Library Assistant II

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Posting Information

Posting Information

Posting Number2020058Posting/Functional TitleLibrary Assistant II: Ordering & Receiving AssistantUniversity Pay Plan TitleLibrary Assistant IILocationSan MarcosDepartmentUniversity LibrariesRecruitment TypeOpen to AllJob TypeFull-TimeMonthly Salary$1,972 - $2,750Job Category Non-ExemptRequired Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.

Knowledge of:
•purchasing procedures, preferably for a government entity
•credit card order and billing procedures, preferably for a government entity
•invoicing processes

Ability to:
•Use computer software applications such as Microsoft Office
•Search effectively for information online and in databases
•Select best vendor to purchase needed items
•Select and creates records in integrated library system
•Process high volume of invoices accurately and rapidly
•Read and interpret instructions and data correctly
•Work as an effective team member
•Prioritize workload in accordance with supervisor and team expectations
•Maintain files online and in paper

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of :
•publishing markets
•MARC bibliographic records

Job Description

The University Libraries at Texas State University seek a Library Assistant II: Monographic Ordering and Receiving Assistant. Reporting to the Library Assistant IV: Head Acquisitions Assistant in the Monographic Acquisitions Unit, the Library Assistant II orders library materials for assigned funds, receives and invoices library materials ordered by other library assistants, and follows up on problem orders with vendors.

Texas State’s 38,231 students choose from 98 bachelor’s, 91 master’s and 14 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.

Job Duties

Processes requests and places orders for books and other non-serial library materials in all formats. Creates and edits order records, selects vendor and places orders, follows up on orders not received in a timely manner. Receives new books and other non-serial library materials in the integrated library system, processes invoices for newly received materials, claims outstanding orders, processes cancellations, and returns duplicate/defective materials to vendors. Works with Cataloging as needed.

Additional Information to Applicants

Please complete all fields of the application to ensure a thorough review of your qualifications.

Job Open Date10/14/2019Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight)10/28/2019Open Until FilledNoNormal Work DaysNormal Work Hours Start8:00AMNormal Work Hours End5:00PMPosting NoticesYOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION. 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.

Quick Linkhttp://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/26441Applicant DocumentRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts (all in one document)
  2. Letter of Recommendation #1
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Media File
  5. Portfolio
  6. DD 214/DD1300
  7. Veteran's Preference
  8. Licensure
  9. Certifications
  10. Letter of Recommendation #2
  11. Letter of Recommendation #3
  12. List of References
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    Posted: 10/16/2019
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