Position Type Civil Service
Classification Title Senior Library Specialist
Position’s Functional Title Senior Library Specialist – Public Services
Position Start Date 01/02/2018
Position End Date (if temporary)
Position Summary The Senior Library Specialist—Public Services provides assistance to Governors State University users by providing public service through public desk coverage, email, chat, developing and instructing workshops to students, faculty, staff and community members, as well as performing other user-oriented duties. This position may direct, train and review the work of student workers. Manages the Library Amazon Account and serves as the backup to Library Operations Associate (LOA) for library social media.
Minimum Qualifications 1. High school graduation or equivalent

2. Any combination totaling 2 years (24 months) from the following categories:

(a) work experience in a library or equivalent setting

(b) college course work in any field as measured by the following conversion table:

• 30 semester hours equals six months

• 60 semester hours or an Associate’s degree equals one year

• 90 semester hours equals eighteen months

• Bachelor Degree (120 semester hours) equals two years (24 months)

• A Master’s or higher degree equals four years

(Note: Only a maximum of 4 years credit for college course work is available.)

3. A total of 2 years (24 months) work experience in a library or equivalent setting performing progressively more responsible work consistent with the next lower level of this series

Preferred Qualifications 1.Experience working in an academic library providing public service.

2.Experience conducting training/workshops.

3.Experience in using social media.

4.Experience in customer service.

Posting Date 12/18/2017
Closing Date 12/28/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants All Civil Service positions at Governors State University require an exam. The exam type for this position is a Credentials Assessment. Applicants are not required to report in person for this exam. You will receive your examination score via email within 2 weeks after the closing date.

This position requires Illinois residency within 180 days of the hire date.

Credentials Assessment Exam Scoring Information:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to provide documentation that verifies that the minimum qualifications of this Civil Service position have been met. The required documents that are submitted in the online application (cover letter, résumé, and college transcripts, which show the conferred graduation date and earned degree), as well as any included other/optional documents will be reviewed and/or used in the scoring of the Credentials Assessment. These documents must be uploaded prior to the position closing date.

When completing your online application, please be sure to provide detailed information about your work experience, including dates of employment, applicable full-time and part-time employment, and specific duties and responsibilities.

Transcripts/Licenses/Certifications MUST be uploaded electronically to your online application. Due to the high volume of applications received, only college transcripts submitted/attached electronically to this posting will be used for the review and the consideration of this vacancy.

If you are a Veteran, you may be eligible to receive Veteran’s Preference Points on a passing examination score, by submitting proof of eligibility to the Department of Human Resources, such as a copy of your DD214/DD215 form (Department of Defense), NGB22 form (National Guard), or Discharge Orders or DD256 Discharge Certificate (Reserves) no later than the closing date on December 28, 2017.

Please attach a list of three professional references.

For fullest consideration, the above mentioned requirements must be submitted no later than December 28, 2017

Posting Number CS0175P
Type of Search External
Quicklink for Posting http://employment.govst.edu/postings/3126
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