Library Technical Assistant, Part-TimePosition 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.Location:
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.
Lawrenceville, NJDo the essential functions of this job require lifting?:
YesIf yes, # of pounds.:
25 - 50 poundsDo the essential functions of this job require long periods of standing?:
NoDo the essential functions of this job require walking up stairs?:
YesDo the essential functions of this job require stretching?:
YesDo the essential functions of this job require bending?:
Talbott LibraryPosition Type:
12 monthsWork Schedule:
M-F with flexible part time hours during the dayOpen Date:
07/09/2021Special 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.