CUNY Library Specialist (HEOa) Library in New York, New York
Library Specialist (HEOa) Library
City College of New York
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The Library Specialist will be reporting to the Library Chief of User Services at the City College of New York. In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, the Library Specialist will:
Oversees all Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Operations
Assists with processing ILL transactions using appropriate software systems, including ILLiad, OCLC, OneSearch, Alma, and WorldCat, in accordance with evolving best practices
Coordinates ILL office workflow and, working in coordination with Library IT, implementation of new document delivery software and systems
Processes all types of lending and borrowing requests, including preparation of materials for delivery to library users and to borrowing libraries and tracking overdue materials and recalled items
Tracks overdue materials and recalls items from users and borrowing libraries
Trains, schedules, evaluates, and supervises part-time ILL staff in all office functions using designated systems and procedures
Bachelor's Degree and four years' related experience required; MLS degree or Master's in a related field may be substituted for a portion of the experience requirement.
Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.
Please note: Until further notice, this is a hybrid position, eligible to work remotely and work in the office.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Administers one or more aspects of Library operations and coordinates Library services.
Assists faculty, students, and librarians in order to evaluate needs and locate appropriate materials on a timely basis
Participates in acquiring materials in all formats and media
Reviews Library usage patterns and makes recommendations regarding services; plans and conducts training and outreach activities
Assists in developing and monitoring Library policies and user service standards
May oversee a Library unit such as Circulation, Access/User Services, Reserve, Stack Maintenance, and/or Acquisitions
Supervises and/or trains staff, students, and others assigned to the Library
Performs related duties as assigned.
Higher Education Assistant
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary Base: $52,267 - $62,411. Salary commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Health Plan Coverage for Employees Hired on or after October 1, 2022 City of New York employees and employees of Participating Employers and their eligible dependents hired on or after October 1, 2022 will only be eligible to enroll in the EmblemHealth HIP HMO Preferred Plan and must remain in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan for the first year (365 days) of employment.
After 365 days of employment, the employee will have the option of either remaining in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan or selecting a different health plan within 30 days before the end of the 365th day period.
If a new health plan is selected, the new plan will be effective on the 366th day.
Only after the 365th day can the employee participate in any Annual Fall Transfer Period. An employee who needs to request an exemption from the required enrollment in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan can do so by submitting a HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form to EmblemHealth. An employee, or eligible dependent, must meet certain criteria and the request must be approved by EmblemHealth before the exemption is granted. The HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form and HIP service area are available on the EmblemHealth website.
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April 02, 2023
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.