High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent. Minimum of two years clerical or related experience; library experience would be helpful. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Performs specialized clerical work involving the application of standard library techniques and procedures related to a specific library function. Performs duties requiring basic knowledge of library practices and procedures.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Works with students, faculty, staff and other library users in locating and interpreting library resources in all subject areas. Assists patrons in the use of the library catalog, databases, and other resources to satisfy their information needs. Refers patrons to appropriate subject librarian when necessary. Provides reference services both in-person and virtually through email, phone, text, and chat. Creates and updates slides for the library's digital signage on the main floor.
Internal Number: 21078
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For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.