The Access Services Coordinator oversees the Library's Access Services Unit during daily operations; including facility use, circulation, consortial loan activity, and reserves. Responsibilities include planning for and evaluation of unit staff and resources and the daily opening and/or closing of the facility as well as the monitoring of the facility throughout the open service hours. The Access Services Coordinator provides leadership in maintaining current services, and in the development and implementation of new service initiatives. The Coordinator should be organized and detail oriented and must be able to prioritize projects, duties and workflow. The position requires the ability to communicate orally and in writing; computer data entry and office application skills, and ability to work with library applications.
Perform online circulation activities including generating reports, updating circulation database in response to report results
Consult with patrons in cases of disputed transactions
Perform online reserve activities including creating lists, adding items to lists, removing books from reserve during and/or after the term
Perform processing for consortial and interlibrary loan requests
Participate in the development, implementation, and administration of student training tools
Provide training to student assistants in a variety of assigned tasks
Participate in inventory of collections
Create and maintain patron records
Participate in unit planning activities
Other duties as assigned
Associates degree or equivalent
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Basic computer knowledge and skills
Experience in library services preferred
This is a full-time, 12-month, benefits-eligible administrative position. During the academic term this position works Sunday-Thursday 4:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.Outside of the academic term and summer work hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with a possible shortened work week during the scheduled summer hours’ time period. This position description is not all-inclusive, as other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned.
The Colleges offer an excellent benefit package that includes but is not limited to: vacation, personal and sick time; 10 paid holidays; medical, dental, and vision insurances; long-term disability coverage;life insurance; employee and dependent tuition benefit programs and retirement benefits. For more information on employee benefits, please click here.
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About Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Located on 195 acres in the heart of New York State?s Finger Lakes Region, Hobart and William Smith are independent liberal arts colleges distinctive for providing highly individualized educations. Guided by an interdisciplinary curriculum grounded in exploration and rigor, the Colleges prepare students to think critically. In partnership with the Geneva and global communities and through robust programs in career development, study-abroad, service, leadership and athletics, the Colleges foster an environment that values global citizenship, teamwork, ethics, inclusive excellence, and cultural competence.Under the mentorship of faculty, Hobart and William Smith students gain the necessary clarity to be competitive when seeking employment. They win prestigious fellowships like the Rhodes, Gates Cambridge, Udall, Fulbright and Goldwater. They gain admittance to the best graduate programs in the country. They go on to lead lives of consequence.