Blacksburg, VA; Art & Architecture Public Services Specialist, Virginia Tech

Position Summary:
Under the supervision of the Art and Architecture Library Assistant, provides circulation and reference support, assisting users with checking out and locating library materials. Oversees shelving and provides collection management support. Manages print architectural drawings collection.

Required Qualifications:
– Experience working in a public service capacity (in a highly public visible environment)
– Experience in Windows-based computer environment and data entry
– Experience in interpreting and explaining library policies to university members and the general public
– Experience using library resources (books, periodicals, reserves, print architectural drawing, etc.) and services (circulation, reference and back up for closing of library).
– Ability to work effectively in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications:
– Experience working with an integrated library system
– Knowledge of research library environment
– Experience working with architectural drawings
– Experience supervising student workers

Employment Conditions: Alternate work schedule – If other than M-F, 8-5 please describe below
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:
M-F between the hours of 1-5 PM, average of 20-25 hours. Occasional nights and weekends may be required. (These hours include school breaks and summers)

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:
Interested applicants should complete an online application at, posting #SW0170692.

Employee Category: Hourly Wage Staff, limited to 1500 hrs/year
Appointment Type: Temp, non-salaried wage
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FLSA Status: Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Part-time
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Pay Band: 3
Pay Range: $15.00/hr
Department: Library
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: M-F between the hours of 1-5 PM, Occasional nights and weekends may be required.
Posting Date: 08/28/2017
Review Begin Date: 09/11/2017
Job Close Date: 09/11/2017
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:
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