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Hampden Center Project Technician I - University Libraries

Job description

The University of Denver Library brings the history of cultural experience to successive generations, enabling each to gain insight into the human endeavor. The Library is central to discovery and creative interaction among students and faculty. The Library links information and the University community regardless of the location of the information or the individual seeking it. The work environment is an academic library with cyclical periods of increased workloads with the possibility of stressful situations. The department is highly automated with attention paid to ergonomics and safety. The unit is one of several working collaboratively and cooperatively in a team-based organization. The work environment consists of surroundings with moderate noise levels and frequent contact with electrical devices.

Position Summary

The University of Denver Hampden Center seeks an enthusiastic technician to perform the daily operations of the Hampden Center. The candidate will retrieve materials with great exactitude for the DU community, transport materials to and from campus, process returns, and assign materials locations using the local organizational schema and Alma. This position is an excellent introduction to a high functioning, service-focused, library operation.

This is a non-benefited position not to exceed 1,000 hours in a calendar year.

Essential Functions

  • Retrieve requested material using ladders and aerial lift.
  • Shelve books in designated areas.
  • Transportation of materials to and from campus using the University's vehicles.
  • Conduct routine stack searches for overdue or missing items.
  • Perform a building walkthrough each shift.
  • Shift library materials as needed to build and comply with space planning procedures and maintenance.
  • Participate in inventory and re-labeling projects.
  • Cooperate as a team member with staff to achieve efficient library operation.
  • Become capable of both opening and closing procedures in the absence of the manager including but not limited to:
    • Arming and/or disarming the building.
  • Recognizes and incorporates the mission and goals of the department, and the Library as a whole, into all aspects of their work.
  • Frequent adjustments to the daily routine based on the priorities of the day.

Required Qualifications

  • Have a valid driver's license and at least 21 years of age, pass the defensive driving course, and must be willing and able to operate a University vehicle and an aerial lift (after on-site training).

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED.

Work Schedule

An average of 15-20 hours per week, flexible schedule, daytime and weekend hours

Application Deadline 4:00pm on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.




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Job No: 800850
Posted: 2/22/2018
Application Due: 4/23/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Up to $13.00 per hour