Established in 1829, Georgetown College is a distinguished private college in the beautiful Bluegrass Region of central Kentucky. Georgetown College is primarily a residential campus, offering undergraduate programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and professions, as well as a single graduate program: Master of Arts in Education.
Job Skills / Requirements
Georgetown College is seeking candidates for the position of Daytime Circulation & Access Services Manager. This public service position is responsible for implementation, development, coordination, and supervision of circulation services and interlibrary loan services at the library. The incumbent will also coordinate and order supplies for the department, manage room reservations and event coordination, and submit maintenance requests as needed.
EXPECTATIONS OF EMPLOYEE
- Adhere to College Policy and Procedures
- Act as a role model within and outside the College
- Perform duties as workload necessitates
- Maintain a positive and respectful attitude
- Committed to creating a welcoming environment where diversity, equity, inclusion, and kindness are touchstones
- Communicate regularly with supervisor about Department issues
- Demonstrate flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload
- Consistently report to work on time prepared to perform duties of position
- Meet Department productivity standards
- Stay aware to security and environmental concerns, including calling Campus Safety as needed
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Manage Circulation Desk procedures, including, but not limited to: circulation policies and procedures, patron interactions, Lost & Found, fines and fees, and other general duties during daytime hours.
- Supervise, hire, schedule, train, and evaluate a large staff of Library Student Assistants (LSAs). Monitor & submit payroll accounts for Library Student Assistants
- Develop, improve, and update training material and training and evaluation processes for LSAs including LibGuides, LibWizard trainings, and the LSA Handbook.
- Publish building hours to library website and other online locations, library entrance signs, and phone voicemail
- Coordinate interlibrary loan services and course reserves
- Schedule use of library study rooms and other meeting spaces throughout the library, including setting up availability of spaces in LibCal
- Assume responsibility for ordering departmental supplies, submitting maintenance requests, and basic technological troubleshooting
- Collect relevant data for use in operations management: building traffic, interlibrary loan and course reserves statistics, and others relevant to the department
- Develop and prioritize departmental goals and objectives, in coordination with Library Strategic Plan; evaluate progress on their attainment
- Address patron concerns and resolve any conflicts regarding library procedures and policies. If necessary, refer the patron to the Assistant Provost for Library & Learning Resources
- Promote good public relations for the Library.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: 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.
- Education and / or Experience — Bachelor’s degree; or one year+ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Applicants with a Masters in Library or Information Science will be given preference. Library and/or supervisory experience preferred.
- Communication / Language -- Requires effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal and public service skills. Must be able to learn new computer applications. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Competence in speaking effectively before groups.
- Mathematical – Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide. Skill in making change involving all denominations of American currency.
- Reasoning – Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
- Computer Literacy / General Office Equipment – Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook), Internet. Basic office equipment to include copier machines, printer, calculator. Must be able to learn new computer applications, especially as related to library software.
Interested applicants may apply by following the link to upload a cover letter and resume. Review of applicants will begin immediately and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.
As a Christian institution, Georgetown College builds community through admissions, hiring and promotion policies based on merit, qualification and character. Georgetown College does not discriminate, either in the admission of students, hiring and promotion of employees, or in the administration of any educational policies, programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, disability or veteran status. The college is committed to enhancing diversity in its faculty, staff and student body. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, Indigenous people, and those with other or multiple historically marginalized and/or underrepresented identities are especially encouraged to apply.
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Additional Information / Benefits
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan, Educational Assistance
This job reports to the Assistant Provost for Library
This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift.
Number of Openings for this position: 1