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Access Services Librarian

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Access Services Librarian   

JOB TITLE:

Access Services Librarian

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Florence Alabama United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This is a professional staff position responsible for managing and providing the strategic direction for the Access Services unit, which consists of the library help desk, circulation and course reserves, stacks maintenance, interlibrary loan, Harry L.
Smith Commons are, and the CELL (Collier Library Experiential Learning Lab).
Responsibilities include providing leadership for the development and implementation of programs that promote innovative user services for the library and the maintenance of an atmosphere conducive to excellent, proactive customer service; and working collaboratively with other departments and units within the library to develop and improve services for library patrons and stakeholders.
The successful candidate must be able to work flexible hours for staffing in backup situations (mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays), and for special events.

  • Provide overall leadership, direction, management of daily operations, and administration of the Access Services unit to meet user needs and expectations;
  • Supervise, schedule, train, participate in hiring, and evaluate the department's full-time and part-time staff employees and part-time student employees;
  • Create and support a welcoming and inclusive unit and user experience;
  • Create a positive team environment that fosters collegiality and innovation;
  • Supervise work related to stack maintenance including the shifting of collections, shelf reading, inventory projects, special projects, and participation in the weeding process;
  • Develop departmental metrics and reports, and use data and assessment techniques to evaluate services;
  • Represent the library on appropriate campus, library network, and other relevant committees, working groups, meetings, and conferences;
  • Coordinate with the university's IT department and the librarys systems staff to implement and update access services-related tools, systems, and technologies;
  • Maintain current knowledge of trends and best practices as they relate;
  • Serves as a liaison to various departments on campus;
  • Provide research consultations as needed;
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES:
  • Teach library familiarization, information literacy, and research-focused classes;
  • Conduct individual and group research consultations;
  • Serve as a member of the instruction team within the department.
  • ALA-accredited masters degree in library science or information studies is required;
  • Two years of related experience is preferred;
  • Prior experience in interlibrary loan services, resource sharing, or access services within a library setting is preferred;
  • Knowledge of integrated library systems (ILS) or library management systems (LMS), particularly focused on circulation and reserves functional areas, and other software and systems used for managing library collections, resource sharing, and interlibrary loan services is preferred;
  • Experience with/knowledge of managing course reserves, developing course reserve policies, creating brief catalog records, and maintaining course reserves records and statistics is preferred;
  • Demonstrated experience with interlibrary loan and/or document delivery systems and services, preferred;
  • Previous supervisory/managerial experience is required.

Applicants must upload a cover letter and resume/CV at the time of application, as well as provide contact information for at least three professional references.
For questions please email employment@una.
edu
or call 256.
765.
4291 and select option #2.

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

57198.96 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707365479-062084b287f3a2d32348ad35c6b9d12f

LOCATION:

Alabama United States

CITY:

Florence

Job Origin:

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This is a professional staff position responsible for managing and providing the strategic direction for the Access Services unit, which consists of the library help desk, circulation and course reserves, stacks maintenance, interlibrary loan, Harry L. Smith Commons are, and the CELL (Collier Library Experiential Learning Lab). Responsibilities include providing leadership for the development and implementation of programs that promote innovative user services for the library and the maintenance of an atmosphere conducive to excellent, proactive customer service; and working collaboratively with other departments and units within the library to develop and improve services for library patrons and stakeholders. The successful candidate must be able to work flexible hours for staffing in backup situations (mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays), and for special events.

  • Provide overall leadership, direction, management of daily operations, and administration of the Access Services unit to meet user needs and expectations;
  • Supervise, schedule, train, participate in hiring, and evaluate the department's full-time and part-time staff employees and part-time student employees;
  • Create and support a welcoming and inclusive unit and user experience;
  • Create a positive team environment that fosters collegiality and innovation;
  • Supervise work related to stack maintenance including the shifting of collections, shelf reading, inventory projects, special projects, and participation in the weeding process;
  • Develop departmental metrics and reports, and use data and assessment techniques to evaluate services;
  • Represent the library on appropriate campus, library network, and other relevant committees, working groups, meetings, and conferences;
  • Coordinate with the university's IT department and the librarys systems staff to implement and update access services-related tools, systems, and technologies;
  • Maintain current knowledge of trends and best practices as they relate;
  • Serves as a liaison to various departments on campus;
  • Provide research consultations as needed;
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES:
  • Teach library familiarization, information literacy, and research-focused classes;
  • Conduct individual and group research consultations;
  • Serve as a member of the instruction team within the department.
  • ALA-accredited masters degree in library science or information studies is required;
  • Two years of related experience is preferred;
  • Prior experience in interlibrary loan services, resource sharing, or access services within a library setting is preferred;
  • Knowledge of integrated library systems (ILS) or library management systems (LMS), particularly focused on circulation and reserves functional areas, and other software and systems used for managing library collections, resource sharing, and interlibrary loan services is preferred;
  • Experience with/knowledge of managing course reserves, developing course reserve policies, creating brief catalog records, and maintaining course reserves records and statistics is preferred;
  • Demonstrated experience with interlibrary loan and/or document delivery systems and services, preferred;
  • Previous supervisory/managerial experience is required.

Applicants must upload a cover letter and resume/CV at the time of application, as well as provide contact information for at least three professional references. For questions please email employment@una.edu or call 256.765.4291 and select option #2.


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