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Senior Specialist

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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Position Description
Performs specialized, complex work to assist in the organization and implementation of various projects and programs. Work is performed under supervision within established guidelines with performance based on overall results obtained.

HSC - Lubbock

Department: Library Lbk

Major/Essential Functions
  • Supervisory Experience Needed 
  • Check e-mails to verify all credit card payments have been posted and receipted correctly
  • Check the librarian portal for new library card applications
  • Generate new library cards and upload into the KOHA system. Verify patron information is complete and if not, access Banner to gain further information
  • Verify correct expiration dates using Banner
  • Trains students assistants in daily operation of the circulation department
  • Check in and out library materials
  • Using KOHA system and determining if they need more in-depth assistance
  • Assist with the basic maintenance of circulation computers and OPAC's
  • Answer phone calls for circulation
  • Answer phone calls for Reference, ILL and Administration when they are away from their offices
  • Keep circulation office inventory up-to-date
  • Assist with circulation monthly statistics on a daily basis
  • Monitor the student assistants work habits and ensure that they are following procedures
  • Keep up with Reference Librarians schedule on availability to assist patrons
  • Assist patron's with photocopying and scanning
  • Assist patrons with ILL request
  • Assist student assistants in getting their ID badge and ensure that they have access to the library after hours
  • When the supervisor is out, make sure that the office runs as smoothly as possible
  • Call vendor on issues we may be experiencing with the vending machine
  • Notify supervisor when there is a problem in circulation that needs attention
  • Update patron records in KOHA
  • Customer service issues
  • Handles lighting, elevator, security gate issues
  • Maintain room reservation for student
  • Maintain Libchat for patron assistance
  • Check out headset and chargers for laptops for students use  
Required Qualifications
High school plus five years experience. Additional education may substitute for experience on a year for year basis.

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan website.

EEO Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Jeanne Clery Act
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Pay Basis: Hourly

Pay Grade Minimum
Salary commensurate with education, experience and/or skills.

Pay Grade Maximum
Salary commensurate with education, experience and/or skills.

Schedule Details
Nights and Weekends

Travel Required: Up to 25%

Does this position work in a research laboratory?: No
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