Library Assistant II

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San Marcos, TX

Texas State University

Library Assistant II

Job Number: 2018399

Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.
Analytical skill to discern true information needs of patrons; ability to interpret complex reference resources, policy documents, and other materials in an online or print environment; basic computer and online searching skills; math ability to calculate and interpret statistical charts, graphs, and other calculations; strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; ability to perform successfully under pressure; ability to train and instruct student workers; general organization and time management skills; project management skills; program management, development, marketing and assessment skills.

Preferred Qualifications
Customer service experience; familiarity with library operations; knowledge of call number classification systems; knowledge of higher education environment.

Job Description
The Texas State University Round Rock Campus (RRC) Library is seeking a Library Assistant II: Evening RRC Library Assistant. Under the direction of the Library Assistant IV, this position provides circulation and reference assistance to Texas State University patrons and guests at the RRC, assists students, faculty, and staff with a wide variety of library services, and oversees library operations evenings and weekends. Normal work hours and days are 12:30 pm to 10:00 pm Monday -Thursday and 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm Sunday, work hours and days will change during interims to 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday - Friday.

Job Duties
Provide research assistance to library patrons in a variety of ways, including but not limited to, in-person, online, via chat, text, and telephone. Perform all duties and services related to circulation including checking in and out library materials using the library's integrated library system (ILS) or through manual charge as needed. Utilize higher level functions of the ILS related to holds, recalls, lost materials, inventory lists, and other functions as needed. Shelve and retrieve materials from the various RRC Library collections. Shelf read, inventory, and maintain collections. Supervise and train student workers. Assist patrons and staff with common workstation, printing, and other technical issues throughout the library. Communicate effectively using a variety of methods (person to person, email, chat, etc.), Maintain a professional demeanor. Work collaboratively as a team member. Attend and participate in workshops, classes, meetings, and online training activities that augment skills and knowledge. Complete projects, and prepare reports, statistical and otherwise, as assigned.

Additional Information to Applicants
Normal work hours and days are 12:30 pm to 10:00 pm Monday -Thursday and 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm Sunday, work hours and days will change during interims to 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday - Friday.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: $1,972 - $2,917 monthly, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include monthly contribution to health insurance/benefits package and retirement program. No state or local income tax.

Texas State's 38,694 students choose from 98 bachelor's, 91 master's and 13 doctoral degree programs offered by the following colleges: Applied Arts, McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, University College and The Graduate College. As an Emerging Research University, Texas State offers opportunities for discovery and innovation to faculty and students.
The Round Rock Campus offers the junior and senior level classes to complete a bachelor's degree in 11 programs as well as 15 graduate degrees, post baccalaureate certification and continuing education programs. This includes nursing and a growing number of College of Health Professions programs.
Application information:

Job Open Date06/05/2018
Job Close Date

Job Close Date (Posting closes at midnight)06/19/2018
Open Until FilledNo
Normal Work DaysSunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Normal Work Hours Start12:30 pm (M-Th); 1:00 pm (Sun)
Normal Work Hours End10:00 pm (M-Th); 7:00 pm (Sun)
Legal and Required Notices
Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans' status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Why work @ Texas State?

  • Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
  • Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
  • Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
  • Great professional development opportunities: choose from a variety of workshops, training, online learning and even access educational leave opportunities and reimbursement for academic courses
  • An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
  • Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions

    By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you'll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.

    For full application instructions and position description, please visit the Texas State Job Board





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    Posted: 6/7/2018
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