Job Requisition Number: 24550. The Access Services Division has leadership for planning and coordinating access and circulation policies and procedures across the UC Berkeley Library. Additionally, the Access Services Division consists of the following units – Library Privileges, Doe/Moffitt Information and Welcome Services Desks, Media Resources Center (MRC), Newspapers/Microforms Library and Current Periodicals, and Doe/Moffitt Circulation Services (including Reserves Processing and Stacks Maintenance).
The Doe/Moffitt Circulation and Gardner Stacks unit is the largest circulation services unit in the Library System, handling more than one million circulation transactions annually, loan of electronic devices, and the largest undergraduate course reserve operation. The Gardner (MAIN) Stacks collection management includes daily oversight and strategic planning for a 2.5 million volume collection housed on campus and retrieval for the 3 million volumes of the collection shelved at the Northern Regional Library Facility. This unit controls access to the Gardner (MAIN) Stacks, group study rooms, and 65 Doe (Medium Rare collection).
Serves as the sole library career staff during the late night/early morning hours. Explains and interprets library polices and procedures (enforces policies when necessary). Assists library users at the Circulation Desk, including checking out/in, renewing and placing holds on library materials, requesting material from NRLF, reserving and monitoring study rooms, and checking out electronic devices. Answers user inquiries (in person or via telephone).
Assists circulation supervisor with electronic devices, including re-imaging machines, checking for damage, maintaining inventory, and monitoring usage. May assist with compiling electronic device use statistics. Assist the Circulation Supervisor with day-to-day circulation related duties, including handling snags, maintaining statistics, editing and updating item records, and other record cleanup projects as assigned.
Serves as workleader training, assigning tasks, and monitoring the performance of circulation desk student library employees working the late shift. In addition, provides support to Library Security staff as needed, especially during emergencies.Ability to work a Sunday through Thursday schedule from 2am to 11am during fall and spring semesters. Related library experience. Working knowledge of Library of Congress classification system. Recent experience with an integrated library system (ILS) and understanding of ILS bibliographic, item, patron and holdings records. Experience with providing public services at a circulation desk or other library public service desks. Excellent analytical, organizational, problem solving, interpersonal, and communication skills. Demonstrated attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to display a calm demeanor when assisting library users, and while under pressure to complete projects by stated deadlines. Demonstated initiative, flexibility, and ability to work creatively and effectively both independently and as a team member. Experience using common software applications such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint) and email such as Gmail or bCal (or other email applications) and able to work competently within a PC desktop environment. Demonstrated excellent attendance record.
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