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The UW Libraries has an outstanding opportunity for a Circulation and Marking Lead. This position leads student employees and performs public service and technical duties focusing on circulation and marking at the East Asia Library.
Using library's circulation, public service, and marking systems, lead student employees in circulations and support of the public services of the East Asia Library; recommends changes and improvement of EAL public service routines and procedures; assigns, instructs, and evaluates work done by student employees.
Assists library users at the EAL Information Desk; explains library circulation procedures, rules, and service policies; answers directional, general reference, and bibliographic questions by phone, email, or in person; assists users in using machine readable data products such as CD-ROMs, DVDs, and in using library facilities; and refers library users to appropriate employees for other services.
Maintains ongoing operations of EAL public services including opening and closing procedures; manages telephone messages and call forwarding for EAL patrons and staff services on the libraries' main exchange.
Checks in/out of materials through circulation system; retrieves materials for paging requests from both EAL Auxiliary Stacks in Kane Hall and EAL general stacks in Gowen Hall; holds, recalls and cancels held materials; manage course reserves.
Performs basic search using library online catalogs for availability of library materials; and searches for materials reported missing.
Processes circulation on-the-fly records in the system, and receives reservations for Kane Auxiliary Stacks access and accompanies the users.
Maintains EAL stacks by sorting, shelving, shifting, and moving books and other library materials in both the EAL Kane and Gowen locations.
Performs marking related responsibilities such as printing marking labels, applying marking label to cataloged materials, maintaining marking records.
Assists in recording and maintaining statistics; compiles reports for circulation.
Assists in maintaining EAL supplies, equipment, facilities, and mail operations.
Performs basic maintenance and technical tasks for EAL equipment, such as adding paper and toner, releasing paper jams, loading film, printing, photocopying, launching CD-ROM and software datasets.
Update library signs: hour and stacks.
Contacts custodial services and physical plant as needed.
Understands and abides by the Libraries Personal Communication Responsibilities. Communicates appropriately, effectively and positively. Plays an active role in staying informed and participating in Libraries and unit meetings, activities and events.
Other duties as required.
High school graduation or equivalent AND three years of applicable library technical experience, including one year beyond the entry level OR equivalent education/experience.
Strong customer service skills and ability to communicate effectively in person and in writing.
Able to work effectively independently and as a team member in a diverse work environment.
Knowledge of an East Asian language (Chinese, Japanese, or Korean).
Experience with Ex Libris Alma/Primo.
Lead, training, or supervisory experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check
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