UNIVERISTY LIBRARY TECHNICIAN - ADVANCED:
Information and Library Science Library
Working Title: University Library Technician
Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Position Number: 16941
Pay Band Range: $24,900 - $54,648
HIRING RANGE: $38,041 - 43,328
Closing Date: March 18, 2013
The successful candidate will be self-motivated, work collaboratively, and effectively manage multiple priorities in a dynamic team environment under tight deadlines. Excellent oral & written communication skills are required; a track record of proven managerial skills especially with student assistants plus the ability to remain calm under pressure and courteously respond to library patrons. The selected candidate must be able to multi-task effectively and have a willingness to adapt to changes readily. They should be highly skilled in using MS Office: Word, Excel, Outlook & Access. The person in this position must be able to lift heavy boxes of books of up to 40 pounds.
Description of Duties
The University Library Technician in the Information and Library Science Library supervises the routine operations of this Library. Duties include recruiting, hiring, training and supervising student assistants in the Information and Library Science Library. There is direct responsibility for answering billing, directional & reference questions, training student assistants in circulation, directional assistance, shelving and shelf-reading, processing new materials and other tasks relating to the collections. The position includes maintenance of personnel records, monitoring student payroll funds & tracking biweekly payroll. Other duties include serials and acquisitions tasks, reserves and processing document delivery requests daily. Specialized tasks include interlibrary loan and the processing of master's papers. Participation in bibliographic instruction or library tours is occasionally required.
The person in this position works closely with the faculty, students and staff in SILS as well as members of the UNC community. Active participation in planning, coordination, and problem solving is the expectation in this environment. Other functions include solving technical and public service issues plus coordination of library/lab schedules, training, and projects with the Information and Library Science Librarian, SILS Director of Technology and the SILS Student Lab Manager. The individual maintains the library web page. Additional duties include but are not limited to tasks that maintain the workflow and keep the library operating efficiently and effectively. Other responsibilities include maintaining contact with staff in Acquisitions, Cataloging, Circulation, Reference, Systems, and other units within the UNC University Libraries to resolve issues in bibliographic records. The person in this position serves as liaison to the SILS office staff to acquire supplies, request maintenance & repair.
Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Temporary schedule changes may be necessary during exams, intersession, holidays, and to cover staff absences.
Minimum Education and Experience
: High school diploma or equivalency and two years of experience in library services, office support, or related field; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
: Record of reliability, promptness, and good attendance in previous employment. Prior library experience, particularly supervisory experience & working with students in a higher educational setting. Demonstrated ability to effectively serve the public and maintain harmonious work relationships with public, faculty & staff; detailed knowledge & experience with Innovative Millennium Library software. A detailed familiarity with computers inluding Internet experience, database skills & familiarity with a Windows environment plus Drupal and CONTENTdm are highly desirable. Other experience includes: a general knowledge of UNC departmental library operations & functions, completion of a Bachelor's degree, experience using LARS, & a working knowledge of MARC format. Experience with searching bibliographic information in WorldCat & online catalogs; familiarity with at least one European language highly desirable. Flexibility, ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure.
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