Library Technician

Part time; Starting salary $ 11.25/ hourly
Department: Ross Pendergraft Library
Work Shift: Monday - Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Deadline: Open until filled
Hire Date: As soon as possible

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 institution policy.

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, to move book carts, and lift up to 20 pounds.
Ability to stoop, bend and reach.

TYPICAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Assists patrons by locating and checking materials or equipment in and out of the library,
providing information and assistance regarding resources, and answering questions
concerning the proper operation and maintenance of equipment.
Researches library records and resources to ascertain availability of materials and
provides information to library personnel or library patrons.
Processes and prepares library materials for cataloging or circulation.
Prepares materials for internal and external distribution by stamping or labeling and
assigning and recording classifications information.
Maintains written and computer records and files including acquisition, financial,
bibliographic, interlibrary loan, serials control, cataloging, and classification of information.
May oversees other assistants by training employees and reviewing work assignments.
Performs other duties as assigned.

SPECIAL JOB DIMENSIONS:
Occasional lifting of heavy books and equipment is required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus one year of experience in a library environment or a related field.
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.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  IT IS THE POLICY OF THIS UNIVERSITY NOT TO DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, RELIGION, AGE OR DISABILITY IN EMPLOYMENT OR THE PROVISION OF SERVICE.


If you have questions about this position or your application submission, please call the Office of Human Resources at (479)968-0396. If you desire to submit a resume in addition to your application for this position, please submit via email to: hr@atu.edu