Job: Senior Library Services Technician

General Information
Position:
Senior Library Services Technician

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$13.28

Job Category:
Administration

ALA:
Position DOES NOT require a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

Senior Library Services Technician [ID: 3824]

 

Compensation: $13.28

Openings: 1 PeopleSoft ID: 10150

Formal review of applications begins: Apr 9, 2019

Department: Learning Resources

Location: St. Pete / Gibbs

 

Key Position Information:

The St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus is a full-service campus that serves more than 8,000 students in both upper and lower division courses. It also includes the college's A+ St. Petersburg Collegiate High School, Intercollegiate Athletic Departments, and community partnerships. The West St. Petersburg Community Library is a Joint-Use facility between the City of St. Petersburg and the College. The incumbent will be able to serve public patrons and students alike. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong commitment to customer service and an outgoing personality that will aid in promoting library resources in the way of marketing and outreach efforts. The ability to thrive in a team environment is highly desirable.

 

The Senior Library Services Technician will perform a wide range of library circulation activities, which include: assisting and training public patrons, student workers, faculty, and staff in finding print and electronic resources; ascertaining and responding to patron’s needs; searching for and pulling materials from shelves for patrons; processing incoming and outgoing library materials/obtaining payments for fines; creating and updating patron records; placing materials on hold; making inter-library loan requests; communicating library policies and procedures to patrons; maintaining library materials, which may include: assisting in determining materials to discard, processing purchased materials, ordering supplies, and performing related activities.

 

This position generally involves sitting most of the time, but may include some light physical work.

 

The schedule for this position will be as follows. Saturdays from 8:30am to 5:00pm, Tuesdays through Thursdays 12:30pm to 9:00pm and Fridays 7:30am to 4:00pm

 

Position Summary:

This class is the second of six levels in the Library Services series. Incumbents process interlibrary loan requests, and catalog assigned materials or collections.  Responsibilities may include ordering books, audio video materials and supplies; creating and editing catalog records; verifying bibliographical data, call numbers and subject headings; processing interlibrary loan requests; maintaining the serial collection; maintaining records; compiling reports; and performing the duties of the lower level.

 

Requirements:

Education:

Associate's degree.

 

Experience:

Two years library support experience.

* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.

 

Knowledge:

 

• Customer service principles;

 

• Library operations, principles, and practices;

 

• Automated library system software applications;

 

• Basic collection maintenance and development principles;

 

• Modern office procedures;

 

• Computers and related software applications.

 

Skills:

 

• Providing customer service;

 

• Monitoring and maintaining applicable library collections;

 

• Processing incoming and outgoing library materials;

 

• Operating automated library systems;

 

• Cataloguing library items;

 

• Providing clerical support;

 

• Using a computer and related software applications;

 

• Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and receive work direction.

 

Physical:

 

• Positions in this class typically require: stooping, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

 

• Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.

 

• Incumbents may be subjected to dust, poor ventilation, inadequate lighting, workspace restrictions, and light travel.

 

Responsibilities:

These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary. Potential Frequency

1. Performs a wide range of library circulation activities, which includes: assisting and training patrons, student workers, faculty, and staff in finding print and electronic resources; ascertaining and responding to patron’s needs; searching for and pulling materials from shelves for patrons; processing incoming and outgoing library materials; obtaining payments for fines; creating and updating patron records; placing materials on hold; making interlibrary loan requests; communicating library policies and procedures to patrons; and/or performing related activities. Daily 50%

2. Performs a variety of technical duties including collecting fines and payments; sending overdue notices; entering information into a database; and making monetary deposits. Daily 20%

3. Participates in ordering and maintaining library materials, which may include: assisting in determining materials to discard; processing purchased and donated materials; ordering supplies and cataloging materials; and performing related activities. Weekly 10%

4. Prepares and maintains a variety of operational records. Daily 10%

5. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level. As Required

 

Equal Access/Equal Opportunity

The Board of Trustees of St. Petersburg College affirms its equal opportunity policy in accordance with the provisions of the Florida Educational Equity Act and all other relevant state and federal laws, rules and regulations. The college will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or against any qualified individual with disabilities in its employment practices or in the admission and treatment of students. Recognizing that sexual harassment constitutes discrimination on the basis of sex and violates this Rule, the college will not tolerate such conduct. Should you experience such behavior, please contact Pamela Smith, the director of EA/EO/Title IX Coordinator at 727-341-3261; by mail at P.O. Box 13489, St. Petersburg, FL 33733-3489; or by email at eaeo_director@spcollege.edu.

 

For more information and to apply, visit:

https://apptrkr.com/1440040


Education:

Requirements:
Education:

Associate's degree.

Experience:
Two years library support experience.
* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
04-25-2019

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
https://apptrkr.com/1440040

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Academic Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
St. Petersburg College

Job Location:
Central Florida

Address:
6605 5th Ave N, St. Petersburg

City:
St. Petersburg

Zip:
33733

County:
Pinellas


Institution Information
Institution Name :
St. Petersburg College

Address:
6605 5th Ave N, St. Petersburg

City:
St. Petersburg

State:
FL

Zip:
33733

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Human Resources

Contact Email:
eaeo_director@spcollege.edu

Contact Phone:
727-341-4772

Contact Fax:

How to apply

https://apptrkr.com/1440040


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