Skip to Main Content

Library Assistant 3

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening.  To apply for the position, please click the Apply for this Job link/button.

If you would like to bookmark this position for later review, click on the Bookmark link. If you would like to print a copy of this position for your records, click on the Print Preview link.

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

REQUIRED TESTING: Typing, Data Entry, Ten Key, Proofreading, Spelling, Bookkeeping, Word and Excel. Tests are administered by Wood Personnel at 1139 NW Broad St, Suite 107 in Murfreesboro, Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. To be considered, you must test no later than September 26, 2017. Please call (615) 890-8400 to make arrangements to complete testing.

Posting Information

Posting Information

Requisition Number P257
Job Title Library Assistant 3
Department Walker Library
Job Description

Perform tasks in the procurement process of electronic resources (i.e., e-books, e-journals, e-magazines, etc.) for the Library Collection Development & Management (CDM) department and students, faculty, and staff of MTSU. Essential tasks include: obtain pricing and other ordering information; work with publishers or providers to set up database trials prior to purchase; obtain, prepare and submit licensing and procurement documentation for new and renewed resources. Contact a wide range of domestic and international publishers to provide/secure required information; serve as a liaison between library, MTSU Contracts Office and publishers and/or vendors. Create requisitions in the University Procurement System and create and update records in the library electronic resources management system (ERMS); establish initial access to new electronic resources; create login credentials for administrative accounts with resources providers. Provide clerical support to the CDM department such as maintaining office supplies, scheduling meetings, and attending and taking notes in departmental meetings. Perform other related duties and special projects as assigned.

Required Educational Qualifications and Field of Study

Bachelor’s degree required.
High School diploma (HSE) and four years directly related work experience may be considered in lieu of the Bachelor’s degree.

Required Year(s) and Type of Work Experience

One year of progressively responsible secretarial/clerical experience required.

Preferred Year(s) and Type of Work Experience

Prior experience in procurement software and/or business management software preferred.

Certificates/ Licenses Preferred

N/A

Salary Range $26,565 - $31,879; commensurate with experience
Job Open Date 08/28/2017
Job Close Date 09/25/2017
Is this position Grant Funded? No
Special Instructions to Applicants

REQUIRED TESTING: Typing, Data Entry, Ten Key, Proofreading, Spelling, Bookkeeping, Word and Excel.

Tests are administered by Wood Personnel at 1139 NW Broad St, Suite 107 in Murfreesboro, Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

To be considered, you must test no later than September 26, 2017. Please call (615) 890-8400 to make arrangements to complete testing.

Additional Information

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

Job Category Classified Non-Exempt
Job Type Full Time
Skills Testing Typing, Data Entry, Ten Key, Proofreading, Spelling, Bookkeeping, Word, Excel

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • MTSU Jobs
    • State Office of Employment Services
    • CareerBuilder.com
    • Friend/Employee
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents