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Library Associate - Periodicals

Central State University
Wilberforce, Ohio, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 6, 2023
Posting Details

Posting Details

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Classification Title
Library Associate - Periodicals

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Job Summary/Basic Function

Under general supervision, the Library Associate (Periodicals) performs duties primarily associated with the area, including:
  • Supervising the operations of the periodicals areas
  • Processing receipt of the newspapers, periodicals, etc.
  • Supervising student assistants
  • Assisting library patrons in the use of library systems, library materials, and the internet
  • Claiming periodicals
  • Opening and closing library
  • Processing materials to and from the bindery
  • Maintaining supplies associated with the operations of the area
  • Administering gifts/exchange activities
  • Maintaining Periodicals database
  • Gathering statistics
  • Performing periodicals stack maintenance
  • Barcoding bound periodicals as required
  • Training student assistants and other staff assigned to the area
  • Developing procedures and recommends policies
  • Participating in formulating goals and objectives
  • Assisting with library reports
  • Performing routine library activities: maintains files, creates documents using computer and other technology, participates in special projects, and other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications

Skills and Knowledge:
  • Ability to understand and follow both verbal and written instructions
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to interact with library personnel, faculty and students in a productive and harmonious manner in a multicultural environment
  • Ability to organize and carry out duties independently
  • Sound judgement in a wide variety of circumstances
  • Ability to supervise others
  • Willingness to learn and follow library rules, procedures and regulations
  • Ability and willingness to adjust to varying employment requirements (hours, etc.)
  • Knowledge of library online system functions
Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of OhioLINK system staff functions

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Position Category
Staff - Monthly (Exempt)

Budgeted Annual Salary

Supplemental Questions

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Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Unofficial Transcripts

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