Access Services Coordinator

Details

  • Salary Range: $15.00-$16.25 per hour
  • Hours: 40
  • Department: Library
  • Closing Date: Open until filled

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POSITION DESCRIPTION

Assists in various library services including: circulation, cataloging, serials, reference, interlibrary loans, and acquisitions, audiovisual and computing.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Hire, train, schedule and supervise student assistants.

Maintain and update the student assistant training manual as needed.

Work at the front desk as needed and perform all the front desk duties.

Manage the interlibrary loan program and process all requests.

Assist in managing serials; including check-ins, claims, preparing materials for the bindery and updating serial lists and web pages.

Assist librarians with cataloging when necessary.

Help maintain copy machines, computers, printers and other library equipment.

Assist in receiving and handling new materials.

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree required and two years of library experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

A familiarity with basic library services, including circulation, reference, and cataloging and knowledge of and experience with web based library resources, database searching, and general computer applications.

Current enrollment in MLS program preferred.

Experience in an academic or medical library setting with coursework in library science desired.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Supervisory responsibilities include the hiring, training and supervision of student assistants, which is also shared with other members of the library team.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to present material effectively on a one-to-one basis and to small groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

HAZARD RISK

AT RISK:  This position has been determined to be at risk for bloodborne pathogen exposure.  In addition to the standard hazard communication training, this employee is required to take annual bloodborne pathogen and personal protective equipment training prior to working.

X  NOT AT RISK:  This position has been determined not to be at risk for bloodborne pathogen exposure.  This employee is required to take the standardized annual hazard communication training prior to working.