Job Title:Job ID: Location: Department Name Salary and Benefits Application Deadline Conditions of Employment Responsibilities ∙ Serves as the point of contact for compliments and complaints related to access services, tours of the library, and community borrower inquiries. ∙ Collects and analyzes a variety of access services data, and uses this data to guide decision-making. ∙ Represents SSU to regional and statewide access services committees and membership groups. ∙ In partnership with the Collections Librarian, coordinates the activities of Access Services to maximize the accessibility of the collections for use by the Libraries' clientele, while maintaining concern for proper care and preservation of library material. ∙ Represents the Library to relevant campus groups and committees.
Performs other secondary duties as assigned.
The majority of duties are performed in a dynamic, fast-paced office environment in the University Library on Sonoma State University campus. This position requires the ability to speak and hear, sit and/or stand for extended periods of time, and use and enter data into a computer for up to six hours per day. As an exempt employee, the incumbent has some flexibility in work schedule, however, must be available during the regular campus hours, Monday through Friday, to meet the operational needs of the campus and department. Some evening and weekend hours might be required to meet operational needs of department and campus. Employee's specific start time is determined by Appropriate Administrator. Employee must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such levels as is determined by Appropriate Administrator. This position will require occasional travel, by automobile or airplane, and overnight stay to travel to trainings and meetings off campus.
Must have demonstrated commitment to diversity and understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace. Must have strong user centered public service philosophy, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Preferred qualifications include strong knowledge of current issues and opportunities in enhancing access to library collections and services; supervisory experience that demonstrates strategic thinking and experience managing, motivating, and leading teams; and experience or demonstrated knowledge in working with students from diverse backgrounds, interests, and abilities.
The incumbent must demonstrate integrity and sound judgment in performing duties; possess the ability to supervise the work of staff and recommend appropriate personnel actions; be able to apply strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills and train and evaluate performance, taking corrective action as needed; deal with stressful situations while maintaining composure; and contribute to a collaborative, team oriented environment utilizing exemplary communication and problem solving skills as necessary. Must have strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities simultaneously, adjusting quickly to changes needed on a daily basis. Must have the ability to effectively communicate with all levels within the university and establish and maintain productive and effective, inclusive working relationships amongst diverse populations including staff, faculty, administration, students, and other internal and external constituents.
The duties of this position may include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate may be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.
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Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered: Cover Letter (attach as first page of resume) Resume Online Employment Application (complete entire application, resume/cover letter will not substitute for any part of the application)
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.
Located in California's premier wine country one hour north of San Francisco, Sonoma State is a small campus with big ideas. With a tradition of promoting intellectual and personal growth, leadership opportunities and technological proficiency, SSU offers its students a friendly, safe and informal atmosphere on a beautiful campus setting. Currently, campus housing accommodates students in both apa...rtment and residential suite style facilities. While SSU generally accepts all qualified students who apply from high schools in its service area, 80 percent of the freshmen and 55 percent of the junior transfer students come from outside the North Bay region. With almost half of its student body living on campus, it is one of the most residential campuses within the system.