Library Technician - Overnight

University of Central Arkansas
February 19, 2023
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Posting Number NC1062022

Working Title Library Technician - Overnight Department Org 427100 - Office-Torreyson Library Why should you work at UCA?

We are excited that you are considering joining the UCA Family—the faculty, staff, students and alumni who make the University of Central Arkansas a great place to work!

At the University of Central Arkansas, we value our employees striving to maintain a work-life balance. We realize that this affects the overall well- being of employees, while learning to prioritize challenging work and the ability to make a difference. Participation in university-wide remote work days may be available for certain positions. Training is provided on systems or job-specific software, and tools are available supporting professional and personal development. The benefits package allows you to customize your benefits to meet your current needs, and the ability to adjust them as your priorities change. This includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, 80% tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a retirement program with university contributions of 10% of employee salary. Also available are health and wellness incentives, as well as access to sports and cultural activities on campus for the family, free gym membership (HPER) and equipment rentals.

Position Summary

The Library Technician is responsible for providing technical support to enable the delivery of library services. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy. The hours for this position are Sunday through Thursday, 11:00 pm to 7:30 am.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists patrons by locating and checking materials and equipment in and out of the library as well as providing information and assistance regarding resources, and answering questions about the library and campus
  • Assists patrons with online services, study room bookings, computers, scanners, printing, faxing, and other technology services
  • Processes and prepares library materials for circulation and maintains
  • Circulation operations and library equipment
  • Assists in the creation and maintenance of Course and Textbook Reserves, the library holds, shelving, stack maintenance, and inventory
  • Operates point of sale service and handles monetary transactions related to lost or damaged books and materials
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of basic library procedures and practices
  • Knowledge of computers and their applications. Ability to operate general office equipment.
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to read and follow instructions.
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods, move book carts, and lift up to 20 pounds. Ability to stoop, bend and reach.
  • Knowledge of the organization and administration of higher education.
  • Knowledge of state, federal, and university rules, regulations, and procedures.
  • Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently with common goals as a part of a team.
  • Ability to make sound judgments and assist in resolving student concerns.
  • Effective interpersonal communication, writing, and organizational abilities.
  • Civility in all interactions of a public or confidential nature.
  • Demonstrate follow-up contacts and consultations in a timely manner.
  • Skills Considered Essential for Success

    -Knowledge of the organization and administration of higher education. -Knowledge of state, federal, and university rules, regulations and procedures. -Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment. -Ability to work collaboratively and independently with common goals as a part of a team. -Ability to make sound judgments. -Effective interpersonal communication, writing, and organizational abilities. -Civility in all interactions. -Demonstrate effective follow-up.

    Required Education and/or Experience

    The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus one year of experience in a customer service or library environment. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB-RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

    Preferred Education and/or Experience

    Bacholor's degree, library experience and experience working in higher education with students and faculty.

    University, Campus, and Community Description

    Thank you for your interest in employment at the University of Central Arkansas. Founded in 1907, UCA has an enrollment of more than 10,000, of which more than 15% are graduate students. The university offers more than 90 undergraduate and 60 graduate certificate and degree programs, including doctoral programs in five disciplines. The undergraduate student body consistently scores above the national average on the ACT exam. UCA is proud of its tradition of teaching excellence and its contributions in research, scholarship, and creative activities. UCA seeks to attract students and employees that are dedicated to building a culture of diversity, belonging, inclusion, and equity.

    Desired start date 01/16/2023

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    Physical Demands Checklist Sitting, Kneeling, Standing, Balancing, Lifting/Carrying, Walking, Climbing Physical Exertion Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds

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    Background Check Statement

    This position may be subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender registry, financial history background check and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background checks and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

    UCA EEO Statement

    The University of Central Arkansas is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution dedicated to attracting and supporting a diverse student, faculty and staff population through enhanced multicultural learning environments and opportunities. In keeping with its nondiscrimination policy in employment, admissions and other functions and programs, the university considers employees and students on the basis of individual merit and will not discriminate against a person on the basis of gender, race or color, ethnicity, religion, spiritual beliefs, national origin, age, familial status, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, disability, political beliefs, intellectual perspective, genetic information, military status, or other factors irrelevant to participation in its programs.

    Open Date 12/16/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

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