As a member of the Resource Acquisitions and Sharing (RAS) department, the Library Technician 3 (LT3) is responsible for responding to patrons’ purchase requests and licensing questions, and working with vendors to acquire library resources in various formats (i.e., print and electronic books, streaming videos, and other media) in a timely basis. They are responsible for placing orders using various vendor platforms, paying for and reconciling accounts, claiming orders, and addressing system problems with the appropriate company or department. The LT3 is also responsible for maintaining accurate records in the library’s ILS and working with other units to ensure content is accessible to patrons. They will be expected to cross-train, participate in and/or lead projects, in order to support in a collaborative working environment.
As a member of Oregon State University Libraries and Press, the employee in this position must be sensitive to the needs of an inclusive and diverse community at Oregon State University. The incumbent will be expected to fulfill the relevant duties in support of the University’s core values in promoting a welcoming, respectful and accessible environment while engaging with members of both the University and the OSU Libraries and Press communities.
Additional Info & Requirements
The person in this position will often be required to lift or push objects weighing up to 25 lbs.
Two years of current (within 5 years) experience in a Library; OR 4 years of current library experience. AND Advanced proficiency in multiple library specific computer applications, e.g., integrated library systems, database applications, institutional repository; content management systems. Some positions may also require in-depth knowledge of specialty area(s), e.g., original cataloging, complex copy cataloging, serials management, ILL management, government documents, image resources, music.
Minimum two-years’ experience, within the last three years, purchasing library resources (i.e., print and electronic books, streaming videos, DVD, etc.) orders.
Minimum of one-year experience, within the last four years, using financial databases (e.g., vendor’s purchase card system, Banner, Foundation System, CORE, etc.) to reconcile department purchases, renewals and credits.
Additional Required Qualifications:
Two-years of customer service and E-Resource support experience.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSUStandard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional riminal history checks every 24 months.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
Minimum of two-years experience using online bibliographic and ILS (OCLC, Primo and Alma) systems to create and manage Alma records.
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.
Experience working in a consortium library.
One-year of experience directing student workers, training and reviewing their assigned duties.
Margarita Zamora Saunders at email@example.com
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by January 4, 2019. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants. Applications will be reviewed based on the information submitted on the employment profile with education and work history along with any other requested documentation i.e. Posting specific question responses, transcripts, etc. Your profile MUST clearly show how you meet the minimum/required qualifications for the position. Resumes are NOT accepted at the application stage for classified staff positions. Typically, the starting salary is at the lower end of the salary range. For additional information please contact: Margarita Zamora Saunders at firstname.lastname@example.org OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement.