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Library Technical Assistant

Richland Community College

Richland Community College

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Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Library Technical Assistant

Non-Discrimination Statement

Richland Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs. The following person(s) has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:
Nicole DelMastro-Jeffery, Title IX Coordinator and Kristie Dawson Deputy Title IX Coordinator titleix@richland.edu
For further information on notice of nondiscrimination, visit for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1.800.421.3481.

Contact Information

For questions about this posting or other general HR inquires please email Human Resources (hr@richland.edu)

Position Details

Position Information
Position Title Library Technical Assistant
Job Category Full-Time Staff
Division Academic Services
Department Main Campus
Job Description
POSITION SUMMARY
Provides direct services to students, faculty and library patrons. Processes inter-library loan requests through library cooperatives and consortiums. Conducts searches for materials in databases and cost-effective means of delivery. Manages the Illinois Libraries Delivery Service packets and meets delivery schedules. Keeps the course reserves collection updated and accessible. Assists with bookstack maintenance and general accessibility to library materials and services. Shares responsibility for patron assistance including room scheduling, circulation, and service desk procedures.
Required Qualifications
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
High school or equivalent degree required. Working knowledge of personal computers and experience using word processing and spreadsheet software. Ex Libris Alma and OCLC experience preferred or any equivalent combination of education, training or experience that ensures satisfactory performance of the essential job functions.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Detailed oriented and organized work habits. Strong written and verbal communication skills; experience and ability to work with the public in a variety of situations; ability to prioritize job responsibilities to meet deadlines; knowledge of digital databases and internet resources; strong research skills; and the ability to establish effective working relationships with other employees. Able to exercise sound judgment and consistently apply appropriate procedures. Ability to use online communications in a professional manner.
Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications
Associates degree preferred. Two years of related work experience preferred.
Physical Demands
PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
Receive, process, and provide visual and verbal information.

Provide timely response to externally/internally imposed conditions and deadlines.
Respond to concurrent, multiple, non-related issues.
Able to lift 20 pounds.
Manual dexterity; must be able to grasp and repeatedly handle materials such as books and packing materials.
EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. An occasional weekend for student/staff orientations. Summer hours may vary.
Salary N-6, minimum $15.60
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number S176P
Number of Vacancies 1
Job Open Date 01/30/2024
Job Close Date 02/06/2024
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Advertising Summary
Richland Community College is seeking candidates for the Library Technical Assistant.
This position provides direct services to students, faculty and library patrons. Processes inter-library loan requests through library cooperatives and consortiums. Conducts searches for materials in databases and cost-effective means of delivery. Manages the Illinois Libraries Delivery Service packets and meets delivery schedules. Keeps the course reserves collection updated and accessible. Assists with bookstack maintenance and general accessibility to library materials and services. Shares responsibility for patron assistance including room scheduling, circulation, and service desk procedures.

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Applicant Documents

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  2. Cover Letter
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