Library Services Assistant - Senior

Circulation Assistant - Reserves

Cert #: 4211

Than Andersen Library/Circulation

Posting Date: February 7, 2013

There is a Library Services Assistant – Senior transfer opportunity available in the Andersen Library/Circulation for current state employees. The work schedule for this full-time, year-round position is Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 7:00a.m-4:00p.m, Wednesday 11:00a.m-8:00p.m. with rotating weekend hours when classes are in session.  The position description is available below.

If you are interested in transferring as a permissive transfer candidate (current state employees in pay range 02-10 or counterpart) submit a resume with three supervisory references to Stephanie Hartmann, HR&D, 800 W. Main St., Hyer 330, Whitewater, WI 53190; email hartmans@uww.edu; or fax 262-472-5668.


This position provides service in the circulation department.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: processing reserves, providing document delivery service, repair of collection items, supervising daytime, and occasional evening and weekend circulation desk operations.   The person will maintain a professional demeanor with students, faculty, and staff.  Position reports to the Andersen Library Circulation Coordinator.

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday:7am –4pm, Wednesday:11am – 8pm, Rotating weekend hours when classes in session

Hours may vary during Intersession and Summer Sessions.  Position will require occasional early morning, late evening and weekend schedule, as departmental needs require.

40% A. Assist in the daily circulation desk routines.
A1.  Circulate, renew, and discharge library materials.
A2.  Supervise and maintain the routine operation of circulation services with the Circulation Coordinator including evening and weekend hours. 
A3.  Demonstrate and promote library services and assist patrons in their use.
A4.  Support Andersen Library’s general policies and procedures.
A5.  Respond to user questions and complaints.
A6.  Collect library fines.
A7.  Open and close library as directed by Circulation Coordinator.
A8.  Keep current with automation changes and assist with the testing of new operational software releases that are related to circulation.
A9.  Advise the Circulation Coordinator regarding updating and recommending changes to policies and procedures and assist in implementation.
A10. Assist with troubleshooting of Library equipment, such as computers, printers, and photocopiers.

30% B. Library Reserves.
B1. Process Library Reserves requests
B2. Maintain Library Reserves database.
B3. Assist Faculty & Staff in creating direct links to articles for online courses 
B4. Train student assistants in the use of related procedures
B5. With the Circulation Coordinator, edit and revise reserve web pages
B6. With the Circulation Coordinator, develop, monitor, update, and enforce paper and electronic reserves policies, procedures and problems
B7. Help to compile statistics and generate reports
B8. Assure accuracy and completeness of work
B9. Attend Library and University meetings as needed.

15% C. Repair and Bindery Duties
C1. Process bindery returns including: inserting new barcodes, deleting old barcodes, and verifying information in the Voyager catalog.
C2. Perform limited repairs to materials within the Library’s print collection at the direction of Circulation Coordinator
C3. Perform limited repairs to materials within the Library’s audio/visual collection at the direction of Circulation Coordinator

15% D. Miscellaneous Duties.
D1. Search for lost/missing and Claims Returned items.
D2. Continue to gain general knowledge and contribute to the revision of library operations and policies.
D3. Maintain cooperative interpersonal relationships.
D4. Participate in cross-training opportunities.
D5. Assist with set-up / take-down for special Library events
D6. Work on special projects as needed.
D7. Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
•Knowledge of library services processes, i.e., circulation desk, electronic reserves and library document delivery.
•Ability to work independently under a variety of complex rules and regulations.
•Ability to supervise and train student employees.
•Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, administrators, students and staff from diverse, socioeconomic backgrounds.
•Skilled with computer hardware (i.e. personal computers, printers, and scanners) and software (i.e. Microsoft Office and library service systems.) 
•Excellent interpersonal skills, including written and oral communications.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Preferred:
•Knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript or other web programming languages.