Job Postings - Support Staff

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Position Title: Accounting Assistant
Class/Rank: SSOD
FTE: 100%
Position #: 00017403
Job #: 12593

Monitor and facilitate invoicing, collect library income from various areas within the Libraries, and perform other accounting tasks for library services. Ensure compliance with university, state, and federal regulations; post payments received using payment software; reconcile credit card charges and statements; perform monthly invoice reconcilement and resolve related problems; enter data into payment system.  Initiate and mail document delivery invoices; assess appropriate charges and credits for branch library locations; print and process daily final notices from system; process bill and fine charges and adjustments for branch libraries service locations; adjust fines as requested; and pursue past due accounts and suspension of service.


High School or GED equivalent.  One year of accounting/bookkeeping experience.  Knowledge of accounting/bookkeeping procedures; experience handling money; strong computer skills; and ability to expeditiously and accurately perform math calculations; good oral and written communications skills; excellent interpersonal skills; and ability to maintain a high level of productivity.


Position Title:  Reference/Technical Associate
Position Grade: SS0F
FTE: 100%
Position Number: 00015568
Job #: 12739

Provides reference and research assistance to Lilly Library (the Rare Books and Manuscripts Library of the Indiana University Library system) patrons in person, by telephone and fax, and by regular and electronic mail; and ensures proper use and security of special collection items by patrons.  Prepares and delivers class and special presentations and conducts tours; assists exhibition coordinator with public exhibitions in the Lilly Library display areas and the publicity for those exhibitions; and schedules all rooms and events for the Lilly Library.  Compiles usage statistics


REQUIRED: Two years of college level coursework and one year of library experience. 

Bibliographic or better knowledge of Latin, French, German, Spanish, or Italian.  Knowledge of library procedures, resources, and on-line searching procedures. Ability to process complex, detailed work with accuracy; strong organizational skills; demonstrated problem-solving and decision-making abilities; and ability to pay attention to detail and follow established guidelines. Computer experience, including e-mail, Internet applications, database searching, and working knowledge of computer and word processing/database/spreadsheet software. Good interpersonal skills; good oral and written communications skills.

This position requires the ability to climb many flights of stairs, often while carrying collection materials, lift books and boxes (averaging 25-50 lbs.), bend and stretch to retrieve material, maneuver cumbersome and awkward items (such as posters, maps and architectural plans) up and down stairs, and move furniture for special events. Close concentration is required to read fine print, card catalogs, and computer screens, which may cause visual strain. This position requires the incumbent to work amongst materials that may be covered with dust or other common allergens.

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree; one year of library reference experience, six months of rare books/special collections experience; and teaching and editorial experience


Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence through diversity. Indiana University has a strong commitment to principles of diversity and in that spirit seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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