DATE ENTERED: May 9, 2022
POSITION: Technical Services Specialist (Central Library)
LOCATION: Central Library, Charlottesville, VA
APPLY BY:  Apply by 5pm EST, Friday, May 27, 2022

Technical Services Specialist (Central Library)

Starting Salary: The starting hiring amount is $34,216.00 to $44,491.20 for this position.
Apply online at: www.charlottesville.gov/jobs

GENERAL SUMMARY:
Jefferson-Madison Regional Library is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Technical Services Specialist (Central Library). This position performs processing and preparation of materials for circulation in a support capacity. They also enter data into the item database and open and close the department as needed. To learn more, visit the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library website at https://www.jmrl.org.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Written and oral reports to supervisor and non-departmental staff;
  • Matching contents of shipments to packing slips and entering appropriate information into Acquisitions;
  • Resolving shipping errors with vendors;
  • Processing and receiving of library materials, including books, videos, published works, serials, etc.;
  • Creating, editing, and maintaining detailed electronic item records across multiple ILS (Integrated Library Systems) workflows for staff and public access;
  • Physically handling and processing a variety of library materials and sending them out to branches, patrons, and staff in a timely manner.
  • Assist in the maintenance of library item database;
  • Open and close JMRL technical services department;
  • Provide technical support processing services.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a 4-year college degree. (If no degree, requires a minimum of a high school diploma or GED and one year of relevant experience may be substituted for each year of the required higher education.)
  • Requires a basic knowledge of library principles and practice.
  • Basic desktop computer skills, including word processing and printing, are also required.
  • Previous library technical services experience is preferred.
  • Three years of experience using library ILS (Integrated Library Systems) is preferred.

To view the complete job information and to apply, visit the website listed. Applications are only accepted online through our employment website.

JMRL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.