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Library Specialist – Guest Services (S05147P)
Institution Name: University of Texas at Arlington Libraries
Libraries Website Link: https://libraries.uta.edu/ 
Apply Now: https://uta.peopleadmin.com/postings/27068  
Internal Job Posting No: S05147P
Benefits at UTA: We are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to all our employees at the University.

To help you understand the full value of these benefits, we have created a tool that calculates the total worth of your compensation package. This tool takes into account all of the benefits that you are eligible for, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. To access this tool and learn more about the total value of your benefits, please click on the following link:
https://resources.uta.edu/hr/services/records/compensation-tools.php
 
Work Schedule:
 
Tuesday – Saturday: 2:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
OR
Sunday – Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
 
 
Job Summary:
The Library Specialist provides leadership for extraordinary customer service experiences within a dynamic, high volume, 24/7 perpetual beta environment by assisting with student hiring, training, and supervision for the Guest Services division of Community Engagement Department. The library has various locations across campus.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Engages in a team-based leadership model to manage circulation processes and the Libraries’ general service areas which include the first floor, second floor, West Campus Library, and North Campus Library.
  • Assist with the hiring, supervision, and training of a talented pool of students who will provide high-level customer experience and lending services.
  • Collaborate with colleagues throughout the Libraries and across campus to highlight and connect students, faculty, and staff with Libraries’ services, resources, and partnerships that meet their needs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Position: Library Specialist – Guest Services (S05147P)
Organization: University of Texas at Arlington
Location: Arlington,  TX 
United States
Salary:
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 1/26/2024
Requirements Required Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Two (2) years related experience.
  • Computer literate and technologically adept.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Proficiency in Windows Operating System and file management.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Experience managing hiring processes.
  • Experience with employee scheduling.
  • Experience with staff onboarding.
  • Public services or customer service experience in an academic library or related environment.
  • Supervisory experience.
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to work collegially and collaboratively with people of different backgrounds.
  • Ability to foster a positive working environment and model the Libraries’ values through daily actions and behaviors.
  • Advanced project planning and management skills.
  • Ability to lead, cultivate, and empower staff.
  • Effective time management skills.
  • Advanced customer experience skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, including excellent interpersonal skills as well as verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail.
  • Ability to transfer and apply knowledge and experience to new situations.
  • Ability to analyze situations and make sound decisions.
  • Ability to excel in a “perpetual beta” environment, with frequent change and intelligent risk-taking.
 
 
Our future colleague will also have an affinity for our Guiding Principles. These principles define HOW we do our work. These are our Guiding Principles exemplified through how we treat our colleagues:
We Care. We care about you, your success, your growth, your passions and all that you bring to the table.
We Empower. We empower our staff to be creative, think outside the box, work autonomously, and provide resources necessary for success.
We Take Ownership. We take ownership of our organizational culture and YOU take ownership of how our culture is shaped.
We Are Extraordinary. We are extraordinary because we attract and hire extraordinarily talented individuals like you!
 
 
APPLY NOW – We can’t wait to welcome you to our team.
Please submit applications at https://uta.peopleadmin.com/postings/27068  
 

EEO Statement
It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University’s compliance with this policy.
Status: This listing expires on: 3/26/2024
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