Library Services Assistant-Advanced
University of Wisconsin-Madison - Madison, WI

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The UW-Madison has one of the largest research library consortiums in North America including Memorial Library, the largest library in Wisconsin, and more than 40 General Library System, professional school and special-purpose libraries serve the campus. One of the professional school libraries is the University of Wisconsin Law Library .

Currently, there are two vacancies at the University of Wisconsin Law Library. The first position has normal working hours of 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. These hours will shift during breaks in the academic schedule and the summer schedule or due to coverage needs. During the training period, which will last up to three months, the selected candidate will work Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. until 5:45 p.m. The incumbent is expected to fill in during these times when needed.

The second position has normal working hours of 1:00 p.m. to 9:45 p.m., Sunday through Thursday. The Law Library is open up to 110 hours per week; including evenings, Saturdays, Sundays, certain holidays and has an expanded schedule during exam periods. .

SALARY : Minimum beginning salary is $15.106 per hour, plus excellent benefits .This position is in pay schedule 02-11. A six month probationary period is required.

CONTACT: Questions regarding the position can be directed to Bethany Pluymers at the University of Wisconsin Madison – Law School at (608) 265-7981, .

JOB DUTIES : These positions coordinate the operation of the Circulation Desk, including supervising student assistants and completing reports, patron requests and statistics. Answers directional and basic reference questions. The incumbent is also responsible for building and collections security and maintenance during evening, weekend, holiday and extended hours shifts and functions with a significant degree of independence in all aspects of decision making and problem solving.

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KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED : Experience and/or training in library policies, practices and procedures; good working knowledge of library circulation and automated functions, including Voyager; effective lead worker techniques; ability to follow oral and written instructions while meeting deadlines and acceptable work standards; ability to communicate effectively; ability to sit or stand for two hour periods, to shelve books and push loaded book carts and to lift 40 pounds repeatedly; working knowledge of microcomputers and their applications, including word processing and spreadsheet creation and maintenance; knowledge of Library of Congress classification system; ability to establish and maintain effective working relations; independently resolve complex problems and use standard office equipment.

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