Library Technician Senior

Job description

This Library Technician Senior position performs check-in activities for Monographic Sets and Series (MSS) publications in the Fine Arts Library and Design Library, provides the necessary assistance for in-house preservation and book repairs, manages the commercial bindery process, searches gift collections for adding items to the Fine Arts Library collections, trains and supervises student workers during bindery and in-house repair activities, orders and maintains inventory of Fine Arts Library supplies, and manages the Lair Sheet Music project and other inventory projects as assigned.

Job Title
Library Technician Senior

Requisition Number

Working Title
Bindery and Special Projects Staff

Department Name

Work Location
Little Library, Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

2 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Ability to lift and move objects up to 50 lbs;
sitting at a computer for long periods of time and performing repetitive motion tasks.


Typically Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm (37.5 hrs./wk).


MS Office Word and Excel, ALMA or other integrated library system, OCLC WorldCat

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Previous experience with book repair and box-making. Experience with sheet music materials. Knowledge of foreign languages (German, French, or Italian).

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Describe your background, education, and/or training in music.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Describe your experience with box making and/or preservation of printed material.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents





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    Job No:
    Posted: 10/29/2018
    Application Due: 11/13/2018
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