The George Mason University Libraries, Fenwick Collections Management department, seeks an energetic, dependable, experienced, and production-oriented individual to support the Fenwick Library Tuesday through Saturday operations, as a Library Specialist II, Fenwick Stacks Specialist.
George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
This position requires an experienced, customer focused, and production oriented individual to provide outstanding services to patrons, functioning as a generalist by supporting all aspects of the Fenwick Collections Management department in the following ways: assists with stacks maintenance duties (sorts, shelves, and straightens library materials, assists with shifting projects); supports the Fenwick Stacks Student & Spaces Specialist(supervises student assistants, assigns duties, moves library furniture to correct locations, etc.), managing auxiliary Preservation duties (maintain/inventory emergency & disaster supplies, monitoring physical condition of the building & integrated pest management), and serves as senior person in charge of library facilities Friday and Saturday evenings.
Bachelor's degree or significant equivalent library experience
Experience with library collections maintenance
Demonstrated strong customer service skills
Demonstrated experience with office productivity software, computer equipment and software
Aptitude for accurate and detail-oriented work
Solid organizational skills, including ability to manage competing priorities for self and others, meet deadlines, and exercise good judgment
Effective interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral) for providing customer service in a diverse, academic environment and for interacting with library staff, faculty, students, and members of the public
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, production- and service-oriented environment
Physical ability to bend and reach overhead, to grasp and move library materials, to move and unpack packages and bins (up to 40 pounds), and to push loaded book trucks
Dependability and punctuality
Successful experience responding to building/facilities issues
Academic library experience
Library public services experience
Experience training and/or supervising student assistants
Experience shifting library collections
Demonstrated experience working with Periodicals and/or Microforms collections
Salary: Expected starting salary $39,329.00
Location: Fairfax, VA
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George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report “Up and Coming” spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.
Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 46195
About George Mason University
George Mason University is Virginia's largest public university located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, information technology, public policy, economics, visual and performing arts, life sciences and biotechnology, Mason prepares its alumni to succeed in the workforce and meet the needs of the region and the world.
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