Sauk Valley Community College Human Resources

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Learning Commons Digital and Technical Services Specialist


Learning Commons Library Coordinator


Learning Commons




Full-time Professional-Technical




To provide digital and technical services that promote discovery and enhance the user experience.


  1. Perform original and copy cataloging: adapt online records in in accordance with MARC and RDA standards; import bibliographic records into library catalog following standards set forth by CARLI consortium.
  2. Serve as administrator for Ex Libris Alma and Primo VE: maintain accuracy of patron records; create and edit electronic resource records; update and maintain user interfaces; collect usage statistics and data for assessment; coordinate related maintenance with CARLI consortium.
  3. Provide technical expertise and support for other library digital and electronic resources.
  4. Perform circulation desk activities: check out materials; process returns; shelve materials; identify damaged or endangered materials.
  5. Assistant patrons with direction, reference, research, and use of campus technologies.
  6. Assist Coordinator with media acquisition: prepare and check new orders; process and label new materials.
  7. Coordinate with Information Technology Services staff to maintain functionality of campus technologies.
  8. Assist Coordinator with training and supervision of work-study students.
  9. Maintain supply inventories and keep records for all supply orders.
  10. Monitor and secure the library’s cash box.
  11. Obtain and maintain certifications in Pearson Vue, Accuplacer, Workkeys, DSST, CNA, and TEAS testing.
  12. Assist Testing Center Coordinator as needed by administering testing virtually and in person.
  13. Assume all other reasonable professional duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.


  1. Must understand and support the mission of the community college.
  2. Must have strong communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
  3. Must be able to communicate effectively by phone and email on a daily basis.
  4. Must be able to operate basic office equipment proficiently.
  5. Must be able to work effectively in a team environment.
  6. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  7. Time spent standing and walking while assisting patrons and re-shelving books is approximately 70%; time sitting for data entry and materials processing is 30%.
  8. Must have the ability to work with Microsoft Office products.
  9. Must be able to work evenings and weekends as required.


Frequent and personal contact is made with all levels of College personnel, faculty, students, the general public, and outside organizations in relation to specific departmental duties and services.


Functional supervision is exercised over designated work-study students.


Bachelor’s degree in library or information studies and three years of library experience or equivalent education and experience. Experience or training in relevant computer work and library technologies preferred. Excellent communication skills and service orientation required.




Coordinates the College Risk Management Program in a capacity appropriate to this position. This includes, but is not limited to, monitoring conditions, events and circumstances present through daily College operations, and communicating observations to the appropriate supervisor or taking necessary actions to correct, prevent or limit safety problems. May serve as a member of a committee that supports the health, safety and/or legal rights of visitors, students and staff. Such committees may include the AA/EEO, Sexual Harassment, and Safety/Loss Control committees. (Risk Management Categories I, III, IV. See Tort file.)

This description is intended to indicate the kinds and levels of work difficulty that will be required of the position that will be given the title and shall not be construed as declaring what specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of the supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.