This position exists to provide high-quality access to library resources and spaces for students, faculty and staff to do group and individual scholarly work. The Libraries’ circulation staff is responsible for opening and closing the library, assisting library users, implementing and interpreting library policies, supervising student workers, maintaining the library’s patron and inventory database, maintaining and circulating the library’s collections, and providing backup for the library’s reference and technology staff. This position will staff the downtown Minneapolis campus location 25 hours per week, and will work primarily evening shifts.
The Keffer Library is a highly collaborative and service oriented work environment. The ability to maintain effective relationships with diverse constituencies with a wide spectrum of abilities and experiences is essential.
This is a part-time, benefits eligible position. The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, long-term care, legal, and disability insurance coverages. Offerings also include retirement plans, flexible spending accounts, a health savings account, and an employee assistance program. The University provides tuition remission to its employees, spouses, and dependents. In addition, the University values a healthy work/life balance and has generous provisions for paid time off.
Minimum qualifications: High school diploma or the equivalent and three years of related library experience.
Preferred qualifications: Related library experience in circulation or access services in an academic library. Associate or BA degree or equivalent.
Knowledge of: administrative and clerical procedures and systems; principles and practices of library services; automated library information systems and their use and operation, especially in the areas of circulation, reserves and resource sharing; effective student working training and supervision.
Must be able to use initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines; organize own work, setting priorities and meeting critical deadlines; complete multiple tasks and deal with constant interruptions;
An ideal candidate has a strong service orientation and must be able to employ strong interpersonal skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, and a user-focused commitment. The ability to maintain effective relationships with diverse constituencies is essential.
Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.
In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires successful completion of a background screening.
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The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer