1. May be responsible for staffing and services in the following areas: information desk, circulation, course reserves (electronic and print), resource sharing, stacks maintenance, privileges, security, and/or oversight of and liaison for facilities operations. 2. Participates in hiring, training, coaching and evaluating the work of access services staff members. 3. Participates in planning and implementing new services, and supporting and improving existing services. 4. Responsible for ensuring consistency in service quality, policy interpretation, and following procedures. 5. Works with vendors or other units that support library operations, such as technical services, collection development, Library IT, facilities maintenance, and security. 6. Participates in departmental library access services program planning. 7. Participates in library system-wide planning, committees, and work groups, and engages in campus, regional, and national professional organizations and collaborative activities. Participates in professional activities outside of Yale and monitors developments and best practices elsewhere to help ensure the excellence of Yale's collections and research support services. 8. May be required to assist with disaster recovery efforts. 9. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: One year of supervisory experience, preferably in a library. Experience with interlibrary loan and/or electronic reserves, or other bibliographic systems. A Master's degree in a theological or religious studies discipline.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: One year of supervisory experience, preferably in a library. Experience with interlibrary loan and/or electronic reserves, or other bibliographic systems. A Master's degree in a theological or religious studies discipline.
Required Skill/ability 5: Demonstrated excellent computer and technology skills with a strong interest in emerging technologies.
Posting Position Title: Librarian, Access Services
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines, and to conceptualize and conceive new solutions to problems with creativity and flexibility.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Access Services Librarian
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, analytical, and communication skills, including the ability to actively listen, understand, and articulate user needs.
Required Skill/ability 4: Demonstrated ability to work both independently or collaboratively in a diverse team environment, and to effectively build partnerships and promote the library.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated commitment to providing excellent customer service.
1. Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library school. In selected instances, a post-graduate degree in a related discipline may be required or substituted for a master's degree in library science. 2. Demonstrated excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications and analytical ability. 3. Demonstrated record of designing projects and bringing them to a conclusion in a timely fashion. 4. Experience working collegially and cooperatively within and across organizations. 5. Experience working collaboratively and independently with varied groups within a complex organization and rapidly changing, team environment. Yale University assigns ranks to librarian positions based on a combination of professional experience and accomplishments (see range assigned to this description as noted in the posting position title). Librarian ranking information can be found at: http://www.library.yale.edu/about/departments/lhr/rank.html
Internal Number: 56202BR
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.