Library Services Associate II (Part-Time) (College of Medicine-Phoenix)
Posting Number: req17674
Department: COM Phx Campus Administration
Location: Greater Phoenix Area
Address: 435 N. 5th St., Phoenix, AZ 85004 USA
Position HighlightsThe library team at the College of Medicine - Phoenix invites applicants to apply for a rewarding career on a growing health sciences campus. As part of the team, this individual will provide library assistance to students, staff, and faculty of the University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University, as well as community patrons. Library Services Associates are the library's front-line customer service personnel and staff the front desk during all public service hours.
Note: This position will have a non-traditional work schedule which may include evenings and weekends.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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Duties & Responsibilities
- Assists library patrons in locating materials and using catalogs, databases and indexes.
- Answers questions that require basic library science knowledge and consultation.
- Assists in maintaining collections, databases, circulation records, inventories and/or archives.
- Assists librarians with displays, LibGuides, handouts, and other educational materials.
- Assists librarians with instruction or representation of the library at campus events.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Knowledge of basic library operations including circulation of materials and research assistance.
- Familiarity with common productivity tools such as MicroSoft Office and Google Drive.
- Ability to manage time and balance priorities when working with minimal supervision.
- Resourcefulness in solving problems and meeting customer needs.
- Minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
- Bachelor's degree required.
* Experience providing front-line customer service to library users in person and via phone and email.
* Experience opening and closing library following established procedures.
* Ability to enforce library policies regarding food, noise, and behavior.
Proficiency completing special projects such as shelf reading as assigned by librarians.
* Familiarity with maintaining inventories of library supplies and materials.
Full Time/Part Time: Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week: 20
Job FTE: 0.5
Work Calendar: Fiscal
Job Category: Libraries
Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits
Rate of Pay: $16.50 - $20.63
Compensation Type: hourly rate
Career Stream and Level
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Number of Vacancies: 1
Contact Information for Candidates
College of Medicine-Phoenix, Office of Human Resources
Open Until Filled: Yes
Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter
Special Instructions to Applicant
Application: The online application should be completed in its entirety. Blank or missed information may be considered an incomplete submission.
Letter of Interest: Should clearly indicate how your skills and professional employment experience meet the Minimum and the Preferred qualifications (if applicable).
At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.