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Library Associate - Reserves Coordinator Sturgis Library - Kennesaw Campus

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, Georgia

Library Associate - Reserves Coordinator Sturgis Library - Kennesaw Campus

Job ID: 249606
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

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Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, diversity, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. Come to KSU and find your passion.


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Job Summary

Provides front line customer service for students, faculty, staff, and community patrons. Coordinates activities, personnel, and statistics for stacks maintenance, course reserves, and resource sharing processing. Direct supervisor of all student assistants employed by the Library System.

Typical Schedule during Fall and Spring Semesters:

Sunday 1PM-9PM

Monday-Thursday 2PM-11PM

  • Performs all duties expected of a Library Assistant
  • Direct supervisor of student assistants employed by the Library System including recruiting, hiring, training, supervision, management, scheduling, reviews, and employee discipline
  • Works with other units on campus including Human Resources and the Federal Work Study Program and complies with established University guidelines for student employment
  • Acts as coordinator, project manager, and supervisor for either stacks maintenance, resource sharing, or course reserves functional areas
  • Utilizes and troubleshoots appropriate software and hardware necessary for coordination of assigned functional area such as Illiad, Alma, Atlas Ares, SharePoint, etc.
  • Trains other staff in duties for assigned functional area (stacks maintenance, resource sharing, course reserves)
  • Complies with all University, USG, or other policies and procedures including copyright law for all activities
  • Assists with the development of Library System policies and procedures for assigned functional area
  • Communicates and coordinate with KSU or USG students, faculty, staff, or community members on activities for assigned functional area
Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Associate's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in related field

Required Experience
Two (2) years of related customer service or office support experience

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in related field

Preferred Experience
Previous experience in an academic library, public library, or media center

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Able to deal with multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

Knowledge of library systems and/or resources

Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e., Microsoft Office suite)
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills

Equal Employment Opportunity

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check

Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.
  • Credit Report
  • Standard Enhanced + Education
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