Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Library Tech II: Interlibrary Loan Borrowing

Salisbury University/Blackwell Library
Library Tech II: Interlibrary Loan Borrowing

Primary Job Duties: Serves as the primary borrowing staff completing tasks related to technical processing of Interlibrary Loan requests.  Assists with setting up reciprocal agreements, answering special messages, and handling problems and billing/fines.  Assists in organizing and maintaining all files pertaining to the borrowing of materials and compiling statistical reports as requested.  Shares responsibilities for communicating with customers and external libraries, and maintaining departmental manuals.  Shares responsibilities for implementing operational parameters and procedures in ILL systems & software.  Performs general duties of the Access Services desk as scheduled.. Assists with copy machines and opening/closing procedures. Serves as a backup for reserves processing for both tangible and electronic formats.  Procedures include verification of copyright clearance. Performs other duties as assigned. Reports to the Head of Circulation.

Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or GED. Three years experience directly related to the primary duties of the position.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:  General knowledge and understanding of the nature and function of libraries including library services, standards and procedures, bibliographic records, publishing and publication formats, and library information storage and retrieval systems such as Aleph.  Skill in filing, data entry, interpreting and applying library policies & procedures, and in analyzing problems of a moderately complex nature.  Able to provide excellent customer service; communicate effectively & efficiently with all levels of staff and customers (verbal & written); work well with others; learn and apply new technologies; and provide guidance and instruction to student assistants.

Salary and Benefits: This is a full-time non-exempt State position with a full benefits package.  Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Minimum starting salary is $13.84 per hour.

To Apply: Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University’s Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/HR/Jobs/ to apply online.  See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.  To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit all of the following: A cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references.  All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail.   Applications will be accepted through November 7, 2011.    Salisbury University has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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