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User Services Coordinator (Library Services Specialist III)

Library Services Specialists support librarians in a wide range of activities for Special Collections including acquisitions; organizing and processing collections; collection maintenance and retrieval; user services and reference support (referring users to librarians when appropriate); assisting librarians with exhibits and instruction sessions; and participating in library-wide efforts at supporting and improving user services.

Under the general direction of the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, the person in this position coordinates all public services; oversees student assistants (hires, schedules, trains, supervises); manages departmental student assistant and supply budgets; orders processing and office supplies; answers informational and reference questions at the public service desk; coordinates office management and certain administrative tasks; participates in preservation activities and performs stack maintenance duties.

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This is a full-time (1.0 time-base) benefits-eligible, probationary position. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

For more information on this posting please visit the SDSU Center for Human Resources

Digital Humanities Center Program Specialist (Library Services Specialist III)

Under the general supervision of the DH Librarian and Director of the Digital Humanities Center (DHC: https://library.sdsu.edu/digital-humanities-center), the person in this position will provide instructional and programmatic support to the DHC director, other DH initiative faculty members, researchers, and students (https://dh.sdsu.edu/). This person will develop, implement and oversee the production of DH-related tool-based tutorials and other learning materials; support DH programs, events, and activities; engage in formal and informal learning opportunities for faculty and students, including developing new workshop series and content; support research endeavors of the DH Initiative; and support the director in the Center-related planning, communication, and assessment activities. The person in this position should be interested in new and emerging trends in the humanities, possess a drive to learn new tools and technologies, be able to work independently, and be committed to helping advance the anti-racist and anti-oppressive goals of the DH Center and DH Initiative.

For more information regarding the Library, click here.

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base) benefits-eligible, probationary position. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

For more information on this posting please visit the SDSU Center for Human Resources

Evening Building Coordinator (Library Services Specialist II)

Under the supervision of the Associate Dean, the person in this position provides leadership for the student assistants staffing the Circulation/Course Reserves desk, the Computer Hub desk, the 24/7 Printing Services desk and occasionally the Research, Instruction and Outreach desk.  The incumbent provides public service to library users and leads the work of student assistants on all the public service desks as the only staff member present during evenings and some weekends. This person resolves public service and policy issues, retrieves items requested from Compact Shelving, answers informational and basic reference questions, provides break/dinner relief as needed for student assistants at public desks, coordinates night shift and Sunday public security issues, reports and addresses facility concerns, and assists patrons in the Research Services area when the Research Services desk closes. Additionally, this person will assist with technical support for library equipment: cameras, laptops, cables and other items.

For more information regarding the Library / Administrative Office, click here.

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base) benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard work hours are Sunday, 12:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Monday – Thursday, 2:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

For more information on this positing please visit the SDSU Center for Human Resources

Digital Collections Assistant (Library Services Specialist II) - Temporary Position

The Digital Collections unit is responsible for the digitization, organization and discovery of the university’s archival and unique products.  This unit manages and populates the university’s institutional repository including theses and dissertations, syllabi, course catalogs, student works and university archives images among other collections.

The Digital Collections Assistant creates metadata for the university’s institutional repository including university publications, theses and dissertations, syllabi, student and faculty works as well as audio/visual materials and images; quality control checks existing metadata records and makes corrections and alterations according to the unit’s standards; assists with the digitization of incoming archival and university materials; and quality control checks the work of student digitizers.

For more information regarding Digital Collections, click here.

This is a part-time (0.5 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on or before June 30, 2022, with the possibility of reappointment. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

For more information on this positing please visit the SDSU Center for Human Resources