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Library Services Technician (Circulation & Holds)

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Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: UMBC Campus
Categories: Library


The Albin O Kuhn Library & Gallery


The incumbent will provide assistance in activities related to USM-AI inter-campus borrowing, and will support the mission of the Circulation Department by coordinating activities related to USM-AI inter-campus borrowing.  Specific duties include: satisfying book requests using a quick and efficient workflow of shipping and receiving items; using an automated system to process library transactions; performing stacks maintenance; providing support to library patrons needing assistance with library resources and equipment, printing, and basic research help; performing security duties; opening, closing and patrolling the building; applying measures to prevent theft of library materials;  performing other duties as assigned. The incumbent is expected to provide excellent customer service and contribute to departmental goals. Work Schedule is Sunday to Thursday 12 noon to 8:30 p.m.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a High School Diploma or GED and at least two years of experience directly related to the primary duties of the position

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience in customer service environment serving a diverse population, with preference given to experience in a library‚Äôs circulation or stacks department;
  • Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to provide guidance and instructions to student assistants and to organize work to meet conflicting demands while maintaining careful attention to detail;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, to work cooperatively on a team, and to exercise initiative in applying rules, procedures and instructions

Special Instructions to Applicants:

For best consideration, along with your application please submit a cover letter, resume and contact name and information for three professional references.

Closing Date:

February 28, 2020


Pay Range 7 ($33,142) based on University of Maryland System Pay Program


Full time. Work Schedule is Sunday to Thursday from 12:00 Noon to 8:30pm. Hours are subject to change to reflect changes in library hours & staffing needs.



FLSA Status:


 Equal Opportunity Statement:

UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Work Authorization 

As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.

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