The Paul Meek Library at the University of Tennessee at Martin is accepting applications for a Library Specialist in Public Services. Primary duties related to public service functions include: providing services to library users; performing circulation transaction functions; opening and/or closing the library; assisting the location of materials; miscellaneous clerical, technological, and problem solving activities and projects. This position is an evening/night position, but may have a varying schedule dependent upon the library and/or university schedule.
Essential Job Functions
Circulation Duties * Provide coverage at the Information Desk, assisting library users, answering the phone, taking messages, and handling general inquiries about the library, its programs and services * Perform all Circulation duties including checking materials in and out, and using the automated catalog and associated software programs * Issue library cards * Assist students with basic searches for resources such as articles, books, and e-books * Shelve materials * Triage information inquiries and refer in-depth reference and research questions to librarians as needed * Demonstrate basic use of equipment
Management * Assist with the supervision and work assignments of student workers * Collect and inspect student worker timesheets * Monitor and maintain schedule of student-employee budgeted hours
Administrative Support * Assist with collection, analysis and reporting of data and statistics related to library programs and services including: space usage, materials circulation, and other data points as needed * Maintain calendar of library hours for the year * Other duties as assigned
Internal Number: 195046
The primary purpose of the University of Tennessee at Martin is to provide a quality undergraduate education in a traditional collegiate atmosphere characterized at all levels by close collaboration among students, faculty and staff. In addition, the university is dedicated to meeting lifelong educational needs by providing graduate programs, distance-learning opportunities and other creative endeavors. Furthermore, the university is committed to advancing the regional and global community through scholarly activities, research and public service.