Library Services Specialist II for Circulation/Access Services
Classification: Library Services Specialist II - Range A
Department: University Library- Administration
Sub-Division: University Library
Salary Range: $3,101 - $5,476 per month
Appointment Type: Ongoing
Time Base: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Varies, to be determined; requires evening and weekend hours.
Job Summary: Tired of the norm? California State University, Fullerton's Pollak Library is seeking dependable, friendly, and resourceful applicants.
Under the general direction of an assigned Access Services Section Coordinator, oversees functional operations at various public desks in the Pollak Library and operations critical to the smooth delivery of library user services in the Access Services Unit and the Irvine Campus Library. Directs the work of between two to ten student assistants to ensure an efficient workflow and resolves difficult desk situations. Depending on the hours or location, responsible for opening and/or closing the library. Handles short term or longer term projects and responsibilities related to Access Service including student employee oversight/work coordination and record keeping. Other duties as assigned.
Essential Qualifications: High School diploma or the equivalent and a minimum of two years of related library or clerical experience. Full proficiency in all technical aspects of work assignments including a thorough knowledge of functional area policies and procedures and applicable work methods. General knowledge of library collection organization and classification scheme, as well as the ability to interpret bibliographic records. Ability to interpret library units policies and procedures and apply them accurately in performing work functions. Ability to evaluate procedures and recommend changes. Working knowledge of campus and library policies and practices associated with the ethical use of and access to library and on-line resources. Basic knowledge of national standards and guidelines pertaining to libraries, including working knowledge of campus standards pertaining to copyright and intellectual property protection with the ability to source and apply such policies and standards to avoid potential violations. Full proficiency in the use of automated library systems and subsystems pertaining to the functional work area. Ability to fully utilize standard and non-standard features of various on-line resources and standard desktop software packages, such as word processing and spreadsheets, to perform technical work and assist patrons. Demonstrated problem solving and research skills to address standard and non-standard work problems. General knowledge of library accounting and budget procedures. Demonstrated ability to compile and present information in an organized manner. Possession of effective communication and interpretive skills to assist in resolving patron problems and complaints, assess patron information needs, and orient and guide patrons in the use of library resources. Ability to effectively provide lead work direction and training to student workers, as well as an understanding of employment and payroll procedures related to student workers. Possession of excellent analytical and oral and written communication skills. Ability to work with flexibility and as part of a team in a complex, changing environment. Possession of excellent analytical skills, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Special Working Conditions: Special Working Conditions California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and appr...oximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.