Library Assistant II (LAII)-Circulation

University of the Incarnate Word
September 21, 2023
Offerd Salary:$36,000-$38,000
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Information

Position Title Library Assistant II (LAII)-Circulation

UIW Mission

University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.

Position Summary

The Library Assistant II (LAII)-Circulation supports the UIW Libraries by performing a range of duties related to the efficient operation of the Mabee Library's circulation and public service functions, to include opening/closing the library. Position also assists with student worker training and the implementation of innovative access services processes. The Library Assistant II (LAII)-Circulation reports to the Circulation Manager.

This position is considered a “Responsible Employee” under Title IX federal regulations and “Mandatory Reporter” under Texas state law and the UIW Sexual Misconduct Policy. As a Mandatory Reporter, this position requires you, as the employee, to promptly report any incident that you witness or receive information about Title IX violations. These reporting responsibilities are set out in the UIW Sexual Misconduct Policy.

Job Duties

Job Duty Name Customer Service/ Circulation Desk Staffing

Description of Job Duties

  • Staff the Circulation Desk, answers information and directional questions, and refers reference questions to the appropriate librarian.
  • Staff UIW Libraries Chat service to answer information/directional questions.
  • Receive and send TExPress Courier packages.
  • Work closely with library staff to manage coverage for the library's Circulation Desk when needed.
  • Job Duty Name Fulfillment/Circulation functions

    Description of Job Duties

  • Use the staff-side of the ILS to support physical item circulation and to manage patron item requests.
  • Assist Access Services Managers with staff-side ILS processing/reporting functions such as reserve item processing and bursar transfer reporting.
  • Job Duty Name Circulation Supervisor for student employees

    Description of Job Duties

  • Supervise and train student employees.
  • Oversee student employee work when on that duty.
  • Job Duty Name Equipment and Technology

    Description of Job Duties

  • Perform basic maintenance for public printers.
  • Assist patrons with basic computer software and printer issues.
  • Report all issues beyond general maintenance to the Access Services Manager.
  • Job Duty Name Facilities, Public Spaces, Shelf Management

    Description of Job Duties

  • Supervise the management of shelf space for physical collections under the direction of the Circulation Manager.
  • Maintain open public spaces and group study spaces to ensure that the environment is clean and furnished appropriately, periodically checks technology in those spaces.
  • Create signage for various UIW Libraries events and way finding.
  • Qualifications

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of ILS staff-side functions to support circulation tasks.
  • Strong organizational skills and a strong commitment to customer service.
  • Demonstrated excellence in customer service in a public service/ customer service capacity.
  • Ability to effectively problem-solve routine circulation challenges.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.
  • Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.
  • Required Education

    60 college hours.

    Required Work Experience

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience working in libraries or related environment (such as a bookstore) with direct responsibilities for circulation tasks.
  • At least one (1) year of supervisory experience in a library or related environment.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in Access Services or Circulation.
  • Experience with ALMA or another integrated library system.
  • Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations

    None specified.

    Work Hours

    Tuesday through Thursday 3pm to midnight, Friday 11am to 8pm, and Saturday 10am to 7pm. Occasional extended hours may be required based on needs of the department.

    Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift at least 20 lbs. and push and pull book trucks weight at least 100 lbs.
  • Ability to reach overhead, bend, squat, and climb stairs to retrieve library materials.
  • Ability to regularly move about library and campus, as well as actively engage with patrons.
  • Posting Details

    Posting Details

    Posting Number AS1829PO

    Number of Vacancies 1 Job Type Full Time Job Category Staff (non-exempt) Desired Start Date 09/18/2023 Position End Date (if temporary) Reports to Circulation Manager Salary $36,000-$38,000 Annualized based on 40 hours per week Open Date 08/21/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant



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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Optional Documents

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  • What is the highest level of education you have achieved?
  • Less than 60 college hours
  • 60 college hours or an Associate's Degree
  • 90 college hours
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  • How many years of experience do you have working in libraries or related environment (such as a bookstore) with direct responsibilities for circulation tasks?
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  • How may years of supervisory experience do you have in a library or related environment?
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