Hi – The search for a Library Technician III at the Guin Library/Hatfield Marine Science Center/Oregon State University in Newport, OR has been extended. For complete information, check out the web site https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/25865 Closes 6/12/16
The Marilyn Potts Guin Library houses the research and teaching collection of Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC). The Guin Library serves the OSU community at the Hatfield Marine Science Center along with the federal and state agencies located on the campus and the general public. The Library Technician III uses his/her knowledge of current and emerging library trends to manage the collection access/maintenance and digitization/technology needs of the library along with providing outstanding public service for a diverse population of library users. This position provides reference assistance and basic library instruction for library patrons. He/she works collaboratively with the OSU Valley Library Departments to align the Guin Library collection access and maintenance needs with the needs of the HMSC and OSU community. This position is responsible for decision making at the Guin Library in the absence of the Guin Head Librarian. The Library Technician III is also responsible for the hiring, training and leading the work of 1-2 student employees.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree plus 2 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(a), e.g., original cataloging, complex copy cataloging, serials management, ILL management, government documents, image resources, music.
Additional Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years of current (within 5 years) full-time or part-time equivalent experience in a Library; OR 4 years of current full-time or part-time equivalent library experience. Experience supervising students and/or other staff including responsibility to hire, train, set performance goals and priorities, and evaluate job performance. Demonstrated experience using serials management or cataloging features in an integrated library system. Experience working with desktop computer applications to write documents, create reports, document statistics, create forms and digitize print materials. Demonstrated project management skills. Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in the physical or life sciences. Experience working in an academic library. Experience with management features within Ex Libris Alma. Experience using Drupal. Experience using bibliographic management software such as EndNote, Zotero or Mendeley. Experience using scientific library databases. Experience working with document digitization for institutional repositories. 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. This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions (as per Voluntary and Compulsory Driver Standards OAR 125-155-0200) as per OAR 576-056-0000 et seq.
More information about the Library Technician 3 job classification and salary schedule is here: https://jobs.usse.oregonstate.edu/positions/964
OSU is committed to a culture of civility, respect, and inclusivity. We have a policy of being responsive to the needs of dual-career couples. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, OSU values diversity in our faculty and staff regardless of their self-identity; to that end, we particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, individuals with disabilities, veterans, women, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
You can contact me if you have any questions.
Mary J. Markland
Oregon State University/Guin Library
Hatfield Marine Science Center
2030 SE Marine Science Drive
Newport, OR 97365
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