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Library Services Center Associate (Emory location)

Job Purpose:

This position is responsible for the coordination of the physical and electronic delivery services of materials stored in the Library Service Center (LSC) to members of the Georgia Tech (GT) and Emory Library communities; libraries in the University System of Georgia (GIL Express); and libraries worldwide (InterLibrary Loan/ILL). The person in this role will facilitate ingest and retrieval operations for the LSC located on Emory University Briarcliff property.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the monitoring of multiple request queues; validate citations; locate items; retrieve and prepare items for delivery to Emory and GT campus libraries and other libraries via courier.
  • Coordinate physical delivery of items to and from the Emory University and GT campus libraries and to other libraries; work closely with the ILL and access service librarians at Emory and GT campus libraries to process requests.
  • Provide electronic delivery of items requested via document delivery and interlibrary loan; work closely with the ILL librarians at Emory and GT campus libraries to process requests.
  • Prepare, receive, and process new and returning material into the LSC; ingesting new material includes tray assembly, sizing, labeling, accessioning, verifying and shelving of materials.
  • Operate the LSCs shuttle to deliver and pick up items to and from the Emory University and GT campus libraries.
  • Assist and monitor patrons with on-site use of and remote access to collections within the LSC.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Technical Diploma, Associates degree, or two years college course work or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Two to three years job related experience
  • Certifications: Valid Georgia Drivers License; must be able to operate and be certified on: Raymond 5600 order picker; Genie GS 4047 maintenance lift; a scissor lift; a pallet jack
  • This job requires a working knowledge of Microsoft office related computer applications, e-mail, and internet; ability to read and communicate in English in written and verbal form; excellent customer service skills; ability to analyze job duties and select best way of accomplishing tasks; ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative; ability to check own work for accuracy; demonstrated capacity for carrying out tasks in a timely manner; able to perform multiple tasks with frequent interruptions; attention to detail and the ability to organize and prioritize tasks to meet service metrics due to the necessity for both high quality and high quantity output; knowledge of warehouse and inventory systems, processes, and procedures; safe and courteous driving skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree
  • Safety certifications on order pickers and maintenance lifts or other warehouse equipment.
  • Skills preferred for this job include demonstrated ability to train co-workers on computer systems and/or facilities operational equipment; previous experience with high density storage software; ILLiad or other interlibrary loan software; inventory control systems; experience working in a team environment. Forklift experience.

Additional Information:

OTHER VARIABLES: The LSC facility storage area is 50 degrees/35% relative humidity; must be able to work in an environment at temperature conditions listed above; able to lift and move up to 50 lbs.; able to work at heights up to 36 ft.; stand and/or sit for extended periods; will require some intermittent evening and weekend work, particularly during peak times.

Impact & Influence:

This position will interact on a regular basis with: LSC Director, GT and Emory faculty, staff, students, vendors, librarians, and the LSC Management Advisory Group This position typically will advise and counsel: LSC employees This position will supervise: Assigned staff as necessary.

Application Process:

Candidates must apply through the Georgia Tech Human Resources site for consideration.
Please reference, Job #: 0177770

Library Sourcing Coordinator

Job Purpose:

Responsible for the day-to-day processing of library related digital and physical material requests. Monitor workflow queues and process requests, including renting, borrowing, purchasing, description, processing, and delivery of library materials.

Responsibilities:

  • Process incoming requests; determine appropriate fulfillment actions according to Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Monitor library workflow queues.
  • Perform quality assurance and verification of data on incoming requests.
  • Readjust processing priorities in response to changing customer demands while continuing to meet service excellence metrics.
  • Meet or exceed established standards on a consistent basis for quality, customer service, productivity and service level per department guidelines.
  • Compile data for reports and capture information for dashboard updates.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED or Vocational School Diploma
  • One to two years job related experience
  • This job requires intermediate knowledge of office related computer applications; ability to rapidly shift focus based on incoming data; working knowledge of direct customer service; skills in organization, detail-orientation, communication, and follow-up; ability to work in a fast-paced team environment; ability to meet or exceed service expectations while meeting deadlines in a fast paced working environment; and ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree
  • Preferred knowledge associated with this job includes the ability to utilize software that is unique to library discipline. This job also prefers Library experience working in technical services or public services; basic skills in digitization, records management, archiving, cataloging, and ILL.

Department Description:

The Library Records Center (LRC) provides technical services for the Georgia Tech Library system, including inter-library loan, reserves, cataloging, and acquisitions.  The LRC is located approximately 4 miles off the main GT campus. 

Impact & Influence:

This position will interact on a regular basis with: unit management and staff, faculty, and vendors. This position typically will advise and counsel: faculty and unit staff.

Application Process:

Candidates must apply through the Georgia Tech Human Resources site for consideration.
Please reference, Job #: 0177800

Student Employment

Interested in working at the Georgia Tech Library?
Fill out the Library Student Employment Application

  • Your application will be distributed to various departments within the Library based on the need for student assistants. 
  • We will contact you if we have a suitable employment opportunity.
  • Scheduled hours vary by department; weekend or evening hours may be required.
  • In some departments, students are asked to work during semester breaks.

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