Library Specialist II

Fairfax, VA, VA
Feb 05, 2019
Feb 21, 2019
Analyst, Research
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

Working hours :

Salary : Expected starting salary $38,000.00

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Interlibrary Loan Student Coordinator

The George Mason University Libraries is accepting applications for the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Student Coordinator (Library Specialist II) to join the Resource Licensing and Delivery department. Under the direction of the ILL Lending Coordinator, the individual in this position will support both borrowing and lending services, supervise ILL students, and serve as part of the larger ILL team to support the research needs of George Mason University patrons and our library partners from around the world. 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.

Required Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree or significant combination of education and equivalent library experience * Experience providing interlibrary loan and/or consortial lending services * Experience supervising students or part-time employees * Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with current library systems and software (such as Alma, WorldCat Resource Sharing, and ILLiad) and research resources (such as EBSCO, JSTOR, ProQuest, etc.) * Strong customer service skills * Effective interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral) for providing customer service in a diverse, academic environment * Aptitude for accurate and detail-oriented work * Ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, production and service-oriented environment * 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 Preferred Qualifications: * Experience scanning documents for interlibrary loan, using Bookeye scanner and BSCAN-ILL software * Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of copyright and fair use as they relate to ILL and document delivery

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply at; 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.

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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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

Job Close Date : 2019-02-19

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