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Library Technical Assistant



Under general supervision of the Circulation Manager, provides lending, borrowing, and other user services to library patrons. Normal work schedule includes afternoons/evenings, Sunday through Thursday, with hours varying during interim periods and summer sessions. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assists patrons with finding materials needed and monitoring returned items
  • Assists in inventorying the collection, shelf-reading projects, and routine shifting
  • Maintains online records relating to library user registration
  • Provides training and supervision of student workers
  • Monitors overdue and fine notices
  • Creates delinquent users list and other reports as needed
  • Checks and clears returned books
  • Manages all building operations, usage, and security during evening and Sunday schedules
  • Assists library users in the use of photocopier equipment, performing minor repair, as needed


State Requirements:  A high school diploma and experience in library or clerical work.


FMU Preferences:  A high school diploma and experience in library work required.  May acquire the experience through secondary education and two years of successful library work experience, or through two years of college.  Needs working knowledge of standard office organization, including word processing and related automated functions and the skills and abilities to accurately perform routine duties.  Computer proficiency preferred.


State Classification:  Library Technical Assistant


Band/Level:  3/2


Salary:  $23,694


Normal Working Hours:  Sunday through Thursday, 2:30pm-11:00 pm.  Summer hours may vary.


Materials Needed:  1) Letter of interest (referencing Position Number 13-52); 2) completed FMU application; 3) resume; 4) the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references; and 5) copies of all transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate).


Application Procedure:  Interested applicants may:  1) Come by the Human Resources Office to complete the application process or call 843-661-1140 to have an application mailed; or 2) Download the application from our website at and either FAX (843-661-1202) or mail the requested application referencing Position Number 13-52 to:  Dr. Charlene Wages, Vice President for Administration, Francis Marion University, PO Box 100547, Florence, SC 29502-0547.


Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Minorities and Women are strongly encouraged to apply.


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Last Published: August 6, 2013 8:08 AM
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