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Library Acaddemic Technician: UA-Little Rock Law Library, Little Rock, AR

20 Feb 2019 7:06 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

Posting Details

Position Type Classified
Employee Class Code CF
AR State Title Library Technician
Grade C109
FLSA Non-Exempt
Minimum Entry Salary $21,827
Hourly Rate $0
Search Manager Kelly Rigby
Posting Number CH00778
UALR Functional Title Library Academic Technician / R99645
Position Number R99645
Department School of Law-Library
Position Summary

The night-time library LAT III works under the general supervision of the Circulation and Public Services Coordinator and is responsible for processing library materials and directing the work of student library assistants. This position has primary responsibility for closing the law library on Sunday-Thursday nights. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Close the library Sunday-Thursday, following established procedures and securing materials and money;
  • Staff the Circulation Desk a minimum of 15 hours per week: answering the telephone, routing calls, and taking messages; directing patrons; charging and discharging library materials; receiving funds for copies and printouts; and troubleshooting copiers and printers;
  • Maintain Patron Records in Library Circulation Module;
  • Maintain loose-leaf collection. Tracks all incoming loose-leaf releases and makes claims for missing materials;
  • Retrieve volumes for filing;
  • File and/or make filing available for student assistants and ensures filing is completed in a timely manner;
  • Correct and report errors;
  • Re-shelf items on a daily basis;
  • Shelf library materials, including new books, periodicals, pocket parts, and other supplements;
  • Perform nightly carrel and conference room sweeps;
  • Run overdue reports in absence of Circulation and Public Services Coordinator;
  • Maintain Law School “Lost and Found” according to established procedures;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Strong customer service skills are essential;
  • Professional demeanor;
  • Basic word processing and other computer skills;
  • Ability to use photocopiers, micro-form readers, and book scanners;
  • Knowledge of basic library procedures and practices;
  • Familiarity with integrated library systems (Innovative Interfaces Sierra platform preferred);
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing;
  • Ability to follow instructions;
  • Attention to detail and ability to keep work organized;
  • Knowledge of Library of Congress classification system;
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
  • Ability to complete tasks with minimal supervision.
Required Education and/or Experience

The formal educational equivalent of a high school diploma, plus two years’ library experience or other relevant customer service experience.


Preferred Education and/or Experience
Background Check Requirements 01 - Criminal/Financial
Start Date 03/15/2019
Position Summary and Qualifications
Essential Job Functions Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds: Daily, Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds: Occasionally, Kneeling: Frequently, Climbing (Stairs, Ladders, etc.): Daily, Lifting 5 -10 lbs: Daily, Lifting 25-50 lbs: Occasionally, Carrying 5-10 lbs: Daily, Carrying 25-50 lbs: Occasionally, Pushing/pulling 50 plus lbs: Daily, Sitting for long periods of time: Daily, Standing for long periods of time: Occasionally, Speaking; Essential, Hearing: Essential, Vision: Ability to distinguish similar colors, depth perception, close vision: Essential, Walking - Moderate Distances; Daily
Work Conditions Spends approximately 75% or more time indoors
Additional Qualifications Posting Detail Information
Background Check Statement

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal and financial history background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

UALR EEO Statement

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

Open Date 02/19/2019
Close Date 03/01/2019
Open Until Filled No
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