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Library Technician

Apply now Job no: 495986
Department: King Library
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Hourly Staff
Categories: Library
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title:

Library Technician


$15.40 hr/G1

Job Summary:

Performs intermediate to complex administrative and clerical tasks related to monitoring the operations of a library division.

Duties/Physical Demands:

Monitors operations of unit; ensures smooth work flow; enforces policies and procedures; ensures work product meets professional standards.
Serves as informational resource to students, faculty and students; investigates and resolves problems or difficulties related to area of expertise.
Provides research assistance to students, faculty and other researchers seeking materials.
Oversees student employees by training, assigning tasks and monitoring performance to ensure deadlines and applicable standards are met.
Prepares various statistical reports

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires twelve to eighteen months of coursework or training beyond high school and two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Desired Qualifications:

Experience with integrated library systems and supervision of student employees. Excellent customer service skills. Experience in successfully operating autonomously, without the presence of a direct supervisor. Comfort using and troubleshooting technology. Ability to work in a collegial manner with fellow circulation supervisors. Ability to multi-task and apply good judgement in a sometimes hectic environment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of library policies and procedures
Moderate knowledge of subject matter covered by library department
Knowledge of computer and library related software
May require supervisory skills

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

Wed - Sat. 10:00 p.m. - 8:30 a.m. (OVERNIGHT); Hours may vary during holidays and semester breaks, including summer, and may flex to ensure coverage as needed. Periodic assignments given which entail dealing with modestly unpleasant physical situations

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Pre-employment drug testing may be required for this position.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of sex/gender (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin (ancestry), disability, age (40 years or older), sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, status as a parent or foster parent, military status, or veteran status in its recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
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Benefit Eligible:



A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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