Located in the heart of the Stanford University Medical Center, Lane Medical Library & Knowledge Management Center enables biomedical discovery by connecting people with knowledge. Through innovative means, we create, acquire, deliver and integrate information to support Stanford Medicine's excellence in research, education and patient care. Our Access Services Department seeks a motivated and resourceful Library Specialist 3 to perform a variety of complex duties in circulation and other functional areas of the library. Reporting to the Access Services Department Manager, the Library Specialist 3 will work closely with other staff to achieve our collective goals to support Stanford Medicine's quest to advance human health. Come join us!
This position covers all aspects of circulation duties such as charging and discharging library and course reserve materials, answering questions, providing technical and computer assistance, registering new patrons, and taking payment for library fines and fees. The Library Specialist 3 must successfully interpret and communicate library policies and procedures, develop a rich and varied knowledge of library resources and services, and skillfully manage referrals. S/he will be called upon to assist the Research & Instruction Team to answer reference questions and the Web Team on special projects. S/he will be also called upon to troubleshoot and maintain library technology, including printers, copiers, and scanners.
Perform a wide range of circulation activities throughout a variety of workflows.
Provide reference and research assistance.
Create webpages and online learning modules to support the Research & Instruction Team.
Compile and generate department statistics.
Draft reports for supervisor.
Perform troubleshooting of access to electronic journals and other online resources.
Perform opening and closing activities.
May supervise the operations of a library unit including supervision of lower level staff and student assistants
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains d...edicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.