[Libs-Or] Job Posting: Resource Services & Collection Management Assistant (Portland, OR)
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Fri Nov 16 13:28:40 PST 2018
POSITION: Resource Services & Collection Management Assistant
CLASS: Library Technician 3
LOCATION: Portland State University Library, Portland, OR
POSTED: 11/6/18, open until finalists identified
Located in Portland, Oregon, one of the nation's most livable cities,
Portland State has an innovative approach to education that combines
academic rigor in the classroom with field-based experiences through
internships and classroom projects with community partners. The
University's 50-acre downtown campus exhibits Portland State's commitment
to sustainability with green buildings, while many of the 211 bachelor's,
master's and doctoral degrees incorporate sustainability into the
curriculum. PSU's motto, "Let Knowledge Serve the City," inspires the
teaching and research of an accomplished faculty whose work and students
span the globe.
This position participates in aspects of Library collection management &
resource services units. Including: planning, oversight, and participation
in collection acquisitions, descriptions, & relocation projects; daily
operations (such as bindery operations; newspaper and journal processing);
labeling, barcoding, and security of library materials; ongoing collection
management (holdings and item record data entry and updating, inventory
control); and minor preservation decision-making. This a full-time,
benefits-eligible, SEIU-represented, classified position.
Key Cultural Competencies
Creates an environment that acknowledges, encourages and celebrates
Functions and communicates effectively and respectfully within the
context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities and
Seeks opportunities to gain experience working and collaborating in
diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings with a willingness to change
for continual improvement
Adheres to all PSU’s policies including the policies on Prohibited
Discrimination & Harassment and the Professional Standards of Conduct.
Minimum Qualifications of Classification
Bachelors degree plus two years of current (within 5 years) experience
in a Library; OR,
4 years of current library experience;
AND, advanced proficiency in multiple library specific computer
applications, e.g., integrated library systems, database applications,
institutional repository; content management systems.
Additional Required Qualifications
Excellent keyboarding and filing
Learn, interpret, and data entry for databases’ records and reports
General familiarity with computer operations
Communicate effectively with a diverse staff
Organize time effectively and handle detailed materials processing
routines efficiently and accurately
Be self-motivated and willing to accept responsibility to perform
routine tasks without close supervision
Employee must have a valid Oregon or Washington Driver’s License
Reading comprehension of a second language
The annual salary rate for this position starts at $____ with an excellent
benefits package including 95% premium paid healthcare; a generous
retirement and vacation package; and reduced tuition rates for employee,
spouse or dependent at any of the Oregon Public Universities.
To apply, please create an account and apply through the Portland State
University career portal: https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/______
Posting will remain open until finalists are identified.
For those requiring a reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with
the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a
disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for
a position with Portland State University, please call 503-725-4926 or
email askhrc at pdx.edu.
Portland State University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity
institution and welcomes applications from diverse candidates and
candidates who support diversity.
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