Senior Library Specialist

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Omaha, NEBRASKA

Under general supervision, performs skilled library duties at the paraprofessional level requiring an understanding of library-wide practices and procedures as well as a specialized knowledge of a specific library functional area. Accesses, edits and/or inputs data to various automated library databases for the purpose of processing, retrieving and/or maintaining information within a specific functional area (e.g., acquisitions, circulation, cataloging or reference). May supervise lower level library Assistants and/ or student employees. This is the highest-level non-exempt Library Assistant position.
Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree
2-4 years' library experience and familiarity with an automated library system required.
  
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong computer technology and internet skills.
Knowledge and experience with Windows and Microsoft Office applications.
Reference or related public service experience in a college or university setting preferred.
Familiarity with library database searching preferred.
  
Physical Requirements:

Seeing: 75-100%
Hearing: 50-75%
Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 25-50%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: lbs.)
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 25-50%
Travel: No
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No
  
AAP/EEO Statement:
Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.
  
Disclosure Statement:
This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.
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