Fresno State campus

Library Safety Coordinator and PSA Lead

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Work type: Staff
Location: Fresno
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Probationary, Full Time, Library, Telecommute eligible (work onsite as scheduled and/or as requested and telecommute as scheduled)
Position Description

Library Safety Coordinator and PSA Lead
(Library Services Specialist II)


Compensation and Benefits

Anticipated Hiring Salary: $3,551 per month

Full CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,551 - $6,402 per month

  • This is a full-time (equivalent to 40 hours per week), probationary, non-exempt position.

The CSU system provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), sick and vacation time, and 14 paid holidays a year. Eligible employees are also able to participate in the fee waiver education program. A summary of benefit information can be found here.


Job Summary

Reporting to the Associate Dean, this position is in the Access Services unit of the Library and oversees safety and security procedures in the building and serves as the library’s safety coordinator and representative to relevant campus departments. The person in this position is also responsible for hiring, training, and supervising the student Public Safety Assistants (PSAs) who provide front-line safety and security duties for the library. The person in this position is also responsible for basic circulation activities, such as checking materials in and out, collecting fines and fees, issuing guest passes for computers, sorting and reshelving materials, and supervising student assistants in Circulation.


Key Qualifications

  • Thorough knowledge of and ability to interpret overall library policies and procedures with an in-depth knowledge of library operations, policies and procedures pertaining to security and circulation.
  • Thorough knowledge of library collections and their organization, as well as the Library of Congress classification system.
  • Expertise in the use of library automated systems for circulation.
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of lead work direction in hiring, training, assigning work, organizing work, establishing priorities, and evaluating student assistants.
  • Working knowledge of university and library policies and procedures associated with the ethical use of and access to library and online resources.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and research skills to address standard and non-standard work problems.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to:
    • Use good judgment in interpreting policies to resolve patron problems.
    • Perform detailed work with great accuracy and proficiency.
    • Fully utilize standard and non-standard features of various on-line resources and standard desktop software packages, such as Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel, to perform technical work or assist patrons.
  • A history of regular attendance and positive performance evaluations.

To view the full list of qualifications and job responsibilities, please click the Position Description button above.


Education and Experience

  • Completion of a high school education or equivalent certification.
  • Two years of related library and/or clerical experience.
    • Preferred Skills:
      • Bachelor's Degree.
      • Experience in serving as the lead for a work function.
      • Working knowledge of Library of Congress classification system.
      • Training and/or experience coordinating building services and security.


Department Summary

The Fresno State Library supports the University mission of education, research and service. To this end, the Library selects, develops, manages and provides access to information resources; promotes the critical use of information for learning and research; and presents cultural and scholarly programming that serves the campus, region and beyond.


Deadline & Application Instructions

Applications received by February 14, 2023 will be given full consideration by the search committee.

  • Applications received after that date will be forwarded at the request of the Hiring Manager and/or search committee.

Please click “Apply Now” to complete the employment application for California State University, Fresno. Interested applicants must complete the application and attach the following: 1) their most recent resumé/vitae, 2) a cover letter that addresses their specific qualifications and interest, and 3) contact information for three professional references.


Fresno State

California State University, Fresno is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System. The University's mission is to boldly educate and empower students for success through our values of Discovery, Diversity and Distinction. The current student population is more than 25,000, including a large percentage of students with diverse and culturally rich backgrounds. The University serves the San Joaquin Valley while maintaining deep involvement with the state, nation, and across the globe.

Metropolitan Fresno, with a multi-ethnic population of over 527,000, is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. The campus is within driving distance of Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, San Francisco, Los Angeles, the Monterey Peninsula, beaches, sailing, lakes, and numerous ski resorts. Fresno boasts one of the most reasonable housing markets in California and offers a wide array of locally grown fruits and produce.


Equal Employment Opportunity Information

California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. Executive Orders 1096 and 1097 prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on the basis of a protected status: race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex (including gender identity), sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition and covered veteran status. Fresno State's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring, and retention. We are proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.


Vaccination Interim Policy

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to


Supplemental Information

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with California State University, Fresno. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Fresno State has identified as sensitive.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

This position may be a "designated position" under the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This will require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within six (6) months of assuming office and every two (2) years thereafter.

Fresno State is a tobacco-free, smoke-free and vapor-free campus.

Fresno State is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions. (e.g. H1-B Visas)

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