[Libs-Or] CORRECTION: Job Posting: Resource Services & Collection Management Assistant (Portland, OR)

Stephanie Doig smdoig at pdx.edu
Fri Nov 16 13:35:05 PST 2018

*Corrected with hourly rate and link to application system.*

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.

Position Summary

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
   cultural backgrounds.

   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

Preferred Qualifications


   Reading comprehension of a second language


The starting salary rate for this position will be $16.30 per hour,
dependent upon qualifications and experience. Portland State offers 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:

To apply, please create an account and apply through the Portland State
University career portal:https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/28222

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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