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Library Support Senior

Library Support Senior—Job Standard

Job Family: Administrative Support
Series: Library Support
Job Code: 2101
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Union Status:

This title is part of a career progression within the Business Support Series consisting of Library Support Assistant.

Job Overview

Provide operational oversight and perform specialized collections maintenance functions in designated service areas in support of the University library system.

Typical Functions

The duties listed are not all-inclusive. Duties assigned to individual employees may vary.

Provide operational oversight, specialized collections maintenance functions in designated service areas in support of the University library system; use judgment in prioritization of work tasks, coordination of processes and application of departmental procedures; oversee shelving functions, stack maintenance and utilization of collections and resources; administer circulation and loaned materials process and resolve issues pertinent to collections.

Receive and respond to specific inquiries and provide library service and reference information to patrons; use database systems to perform bibliographic and full text searches, provide assistance, guidance and advice related to library collections based on comprehensive knowledge of library policies and procedures.

Maintain, verify, process and approve billing records, data and files related to designated service area; compile area usage data and develop related reports; examine and determine placement of gifts and other materials within the framework of library guidelines.

Provide public service desk support and/or oversight of library operations during evening/weekend hours to include reference services, security and maintenance of office equipment and peripherals in public areas.

Provide functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates.

Minimum Qualifications 

Education and experience equivalent to: 

High School diploma, two years college coursework, three years library experience and working knowledge of  computer systems and standard application software required. Knowledge of a foreign language may be required.

Last modified October 29 2012 02:06 PM