The School of Information and Library Science seeks to advance the profession and practice of librarianship and information science; to prepare students for careers in the field of information and library science; and to make significant contributions to the study of information. Faculty members further these goals by teaching, advising, publishing research and scholarly works and by service to the school, university, state, and professional communities.
$30,000 to $35,000
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalency and two years of experience in library services, office support, or related field; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
– Understanding of library organization and structure
– Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word & Excel)
– Demonstrated ability to work with and train graduate student interns
– Strong attention to detail
– Excellent oral and written communication skills; Ability to communicate professionally with library patrons via telephone and email
– Ability to think analytically and solve problems with minimal guidance.
-Associate’s Degree and two years of experience in library services
-Experience working in interlibrary loan or reference services
-Experience with Illiad
Special Physical and Mental Requirements:
Ability to navigate small step stools and move library materials.
The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the University Library Technician for the Environmental Protection Agency Library in Research Triangle Park, NC. The EPA Library is staffed by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Information and Library Science. EPA has established a variety of research facilities around the country and the location in RTP is one of the four largest and its focus is to establish standards for air pollutants emitted from stationary sources such as power plants, and chemical plants. The library supports the information needs of researchers and staff, and also serves as a repository library for air related EPA documents. The library has a staff of 6 permanent positions and several library school interns. The duties of this position include but are not limited to supporting the needs of the Interlibrary Loan and Reference departments. The Interlibrary Loan and Reference Assistant is responsible for the receipt of requests from EPA staff, the processing of electronic (tiffs, PDFs, etc.) articles received from other libraries, the handling and distribution of mail delivered to the library, placing and fulfilling interlibrary loan requests using ILLiad, OCLC WorldShare, Docline and other resources, in-depth searching for obscure documents and providing training as needed to graduate student interns. The Interlibrary Loan & Reference Assistant is also responsible for creating and maintaining library and patron records in databases, scanning articles and documents into electronic formats and delivering overdue notices via email. The Interlibrary Loan & Reference Assistant will also provide reference assistance to EPA patrons and assist with providing content for the website and blog. This position will also assist with training activities and managing on-site class registrations. This position will also perform other duties as assigned by the Library Director.
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