JOB TITLE: Library Technician
DEPARTMENT: University Libraries
REPORTS TO: Circulation Supervisor
The Library Technician provides a wide range of services, primarily focused on library patrons’ experience, but also assisting with tasks across all library operations. They staff the circulation desk, maintain the physical stacks, and guide and train work study students. They may also assist with services such as: course reserves; interlibrary loan; acquisitions processing; digitization; and the Libraries’ social media presence; amongst other activities, depending on the Libraries’ needs.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Library Services
- Organizes course reserve materials for use and communicates with faculty concerning procedures, deadlines, problems, etc.
- Assists Reference Librarian with interlibrary loan processes.
- Supports the library’s Technical Services department in such processes as book repair and pamphlet binding, preparing library materials for bindery, import MARC records from OCLC, and other duties as needed.
- Maintains serial check-in and claiming.
- Processes donations following library procedures.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent; they do not purport to describe all functions. Incumbent may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may change from time to time as necessary.
Competencies, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
About The University:
University of the Arts’ mission is simple: to advance human creativity. Established in 1876, UArts believes creativity is the most essential skill for success in today’s society and has educated generations of groundbreaking artists, performers, designers and creative leaders for more than 141 years. After being granted university status in 1987, University of the Arts became the largest institution of its kind in the nation, offering programs in design, fine arts, media arts, crafts, music, dance, theater and writing. It now features 30 undergraduate arts majors, 15 graduate programs and the nation’s first PhD program in Creativity. UArts is also home to innovative centers across disciplines, including the Center for Immersive Media, Lightbox Film Center, Philadelphia Art Alliance and Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery. Learn more about UArts.
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