose sheet music, photographs, programs, clippings, scrapbooks, manuscripts, fine art, and rare books. All these materials are used in the Katharine Cornell-Guthrie McClintic Special Collections Reading Room on the 3rd floor of the library.
Provides customer service on Print Delivery desk, including handling emails and phone calls, entering Library cards applications, paging materials if needed, resolving customer service matters, and assisting with laptop requests
Coordinates flow of materials between LPA and other Research Libraries public service divisions
Assists with Copy Services as needed, including filling requests and handling invoice processing
Assists in ReCAP processing, including processing incoming materials
Maintains Print Delivery and Copy Services equipment and re-orders supplies as needed
Assists with special projects as needed
Performs related duties as required
NYPL Core Values
A minimum of HS Diploma or GED and successfully demonstrated work experience in a research library or similar institution; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Exceptional customer service skills
Experience working in a fast paced environment and ability to work well under pressure
Strong attention to detail and ability to work efficiently and accurately
Experience working with bibliographic citations, handling microforms, and rare/ fragile materials
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Experience working with bibliographic citations, handling microforms, and rare/ fragile materials
- Research Library
Lifting up to 15 lbs.
Sitting and standing for periods of time
Daily use of a computer
Pushing and pulling book trucks
Stretching and bending
Starting SalaryUSD $32,068.00/Yr.Minimum Salary (with 2 years of NYPL service)USD $36,879.00/Yr.Hours35 hours per week to be scheduled during branch hours Evenings and Saturdays as required Schedule subject to change
Union / Non UnionLocal 1930
Library Technical Assistant I - Kent Library
Position Summary Benefits Supplemental Questions
Library Technical Assistant I
Acquisitions and Special Collections & Archives
The Library Technical Assistant I will work in Kent Library's Acquisitions and Special Collections & Archives units. The Assistant will work closely with other library staff to provide excellent user services. The Library Technical Assistant I will report to the Acquisitions Coordinator.
Acquisitions (20 hours/week)
The Acquisitions unit is responsible for Kent Library's online database, journal and streaming media and print collections. This position will support licensing, subscribing, renewing and purchasing resources and associated fund accounting and reporting.
Receive print books and physical media and process invoices and other paperwork according to Acquisitions' and University policies and procedures
Contact vendors and post invoices in the library management system
Share responsibility for entering requisitions in the University enterprise system
Participate in the creation, maintenance and reconciliation of fund accounting and reporting in the University enterprise system, the library management system and Acquisitions' Excel spreadsheets
Share responsibility for ordering, receiving and approving payment for library supplies and equipment
Participate in special projects as assigned
Special Collections & Archives (20 hours/week)
Special Collections & Archives (SC&A) acquires, preserves and makes accessible research materials that document Southeast Missouri and Southeast Missouri State University. This position will focus on supporting student, faculty and community guest discovery and access to SC&A resources.
Provide one-on-one information, collection and other assistance to students, faculty, staff and community guests
Share responsibility for training, supervising, scheduling and evaluating SC&A student employees
Staff the SC&A reference desk and assist users in accessing resources and services
Create digital reproductions of materials for users and facilitate license agreements
Manage archival materials shelving and collection maintenance processes
Assist with exhibit creation, set-up and take-down
Provide tours to SC&A users and visitors
High school diploma or GED
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Word and Excel (testing required by review date or proof of Microsoft Office Specialist can replace required testing)
Understanding of and ability to do financial reporting
Experience with bookkeeping or user services
Strong computer skills
Demonstrated experience providing excellent customer service
Demonstrated ability to work successfully both independently and as part of a group
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated attention to detail and organizational skills
Ability to lift 30 pounds daily with or without accommodation
Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities
Required Information & Deadline:Application Deadline: To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by February 2, 2018. The position is available immediately and will remain open until filled.
Required Information: Submit the following items online by clicking on the APPLY button at the top of the page:
Letter of interest addressing position requirements
Name and contact information of three professional references
Additional Information:For full consideration, Microsoft Office testing is required to be completed within the past year and by the deadline date listed above. To schedule the Microsoft Office skills tests, please call Testing Services at (573) 651-2836 or proof of Microsoft Office Specialist Certification can be submitted in place of required testing.
Summer Assistant - Library - Technical Services And Special Collections Department
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
Meet Experience Requirements (see Qualifications)
Employment is subject to completion of a successful background check.
If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See: www.sss.gov
Applicants must meet the following qualifications:
Meet education requirements (see below).
Demonstrated experience in working with special collections.
Demonstrated cataloging or metadata experience, preferably in a library or legal office setting.
Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office products.
Ability to communicate clearly, courteously, and effectively both orally and in writing required.
Availability for at least eight weeks.
- A law degree or work towards a J.D. is not required, but familiarity with special collections, the American legal system, and/or legal publishing will be helpful.
Enrollment in a Master of Library Science degree program including completion of at least two metadata creation or traditional cataloging courses that included RDA and, if not graduated, at least two semesters completed towards a library degree.
Summer Assistants are temporary staff members. Appointments are for a minimum of 8 weeks and a maximum of 13 weeks. Summer Assistants are eligible for the SmartBenefits transit subsidy. Please note that the Court does not offer a parking benefit to Summer Assistants.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
We will review and assess your application package in comparison with the posted qualifications for the position.
Background checks and security clearance
Library Technical Support Specialist
The Library Technical Support Specialist will manage, support, and troubleshoot Health Sciences Library staff computers, mobile devices, public workstations, servers, and peripherals, including updates, back-ups, security and operating system patches. Applications support and management for interlibrary loan, EZProxy, and print services, including software updates and testing.
Coordinate the replacement and refreshment of Library computers, printers, software, and other peripherals. Provide technical support and assistance to both Library staff and patrons as needed. Contribute to the development of the Library web initiatives and perform site maintenance.
Create and maintain documentation of Library systems and applications. Generate and analyze reports on usage of Library resources. Work with campus technology services (IMT) to remain current with campus supported applications, and resolve issues with authentication and networking. Troubleshoot issues with access to electronic information resources & databases.
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2 years of experience, or Associates & 4 years of experience in technical support of computer hardware, software, and peripherals; strong interpersonal and customer service skills; ability to identify, analyze and creatively solve problems; ability to communicate effectively with colleagues at various levels of technical proficiency required.
Monday Friday, Days
Management, Professional & Information Technology
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled
, An LAC Group Company, Seeks A Part-Time Library Assistant To Perform Library Maintenance And General Librarian Duties For Our Client, A Corporate Library Located Near Bellvue, WA. The Library Assistant Is Responsible For The Invoicing And General Law Lib
Perform library collection maintenance.
Process library vendor invoices
General clerical tasks (e.g. bar-coding, re-shelving) related to managing the physical collections
Assist with collection management / library system – cataloging, document retrieval, OCLC data
Organize and file all loose-leaf supplements, pocket parts, newsletters, journals & periodicals
Sorting and processing library mail and orders.
Assist other departments as necessary.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited academic institution
Minimum two years of library experience performing required duties, experience in a Corporate / Law Firm library preferred
Proven ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Client-focused service orientation
To apply, visit: https://goo.gl/yMo9pk
Dean Of Library Services, Library - Springfield Technical Community College
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
Springfield Technical Community College seeks applicants for the position of the Dean of Library Services. The person filling this position is committed to student success in one of the most important and visible departments at the College. Working with and under the supervision of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, this dean is responsible for the overall leadership of and administration of the college's library with the primary goal of supporting students, faculty and staff. The ideal candidate provides innovative leadership in a collaborative environment to meet the information needs of the college community, working with other areas on enhancing student information literacy, while supervising and managing all library staff. The Library serves as a liaison, working across all divisions. The Dean will implement management practices and processes which maximize personnel and supportive resources in the achievement of the Library's goals, which align the College's goals outlined in the Student Success Plan. Currently, the Library offers circulation and reference services, as well as a small but expanding digital archive, and a successful ChromeBook and Hot-Spot loan program. This dean will oversee the library's move later this year to its new location in the Ira H. Rubenzahl Learning Commons, as well as the continuously evolving role of the Library at the college. Strong communication and organizational skills, sensitivity to staff members' reaction to change, and adherence to the collective bargaining agreements under which several staff members work are key. Given the diverse population of the Greater Springfield region, this Dean must demonstrate a strong commitment to the value of recruiting staff that reflect the community. This Dean works together with faculty and staff to create an atmosphere of trust and respect in which all can succeed.
Under the supervision of the Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Dean of Library Services will demonstrate excellence in the following areas:
Establishes division goals, in conjunction with Library staff, the Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Academic Affairs Council, faculty and staff, which are consistent with the College's Student Success Plan and the College's mission.
Recruits, hires, and supports diverse staff for the Library.
Collaborates with faculty, other deans and college staff on initiatives to increase support for students and faculty.
Understands, values, and acts according to the wide-range of needs are found in a diverse student population, appreciating the expectations our students bring to their engagements with the Library.
Coordinates and directs staff, programs, services and facilities in support of the educational and informational needs of the college community
Develops and meets the long range and strategic plans of the campus.
Submits promptly and in proper form all reports and requests as set forth by the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
Attend all meetings as required;
Schedules and leads regular staff meetings.
Articulates with other deans on personnel and academic matters of mutual concern.
Articulates with other divisions and outside agencies or institutions as appropriate, on matters related to the library.
Program Support and Assessment:
Ensures that library services and collections meet requirements for national program accreditation.
Coordinates and implements mechanisms to assess the role of the library and information literacy in student success.
Coordinates and directs staff, programs, services and facilities in support of the educational and information needs of the college community.
Assumes the administrative responsibility for long range planning with respect to all Library matters and 2-5 year curriculum goals and articulation the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
Prepares annual reports inclusive of statistical data, initiatives, and outcomes.
Thinks strategically and creatively about approaches to hiring, staffing, and professional development for all Library staff.
Recruits, hire, manages, and evaluates, library staff.
Promotes and facilitates library staff participation in campus/off-campus events and professional development activities.
Prepares evaluations of all Library personnel as specified in the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreements, and recommends retention, non-retention, professional advancement, and, when appropriate, tenure to the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
Mediates staff grievances when necessary based on contract provisions.
Creates and updates regularly a master plan for the Library.
Forwards recommendations on department instructional space needs to the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
Ensures utilization and proper maintenance of specialized learning equipment and materials.
- Develops and administers budgets for library materials, personnel and services.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Serves on college committees and task forces.
Mandated Reporter under Title IX
Advocates for the library on campus and for libraries statewide.
Represents the college by active participation in a number of related library organizations, networks and cooperative groups.
Performs special projects and related responsibilities as initiated and requested.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Master's degree from ALA accredited institution.
Minimum of five (5) years of substantial and progressive administrative and supervisory experience in an academic library.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in strategic, fiscal, and facilities management, including program development and evaluation of library personnel.
Demonstrated knowledge of library operations, systems, policies, procedures, standards and trends in academic libraries.
Knowledge of information technology and systems as they apply in the academic library environment.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills.
Specific experience in community college library administration.
Experience with diverse library consortia.
Experience in collaborative and innovative management.
Directly supervises the activities and performance of all library staff. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Springfield's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Use of office equipment and computer keyboards requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity. Balancing, crouching, grasping, pulling, reaching and stooping may also be required. Required travel on behalf of the College
SALARY: To be determined based on experience
BENEFITS: Yes - State benefits
UNIT: Non Unit Professional
GRANT FUNDED: No
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.
CLOSING DATE: March 31, 2018
APPLY TO: All applicants must apply online by submitting a cover letter , resume and three (3) professional references to http://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.
Manager Of Technical Services – Assistant/Associate Professor Of Library Science
The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Manager of Technical Services – Assistant/Associate Professor of Library Science This position will be responsible for managing technical services including acquisitions, cataloging, collection budget management, serials, government documents, processing, binding, and workflow management in support of student, faculty, staff and administration. This position reports to the Head Librarian – Dahlonega Campus.
Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 19,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society.
Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.
Library Technical Assistant - Part Time
General Description of Class Benefits Supplemental Questions
Assists customers at service points and supports library with clerical tasks. May serve as the person in charge of unit or library facility. Work is performed under direct supervision and is reviewed for performance.
This position will close after the receipt of the first 50 qualified applicants.
Example of Duties:
Provides excellent customer service to library users whether in person, on the phone or on-line.
Perform circulation functions at service desks to include financial transactions.
Process item records for upload to online catalog.
Executes designated opening and closing procedures within the unit or facility.
Assist with collection maintenance, i.e., sorting, shelving, weeding and repair.
Prepare visually pleasing displays/signage highlighting library materials or programs.
Assist library users with use of electronic devices, library databases and general technology questions.
Preserve local history documents for public use.
Performs reader's advisory service to library users.
May be asked to perform light custodial tasks.
Troubleshoot and correct minor problems with office machines i.e. copiers, printers, scanners, etc.,
Provide statistical reports as needed.
May represent the library at conferences, workshops and training classes.
High school diploma from an accredited school or its equivalent.
Some college preferred.
Three (3) years of experience in office or library work.
Required Documents: GED, High School Diploma, College Diploma or Unofficial Transcripts
May be required to possess a valid state of Florida Driver's license.
Must maintain a valid telephone number.
May be required to work overtime, or alternate hours, as necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
Position may be designated as Mission Critical by Department Director.
Proficient in the use of a computer to include keyboard skills.
Proficient in the use of electronic devices such as smart phones, tablets, iPads, eReaders, etc.,
Experience navigating the internet to find information.
Knowledge of popular authors, films and music for reader's advisory purposes.
Knowledge of the Dewey Decimal Classification system.
Knowledge of both print and non-print resources to assist customers with their request for information.
Ability to interact with library users in an efficient and courteous manner.
Ability to address library users in person when behaviors become a problem.
Ability to accept, interpret and implement both written and verbal directions.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with, City of Lakeland staff; library staff members and others in the library field at the local, regional and state levels.
Involves walking, standing and sedentary periods, exerting up to 20 – 30 pounds of force on a recurring basis, as well as routine keyboard operations.
The job risks exposure to normal environmental hazards.
The job requires normal visual acuity, field of vision, hearing, speaking, color perception, depth perception and texture perception.
All City of Lakeland positions are subject to testing (e.g. written, oral, performance, computerized, interview, and/or any combination). Candidates selected for testing will be notified via email or telephone. Please check your e-mail and telephone messages regularly, including "junk" folders. Test times and locations to be announced.
THE CITY OF LAKELAND IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/EQUAL ACCESS EMPLOYER AND A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE
Library Customer Service Assistant -Work Assistant
Posting Number Stu00368P Classification Title Position Type Student Disclaimer
Liberty University's hiring practices and EEO Statement are fully in compliance with both federal and state law. Federal law creates an exception to the "religion" component of the employment discrimination laws for religious organizations (including educational institutions), and permits them to give employment preference to members of their own religion. Liberty University is in that category.
Position Title Library Customer Service Assistant -Work Assistant Does this position require driving? No Contact Josh Waltman Contact Phone Ext Contact Email firstname.lastname@example.org Job Summary/Basic Function
The principal role of the Customer Service Assistant is to perform excellent customer service within the Jerry Falwell Library by answering basic directional, research and computer or technical related questions from all library customers, referring more advanced issues to the Customer Service Center. This is a professional position which demands courteous and polite interactions with the service population and an obvious vigilant posture while staffing the Customer Service Center and service desks.
Excellent customer service skills
Work Study eligible
Grade point average of 2.7 or higher
At least one year of college education
Grade point average of 3.0 or above
Previous customer service experience
Second language proficiency
approximately 16 hours per week, rotating shifts
Library Assistant P/T - School Library Branches
The Library Assistant position is an at-will part-time position exempt from the classified service. The Library is currently recruiting to fill 2 vacancies at the School Library Branches. These positions are scheduled to work approximately 10-15 hours per week Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:15 a.m. and 4:30 p.m..
The vacancies at the School Library Branches will be assigned to one or more of the four School Library Branches which include elementary school, middle school, and/or high school.
Given the nature of the placement in the School Library Branches, candidates may be asked to:
Conduct class visits and story-times.
Interact with parents, teachers, and administrators.
Assist children and teachers in locating and collecting books and materials for school projects and assignments.
Maintain disciplinary control in the library in accordance with school and library policies.
Assist students with minor computer issues.
Graduation from high school or GED, college coursework in library science of liberal arts, and two (2) years increasingly responsible library experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
The ideal candidate for this position will have prior work experience with school-age children and teens and will possess some prior library experience.
Definition: Under limited supervision, performs a variety of library administrative support and designated technical-related library work.
Essential Job Functions
Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following duties and responsibilities, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of duties and responsibilities is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.
Characteristic Duties and
Positions in this classification typically perform duties at a level of complexity represented by the following types of responsibilities:
Coordinates selected activities within the library; develops and conducts library programs; maintains library records.
Assists the public in the use of the library and library resources; provides information and/or orientation to library facilities, equipment and services; instructs patrons on the use of computerized card catalogs, on-line public access catalog, reference materials and equipment, and assists patrons in researching and locating materials.
Assists in ordering, cataloging, classification and display of books and materials; assists in the maintenance and replacement of existing books, periodicals and materials.
Develops selected documents, bibliographies, records and publicity materials for library program and/or department; maintains records and filing systems.
Provides guidance and training to other staff.
Graduation from high school or GED, college coursework in library science of liberal arts, and two (2) years increasingly responsible library experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Other Characteristics:
Knowledge of the practices of library operations.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of office administration.
Knowledge of typical office equipment, including personal computer and standard office computer programs including word processing, database and spreadsheet applications.
Knowledge of and skill using library software.
Knowledge of cataloging rules, regulations and resources.
Knowledge of the Dewey decimal system.
Knowledge of book processing procedures.
Knowledge of automated library systems.
Skill in operating typical office equipment, including personal computer and standard office computer programs including word processing, database and spreadsheet applications.
Skill in English composition, grammar and punctuation.
Skill alphabetizing and numerically sorting materials.
Skill composing letters and preparing a variety of reports, using appropriate format and computer software.
Skill presenting ideas and concepts orally and in writing.
Skill conducting research and preparing clear, concise and comprehensive reports.
Skill following oral and written instructions and procedures.
Skill utilizing public relation techniques in responding to inquiries and complaints.
Skill establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other department staff, other City employees and the public.
Typical library environment.
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