Oral Roberts University is a non-profit organization whose staff and faculty actually make a difference in the lives of its students. We pride ourselves on our culture and the values we uphold. Our team is passionate about what we do, and we want you to make us even better!
CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ALL POSITIONS UNTIL NOVEMBER 1, 2019.
- Full Time
The employee facilitates the educational / research activities of the ORU academic community by facilitating the circulation of the library materials, ensuring compliance with library policies and procedures and proper shelf order arrangement of library holdings, and assisting users in resolving circulation related issues.
- CIRCULATION / RESERVE SERVICES: 1. Opens circulation area for use on weekdays. 2. Reconciles Circulation/Reserve differences and patron issues. 3. Authorizes override of policies. 4. Keeps abreast of current policies and procedures pertaining to circulation/reserve functions, updating documentation as needed. 5. Informs Head of Access Services about departmental matters. 6. Updates departmental manuals. 7. Ensures proper shelf order of library materials and accurate end-cap labels. 8. Inventories the circulating library collection as often as possible. 9. Oversees return of personally owned Reserve items to faculty. 10. Assists faculty when needed with completion of reserves form and delivers to appropriate staff when reserve form is completed for entry into Library Circulation system. 11. Alerts appropriate staff when Reserve item information in Library Circulation system is incorrect. 13. Oversees the location of missing, lost items, claims returned, and overdue books. 14. Ensures that shelves are orderly, clean, and are dusted regularly.
- STUDENTS: 1. Hires, supervises, trains, and evaluates about 15 - 25 work-study students per year on patron services and stack maintenance. 2. Creates and updates schedule of student workers as needed. 3. Trains experienced student workers to assist with training. 5. Delegates work for student workers. 6. Monitors and approves Kronos timekeeping records for student workers. 7. Prepares and leads student staff meetings as needed. 8. Coordinates and helps to execute student worker parties.
- MISCELLANEOUS: 1. Maintains proper security of facility, equipment, and library assets. 2. Interacts with library patrons and University employees daily, both in person and over the phone. 3. Disseminates directional information. 5. Maintains good public relations and working relationships with those with whom the position requires contact.
- 1. Generates forms, memos, signs, and spreadsheets as needed. 2. Collects fines. 3. Balances the fine cash drawer. 4. Communicates as needed with patrons regarding overdue notices. 5. Places and removes Banner holds as needed. 6. Performs all Circulation and Reserve services when student workers are away from the desk. 7. Requests supplies for area.
- MONITORS EMAIL ACCOUNTS: for research, scanning and ILL requests and messages from library users.
- 1. Monitors flat-screen display and reports any issues. 2. Creates signage (may assign to student workers).
EDUCATION: Requires a high school diploma or GED. Strongly prefer completion of at least a year of college.
- Requires at least two years of relevant library experience (four years highly desired), to include supervisory experience. Clerical and cash-handling experience is preferred, as well as a working knowledge of automated academic library circulation.
- Strong computer skills are required and ability to quickly learn new software applications as needed. Requires 40 wpm typing with accuracy, and proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience using Microsoft Power Point, Adobe software, and Millennium /Sierra (Library Information System) is preferred.
- Must have excellent oral, written, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
- Requires the ability to set priorities; organize, and adjust/manage seasonal peaks in workload; meet and communicate with people easily and effectively; ascertain and understand circulation/reserve problems while providing suitable solutions; follow prescribed routines and procedures; and the ability to work without supervision.
- Must maintain a high level of confidentiality of information at all times.
Benefits & Perks
Great Company Culture. Enjoy a Christian atmosphere.
Make No Little Plans Here. Everything you do makes a difference.
Great Team Members. People you'll enjoy being around.
Improve Your Health. Free access to the on-campus aerobic center.
Stay Sharp. Access to the ORU library and discounted tuition for yourself and dependents.
Rest and Relaxation. 10 days of paid vacation, 5 sick days and 10 days of paid holidays.
Fair Compensation. Based on your skills and experience.
Benefits. Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, matched retirement savings and tuition for yourself and dependents.
PHYSICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS include but are not limited to: sitting, standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, climbing stairs, pushing and/or pulling, repetitive motion, reaching, manual dexterity, twisting of upper body, and lifting of up to 25 lbs. on occasion. Must be able to hear clearly and distinctly. Vision requirements are: near, far, depth perception, the ability to bring objects into sharp focus, and to read small print. Normal office setting with appropriate lighting and climate controlled.
HOURS OF WORK & ATTENDANCE
During Fall and Spring semesters, normally scheduled office hours are Tuesday through Friday, 7:45 am - 4:15 pm, Saturday 11:30 am to 8:00 pm. During Summer semesters, normally scheduled office hours are Monday through Friday, 7:45 am - 4:15 pm. Monitors hours to keep within a 40-hour workweek.
Oral Roberts University employs, advances, admits, and treats in its employment and educational programs all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, status as a veteran or genetic information.
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