Library Specialist II

Location
Fairfax, VA
Posted
Mar 07, 2017
Closes
Apr 27, 2017
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

Working hours :

Salary : $38,000

Web Announcement :
Stacks Coordinator

The George Mason University Fenwick Library Access Services Department is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic individual for a Stacks Coordinator position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: * Provides courteous circulation assistance to patrons at the Fenwick library Service Desk; * Answers informational and basic reference questions; * Manages the circulating stacks of Fenwick library; * Organizes workflow and evaluates student assistants’ performance; * Plans, manages, and participates in shifts of the circulating and other collections; and * May serve as senior person in charge of library facilities and services during evenings.

Required Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree, and/or significant equivalent library experience; * Strong customer service skills; * Effective interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral) for providing customer service in a diverse, academic environment and for interacting with library staff, faculty, students, and members of the public; * Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with current library systems (such as Voyager) and research resources (such as EBSCO, JSTOR, ProQuest, etc.); * Aptitude for accurate and detail-oriented work; * Solid organizational skills, including ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines; * Ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, production and service-oriented environment; * Dependability and punctuality; * Physical ability to bend and reach overhead, to grasp and move library materials, to move and unpack packages and bins (up to 40 pounds), and to push loaded book trucks; * Experience with library stacks management and maintenance; * Academic library experience providing circulation services; and * Experience in the management and maintenance of circulating collections.

Preferred Qualifications: * Experience shifting library collections (planning, organizing, and managing); * Experience in training and mentoring staff members and student employees; and * Experience providing basic reference services in an academic library.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 00905z at http://jobs.gmu.edu by April 26, 2017; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

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George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report Up and Coming spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Masons diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

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Equity Statement : George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Close Date : 2017-04-26