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Library Specialist #499419

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Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 20111447
Position Title Library Specialist #499419
Template Title
Position Type Staff
Position Number 499419
Department Library Services Dept

Position Summary Information

Job Summary/Basic Function

Duties:
• Perform instruction related duties including scheduling sessions in LibCal, Outlook, and LibAnalytics
• Assist with collecting and reporting of library instruction statistics
• Provide part time reference service to library patrons via chat and reference desk shifts
• Assist patrons in the use of library resources including the library catalog, electronic databases, the Internet, and print reference materials
• Perform library related duties such as shifting and shelving materials
• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Education/Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree required

Knowledge:
• Standard library and/or office practices and procedures
Skills:
• Ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty, staff, and the general public
• Ability to provide excellent customer service
• Ability to understand and carry out work assignments based on general knowledge
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the general public
• Basic computer literacy/familiar and comfortable with computers both hardware and software

Skills:
• Ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty, staff, and the general public
• Ability to provide excellent customer service
• Ability to understand and carry out work assignments based on general knowledge
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the general public
• Basic computer literacy/familiar and comfortable with computers both hardware and software

Supervision:
• Applies independent judgment under minimal supervision

EEO Statement

Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:
• Preferred experience with library services
• Preferred experience with instruction

Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas SB 805, Section 657.003.

Security Sensitive Statement

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Salary $22656
Work Hours • Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm or as assigned

Application Information

Posting Date 11/13/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you claiming Veteran's Preference in accordance with Texas Senate Bill 805, Section 657.003? FAILURE TO EMAIL THE FOLLOWING REQUIRED DOCUMENTS PER THESE INSTRUCTIONS MAY IMPACT VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: To claim Veteran's Preference under the law you must be: (1) a veteran, including a veteran with a disability; (2) a surviving spouse of a veteran killed on active duty who has not remarried; or (3) an orphan of a veteran if the veteran was killed while on active duty. If claiming Veteran's Preference, you MUST immediately email to jobs4vets@lamar.edu your specific supporting documentation at the time of application such as the DD Form 214 (member 4 copy), AND, if applicable, the Dept of Veteran's Affairs Verification of Disability Benefits Letter if claiming a service related disability, a DD Form 1300 to include qualifying Death, Birth, and Marriage Certificates if claiming surviving spouse/orphan. Your email MUST also include your name, position number, job title and the department for each position you are applying for. Documents received after a position closes will not be accepted.
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What is the highest level of education you have obtained?
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Associate's Degree
    • Some college credits
    • High School or GED
  3. * In what area(s) did you receive your degree(s).

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THEBC) maintains a list of Institutions Whose Degrees are Illegal to Use in Texas. A copy of this list can be found at: http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/?objectid=EF4C3C3B-EB44-4381-6673F760B3946FBB. As part of your educational qualifications for this position, are you claiming a degree from any of the institutions listed on the THEBC website referenced above?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Interest
  2. Resume
  3. Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Miscellaneous