Library Assistant Circulation & Access Services

Dahlonega, GA
Sep 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Library Assistant Circulation & Access Services

Position Number: 53001581

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Dahlonega

Job Close Date: 09/22/2017

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Library Assistant. This customer service position will provide circulation and access services to the students, faculty, staff and visitors of the University of North Georgia's Dahlonega Campus library. This position is responsible maintaining the library's collections. It will report to the Library Specialist II.

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.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The Library Assistant will:
  • Assist students, faculty, staff, and community patrons in person or by telephone with check-in and check-out of library material, registration, patron account in Voyager and Banner and reserve. Provide directional and basic information about library and university services. Resolve patron account disputes and make referrals as appropriate.
  • Coordinate and lead Collection Maintenance work and projects, including shelf-reading, shelf cleaning, shifting, and inventories.
  • Shelf books and other materials, shelf reads, and shifts books as needed.
  • Assist with opening, closing, and monitoring the safety and security of library users, library property and facility.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Working knowledge of integrated library systems (OPAC), and application software such as Microsoft Office and basic office equipment
  • Strong written and verbal communications and capacity to interact positively with all levels of university community
  • Initiative and good judgment as a team member
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Must be able to stand for long periods, walk throughout the library regularly performing service to patrons or collection management
  • Must be able to stand push/pull book trucks up to 100lbs max, lift up to 25 pounds

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Associate's degree or equivalent number of college hours
  • Two (2) years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.