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Position announcement

Closing date: Open until filled

Position title: Library Associate -- Periodicals

Position summary:

This position is a half-time position.

The Library Associate – Periodicals oversees the acquisition, control and maintenance of the periodicals collection. Responsibilities include the following: define, prioritize and oversee the day-to-day activities and operations of the unit; develop and implement unit procedures, policies and goals; collect, analyze and report data related to unit functions and collections; monitor the periodicals budget; maintain proficiency in the integrated library system modules and other systems critical to unit operations; hire, train and supervise student employees assigned to the unit. A Library Associate is an expert-level paraprofessional position requiring specialized knowledge and skills to manage, with minimal direction, a unit within the library, carrying out complex technical tasks and exercising independent judgment to develop guidelines and solve problems impacting unit operations. (See job description)

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Three years’ progressively responsible serials experience
  • Availability to work evenings or weekends as needed
  • Successfully pass a criminal background check.

Application procedures:

To be considered for this position, applicants must submit the following to human resources (hro@stmartin.edu):

  • Application of employment. (PDF Version) (MS Word Version)
  • Cover letter specifying interest and how their background has prepared them for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Brief statement which highlights how your work experience and background will contribute to the Catholic Benedictine philosophy of education.  To better understand the Catholic, Benedictine Values in an Educational Environment," we are providing a link to a well written article on the subject: http://www.osb.org/acad/benval1.html.
  • Copies of transcripts indicating degree confirmation. Official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate
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  • If you are contacted for an interview, we also will require your authorization to order a background check before any employment offer can be finalized. Please print the background check authorization form and bring it with you to the interview.

The principles of the Catholic Benedictine tradition, equal employment opportunity, and nondiscrimination are fundamental to the mission, goals, and objectives of Saint Martin’s University. The University does not discriminate in employment or in the delivery or administration of its educational programs, policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic or other University programs on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religion (except as a bona fide occupational qualification for certain select positions), marital status, national or ethnic origin, military or veteran status, age, or disability.

Students or employees with concerns or complaints about discrimination on the basis of sex in employment or an education program or activity, or any other inquiries related to the University's non-discrimination policy, may contact the following individual:

Cynthia Johnson
Director of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator
5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey WA 98503

Consistent with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations adopted under that law, the University has designated the above individual as the University's Title IX Officer, responsible for coordinating the University's Title IX compliance. Individuals may also contact the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 915 2nd Avenue, Room 3310 Seattle, WA 98174-1099, Telephone: (206) 220-7900, TDD: (206) 220-7907.