Library Specialist CL3: Research Services & Learning Support

  • University of Southern Maine
  • Portland, ME, USA
  • Oct 07, 2021
Full time Library Administration, Librarian

Job Description

 

 

Position Title: Library Specialist CL3: Research Services & Learning Support Campus: Portland City, State: Portland ME Department: Reference Library - PLYR Bargaining Unit: COLT Salary Band/Wage Band: B23, $15.99/hr Work Schedule: Wednesday - Saturday, 9:30am - 6:00pm, Sunday 10:30am - 7:00pm Statement of Job:

Join our multidisciplinary team at USM Libraries to directly support the academic success of our students! 

The University of Southern Maine is seeking applicants for the full-time position of Library Specialist CL3 in Library Research & Instruction Services (75% time) & Learning Support Services (25% time). Regular hours are Wednesday - Saturday, 9:30am - 6:00pm, Sunday 10:30am - 7:00pm.  This position will be based on the Portland Campus.

Library (75% time) - The Library Specialist provides a variety of services and support at the 2nd floor Glickman Library research help desk, including research assistance, navigating both online databases and print collections, and answering basic technology/computer questions. Excellent customer service is required. The person in this position is the sole person supporting the research service desk for a portion of their hours.

Learning Support (25% time) - The Specialist provides student employment support for 100-150 students. This includes assistance with student employment documentation and onboarding as well as approval of work hours submitted by students weekly. This position purchases supplies and materials for student training, manages subscriptions to virtual tools and resources, and provides ongoing editing of Learning Support's internal and external student services website

By focusing our work towards student success, USM's five Libraries support the University's Service Promise to be Student Focused Every Day. We live the USM Service Promise and seek team members who understand that promise and support USM's values of Respect & Care, Integrity, Equity, and Responsiveness. We are committed to ensuring our work reflects a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging for all students.

The University community is committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty, and staff.  We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates.

We live our USM Service Promise, "Student Focused Every Day" and we are looking for a team member who understands that promise and supports our values: Respect & Care, Integrity, Equity and Responsiveness. 

The University of Southern Maine provides a highly competitive benefits package that includes: Paid Time Off (Holidays, Vacation, & Sick), Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Tuition Waiver Program for Employee & Dependents, a 403(b) Retirement Plan, and more.

Benefits Information Summary

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Starting pay is $15.99 per hour plus a highly competitive benefits package

 

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:  

  • High School diploma or equivalent (G.E.D)
  • One year of library, public service, or administrative support experience
  • Relevant experience working with library resources
  • Experience with common computer applications and softwares
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and be flexible between several diverse components of the job

 

Other Information:

To Apply:

Materials must be submitted via "Apply for position." You will create an applicant profile and complete an application. You will need to upload a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae and a list of the names and contact information for three references.

All required materials must be submitted by October 20, 2021.  We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship support.

Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate. 

The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran's status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Amie Parker, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711

Application Details

Apply Here: https://usm.hiretouch.com/view-all-jobs

 

The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

 

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