Sonoma State University is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. In line with our Strategic Plan and our Seawolf Commitment, our values include diversity, sustainability, community engagement, respect, responsibility, excellence and integrity. We strive to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. We encourage innovation, experimentation and creativity, as well as contributions to equity and inclusion, in the pursuit of excellence for all members of our university community. The University Library couldn't function without our team of dedicated, creative, and knowledgeable staff and faculty. We strive to recruit dynamic, engaged, and student-oriented members to our team.
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Access Services Lead
Reporting to the Senior Director for Technology and Access Services (SD), the Access Services Lead (Lead) independently performs varied administrative, technical and analytical duties and serves as the primary point of contact for the daily operations of the Information/Check-out Desk, which includes providing lead work direction for associated activities of the Access Services department such as circulation, reserves, and resource sharing (interlibrary loan).
The Access Services department provides front-facing essential services to University students and faculty, that include: staffing the Information/Check-out Desk, circulating library materials, resource sharing, and course reserves. The Lead works closely and consultatively with library managers, faculty, and staff to ensure optimal public services are in place and participates in the development, alteration, implementation, and evaluation of the unit’s policies and procedures. The Lead also participates collaboratively in the development of innovative approaches to the delivery of excellent public services in an organization committed to the highest quality of virtual and physical service.
Library Facilities Specialist
Reporting to the Digital Initiatives Manager, the Library Facilities Specialist provides oversight for administrative facilities operations within the University Library, including, but not limited to, consulting and serving as project coordinator in working with Facilities Management on building maintenance, repairs, renovations, tenant improvement projects, and major capital projects. The incumbent researches, analyzes, develops and recommends alternatives and best courses of action, oversees and evaluates building-related activities which, on a day-to-day basis, ensure and maintain a healthy, safe building environment and support physical access to services and collections.
The incumbent coordinates with individuals at all levels within and outside the university and serves as the primary facilities resource for all building tenants whether Library employees or other agencies, as well as faculty, staff, students, and the wider community. This requires the incumbent to analyze and address problems and diverse and complex matters of policy, procedure, and practice by providing information, historical background, and rationales related to the Library facility to support decisions.
Technology Support Specialist
Reporting to and under supervision of the Senior Director for Technology and Access Services (SD), the Technology Support Specialist (TSS) provides comprehensive technical support services for University Library equipment including, but not limited to, instructional technology in library classrooms, specialized equipment in support of library services, and technical computer support in collaboration with the SSU Information Technology (IT) Department.
The TSS works closely with the SD, the Library Technology Committee, and the University I.T. Department to maintain and improve library equipment and the general technology environment, support library technology projects as assigned, research solutions, and provide recommendations. The TSS helps faculty develop new instructional activities by acting as a resource in materials and equipment utilization, and assists library administration in planning and implementing new services, and provides work direction and training to library technology and Makerspace student assistants.
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