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*Senior Library Tech

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, OK

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Come join the staff at OU HSC and become a part of Oklahoma's premier research university which leads the state in education and career opportunities. OU HSC is one of only four comprehensive academic health centers in the nation with seven professional colleges. We are currently building world-class institutes for the treatment of diabetes and cancer. The Senior Library Tech is responsible for providing assistance and services to patrons and colleagues. Primary activities include Service/Information Desk coverage, circulation of materials, photocopying/scanning, and stack maintenance. This position is supervised by the Head of Access Services. 

Essential Duties:

    Provides assistance to the OUHSC Library by acting as the receptionist, processing photocopy and loan requests, conducting library searches, and shelving.
  • Serves as the receptionist at the service and circulation desk. 
  • Answers questions, assists patrons, makes transactions, and distributes materials.  
  • Checks out materials and checks in materials.  
  • Takes photocopying orders and processes orders. 
  • Ensures accuracy and completeness. 
  • Processes interlibrary loans and Medline searches. 
  • Processes renewals.
  • Performs bibliographic library record searches using national, regional, and local databases.   
  • Maintains and updates various records and files. 
  • Performs shelving and shelf reading. 
  • Provides assistance to patrons. 
  • May assist in using library computers, photocopiers, fax machines, research materials, etc. 
  • Assists library personnel by sorting and distributing mail, covering for absent employees, etc. 
  • Supervises a staff of Library Technicians.
  • Assists in the selection and training of new employees. 
  • Delegates tasks and acts as a lead employee. 
  • Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.

Job Location
Required Education: High School diploma or GED AND:

     24 months library experience.

  • Ability to spell 18 out of 25 words correctly.
  • Ability to type 20 WPM with 80% accuracy.
Working Conditions:

    Physical: Standing, walking, stooping, bending, and reaching. Engage in repetitive motion. Ability to move up to 25 pounds.Environmental: Standard library environment.
 Department Preferences:

    Excellent skills in the areas of customer service and verbal/written communication.Ability to organize individual and group assignments and follow through to completion.Familiarity with the Microsoft Office suite and web browsers (e.g. Chrome, Firefox, Edge).Capacity to work independently and collaboratively within a team environment.Ability to read, understand, apply, and retain knowledge of resources and policies.

Why You Belong at the University of Oklahoma: The University of Oklahoma fosters an inclusive culture of respect and civility, belonging, and access, which are essential to our collective pursuit of excellence and our determination to change lives. The unique talents, perspectives, and experiences of our community enrich the learning, and working environment at OU, inspiring us to harness our innovation, creativity, and collaboration for the advancement of people everywhere.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.  

Organization: HSC Library
Job Location: Oklahoma-Oklahoma City-Health Sciences Center
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jun 11, 2024

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