6345 Evening Circulation/Course Reserves Lead (Library Services Specialist II), Library and Informat

San Diego, California
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,101 per month. CSU Classification Sal
May 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Initial review of applications will begin on June 2, 2017. To receive full consideration, apply by June 1, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.  The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice. 

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  Position Information  

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation.

This position leads Circulation/Course Reserves operations on Sundays for an 8-hour shift between noon and 11pm and Mondays – Thursdays for an 8-hour shift between 2pm and 11pm during the academic semester. Hours will change during summer and between academic sessions. The activities that the incumbent leads during these hours include providing public service to library users, leading the work of student assistants, resolving public service and policy issues, searching for items not found by patrons in the collections, retrieving items requested from Compact Shelving, answering informational and basic reference questions, providing backup support to the Course Reserves Coordinator, guiding student assistants at other library public service desks during evening hours due to the absence of other staff, providing break/dinner relief as needed for student assistants at public desks, coordinating night shift and Sunday public security issues, reporting and addressing facility concerns, and assisting patrons in the Research Services area when the Research Services desk closes. Additionally, this person will provide some technical support for library equipment: cameras, laptops, cables and other items as they are added to the collection. 

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  Compensation and Benefits  

Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,101 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,101 - $5,369 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. 

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here


Minimum Qualifications 

Incumbents at this level work independently to perform more complex technical tasks in a specified functional area within a library unit and may provide functional oversight for assigned area. Work requires them to be fully proficient in all aspects, methods, and procedures associated with their assigned functional area, including the ability to use judgment in interpreting policies and solving problems, and a general knowledge of overall library activities, policies and procedures. Incumbents also may be responsible for coordinating work of student workers assigned to the area and may participate in hiring, training, evaluating, and payroll processing of student workers.

These qualifications for entry to Position Skill Level II normally would be obtained through the completion of a high school education or equivalent certification plus two to three years of related library and/or clerical experience or an equivalent combination of experience and education.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

  • Ability to search SDSU Library’s online catalog to identify the availability and location of materials in our collections
  • Experience using Library of Congress classification system
  • Experience working in an academic setting
  • Experience working in an academic library
  • Experience working at a library’s circulation desk
  • Experience leading the work of other staff, student assistants or volunteers
  • Experience working with camera equipment and resolving simple equipment problems
  • Experience in a service desk environment
  • Experience working with computer equipment and resolving simple equipment and software problems

  Application Procedures  

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here.

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-7099.

General Information

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. 

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

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