Library – Access Services
(Anticipated hiring range- $3,371 – $3,708 per month)
Open Until Filled
(Review begins 05/30/2017)
Access Services comprises the circulation, course reserves and stacks maintenance functions of the Kennedy Library. Primary activities of this position include staffing the circulation desk and/or overseeing daily circulation operations; checking library materials in and out using library systems; updating and maintaining the patron database; preparing circulation reports; following-up on overdue materials and collecting fines; handling lost and damaged materials; overseeing stack maintenance; assisting patrons in finding materials and with questions related to circulation policies and procedures; and resolving patron problems related to circulation functions.
Under the general direction of the Director of Access, Operations, and Administrative Services, the incumbent in this position is a member of the Access Services team and in coordination with Access Services staff, is responsible for providing lead oversight of the more complex and/or specialized technical and paraprofessional Library Access Services functions on evening shifts during the academic year. Activities during evening shift include: staffing the circulation desk and/or maintaining circulation operations; supervising Access Services student assistants, closing the building; monitoring public areas of the building, interacting with library patrons to maintain a positive and safe environment, and noting problem areas and communicating them to supervisors and University Police; checking library materials in and out using library systems; updating and maintaining the patron database; overseeing student shelving; assisting patrons in finding materials, and with questions related to circulation policies and procedures; and resolving patron problems.
As a requirement of this position, incumbent must work evening shift during the academic year. This position will also provide support to the Access Services department during particularly busy times of the academic year; will provide backup to Access Services staff for planned and unplanned absences; and provide additional support as needed on special projects. This position will have a set and regular schedule of evenings during the academic year, but rotate to an alternate day schedule during academic break periods due to library hours.
Incumbents at the LSS III level perform more complex and/or specialized technical and paraprofessional library duties to support daily library operations and/or programs. Incumbents often are responsible for overseeing daily operations of a library unit(s), including providing lead work direction to other library and clerical staff, as well as student workers, and may assist in supporting the unit’s budgetary and/or other administrative activities.
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To apply, visit WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG to complete the required online staff application and apply to requisition #104489. Applicants will have the option of attaching a Cover Letter, Resume and three Letters of Recommendation via the online employment system. Applicants needing computer/internet access may contact Cal Poly Human Resources at: (805) 756-2236, for information on available resources.
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