DATE ENTERED: March 25, 2024
POSITION: Library Technician, Technical Services
LOCATION: Eastern Virginia Medical School | Norfolk, Virginia
APPLY BY: Review of applications will begin on 22 April 2024. The position will remain open until filled.

 Library Technician, Technical Services

Eastern Virginia Medical School | Norfolk, Virginia

Brickell Medical Sciences Library at Eastern Virginia Medical School invites applications for the Library Technician, Technical Services position. Working closely with the Technical Services Coordinator, the Library Technician actively participates in the daily operations of the Technical Services unit, which includes the acquisition and maintenance of the library’s electronic and print resources.

Review of applications will begin on 22 April 2024. The position will remain open until filled.

Essential Functions

  • Maintain accurate URL links in OCLC WorldShare Management Services, DOCLINE, and OCLC.
  • Maintain usage statistics for print and electronic resources for annual budget assessment, journal renewals, annual national surveys, and external accreditation reports.
  • Assist in the processing of invoices.
  • Assist in print resource projects as assigned.
  • Maintains procedure manual and project calendar.
  • Aids with library projects and goals.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Core Competencies

  • Ability to manage time and resources to ensure assignments are completed accurately and deadlines are met. Meets attendance/punctuality requirements.
  • Ability to adapt to changing work environments, work priorities, and organizational needs.  Takes independent action to address and resolve problems.
  • Ability to expresses ideas effectively and demonstrate sound judgment with regard to decision-making.
  • Ability to deal with others in a direct honest manner and comply with all EVMS policies and procedure.

Position Competencies

  • Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with supervisor and co-workers; while working cooperatively and effectively with others to achieve common goals.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts and percentages. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and statistical analysis.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School and two (2) years of library experience.
  • Demonstrated intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office software.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree with coursework in library science or related fields.
  • Proven experience in organization skills and project coordination.
  • Experience with library organization, methods and practices.
  • Knowledge of OCLC and integrated library systems is highly desirable.

Work Schedule

  • Standard office hours are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM as approved by supervisor.
  • Work outside of regular hours may be required to meet the demands of the position during peak times.

Special Instructions for Applicants

To apply for the position you must complete an online application by clicking here. The position will remain open until filled.

To learn more about EVMS, visit

The Brickell Medical Sciences Library is located at 740 W. Olney Road, Norfolk, VA 23501-1980

EVMS is EOE/including disability and veterans, and is a drug and tobacco free workplace. EVMS is a certified employer of the Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program.

About EVMS

Eastern Virginia Medical School is an academic health center dedicated to achieving excellence in medical and health professions education, research and patient care. We value creating and fostering a diverse and cohesive faculty, professional staff and student body as the surest way to achieve our mission. Adhering to the highest ethical standards, we will strive to improve the health of our community and to be recognized as a national center of intellectual and clinical strength in medicine and Health Professions. Our commitment to ensuring institutional effectiveness is demonstrated by the continuous assessment processes we use to improve program performance and student learning outcomes.

About the Brickell Medical Sciences Library

The Edward E. Brickell Medical Sciences Library is committed to supporting the educational, research, patient care, community service, and academic missions of the Eastern Virginia Medical School. To that end, the library provides a suitable facility and online environment to accommodate the needs of our users. The library collects, organizes and provides access to a strong medical and health sciences collection to meet the current and anticipated needs of our users. In addition, our staff strive to provide excellent service in reference, research, and instruction to our students, staff, faculty, residents and fellows, and through outreach to the Hampton Roads community, health care professionals, and others.