Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: UMBC campus library
The Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery is seeking a customer-focused individual with library experience to join our team. The selected candidate will work evening shift hours in the Circulation Department
As a member of the staff, the Library Services Specialist will engage in customer service duties that support resource sharing.
Specific tasks include:
- Coordinating stacks/collections maintenance
- Participating in local and consortium activities regarding collection maintenance
- Assisting patrons at the shared service desk
- Opening or closing the library
- Monitoring the building for security matters
- Providing training and directions to library student assistants
The candidate will perform library services efficiently, serving library users courteously, promptly, and in accordance with the Public Services Division’s values of approachability, cooperation, diversity and inclusion, professionalism, and excellent quality of work.
The work schedule for this position is Sunday - Thursday from 4 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. This work schedule is subject to change, based on changes in library hours and staffing needs.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree, or related experience at the substitution rate of 30 college credits to one year of experience
One year of experience directly related to the primary duties of this position: customer service, nature and functions of libraries, maintaining product inventory or stacks maintenance skills.
Ability to work independently and exercise initiative in applying rules, procedures, and instructions
Ability to work professionally with diverse individuals
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Demonstrated familiarity and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google Suite applications (e.g. Google Docs, Gmail, and Google Calendar).
Experience using an integrated library system
Experience working with college-age populations
In-depth knowledge and familiarity with Library of Congress classification system (e.g. LC call numbers)
This is a full-time position Sunday to Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Work schedule is subject to change, based on changes in library hours.
To apply, and read more, please visit the UMBC job posting page.