Library Technical Assistant

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Georgia State University
Location
Atlanta, GA
Closing date
Oct 13, 2021

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Located on six Georgia State University campuses throughout metro Atlanta, the University Library provides faculty and students with open, and inviting educational facilities and an active online experience. As a valued partner in student success, the library supports both teaching and research with extensive collections, innovative solutions, and outstanding assistance.  For additional information about the Georgia State University Library, visit library.gsu.edu.

The University Library will provide leadership to the University community in acquiring, facilitating, managing and curating scholarly information and will offer new and emerging technologies to support faculty and student research, teaching and learning.

The University Library, Dunwoody Campus is seeking to hire a full time Library Technical Assistant. The scope of responsibility will include these essential duties but is not limited to the following:

  • Assist in the daily operation of library’s primary service point including serving as primary coverage
  • Provide leadership and expertise to other library staff on circulation service and desk operations, including procedures, circulation policies/workflow, patron disputes/feedback and using Alma
  • Serve as back-up for specialized responsibilities of other full-time circulation staff
  • Complete basic circulation functions such as charging, discharging and renewing library materials on Alma platform
  • Perform regular walk-throughs throughout shift to periodically assess and address library operation issues including supply replenishment, noise, trash, patron behavior/disruption, facilities, study room occupancy, technology
  • Serves as senior full-time circulation employee and functions as on-site expert and reference point for all major circulation function, as well as primary onboarding for new employees
  • Serve as the Dunwoody contact for GIL Express fulfillment contact, responding to inquiries and providing support to other libraries in the University
  • Provide support to Technical Services with special projects including cancellations, updating holdings information (item types, item locations, and/or item policies)
  • Serve as primary contact via faculty/campus departments for services related to course reserves
  • Serve as primary contact with Office of Sustainability to support recycling initiatives in the library
  • Please note, this position is located at the Dunwoody Campus2101 Womack Rd, Dunwoody, GA 30338     The hours for this position are Monday-Thursday 1:30p -10p and Friday 9a-5:30p.

    Qualifications
    • High school diploma or GED and three years of library, customer service, or office experience.
    • Supervisory or lead worker experience may be required for some positions.


    College/Business Unit
    07/23/21, 10:59:00 PM

    College/Business Unit: University Library
    Location: Dunwoody Campus
    Job Posting: 07/14/21, 12:43:01 AM

    Organization

    Founded in 1913 in Atlanta, Georgia State University is the second-largest and one of four research institutions in the University System of Georgia. The University serves one-fourth of the graduate students in the university system; it is within a one-hour commute of more than one-third of the state’s population. Approximately 80 percent of all Georgia State alumni live and work in Georgia.georgia_state_university1.jpg

    Georgia State’s main campus is located on 34 acres in downtown Atlanta. University centers in Alpharetta, Brookhaven, Buckhead and Henry County offer students convenient suburban locations for graduate courses in business and education.

    More than 50,000 students annually attend Georgia State University. While 90 percent of the students are from Georgia, students also come from all 50 states and 160 countries. More than 1,400 international students attend Georgia State and graduate students comprise 31 percent of the student population.

    georgia_state_university2.jpgThe University offers more than 52 degree programs in more than 250 fields of study – from public policy and African-American studies to biology and health sciences. Degrees are offered at the bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels through six units: the College of Arts and Sciences, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, College of Education, College of Health and Human Sciences, College of Law and Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. In addition to the numerous degree programs, Georgia State offers full- and part-time programs and day, evening and weekend classes.

    Students have many choices in extracurricular activities including more than 22 fraternities and sororities; and some 250 chartered student groups, including 60 degree-related student groups, seven religious, 24 law-oriented and 22 multicultural/international groups; and 10 honor societies. There is also an active student government association which includes the student senate and the judicial board.

    The Georgia State Panthers are members of the Colonial Athletic Association and compete in 16 NCAA Division I intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports, including basketball, baseball, softball, golf, tennis, track and volleyball. The university announced in April 2008 that is will begin Division I-AA football in 2010.

    The university’s innovative Touch the Earth program brings outdoor recreation ranging from backpacking, rock climbing, sailing, kayaking, rafting and water-skiing to out-of-state snow-skiing and snorkeling trips. And WRAS, Georgia State’s popular 100,000-watt radio voice, is the most powerful student-run radio station in the United States.

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