Library Technician 3

Oregon State University

Valley Library

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$2,825.00 to $4,259.00 per Month   Calculate


Corvallis, OR




Not Specified

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience


Type of Library


This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

As a member of the Resource Acquisitions and Sharing (RAS) department, the Library Technician 3 (LT3) is responsible for taking, placing, tracking, and receiving orders submitted by patrons. The incumbent will work with vendors to acquire library resources in various formats (I.e., print… etc.) and address terms of use questions. A high-level of customer service is expected, such as responding to all requests within 24 hours and working with other units to ensure content is accessible to patrons. They are responsible for placing orders using various vendor systems, balancing expenditures, and working with stakeholders (such as vendors, administration and accounting depts.), and addressing problems with the appropriate company or department. The LT3 must be able to demonstrate a high-level of attention to detail as they are responsible for maintaining accurate holdings and financial records. They will also be expected to cross-train, participate and/or lead projects, and provide support to Library colleagues.

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 Oregon State University Libraries and Press communities (OSULP).

The Community

The Acquisitions unit at Oregon State University Libraries and Press is looking for someone to join a fast-paced, hardworking team where providing a high standard of quality customer service is expected at all times.  If you are someone who enjoys working with customers, making purchases, has strong communication skills, enjoys problem solving, and meets the minimum qualifications, then you may be the perfect fit in the Library Technician 3 position. 

Some of the key minimum required qualifications include: 

·         Minimum of two-years’ experience using OCLC, Primo, and Alma ILS to create and manage Alma records.

·         Hands-on experience of Microsoft Suite and/or document sharing suites (i.e. Google Suite, Box, etc.).  

·         Experience working in a consortium library.  

·         One-year of experience directing,training and reviewing of student workers’ responsibilities.  

·         Experience leading projects.  

OSU offers great benefits for their employees. The monthly salary for this union-supported position is limited to the range of $2825 -$4259. Starting salary is commensurate with experience, and is not negotiable outside of the noted range. 

To apply, please visit: number: P02272CT

Applications will be accepted through July 26, 2019. Full consideration date (when we will start reviewing applications) is July 19, 2019.   

OSU is an AA/EOE/Vets/Disabled.    

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HR Info

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by July 19, 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 MUSTclearly 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 541-737-3443,

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.

Posted Jul 2, 2019