Where: UC Berkeley – Berkeley, CA
What: The Library Support Specialist involves paraprofessional work related to assisting library patrons in the use of a college and countywide network of libraries, library resources, related services, and activities. Under direction, the employee assists librarians and other faculty in providing technical, electronic, and direct information to library patrons about policies, procedures, circulation services, online access, database resources, fees, returns, and other information. The Library Support Specialist provides assistance to library patrons in an open access library lab and/or with other library-based computer mediated resources. The employee also maintains confidentiality of the databases for library patrons. Public contact is extensive and involves students, staff, the general public, vendors, other educational institutions, community, and business representatives to exchange information related to library access and resource availability. A Library Support Specialist can monitor the work of clerical and other staff, library interns, and student assistants.
Required Skills of Note: A combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelors degree plus library work experience OR an Associates degree in library science and successful library experience of increasing responsibility that has included demonstrated knowledge of technical library services, resources, and technology
Job Posted: 5/26/2017
First Review Deadline: 06/14/2017