This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Library Technician 3 position for the Resource Acquisitions and Sharing department at Oregon State University (OSU).
As a member of the Resource Acquisitions and Sharing (RAS) department, the Library Technician 3 (LT3) is responsible for responding to patrons with regards to their purchase requests, working with vendors to acquire library resources in various formats (i.e., print and electronic books, streaming videos, and other media), and addressing general licensing questions. They are responsible for placing orders using various vendor platforms, paying for and reconciling accounts, claiming orders, and addressing system problems with the appropriate company or department. A high-level of customer service when communicating with patrons, vendors and colleagues by email, in person or phone is expected within 24 business hours. The LT3 is also responsible for maintaining accurate records in the library's ILS and working with other units to ensure content is accessible to patrons. They will be expected to cross-train, participate and/or lead projects, and provide support to Library colleagues.
As a member of Oregon State University Libraries and Press, the employee in this position must be sensitive to the needs of an inclusive and diverse community at Oregon State University. The incumbent will be expected to fulfill the relevant duties in support of the University's core values in promoting a welcoming, respectful and accessible environment while engaging with members of both the University and the OSU Libraries and Press communities.
Bachelors degree plus two years of current (within 5 years) experience in a Library; OR 4 years of current library experience. AND Advanced proficiency in multiple library specific computer applications, e.g., integrated library systems, database applications, institutional repository; content management systems. Some positions may also require in-depth knowledge of specialty area(s), e.g., original cataloging, complex copy cataloging, serials management, ILL management, government documents, image resources, music.
- Two-years' current experience purchasing library resources (i.e., print and electronic books, streaming videos, DVD, etc.) orders - One-year current experience using financial databases (e.g., vendor's purchase card system, Banner, Foundation System, CORE, etc.) to reconcile department purchases, renewals and credits. - Two-years of customer service experience. -A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OAR 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
The LT3 will work 40 hours per week (M-F) between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.
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