Library Technical Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

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Classification Title:

Library Technical Assistant

Internal Title:

Library Technical Assistant



Work County:



University Libraries


LIBR Circulation

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Full Time

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Work Schedule:

Normal work schedule is Sunday – Thursday 6:00pm – 2:30am. Some variation is necessary during school breaks and summer months.

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department and changing library hours.

Type of Staff Position:

Full-time Equivalent (FTE)

Basis :

12 months

Job Search Category:

Other Professional

About University of South Carolina:

The University of South Carolina is a globally recognized, high-impact research university committed to a superior student experience and dedicated to innovation in learning, research and community engagement. Founded in 1801, the university offers more than 300 degree programs and is a top-tier Carnegie Foundation research institution. More than 50,000 students are enrolled at one of 20 locations throughout the state, including the research campus in Columbia. With 60 nationally ranked academic programs including top-ranked programs in international business, the nation’s best honors college and distinguished programs in engineering, law, medicine, public health and the arts, the university is helping to build healthier, more educated communities in South Carolina and around the world.

Diversity Statement:

At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

Benefit Eligibility Type:

Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)

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Advertised Job Summary:

Performs paraprofessional library work relating to maintenance of circulation files. Assist users at circulation and exit gate desks. Provides circulation services to library users, including charging, discharging and searching for library materials. Verifies authorized users of the library, mails overdue notices and assists in the collection of overdue materials. Creates reports. Tracks use of services. Monitors building use. Assists in supervising the work of student employees to include assigning daily duties, assisting with evaluations, and other duties related to managing student workers. Acts in the place of the night supervisor upon their absence. This position has been designed as essential personnel during inclement/hazardous weather and other emergencies.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

High school diploma and experience in library or clerical work.


Knowledge of clerical operations, processes, techniques and procedures. Knowledge of modern library organization, research methodology, and procedures. Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy, completeness and thoroughness in work. Ability to follow systematic methods of work. Ability to assist in the supervision of others.

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

We are only accepting applications submitted by May 26, 2022.

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EEO Statement:

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

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