[Libs-Or] Job Posting: Library Office Coordinator (Portland, OR)

Stephanie Doig smdoig at pdx.edu
Fri May 31 16:06:45 PDT 2019

POSITION: Library Office Coordinator
LOCATION: Portland State University Library, Portland, OR
POSTED: 05/31/2019, 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

The purpose of this position is to act as an assistant to the Assistant
University Librarian for Administrative Services and Planning. Assumes
general responsibility for all library departments for processing
classified and unclassified payroll; initiates service and supply orders;
reconciles accounts; manages budget and assists with preparing budget
reports; coordinates professional travel; performs various administrative
and clerical tasks; and supervises 1-2 student employees. Performs duties
independently and makes independent decisions and judgments as warranted.

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.

Required Qualifications


   Two years of general clerical experience.

      One year of which included typing, word processing, or other
      experience generating documents; OR An Associate’s degree in Office
      Occupations or Office Technology; OR Graduation from a private school of
      business with a Certificate in Office Occupations or Office
Technology AND


      One year of general clerical experience.

      College courses in Office Occupations or Office Technology will
      substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

   Professional and attentive customer service skills, by phone, email and
   in person, including the ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds.

   Experience with MS Word.

   Intermediate to advanced skill with MS Excel.

   Excellent organizational skill and attention to detail.

   Ability to work independently.

   Effective communication skills.

   Skill at multi-tasking.

   Ability to maintain strict confidentiality with sensitive information.

Preferred Qualifications


   Experience working in Banner


The starting wage for this position will be between $14.03/hr and
$15.68/hr. The starting salary may be negotiable above this range, however,
it will be dependent upon the knowledge, experience, skills, and abilities
of the chosen candidate, the budget of the hiring department, and approval
from HR. PSU’s excellent benefits package includes 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

To Apply:

To apply, please create an account and apply through the Portland State
University career portal: https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/30002

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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