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Library and Archives Paraprofessional 1
Holland and Terrell Access Services; Washington State University Libraries
Full-time, 12-month Civil Service staff position located in the Access Services unit in Holland and Terrell Libraries on the Pullman campus of WSU. This position takes primary responsibility for closing the Holland and Terrell Libraries on Fridays and Saturdays; assists patrons at the two Circulation desks; maintains assigned Interlibrary Loan (ILL) borrowing queue and other assigned ILL tasks. This position works Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00am to 8:00pm. Summer and other academic break hours may vary.
Job duties to include but not limited to the following:
• Patron Assistance
• Closing the Holland and Terrell Libraries on Fridays and Saturdays
• Interlibrary Loan/Summit/Training
• Stack Maintenance/Mail Service
• Monitoring Public Printer/Copiers
• Monitor and Maintain Unit Supplies
Posting Close Date: Completed applications must be submitted by December 3, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.
Applicant Instructions: Required documents: Resume/CV and Cover Letter. Please upload all documents in the “Resume/CV” section of the online application. Documents may be submitted in one file or separate files. Applicants are encouraged to upload as a PDF if possible. Applicants will be requested to provide contact information for professional references within the online application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
Required: High school graduation or equivalent and one year of clerical or customer service experience. Equivalent education or experience will substitute. Ability to work Tuesday-Saturday from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Schedule may vary depending on assignments. Ability to cover occasional night/weekend shifts as necessary. Ability to successfully pass a motor vehicle background check.
Preferred: Working familiarity with the libraries’ ILS (Alma); experience with Summit, Illiad, RAPID, and Document Delivery; knowledge of and experience with Workday and MyWSU; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment; excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Monthly Salary: Range 31 | $2,875 to $3,619 (Steps C – M) | Successful candidates typically begin at the beginning of the salary range and receive scheduled salary increment increases in accordance with WAC 357-28. WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes: paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts. For additional information, please review the summary of benefits offered by WSU for classified staff and Total Compensation.
Questions regarding this position may be directed to:
Bonny Boyan, Assistant to the Dean
Washington State University Libraries