Learning Commons Assistant - Part-Time (19 hour)

Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Jan 20, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Part Time


Learning Commons Assistant - Part-Time (19 hour)

Job ID: 222211
Location: Georgia Southern - Savannah
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelors, masters and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

Department Information
0170101 - Library General Operations

Job Summary
The Learning Commons Assistant will oversee the general operations of the Learning Commons, including night and weekend hours, assist students with computers and related educational technology, monitor use of scheduled resources, and answer or refer library reference questions. This is a 19-hour per week position including night and weekend shifts.

Responsibilities
  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
  • Monitor and maintain copier/scanner/printers, troubleshooting and resolving basic problems, referring to senior staff as appropriate
  • Check equipment in and out to library patrons
  • Escalate complex questions and issues to librarians or other staff
  • Represent the Learning Commons and the Library in a positive and professional manner
  • Assist Learning Commons Librarian and other library staff in day-to-day operations of the learning commons
  • Staff Learning Commons during selected weekend and night hours
  • Answer general computer hardware and software questions
  • Assist students and faculty in the use of educational technology
  • Assist students with wireless access
  • Answer basic library information questions when senior staff is not present
  • Open or close building according to schedule
  • Maintain and monitor computer workstations, logging and reporting problems

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Required Experience
  • Experience using library resources and services

Proposed Salary
$11.39 per hour

Required Documents to Attach
  • Please provide three (3) professional references in the Required Documents to Attach section on your application.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
ABILITIES
  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Navigate web access and email with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently

KNOWLEDGE
  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success

SKILLS
  • Demonstrate commitment to inclusiveness by working well with diverse populations
  • Demonstrate appropriate organizational skills as required for specific position
  • Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service centered work ethic
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion

Apply Before Date
January 27, 2021

Contact Information
For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by email at hrservice@georgiasouthern.edu.

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or oneusgsupport@usg.edu.

Conditions of Employment
  • Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.
  • Successful completion of background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment.
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicant for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Work generally performed in library/lab study/learning commons environment
  • Ability to maneuver items weighing up to 20 pounds and equipment cart with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Step/reach/bend as necessary to reach cables, wall-mounted equipment, etc., throughout shift

Background Check
Standard

Other Information
Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.


To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=39000&JobOpeningId=222211&PostingSeq=1

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