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6488 Interlibrary Loan Unit Lead (Library Services Specialist IV), Library and Information Access

Job description


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 December 19, 2017. To receive full consideration, apply by December 18, 2017. Qualified candidates who apply by the initial review date will be notified after January 2, 2018. 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. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

The incumbent has primary responsibility for the day to day operations of the unit, including training and leading the work of other staff and student assistants, and the development, implementation and review of all policies and procedures.  The incumbent serves as the library and campus authority for ILL and CSU+ issues and practices and participates on statewide committees which provides information on ILL and CSU+ issues to the CSU’s Coalition of Library Directors.

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  Compensation and Benefits  

Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,928 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,571 - $6,308 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 perform the most complex paraprofessional and/or specialized library functions to support library operations and programs. Work often requires advanced subject knowledge and/or broader or more in-depth expertise in library operations, practices and principles as well as the regular application of paraprofessional expertise and judgment. Because of their advanced functional expertise, incumbents often are responsible for overseeing daily operations of (a) large or significant library unit(s), including directly or indirectly providing lead work direction to other library and clerical staff, as well as student workers assigned to the unit(s). Additionally, they may be involved in supporting the unit’s budgetary and/or other administrative functions.

These qualifications for entry to Position Skill Level IV 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

  • A minimum of two years of experience working in an interlibrary loan department, with a combination of both borrowing and lending A minimum of two years of experience with consortia services other than ILL (Illiad) Professional experience leading the work of others, including hiring, scheduling, training, prioritizing, and evaluating their work. At least three years of experience working with an integrated library system At least two years of experience working in the OCLC software At least two years of experience working with Illiad software At least two years of experience using Oracle or other accounting software Experience using scanning software Experience writing memos, emails, and reports Experience developing and monitoring budgets Experience collaborating with other library units and with entities outside of the library

  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.

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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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Job No: 6488
Posted: 12/6/2017
Application Due: 2/4/2018
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Salary: CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,571 - $6,308 per month.