Library Assistant II (Circulation)

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Working TitleLibrary Assistant II (Circulation)Job Summary

Savannah State University seeks qualified applicants for Library Assistant. This position performs a variety of specialized, skilled, clerical and /or paraprofessional library activities in support of the Circulation Department. Provides assistance to students and faculty at the Circulation Desk; assists library patrons with locating and retrieving resources. Creates promotional materials and library displays; documents gate count and personal reference transaction statistics. Assists library users with computer, copier/printer, and other equipment trouble-shooting; communicates payment and/or return of overdue items. Performs collection maintenance tasks, including occasional shifting, collection inventories, and related follow-up work, shelving and shelf reading. Assists patrons with ready-reference and directional questions; refers patrons to appropriate personnel. Charges and discharges library materials including GIL Express and interlibrary loan materials. Some evening and occasional weekend work is required. May be directed to perform job related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Qualifications

Associates degree; bachelor’s degree preferred and one year of related clerical/customer service experience; ability to communicate and work with faculty, staff and students. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and deal tactfully and courteously with library patrons; must be computer literate. Requires knowledge of library operations and library services as it relates to a College or University; and ability to perform clerical tasks accurately with close attention to detail. The successful candidate should have good customer service skills and the knowledge of library applications related to integrated library systems and policies related to circulation of library materials. Background and/or credit check may be required.

Preferred QualificationsSpecial Information to Applicants

Savannah State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, genetics, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records State.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
Your application is not considered complete until all required documents have been uploaded to the appropriate section.

Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberS5502014Number of VacanciesDesired Start DatePosition End DateOpen Date06/07/2019Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions Summary

Complete application online; submit letter of interest, resume, unofficial college transcripts and contact information of three professional references online.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Applicant DocumentRequired Documents
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  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcript 1
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Posted: 6/12/2019
Application Due: 2/16/2020
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