Evening Fulfillment Spec II, McBay Science Library

University of Georgia
September 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:$36,000
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number S10879P

Working Title Evening Fulfillment Spec II, McBay Science Library Department Libraries-Access Services About the University of Georgia

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https: // www. uga.edu/). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

About the University Libraries: The UGA Libraries advance the University of Georgia's mission by providing the best possible access to recorded knowledge, actively contributing to the success of students and faculty through teaching and research services provided in physical and virtual environments, exemplifying the University's strategic priority to serve the people of Georgia and beyond, and upholding the University's commitment to diversity and inclusion. A member of the Association of Research Libraries with 75 faculty librarians and archivists, 150 staff and nearly 200 student workers, the UGA Libraries receive more than three million visits per year on average and provide services at nine locations across the Athens campus, among them the Main Library, Miller Learning Center, McBay Science Library, Special Collections Libraries and Music, Art and Education branch libraries. The UGA Libraries offer nationally distinctive special collections related to Georgia's history, politics, and public policy, and preserves one of the foremost media collections in public broadcasting. The UGA Libraries provide IT support for Georgia Library Learning Online (GALILEO), Georgia's statewide virtual library initiative, and is home to the UGA Press and Georgia Review literary journal. Please visit libs.uga.edu for more information.

College/Unit/Department website www. libs.uga.edu Posting Type External Retirement Plan TRS Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Full/Part time Full Time Work Schedule Additional Schedule Information

Sundays: 1pm-10pm, M-Th: 3pm-12am. Some scheduling flexibility–building service hours change during summer semester and breaks. Evening and weekend work required.

Advertised Salary Minumum $36,000/yr Posting Date 08/18/2023 Open until filled Yes Closing Date Proposed Starting Date 09/18/2023 Special Instructions to Applicants Location of Vacancy Athens Area EEO Policy Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Position Information

Classification Title Library Technical Paraprofessional/Professional

FLSA Non-Exempt FTE 1.00 Minimum Qualifications

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Two years of experience working in a library or similar setting.

Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures and equipment preferred

Position Summary

The Science Library's Evening Fulfillment Specialist is responsible to the Science Reserves Specialist for hiring, training, supervising 5+ student assistants who work in the Circulation/Reserves unit, and for performing public service duties and a variety of clerical routines.

The Evening Fulfillment Specialist assists library patrons in accessing the collection by managing a public service desk, including handling specialized services for library users, by processing materials, and by maintaining accurate records. The employee provides key assistance to Security at night and on the weekends in case of an emergency situation in the Libraries. Work is performed independently and subject to periodic review.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

  • Previous and accurate work experience using a computer.
  • Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with library patrons.
  • Ability to perform clerical tasks accurately with close attention to detail.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience processing cash receipts, checks and credit cards.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for supervising or directing the work of others.
  • Physical Demands

  • Sitting or standing for long periods at a computer.
  • Position also entails lifting boxes weighing approximately 30 pounds each and pushing loaded book carts.
  • Is driving a responsibility of this position? No Is this a Position of Trust? Yes Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? Yes Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) Yes Credit and P-Card policy

    Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



  • Oversees the public service desk during evening and weekend hours which includes departmental opening and closing procedures; providing supervision to all students working the desk; and handling all non-routine problems.
  • Provides a safe environment for libraries materials and users by monitoring security gate activities during the time that Security is not present, knowing and performing duties as outlined in the library emergency procedures and knowing and performing duties involved in closing the library.
  • Percentage of time 15 Duties/Responsibilities

  • Aids library users in accessing library resources by circulating books and other library materials, providing general information to the public, processing material requests for patrons, managing student workers at the desk, resolving account issues, and handling issues with patrons that concern policies, procedures and routines relating to the Public Service Desks by providing correct and courteous interpretations and solutions.
  • Participates in resource sharing at the Science Library by cross training with the Reference Department to provide limited reference assistance from a joint service desk
  • Percentage of time 15 Duties/Responsibilities

  • Develops and maintains a competent, productive, and satisfied staff of 5+ student assistants by managing their hiring, training, supervising, evaluating, counseling, coaching, and termination.
  • Maintains student payroll records by updating, verifying, and approving student time in OneSource.
  • Percentage of time 30 Duties/Responsibilities

  • Assists in the operation of the Libraries' resource fulfillment initiatives, by searching for material, preparing material for transport, and scanning and delivering electronic materials to patrons; instructing UGA patrons in the use of the Libraries' retrieval and delivery services, Document Delivery, GIL Express and Interlibrary Loan.
  • Percentage of time 30 Duties/Responsibilities

  • Assists the unit supervisor in developing and promoting policies and forms for use in the unit in general, aiding in the collection of statistics and participating in meetings of the Access Services Department.
  • Maintains flexibility in the Department and organization by assuming other similar responsibilities as assigned.
  • Participates in library-wide communication by reading, responding to, and initiating information transmitted via GRAPEVINE (the Libraries' listserv) and other communication tools, and appropriate library-wide or departmental meetings and asking questions, seeking clarification, or initiating discussion on library issues.
  • Percentage of time 10

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    For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below.

    Recruitment Contact Name Sara Rountree Wright Recruitment Contact Email [email protected] Recruitment Contact Phone

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