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Senior Library Technical Assistant

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Position Details

Position Number 37653
Class Title Senior Library Technical Assistant
Job Description

Responsible for the operation of the Circulation Desk in the daytime hours. Develops and exhibits excellent working knowledge of general Library policies and procedures. Communicates effectively with students, staff, faculty, and other Library patrons. Opens/closes the library as assigned.
In charge of the operation of the Circulation Desk daytime hours. Tuesday through Saturday. Responsible for circulation of library materials, supervision of student assistants, interpretation and implementation of library circulation policies and procedures. Provision of general information and assistance to patrons in finding library materials, using library resources, and interaction with patrons to resolve problems. Inputs patron data into automated circulation system, performs financial transactions and record keeping activities associated with fines, books bills, and interlibrary loan materials. Follows established guidelines for opening and closing building.
Hires, trains, supervises, schedules, and evaluates day shift student assistants in all phases of Circulation Desk duties and maintains required records. Responsible for verification and documentation of day shift student timesheets.
Works as Circulation Supervisor in the absence of the Daytime Supervisor and on evenings and/or weekends as assigned. Responsible for opening/closing the building as assigned.
Processes and maintains traditional reserves.
Responsible for miscellaneous Circulation Desk routines. Lost & Found; First Aid Kit, Gift book donations; date-due supplies; Desk supplies and handouts.
Responsible for recorded telephone messages regarding library hours.
Participates in stacks construction and moving projects.
Performs other duties as assigned. Works other hours/days as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

A high school diploma and four years of appropriate experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience. If minimum requirements of the position do not require post high school education, an applicant is not required to provide the information on the application.

Additional Minimum Requirements

Academic, public, or other library service experience; excellent supervisory skills to hire, train, and supervise student assistants; strong interpersonal skills; ability to perform financial transactions; ability to work well with others; exhibit team skills and flexibility. Successful candidate will have the ability to communicate effectively in order to perform the essential tasks of the position.

Veterans’ Preference

Preference will be given to eligible veterans and their eligible spouses in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes. Applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation by the closing date of the position. For more information on Veterans’ Preference, please visit

Special Conditions

This position does not require college credits. If the selected applicant claims college credit on the application for this position, an official transcript from the accredited institution must be provided within 30 days of the hire date. This applies whether the applicant is a new hire or promoted from among current UCF employees.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 009288
Job Open Date 01/05/2018
Job Close Date 01/18/2018
Open Until Filled No
Division Academic Affairs
College/Area Information Technologies and Resources (ITR)
Department ITR - Library
Annual Salary $25,348.32
Type of Appointment for Staff Regular
If temporary, time limited, emergency, or multi -year contract, please specify timeframe
Job Category Staff
Additional Application Materials Required
Work Schedule

Tuesday-Thursday; 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday; 11:15 am – 7:15 pm
Saturday; 8:30 am – 7:15 pm

Schedule varies during summer, finals, intersessions, or other special events.

Work Location Orlando (Main)
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a high school diploma/GED and four years of appropriate experience? Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Will you now or in the the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status)?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc 1
  4. Other Doc 2
  5. Other Doc 3