Job Details

Augusta University
  • Position Number: 3828729
  • Location: Augusta, GA
  • Position Type: Libraries

Library Clerk

Augusta University

About Us
Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.

Augusta University -
Our Health Sciences Campus:
1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912
Our Summerville Campus:
2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

College/Department Information
The Augusta University Libraries lead the organization in providing comprehensive resources and services in support of the education, research and scholarship, clinical care, and outreach and economic development strategic focus areas of our research university and academic medical center.
Job Summary

The main purpose of this position is to perform Information Desk duties, stack maintenance, and other support tasks in Access Services.

The duties include, but are not limited to:
Provide circulation and other access services to AU faculty, staff, students, and community users including:
Utilizing the integrated library system (ILS) to charge, discharge, and renew library materials with accuracy and efficiency; edit/create patron records; add barcodes to resources/patrons; and other ILS functions.
Provide accurate basic reference assistance at the Information Desk and logging results in RefAnalytics.
Retrieve library materials daily:
Shelve material according to call numbers without any errors.
Retrieve and re-shelve and loose library materials daily.
Shelf read for accuracy in assigned stack area as needed.
Shift materials as required
Perform afternoon responsibilities:
Provide guidance to student assistants and/or part-time workers and effectively maintain control of Access Services.
Assist Public Safety in a professional and timely fashion in the event of theft, and responsibly deal with emergency situations in the event that the Administrative Office is closed.
Perform other duties as assigned to ensure provision of efficient library services and programming.

Required Qualifications
High School, GED, or equivalent from a recognized State or Federal accrediting organization; supplemented by previous library experience or general clerical/customer service experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Familiarity with library standards and procedures. Experience with ALMA (Library Automatic Software), GIL-Find Online Catalog, GIL Express, GALILEO.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Time Management
Ability to work efficiently, independently, and collaboratively
Ability to multi-task effectively and with flexibility in a dynamic working environment
Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to maintain confidential student information including resources s/he check-outs from the library and areas of research interest

Shift: Part-Time .49FTE (Approx. 19.60 hours per week) Mondays-Thursdays: 1pm-5pm; Fridays: 1:30pm-5pm

Pay Grade: 2

Salary: Minimum $10.94/hour

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

Recruitment Period: 1/23/23 - Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment
All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Other Information
This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."
Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

GA Defined Contribution Plan
Participation in the Georgia Defined Contribution Plan is mandatory for part-time and temporary employees. The Georgia Defined Contribution Plan is a retirement plan for part-time employees who work less than 50% and for temporary employees. Members contribute 7 1/2% of gross salary to the plan.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply
Consider applying with us today!
Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university
Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee
If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365

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