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Consisting of Roesch Library, Marian Library, and University Archives and Special Collections, the UD Libraries form an academic focal point, enriching the intellectual and cultural life at and beyond the University. Our faculty and staff are recognized for seamlessly connecting information and services to users, contributing to the educational mission, and preserving the history of the University of Dayton. Roesch Library recently underwent a significant renovation designed to meet present and future needs with an emphasis on student preferences, technology, inclusion, and welcome.

At the University of Dayton, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply as positions become available, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

 

Current Openings

Acquisitions Specialist

Position Summary

The Acquisitions Specialist is a member of the Collections Strategies & Services division of the University Libraries. Reporting to the Director of Collections Strategies & Services, the Acquisitions Specialist is responsible for the acquisition of library materials in multiple formats from a variety of U.S. and non U.S. vendors. They maintain financial records, monitor day to day expenditures, and process all acquisitions invoices. The Acquisitions Specialist tracks firm and standing orders to ensure prompt payment. They work with vendors to facilitate resolution of problems and assist with library materials data collection/analysis activities.

Responsible for the acquisition of library materials in multiple formats from a variety of U.S. and non U.S. vendors. Maintains financial records, monitors day to day expenditures, and processes all acquisitions invoices. Tracks firm and standing orders to ensure prompt payment. Works with vendors to facilitate resolution of problems. Assists with library materials data collection/analysis activities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Knowledge of financial record keeping.
  • Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, and email.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Strong interpersonal and oral/written communication skills.
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Expert knowledge of Excel.

Preferred Qualifications

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

  • At least one year of experience in library technical services.
  • Experience with the acquisitions module of an integrated library system and GOBI Library Solutions.
  • Knowledge of university or commercial purchasing practices.
  • Demonstrated and successful experience working with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to Catholic and Marianist educational values.

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.

Closing Statement

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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Stacks Maintenance Library Specialist

Position Summary

Join UD's Roesch Library as a Stacks Maintenance Library Specialist! This is a full time benefit eligible position that offers health, dental and vision insurance, retirement, disability, tuition assistance for you and your dependents, vacation/sick accrual and holiday pay.

Supports the day-to-day activities of our public service desks. Responsible for maintaining the Roesch library general stacks, and U.S. Catholic Special Collection. Assists and collaborates with projects in Archives and Special Collections and the Marian Library. Maintains retrieves, and processes requests from ground and remote storage, curriculum materials center, and law library. Processes and delivers materials for campus document delivery. Hires, trains, and supervises student employees ensuring the collections are shelved correctly and in order. Tracks and reports missing or damaged issues and identify materials that are in need of repair. Update or replace call number signage. Manages the physical re-arrangement of the stacks to accommodate new acquisitions. Identify problem areas due to space, preservation, or organization to identify ways to correct the issue.

Report maintenance or security problems ( lights out, broken furniture, etc.) Serves as backup for assigning, and scheduling library building service tickets through TeamDynamix software. Provides support in the setup and tear down of events in the library. Serves as backup for internal mail delivery and building walkthroughs. Inputs floor count data information. Responsible for opening the library during the weekdays. Perform additional duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Possess a strong commitment to customer service
  • Previous or current library experience
  • Familiarity with the Library of Congress Classification System
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Google Apps
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a team-based environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Ability to push book truck, stoop, kneel, and reach high and low to shelve books.

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

  • Experience working in an academic library
  • Interpersonal and oral communication skills.
  • College Coursework
  • Supervisory experience
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and processes as needed.
  • Experience with Sierra circulation software
  • Experience with Tipasa interlibrary loan software
  • Problem-solving and time management skills.
  • Knowledge of building services.
  • Demonstrated and successful experience working with people from diverse backgrounds.

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.

Closing Statement

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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