Library Technician II

Library Technician II

 

Job Title:         Library Technician II, Part-Time                    Date:   January 7, 2015

Department:    Library                                                            FLSA:  Non Exempt, Grade 53         

Status:            Part-time, 23 hours/week, 32/academic year 

Supervisor:      University Librarian

           

Regular Schedule*:  Sunday 9 pm – 12:00am (midnight),

Monday-Wednesday 8:00 pm to 12:00am (midnight)

Thursday 4:00-12:00am (midnight)

 

*This position requires flexibility in scheduling during midterms, finals and alternate library hours of operation which may include day or evening hours.  Occasional schedule changes may also be required for vacation coverage, etc.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

This Library Technician II will work as part of a team of staff to provide Information Desk services within a cutting edge, technology leading, Learning Commons Model of service during the late night hours. Duties include provision of services for students and faculty including the circulation and printing functions, participating in large scale technical services projects and providing backup services for the media delivery function. 

 

The Library supports a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs including distance learning, accelerated adult learner programs, Schools of Education, Naturopathic Medicine, Acupuncture, Engineering, Physician Assistant, and Chiropractic Studies. 

 

This individual is responsible for keeping the Library open during late night shifts. 

 

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Answers questions in-person, by telephone, through Instant Messaging, and via email.
  • Uses and tests all library databases.
  • Makes steady progress on technical services projects, completing several records each day.
  • Maintains an atmosphere conducive to learning in the Library by enforcing Library policies.
  • Works closely with other Library staff to develop consistent student support.
  • Checks material out/in and resolves fines and fees, communicating with University Librarian and Access Services staff regularly
  • Back Up of Media Services activities
  • Participates in projects that require use of Ex Libris and OCLC software
  • Other work related duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma; prefer at least two years of college and previous experience using research databases
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to read and order LC Call Numbers
  • Must be able to lift 30 pounds
  • Demonstrated skills in Microsoft Office, Library Databases and Internet searching
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to establish good working relationships with students, including international students 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in customer service, be flexible, and acquire new skills independently
  • Strong service orientation

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Please send a letter of application and resume to:

 

Department of Human Resources

Library Technician  II – Part-time

University of Bridgeport

Wahlstrom Library, 7th Floor

126 Park Avenue

Bridgeport, CT 06604

Email:  employment@bridgeport.edu    (203) 576-4588    Fax: (203) 576-4601

 

It is the policy of the University of Bridgeport to prohibit discrimination in admissions, educational programs and employment, and in the provision of services on the basis of legally protected class characteristics (unless there is a bona fide occupational qualification related to employment), or any other unlawful factor. Protected class characteristics include race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, creed, ancestry, workplace hazards to reproductive systems, sex (gender identity, gender expression, sexual harassment), marital status, civil union status, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, national origin, physical/mental/learning disability, veteran status and any other group protected by civil rights laws.

 

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