Company: James Madison University
Posted on: January 27, 2023
State Role Title
Library Specialist I
Non-Exempt: Eligible for Overtime
100113 - Libraries
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Position Summary Information
The James Madison University Libraries seek applicants for a Stacks
Coordinator to join the Access and Delivery team and provide
quality control through oversight of routine and assigned stacks
maintenance to ensure the general care, condition, and
accessibility of physical collection items across locations
including books, periodicals, media and specialty items such as
anatomical models and circulating accessories.
The Stacks Coordinator works across teams and leverages staff and
student employees in order to respond effectively to diverse user
needs. This is a full-time position with benefits and will work
frequently across locations, routine cross-campus travel is an
expectation of the department.
The Libraries particularly welcomes applicants who can enhance the
diversity and excellence of our campus community, and who can
demonstrate a commitment to building equitable and inclusive
environments for teaching, learning, research, and service. We are
committed to cultivating a welcoming place for everyone,
encouraging dialogue and celebrating diverse life experiences and
perspectives. We encourage experimentation and creativity in
pursuit of meaningful solutions that build on our position as core
academic infrastructure for our campus community.
JMU offers excellent comprehensive benefits which include paid
vacation, sick, parental, and community service leave in addition
to 19 paid holidays a year; affordable health insurance; retirement
through the Virginia Retirement System. We also offer a work-life
balance and integration program, Balanced Dukes, that is designed
to support and enhance the overall wellbeing of our employees and a
Tuition Waiver Program that allows employees to have tuition waived
for undergraduate and graduate level courses taken at JMU. Visit
our Prospective Employee site to learn more about what makes James
Madison University a great place to work!
Duties and Responsibilities
Develops and maintains a working knowledge of collection locations
Oversees pre-shelving and shelving of materials, shelf reading,
endcap sign creation, shifting and shelf setting for portions of
collections. Measures books and shelves to calculate needs, refers
to and updates relevant lists.
Addresses materials that are missing, claims returned, damaged,
mislabeled or in need of catalog record or loan status
troubleshooting, routing them for processing as needed.
Ensures tasks incorporate safety and library best practices and are
documented and followed through to completion. Participates in
disaster response to protect and mitigate collection damage.
Supports projects such as collection relocations, large scale
shifting, changes in existing shelving and installation of new
shelving, inventory, overseeing scheduled removal of items to be
withdrawn and other collection reviews.
Provides direct support and backup for Delivery Services including
at least one routine delivery van run per week, assisting with
preparations, and performing back up delivery runs as needed.
Evidence of strong organizational skills with the ability to
thoughtfully and effectively plan, implement, and follow through on
both timely and long-range tasks and projects.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and familiarity with
both Windows and Mac operating systems.
The ability to perform detail-oriented and computational tasks with
a high level of accuracy and demonstrate excellent interpersonal,
oral, and written communication skills.
The ability to work in a dynamic, collegial, and collaborative
service-oriented environment, to work both independently and as a
member of a team, and to manage multiple priorities
Personnel management skills to coordinate with and oversee student
Ability to responsibly drive delivery vehicle including a valid
Willingness and ability to learn new technologies and to apply them
within a library setting
Experience and comfort in engaging across the range of cultural
experiences shared by a diverse community of library users and an
ability to contribute to an inclusive, equitable work
Preferred:Knowledge of library services, systems and academic
Experience and/or academic degree that demonstrates success working
in a higher education setting.
Condition(s) of Employment
Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a
criminal background check.
E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required
to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity
and eligibility to work in the United States. James Madison
University uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work
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We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students,
faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these
qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education
in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in
candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing
commitment to this core quality.
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