Library Technical Assistant-PT

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Statesboro, GA, USA
  • Feb 13, 2020
Part time / Adjunct   Library Administration, Librarian

Job Description


Library Technical Assistant-PT
Georgia Southern University

Requisition Number: STA002652

Department: 3900170105-Lane Library

Position Status: Part-Time

Position Summary:
Lane Library. The Library Technical Assistant-PT works under the supervision of the Head of Reference at Lane Library; provides basic reference services and assistance to Georgia Southern University students and faculty at the Liberty Center in Hinesville and members of the local communities; interacts with library patrons in person and by telephone, email, or instant messaging. This 19-hour per week position is located at the Hinesville Branch of the Live Oak Public Library System, located near the Liberty Center.

Essential Functions

  • Performs related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University.
  • Answers reference, general, directional, and informational questions.
  • Provides basic reference assistance to Georgia Southern University-affiliated patrons using online catalog and electronic resources including GALILEO.
  • Assists students in requesting materials from libraries at other Georgia Southern campuses and libraries in the Georgia University System.
  • Assists public library staff in serving members of the general public.
  • Provides virtual reference services via email and instant messaging.
  • Records patron transactions on the library statistics program.
  • Acts as a liaison between Liberty Center and Georgia Southern Libraries, including identifying opportunities to connect Hinesville students and the general public to the Georgia Southern Libraries.
  • Refers computer or technical questions to appropriate library or IT personnel.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Campus.

Minimum Education Required:
High School Diploma or equivalent

Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: No

Minimum Experience Required:
Three or more years of related work experience; experience using library resources, to include reference online and print materials, electronic databases and library systems; customer service experience

Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; legally authorized to work in the United States; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment

Preferred Education:
Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred Experience::
Prior experience working in a library setting

Salary Range: $13,348 - $15,000

Job Open Date: 02/10/2020

Job Closing Date: 2/28/2020

Special Instructions Summary:

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