Library Operations Technician

Job description

Job ID: 44329

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


University Libraries


This position provides support and training for staff focusing on physical technologies located and circulated through University Libraries.

Provides circulation support for patrons and staff while staffing the main service point in Strozier Libraries. Responsible for working directly with patrons to troubleshoot any issues with physical technology provided by FSU Libraries.

Coordinates with Services Desk Coordinators to create and update circulation policies applied to technology materials loaned at service points. Main point of contact with FLVC regarding LMS circulation issues. Responsible for the management of the "spaces" room booking system.

Coordinates with Technology Department Head on the coordination and acquisition of new physical technologies available for circulation. Acts as lead for the ordering or replacement of any circulated technology items circulated by University Libraries. Responsible for the creation and updates of catalog records associated with the physical technology collection. Acts as primary contact with cataloging to resolve any catalog related issues.

Responsible for using emerging technologies to develop and implement training materials and modules for physical technology materials supported by FSU Libraries. Acts as lead for creating training sessions for circulation staff and other library staff concerning the operation and troubleshooting of all circulating technology materials.

Assists patrons with circulation related fines related to lost/damaged materials or late returns. Works with Director of User Services and Fines Management department to interpret circulation policies and procedures to resolve disputes.

Participates in other Library activities in order to support the Library. Performs other duties as assigned. Some evenings/weekends outside of normal schedule required.


Bachelor's degree and one year of experience or a combination of post high school education and experience equal to five years.

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Experience conveying technical information to technical and non-technical users.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to utilize technical skills.
Experience with computer applications and advanced computer functions.
Experience utilizing audio and/or video recording, mastering and editing techniques.
Knowledge of the policies and practices of library services.
Knowledge of web design and development.
Proficient skills in multimedia and instructional course software.
Experience troubleshooting issues related to physical technologies.

Anticipated Salary Range

High 20's

Pay Plan

This is an USPS (University Support Personnel System) position.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Veterans' Preference

Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service members and veterans, will receive preference and priority in employment and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. For information on who may be eligible for Veterans' Preference, go to, or call FSU Human Resources at (850) 644-6034.

IMPORTANT: In order to claim Veterans' Preference, applicants must upload a DD-214 (and other documentation, as applicable) with their online application prior to the closing date of the job opening.

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Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

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Job No:
Posted: 12/6/2018
Application Due: 12/13/2018
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