POSITION TITLE: Library Services Technician (Job # 020)
PERSONNEL STATUS: Nonexempt, Full-time, Regular
RESPONSIBILITIES: The incumbent will support the mission of the Circulation Department by staffing the department on weekends and during the late afternoon. Using various automated systems, the incumbent will process library materials and requests for users in a quick, efficient, and courteous manner and provide support to library patrons needing basic research help or assistance with library technology and equipment. Specific duties include: assisting with all departmental functions such as faculty reserves, patron registration and billing, and building security; performing stacks maintenance using Library of Congress classification to shelve, shift, search and shelf read the collection; monitoring the exit control theft prevention system; applying prescribed measures to prevent theft of library materials; and performing other duties as assigned. Hours for this position are: Saturday 10 a.m.- 6:30 p.m. and Sunday - Wednesday 11:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Hours are subject to change to reflect changes in library hours and staffing needs.
Education Experience: Requires a High School Diploma or GED and at least one year of library or related clerical or public service experience. Must have: experience in a customer service environment serving a diverse population, with preference given to experience in a library’s circulation or stacks department; highly effective communication and interpersonal skills; ability to provide guidance and instructions to student assistants and to organize work to meet conflicting demands while maintaining careful attention to detail; and demonstrated ability to work independently, to work cooperatively on a team, and to exercise initiative in applying rules, procedures and instructions. Must be proficient in using library technology, software and databases.
SALARY: Pay Range 7 (starting at $30,177) based on University of Maryland System Pay Program
APPLICATION: Applications are available for download from our web site at: http://hr.umbc.edu/employment/employment-application/ or by calling 410-455-2337 (a cover letter and resume may be submitted in addition to the application). Interested and qualified candidates must submit a UMBC application (indicate position title and Job #020 on the application) no later than May 11, 2017 to:
UMBC Department of Human Resources
532 Administration Building
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, Maryland 21250
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
UMBC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER