Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Library Technical Assistant

Recruitment #220503-5411AR-001

Introduction

Located in New Britain, CT, Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) is a constituent unit of the Board of Regents for Higher Education (BOR), Connecticut State Colleges and Universities.  As one of the State of Connecticut institutions of higher learning, CCSU is a regional, comprehensive public university dedicated to learning in the liberal arts and sciences and to education for the professions.  CCSU offers a vibrant learning-centered community dedicated to teaching and to scholarship.  

We are accepting applications from candidates who meet the qualifications for one (1) Library Technical Assistant to work in the Elihu Burritt Library within Access Services. This position has a variable schedule during the year. Semester schedule is from 2:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 1:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, 40 hours per week. Schedule varies during Summer Sessions and recess periods.

Selection Plan

NOTE: In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process. 

The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class. 

This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. The email notification will include an expiration date by which you must submit (Finish) your responses. Please regularly check your email for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders, as emails could end up there in error. 

All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period.  It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception.  Requests should be made to DAS.SHRM@ct.gov.

Should you have questions pertaining to any phase of this recruitment, please contact the hiring agency's human resources office: Gabriela S. Flores-Erazo, gabriela.s.flores-erazo@ct.gov.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the State Library, a state college or university or a state agency, this class is accountable for performing a full range of supportive and/or paraprofessional tasks in any function of the library including acquisition, cataloging, interlibrary loans, reference and circulation.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Circulates books and other library materials using manual and/or automated systems; performs catalog maintenance activities such as filing, transferring, updating, revising and withdrawing cards/files; retrieves bibliographic information from automated library systems for circulation, interlibrary loan or copy cataloging purposes; receives and processes orders for print and non-print materials; performs and/or supervises performance of stack maintenance activities including sorting, shelving and shifting of material; assist patrons in locating and using library materials and equipment; compiles statistics on particular function of library; pulls and organizes library materials for binding; may enter bibliographic information onto automated library systems; may process interlibrary loan requests by filling those received from other libraries and/or searching for and requesting materials from other libraries; may instruct and supervise students and others in performance of library activities; may check in books and other library materials; may process invoices; may be responsible for monitoring student hours and payroll for those assigned; may correspond with vendors, publishers and library patrons as required; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Basic knowledge of library science techniques and practices; basic knowledge of library classification systems; knowledge of recordkeeping procedures; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to operate automated library systems.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of experience in library work.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

Two (2) years of college training equalling sixty (60) semester hours with at least twelve (12) semester hours in library science may be substituted for the General Experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience supervising and training student staff.
  • Experience overseeing library opening and closing procedures.

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.



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The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.