Part-time Library Technician Laureate Education – San Diego

GENERAL SUMMARY:
The Library Technician works closely with the Librarian, administrative staff, faculty, and students providing library services that support NewSchool program outcomes while working a flexible schedule which may include evening and weekend hours as needed.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide a full range of circulation services including patron registration and transactions
  • Catalog, classify, and process new materials
  • Guide library patrons in finding and utilizing library resources, including reference and reserve materials, computers, and electronic resources
  • Verify invoices from vendors
  • Organize and maintain print periodicals and reserve materials
  • Work with bursar’s office to place holds on student accounts
  • Collect, maintain, and process library billing information
  • Collect and maintain library statistics
  • Design, customize, and maintain the library website, research guides, and catalog
  • Repair damaged books
  • Assist in Information Literacy and library instruction sessions
  • Maintain the library in the Librarian’s absence
  • Assist in organizing and marketing events, writing reports, and maintaining files
  • Coordinate, train, and co-supervise student employees
TECHNICAL, MANAGERIAL, and PEOPLE SKILLS REQUIRED:
To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on performance of each essential function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Working knowledge of library services and their availability
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work well with a diverse population
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to provide excellent and effective customer service
  • Ability to train and supervise student workers
  • Ability to think logically
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
  • Undergraduate degree preferred
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience working in a library or equivalent setting required
  • Experience working in technical library services preferred.
  • Familiarity with library management and web editing software preferred.
  • Bilingual speaking abilities preferred.

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