Library Services Associate

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Requisition Number

Job Title
Library Services Associate

Official Title
Library Services Associate

Position Number

University Library-Gen - 141000


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Work Schedule
Monday - Friday, 8 am-5 pm

Department Overview
A wide range of student- and faculty-centered services are the cornerstone of the Libraries' integral role in the University of North Texas community.

As the most-used service on campus and an essential component of education and research at the University of North Texas, the Libraries offer access to more than 6 million items (print and digital) along with expert personnel to assist patrons in achieving their academic and scholarly goals.

We provide innovative programs and support to enhance the relationship between teaching and learning at the University of North Texas.

The Access Services Department promotes and provides access to the collections of the UNT Libraries. As part of the Public Services Division, we strive to meet the information and research needs of library patrons through the services we offer.

Job Description
The University of North Texas Library is seeking to hire an Interlibrary Loan Lending Supervisor to join our Access Services Department.

Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

* Supervise the Lending operations of the Interlibrary Loan Unit.
* Manage lending requests using the ILLiad, ILL management system.
* Oversee shipment of ILL materials via U.S. Mail, TransAmigos Express Courier, or commercial courier service.
* Use equipment such as scanners and fax to fulfill ILL requests.
* Process overdue notices for Lending.
* Process billing and deposit payments for interlibrary loan materials.
* Coordinate lending activities with branch library locations and borrowing libraries.
* Maintain statistics.
* Hire, train, and supervise Lending student assistants.
* Staff combined services desk.
* Contribute to goal development for strategic planning for the department.
* Assist in completion of department projects.
* Other duties as assigned.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree and one year of progressively responsible library experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:

* Extensive knowledge of library principles and policies, and knowledge of specialized area functions and workflows.
* Experience in working effectively with students, faculty, staff, and the community.
* Ability to utilize multiple computer applications toward increased productivity in a rapidly changing environment.
* Strong leadership skills.
* Excellent written and oral communication skills.
* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
* Knowledge of safe working procedures and security measures related to work performed.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Excellent customer service skills.
* Ability to multi-task in a fast paced office environment.
* Supervisory experience.
* Experience using Sierra, ILLiad, Adobe and Microsoft Office products.
* Knowledge of library call number systems and online catalogs.
* Project management experience.
* Attention to detail.
* Six months experience working in public services in a library setting.
* Interlibrary loan working experience

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter and list of three references with their online application.

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Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate
Salary Commensurate with Experience

Pay Basis

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

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Posted: 12/22/2018
Application Due: 2/20/2019
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