Library Specialist - Stacks (S04785P)

University of Texas at Arlington
September 23, 2023
Offerd Salary:$34,000
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Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

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Position Information

Posting Number S04785P

Position Title Library Specialist - Stacks (S04785P) Department Library Location Arlington Job Family Library Position Status Full-time Work Hours Standard Work Schedule

Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm.

  • Non-traditional work hours such as nights, weekends, and holidays depending on the needs of the university community.
  • Some positions will have permanent overnight shifts.
  • Flexibility is required to ensure the department is appropriately staffed in order to satisfy all service needs.
  • Professional development, conferences, and training may require travel and/or overnight accommodations.
  • Open to External and Internal FLSA Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience up to $34,000. Duration Funding expected to continue Pay Basis Monthly Benefits Eligible Yes Benefits at UTA

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    Job Summary

    A member of the Stacks Management team within the Access and Discovery department, this position provides extraordinary customer service to UTA faculty, staff, students, and guests in accessing the library's physical collections in all UTA Libraries facilities. May work across departmental lines and hold responsibilities within other departments in the Libraries.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain physical library materials integrity, including accurate shelf order.
  • Participates in print collection management projects.
  • Processes retrieval requests, shifts, transfers, withdrawals, inventory, and shelf preparation of library physical materials.
  • Collaborates and coordinates with other library departments and campus units such as the Resource Delivery unit for faculty resource delivery, graduate retrieval service, document delivery, and Distance Education services, and Acquisitions unit for serials check-in and bindery.
  • Drives University vehicles, including vans, to transfer print materials between facilities.
  • Engage in ongoing professional development initiatives to maintain and enhance skills.
  • Engage in cross-departmental strategic, communication and functional task forces within University Libraries.
  • Performs other duties assigned.
  • Required Qualifications

  • High School graduation or GED.
  • Two (2) years related experience.
  • Computer literate and technologically adept.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Proficiency in Windows Operating System and file management.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to learn and process information needed to operate special apps to aid in job duties.
  • Ability to maintain a current Texas Driver's license and clean driving record
  • Ability to foster a positive working environment and model the Libraries' values through daily actions and behaviors
  • Leadership skills
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to work collegially and collaboratively with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Customer experience skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, including excellent interpersonal skills as well as verbal and written skills
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Ability to transfer and apply knowledge and experience to new situations
  • Ability to follow through on projects
  • Ability to analyze situations and make sound decisions
  • Ability to excel in a “perpetual beta” environment, with frequent change and intelligent risk-taking.
  • Working Conditions Special Conditions for Eligibility Working Title CBC Requirement

    It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to conduct a criminal background check on any applicant who is under final consideration for employment with the University.

    EEO Statement

    It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University's compliance with this policy.

    ADA Accommodations

    The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to 817-272-5554 or email [email protected].

    Posting Detail Information

    Number of Vacancies 1

    Desired Start Date Open Date Review Start Date Open Until Filled Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Accepted Special Instructions to Applicants

    Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

    Requirement Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is the highest degree you have attained? (Please specify in your resume)
  • GED
  • High School diploma
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • How many years of experience do you have as a library specialist or a related field?
  • None/less than 1 year
  • 1 to 2 years
  • 3 to 4 years
  • 5 years or more
  • What is your skill level using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc)? (Proficient is the highest skill level)
  • No skills/Basic
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Proficient
  • Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume or CV
  • Cover/Interest Letter
  • Optional Documents

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