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ACCESS SERVICES LIBRARIAN

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The College of New Rochelle

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New Rochelle, NY

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The College of New Rochelle invites applications for the position of Access Services Librarian at The Mother Irene Gill Library. This is a tenure-track, 12 month faculty position available immediately. Reporting to the Dean of the Library, the Access Services Librarian is responsible for all matters affecting public services and policies, performs a variety of managerial and operational duties that requires knowledge of library systems and procedures that provide access to the collection and assist students in the use of library resources and services. This highly visible position involves actively assisting library patrons and monitoring multiple library functions.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

(list is intended to be descriptive rather than inclusive):

Manage all Access Services functions including circulation, reserves and inter-library loan using the Library’s integrated library system, OCLC, and related systems

Communicates and enforces the department’s policies and procedures

Maintains patron database in library management system

Hires, supervises, trains and evaluates the department’s full time employees and adjuncts

Responsible for scheduling all part time assistants, evening and weekend staff assigned to the Access Services department

Provides leadership and regular training sessions for circulation staff (all campuses) and also conducts workshops for students in the use of library applications

Participates in the evaluation and review of new work processes and tools

Assesses current services and identifies improvements by analyzing user data and national academic library trends

Compiles statistics, analyzes data, and prepares reports relating to areas of responsibility in support of departmental and library goals

Provides leadership in identifying and adapting technology to department needs

Oversees stack maintenance, inventory projects and general participation in collection development activities

Provides input on all Access Services Policies and issues to the Dean

Participates in Library and College Committees

Provides research support to students and faculty in academic departments and schools through consultations, instruction sessions, and in-person and virtual reference services

Works with vendors or other units that support library operations, such as collection development, Library IT, facilities maintenance, and security

Participates in professional activities outside of CNR and monitors developments and best practices elsewhere to help ensure the excellence of CNR’s collections and research support services

Conducts general library tours, participates in Orientation sessions and serves as Personal Librarian to first year students

Expected to participate and contribute to the professional growth and development of the College community as per the Faculty Handbook

Participate in the ongoing development of a robust library information literacy program

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an A.L.A. accredited institution

Ability to deliver and promote excellent customer service

Supervisory and training experience

Experience with online public access catalogs, ILL functions, basic copyright law, and policies and procedures related to public service, print and electronic resources

Sensitivity to working in a diverse work environment

Ability to solve problems effectively and exercise good judgment

Adaptable, flexible and strong organizational skills

Ability to function both as a team member and a team leader

Technological proficiency

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Second subject Master’s degree preferred

Experience with Innovative Interfaces Inc., Banner, OCLC and Springshare products

Previous academic library experience

To apply, please send one PDF attachment

that includes letter of interest (addressed to Dean Ana E. Fontoura), C.V., and the contact information for three references who can speak to your professional qualifications, to:

Ms. Brunie Lopez

Secretary to the Dean, Gill Library

The College of New Rochelle

29 Castle Place

New Rochelle, New York 10805-2339

Email: blopez@cnr.edu

Electronic submissions only. This position is subject to successful completion of background checks.

The College of New Rochelle is a Catholic college in the Ursuline tradition and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to our unique educational mission. To learn more about the College, please visit our website at: www.cnr.edu

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The College of New Rochelle
Phone : (202) 253-9846
Website : http://www.cnr.edu

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