University Library TechnicianPosition Number::
001567Full-time or Part-time::
Library ServicesPosting Number::
Clerical and SecretarialHiring Range::
$31,200.00 - $34,553.00Minimum salary::
$60,817.00Overall Position Competency::
ContributingDescription of primary duties and responsibilities::
Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:
The mission of the Charles Waddell Chesnutt Library is to support the University in its educational, research and cultural endeavors through careful selection, acquisition, organization, and interpretation of information resources. In addition, the Chesnutt Library assumes its special role as a major cultural resource for the community and the region at large.Description of Work Continued::
Primary Purpose of the Position:Minimum Education and Experience Requirements::
Is to provide support for the Interlibrary Loan Department under the broad direction of the Head of Reference & Interlibrary Loan Librarian. The University Library Technician oversees the borrowing of library materials requested by faculty and students in compliance with the national Interlibrary Loan Code, established resource sharing agreements and policies with other libraries and institutions. In addition the position holder will provide support to the librarians in the department as they create instructional materials; maintain reference stacks daily by managing student workers in the reading shelves, shelving new materials and re-shelving used materials, shifting stacks as appropriate; and assisting with weeding and corresponding paperwork. Files newsletters, loose-leaf publications; and other miscellaneous Reference materials as needed. Maintains statistics.
Completion of high school and two years of experience in office support, preferably as a library technician in a library.Knowledge skills and abilities::
Knowledge – Program/Technical – Demonstrates specialized knowledge of reference services including the WMS ILS (Integrated Library System) online catalog, Journal Finder, and interlibrary loan functions. In depth knowledge of the Library of Congress Classification system and the Superintendent of Documents System for the purpose of stacks maintenance. Demonstrates an ability to search the online catalog and electronic databases, to retrieve information regarding reference resources, article information in print and electronic formats. Demonstrates the ability to troubleshoot, the Microsoft office suite, Blackboard, and banner systems. Demonstrates a working knowledge ofPreferred Qualifications::
circulation policies and procedures.
Client/Patron Service – Independently provides general and specific information to assist users with inquiries regarding the reference collection. Assist patrons in researching varied subjects using technology. Assist students with research projects. Data/Information/Records Management – Records, and produces an in-depth statistical report of reference and interlibrary loan transactions. Identifies problems regarding the collection, computers and library policies. Prepares and digitizes printed information through the interlibrary loan and Odyssey system. Knowledge of scanning and digitization software and hardware (i.e. Adobe Professional and Canon scanners). Instruction – Provides in-depth instruction to users on the use of the reference collections, microform machines, online catalog, electronic databases and other library
resources. Creates guides, handouts, and signage with needed information. Communication (Presentations, Oral and Written) – Greets and communicates clearly to library users about services, policies and procedures in the use of the collection.
Answers questions promptly or refers patrons for complex questions. Planning and Organizing Work/Supervision – Directs training, supervising and evaluating
student workers and supervise the circulation desk during evening and weekend rotation. Rotate shifts on the Reference Desk when scheduled or called upon to do so.
Experience in a library setting.Closing Date::
06/30/2021Open Until Filled::
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.EEO Statement::
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).Veteran's Statement:
Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.
Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.