Mississippi Valley State University

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April 22, 2016

Public-Technical Services Clerk


James Herbert White Library



Public-Technical Services Clerk


Appointment Conditions:

Full-time (12-months)



Commensurate with experience and qualifications


Position Available:



Job Description:


The Public- Services/Technical Services Clerk is responsible for the duties of a circulation clerk and a reference clerk by assisting students with general library questions or database usage in addition to processing books for the library collection as needed.  Additional duties include shelving and shelf reading of the general circulating collection; charging and discharging materials that circulate; assisting with the preparation of overdue reports; processing materials to be placed on reserve using the Sirsi-Dynix e-reserve module; assisting with the preparation of monthly and annual reports of circulation and reserves; assisting in the weeding of the general circulating collection; registering new patrons and updating returning patrons in the Sirsi-Dynix circulation patron's file; receiving and documenting materials received from vendors; maintaining vendor accounts using appropriate spreadsheets, etc..; assisting with the preparation of monthly and annual reports; assisting in the processing of books and other library materials (labeling and barcoding) and processing daily mail. Must be available to work evenings and weekends.


Qualifications Required:

Associate or Bachelor’s degree; experience in reference and/or circulation, as well as online circulation procedures and cataloging; demonstrated ability to establish and meet goals; must have excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, including an academic background in circulation, Sirsi Dynix Integrated Library System or other comparable ILS; must be able to create spreadsheets and conduct internet and web based data searching.


Application Deadline:

Open until position is filled


Application Procedure:

Please send application, resume, official transcript and three letters of professional recommendation to:

Mississippi Valley State University

Department of Human Resources

MVSU 7260

14000 Highway 82 West

Itta Bena, MS 38941 


Mississippi Valley State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer