Bloomington Support Staff Job Specs

Job Title and Grade: Campus Library Coordinator / SSOF

Job Code: 002341

Date: 6/2010

Job Purpose

Under general supervision perform library duties requiring specialized knowledge of a subject or discipline and supervise the day-to-day operations of a branch library.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Assists patrons by providing non-routine reference related to a specific subject area.

Provides basic one-on-one or group instruction on a specific subject area; gives library orientation tours.

Assists in the management and preservation of collections in a specialty area Evaluates collection to ascertain need for new material or more copies of existing material; makes recommendations based on this research.

Monitors physical condition of facility, collection, and equipment; troubleshoots routine equipment and computer problems such as jammed printers, inoperable workstations, copy machines, assesses technology problems and identifies the best means of correcting  these problems; acts as liaison with Library Information Technology.

Creates, edits, and maintains help files, instructional or training materials, and related content for internal (librarians, library staff) and external (students, faculty, other library patrons) users. 

Maintains manual and electronic files to accurately reflect the status and location of current holdings; updates and purges as necessary to ensure accuracy.

Maintains accurate organization of reserve materials for classes and professors.

Manages bindery preparations for branch library’s unbound periodicals.

Supervise Temporary and Support Staff employees.

Processes payroll forms; maintains employment records; monitors Temporary employee and work-study budgets.

Collects and collates data; compiles statistics; uses compiled information to prepare annual, operational, and other branch library reports; ensures completeness and accuracy.

Maintains awareness of advances that would make library services more efficient.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of library procedures and resources  

Ability to process complex, detailed work with accuracy; strong organizational skills

Experience in searching and editing online library databases (preferably SIRSI)

Knowledge of standard office systems, and software programs including e-mail, Internet applications, database searching, and working knowledge of computer and word processing/database/spreadsheet software

Good interpersonal skills

Demonstrated problem-solving and decision-making abilities; ability to pay attention-to-detail and follow established guidelines

Good oral and written communications skills

Knowledge of on-line searching procedures

Minimum Requirements

Education: Two years of college level coursework

Experience: Two years in library setting. Experience supervising employees.

The intent of this job specification is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.  Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this specification.