Responsible for services of assigned area including including access services, circulation, interlibrary loan, research support at the service desk and assisting patrons in the use of the collections. Establishes and maintains policies and procedures for assigned tasks. Participates in public service activities, such as technology support, and expanding access to holdings through web-based resources. May assist with hiring, training and supervision of student assistants. This position may include some evening and/or weekend hours on a prearranged schedule.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Oversee all functions of the circulation and reserve services including managing the Circulation Desk, streaming audio reserves, interlibrary loans, carrel assignments, timely retrieval of materials, stacks maintenance, prompt searching of materials listed as lost/missing and timely statistical reports. Interprets and implements circulation and loan policies and procedures of Gaylord Music Library and the University Libraries.
Responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, and supervision of student assistants that work at the Circulation Desk and in physical processing; ensures adequate staffing of student assistants within established hours of operation; maintain all policies and procedures in an up-to-date student procedures manual. Responsible for all physical processing of library materials. Works with Preservation Unit for housing and care of materials requiring special treatments.
Assist with general reference and information services to library users in the absence of the Music Librarian. Assists in maintaining digital resources, reserve pages and print user guides, reference publications, and information resources for the Music Library. Assists with developing exhibits and participates in leading tours and other public outreach duties.
Supports the Music and Special Collections Cataloger in the processing and management of the sheet music collection and coordinates with other units within the Libraries on preparing sheet music for digitization, etc.; manages and monitors print subscription activities and maintains check-in, processing, and binding routines for music print subscription titles.
Serves as the contact person with the University Libraries LTS department for reporting pubic and staff computing workstations problems and âœtrouble-shootingâ assistance with audio-visual services equipment. Performs other duties as assigned.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Ability to make independent judgments and to organize work.
Ability to work effectively with library users and staff.
High level of accuracy in working with details.
Maturity, dependability, and ability to work under pressure and meet production goals.
Flexibility and adaptability to various work routines and procedures.
Bachelor's degree in music or humanities related filed preferred
Research skills and broad knowledge of music history and repertoire through training or coursework
Experience with Apple and Windows software.
HTML skills and Web page design experience
Working knowledge of at least one Western European Language, preferably German or French
Experience with and knowledge of processing and repair of library materials
Library science courses and/or library experience, preferably in a technical services environment.
Two years of college-level studies or equivalent work experience.
Ability to read Western musical notation.
Basic computer literacy and ability to learn and apply new software and procedures quickly.
Ability to wok some irregular hours, which may include evenings and weekends.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
$16.64 - $24.95 / HourlyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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