Thursday, July 20, 2017

Library Technician, Ohrstrom Library, St. Paul's School, Concord

Library Technician
Reports to Director of Ohrstrom Librar

Summary: Responsible for general administrative support of the Library. This includes supporting the Library Director and the library program and facilities. Supports copy cataloging of new materials. Provides support to students, faculty and staff while on the front desk.
  • Provide administrative support to the Library Director, including travel logistics, calendar, and correspondence
  • Retrieve and distribute mail and maintain mailboxes
  • Maintain files (confidential and other) ideally in electronic format
  • Maintain an inventory of office equipment and supplies, place orders for supplies as needed and verify receipt of all ordered items; coordinate supply orders with the Office of Academic Affairs, as needed
  • Record minutes at staff meetings (or other meeting as asked)
  • Schedule the use of library spaces and coordinate with the School’s Special Events Coordinator; ensure that reserved spaces are properly prepared for scheduled events 
  • Work closely with library staff to prepare internal and external announcements and/or communications
  • Work closely with library staff to support library programming; assists with event planning as needed
  • Support hospitality events for the library staff, including staff appreciations and working lunches
  • Compile and maintain the Library’s calendar of operating hours
  • Submit work orders as needed to modify swipe card access to the Library
  • Work with the SPS personnel to coordinate fire drills and other emergency planning exercises
  • Submit and follow up on work orders for Library repairs and maintenance 
  • Copy catalogs new materials
  • Supports library promotions through the creation of signage, taking photographs, and contributing to the library’s social media content
Staffs the library service desk for at least ten hours per week, which involves:
  • Performing circulation operations
  • Answering general questions
  • Responding to information requests
  • Monitoring library use, facilitating study conditions, and responding the building needs
  • Completing detailing opening and closing procedures
40 hours per week. Requires weekend and evening hours.

Qualification requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in office management. Experience in a school or library preferred.
  • Experience with library technical services, including copy cataloging, preferred.
  • A highly collaborative working style
  • Excellent customer service skills and a demonstrated commitment to excellent service to a diverse body of users, both internal and external customers
  • Strong computer skills and ability to find and learn new programs independently
  • Commitment to professional development
  • Ability and experience to plan, manage and oversee complex projects, meet deadlines, and to prioritize work in alignment with the service goals of the library and the school
  • Ability to work collegially in small groups and a team environment
  • Ability to think critically, analyze problems, and develop and implement creative solutions
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
The position is open until filled

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