Thursday, October 24, 2013

Library Technician IV: Access Services (Nights/Weekends Days) - University of Bridgeport Wahlstrom Library

Library Technician IV: Access Services (Nights/Weekends Days) - University of Bridgeport Wahlstrom Library. Job Summary: The Library Technician IV works under the direction of the University Librarian to perform support duties across multiple functions, including interlibrary loan, circulation, technical processing, serials, instruction, shelf maintenance, etc. Responsible for learning advanced procedures as Library increases electronic services and resources. Must possess good customer service orientation and strong interpersonal skills in dealing with patrons and other coworkers. Must be skilled in generating electronic reports of user services. Duties and Responsibilities: Assist patrons in use of Library resources and services and software on Library computers. Assist patrons printing, scanning, copying or needing Projectors/TVs/VCRs. Maintain Room Scheduling Calendar and manage Room Use/Policies daily. Train and Coordinate activities of student workers. Check In and Check Out of Library Resources. Assist patrons with Renewals, Process overdues, late fine and fee resolution and communicate all changes of system fees with University Librarian and other Library staff. Process acquisition/reserve items using appropriate system and tools. Affix labels and anti-theft strips to materials. Generate reports, keep statistics daily. Utilize all relevant functions in ExLibris Library system, including Voyager Acquisitions, Circulation, and Web Voyage, Metalib, SFX, and Primo. Process patron requests for interlibrary loan when needed. Participate in developing new, more efficient workflow and policies. Participate in staff meetings representing student issues. Communicate patron requests and complaints to University Librarian. Shelve and straighten materials, shifting when necessary. Create written procedures when requested. Other duties as assigned by Supervisor. Qualifications: 2 years of college and 2 years appropriate experience in a Library. Excellent keyboarding skills; demonstrated basic knowledge of Excel, Word, and Outlook. Demonstrated mastery of basic computer operations, including internet navigation skills. Ability to work with minimal supervision. Ability to make steady progress on large tasks weekly. Attention to detail; production of high quality, accurate work. Demonstrated ability to work in teams, be flexible and acquire new skills independently. Must be able to lift 30 pounds and work around dust and mold. Strong service orientation. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please send letter of application and resume to: University of Bridgeport, Department of Human Resources, Library Technician IV (Nights/Weekends), University of Bridgeport, 126 Park Avenue. Wahlstrom Library 7th Floor, Bridgeport, CT 06604. 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. The University of Bridgeport complies with Clery Act and maintains records of campus crime statistics and security policies. Copies of University of Bridgeport Clery Act reports are available at