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Library Technical Assistant, Part-Time

Employer
Rider University
Location
Lawrenceville, NJ

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Job Details

Requisition Number:

21A350109

Position Title:

Library Technical Assistant, Part-Time

Position Description:

Rider University invites applications for a part-time Library Technical Assistant. The successful candidate will: order scores, books, and recordings in a cost-effective and expedient manner; confer with library faculty and staff regarding specific item ordering; check in items as they arrive; prepare items and invoices for processing; monitor acquisitions budget; enter gift items into the library system and prepare them for processing; search out rare and out-of-print titles for general library use and class reserve; monitor orders that have been placed; claim outstanding orders; and receive all standing order items and assist with new standing orders. Covers circulation desk and other duties, as assigned.

Position Requirements:

Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree as well as computer skills, with programs such as Word and Sierra, but also in online maneuvering and searching. Knowledge of music is necessary in understanding the intricacies of each musical score and in recognizing comparative quality in scores and recordings. Basic knowledge of the major European languages is necessary in deciphering foreign websites and understanding book and score titles. Excellent communication skills are required as phone calls, emails, and letters are often necessary in dealing with vendors and publishers. Organization and attention to detail skills are required.

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience:

Experience with Library Management System is preferred.

About Rider University:

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University has been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 386 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.

Location:

Lawrenceville, NJ

Do the essential functions of this job require lifting?:

Yes

If yes, # of pounds.:

25 - 50 pounds

Do the essential functions of this job require long periods of standing?:

No

Do the essential functions of this job require walking up stairs?:

Yes

Do the essential functions of this job require stretching?:

Yes

Do the essential functions of this job require bending?:

Yes

Divisional Unit:

Academic Affairs

Department:

Talbott Library

Position Type:

Part-Time

Employment Group:

Non-Bargaining

Work-Year:

12 months

Work Schedule:

M-F with flexible part time hours during the day

Open Date:

07/09/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Rider University is committed to diversity. Please provide a statement of your commitment to diversity.

The completion of a background check is required for all new hires.

Company

Our History and Path Forward

Over a 150-year legacy does not happen by accident.  Rider has always had a remarkable ability to adapt.  Yet it is not our shistory alone that defines u, but our future-the ability rethink our vision in fundamental ways, and come together to grow our students and institution as never before.  In that vision we reimage education as a vibrant, holistic experience, exciting and engaging in ways that go beyond classroom learning to real world.

 

Our Mission

Rider University welcomes students from throughout the region, across the nation, and around the world who seek to be challenged and supported as active members of our inclusive and vibrant living and learning community. Committed to student growth, transformation and leadership, we connect rigorous academic, artistic and professional programs of study with a rich array of learning experiences that engage students inside and outside the classroom. We prepare graduates to thrive professionally and to be lifelong independent learners and responsible citizens who embrace diversity, support the common good, and contribute meaningfully to the changing world in which they live and work.

Vision for Inclusive Excellence

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success. 

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

 

Strategic Initiatives

As an institution striving for inclusive excellence, we intentionally infuse efforts to promote equity and inclusion in all aspects of our campus, including:

How Rider promotes equity and inclusion

  •  Recruiting and retaining diverse students, faculty and staff
  •  Promoting a safe and welcoming physical environment and campus climate that garners a sense of belonging
  •  Facilitating cultural competency and understanding throughout the University community
  •  Developing equitable policies and practices
  •  Engaging proactively with the surrounding community

Rider University ranks on U.S. News and World Report's Best Colleges list and the Wall Street Journal's Top U.S. College list.

Leadership

Rider's leadership is committed to fulfilling our University mission statement and Rider Promise, advancing a vision for our future and sustaining academic excellence. Get to know our president, the cabinet and Board of Trustees. 

 

University's Partnerships 

Rider University welcomes partnerships with companies and organizations that demonstrate a commitment to the professional development of their employees by making higher education more accessible and affordable.View Rider University's Plan for a safe, enriching and adaptive academic year. As the knowledge and understanding of the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve and new information becomes available, all relevant policies and plans will be updated as appropriate. Please check back frequently to stay informed.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
609-896-5000
Location
2083 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrenceville
New Jersey
08648
United States
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