University Library Technician - Journey

Job description

Job Title:

University Library Technician - Journey

Position Number:


Vacancy Open to:

All Candidates



Department Homepage:

Advertising Department:



Health Sciences

Classification Title:

13100 Library Technician Univ

Competency Level:

2 - Journey

Working Title:

University Library Technician - Journey

Number of Vacancies:


Full Time Equivalent (FTE):


Full Time or Part Time:

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

$31,200 - $47,710

Anticipated Hiring Range:

$40,000 - $41,000

Salary Grade Equivalency:


Work Schedule:

Sunday - Thursday

Work Hours:

Sun 12 - 10pm, M-Th 3:00 - 12am

Position Location (City):


Job Category:

Staff - Office/Clerical

Organizational Unit Overview:

The Laupus Health Sciences Library Access Services department is responsible for overseeing the circulation of Laupus Library materials, operates a reserve collection for course support, maintains, manages, and circulates the library’s audiovisual collection including videos, audio cassettes, anatomical models, slides, charts, microfilm, etc.

Job Duties :

Provide excellent customer service while assisting patrons at the Library Service Desk. Assistance may include but is not limited to checking library items in and out of circulation, basic clerical work, answering telephones, troubleshooting basic computer or software questions and/ or problems, accepting payments for fines or fees for services, providing basic assistance for patrons in need of finding books, renewing library checked-out materials, accessing research databases and other online library resources. Provide general reference assistance to patrons and refers patrons to the appropriate liaison when necessary.

Audio Visual / Model collection management: Monitors collection use and condition of materials. Replaces materials as needed. Coordinates with faculty and staff to acquire new models and AV materials as requested. Weeds outdated and/or unused materials as needed. Maintains order in the collection room to facilitate use of the collection. Creates and organizes the materials for display to promote the Collection to the University and public community.

Provides backup for the Interlibrary Loan Department by processing and tracking incoming Lending requests: utilizing a variety of online bibliographic databases to verify citations for requested materials in the library utilizing ILLiad and preparing items for delivery, including retrieving items from the collection by scanning or retrieving on line materials for delivery. Also provides backup for the Interlibrary Loan Department by processing and tracking incoming Borrowing requests: utilizing a variety of online bibliographic databases to verify citations for requested materials and ensuring that they are not available locally utilizing ILLiad and requesting items from other libraries and processing them upon arrival.

Assists with Stacks maintenance including, but not limited to: daily rounds of library floors to pick up loose materials and report problems, sorting and shelving returned materials, and assisting library users in locating desired materials in the stacks also search for lost and /or misplaced materials for users. Lessens overcrowding on shelves throughout all stacks by performing or overseeing the shifting of collections; updates and replaces stack signs and other guides as collections are shifted.

Committee Service and Other Duties as Assigned: May serve on library and university committees, task-forces, and projects. The person may also be asked to perform other duties.

Minimum Education/Experience:

High school diploma or equivalency and two years of experience in library services, office support, or related field; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

License or Certification required by statute or regulation:


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:

Completion of a bachelor’s degree; proficiency with Microsoft Office; ability to follow established procedures, ability to enforce rules and perform work requiring considerable detail and accuracy; two years of library work experience; knowledge of library series and systems such as Symphony and ILLiad; ability to supervise student employees; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form; ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with library users and library personnel; ability to work consistently and reliably in an unsupervised capacity.

License or Certification required by the Department:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

  • Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.
  • If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).
  • Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.

Job Open Date:


Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date; If no closing date is indicated, the position will be posted until filled and may close at any time after the recruitment has been completed. :


Open Until Filled:


Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting:

Alternate option:

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.


East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment:

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information:

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.




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Job No:
Posted: 1/13/2021
Application Due: 2/4/2021
Work Type: Full Time