• Library Access Services Program Coordinator, Oxford College

    Job Number
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Oxford College
    Oxford College
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Not Applicable
    Job Category
    Business Operations
  • Description

    Oxford College of Emory University seeks a Library Access Services Program Coordinator to coordinate significant library functions including but not limited to access services: circulation, interlibrary loan, Atlanta/Oxford requests.


    A bachelor's degree and two or more years of experience with the following is highly sought:


    • Experience with library circulation and interlibrary loan
    • Extensive knowledge of reserves systems such as ALMA, ILLIAD, and ARES
    • Experience with Integrated Library Systems (ILS) such as SirsiDynix or Voyager


    *Applicants must include a cover letter expressing their interest and qualifications for the position at Oxford College to Kitty McNeill, Dean of the Library, Oxford College Emory University.*



    • The person in this position will coordinate all aspects of access services for the library and the Information Desk, the primary service point for the library.
      • The individual will be totally responsible for all library operations, facilities, technologies, supervision of student employees and in depth research assistance and consultation for students, faculty and staff for ten plus hours each week including some night and weekend hours each month.
      • The coordinator provides access to and teaches students and faculty how to use a variety of information discovery systems, including over 730 databases and almost 83,000 e-journals.
      • The staff member serves as a member of internal library teams such as daily operations, student employees, and reserves.



    • Primary duties are organizing, coordinating, and planning operational facets of a program and its related activities which include, but are not limited to the following:
      • establishing long-term operational objectives,
      • researching factors that may impact the success of the program, and
      • working with individuals or groups to research and document program requirements in order to provide appropriate input into the development of strategic plans.
    • Develops work plans to accomplish program goals and objectives and monitors progress toward their achievement.
    • Conducts research and gathers information to develop various publications.
    • Develops promotional materials which may include content for reports, briefings, newsletters, grants or other written information related to the program.
    • Assists in developing and coordinating program-related conferences, conventions, or meetings.
    • Monitors expenditures and may participate in the budget planning process and prepare financial reports.
    • May assist in identifying funding resources and developing fund-raising strategies and initiatives. Prepares operational and statistical reports.
    • Conducts training, represents the program at meetings and conferences, and networks with affiliated groups. May supervise assigned project staff, interns and/or volunteers.
    • Performs related responsibilities as required.
    • This is not an administrative support position.


    • Bachelor's degree in a field related to the program AND
    • Two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


    • Knowledge of circulation, interlibrary loan, and reserves systems such as ALMA, ILLIAD, and ARES
    • Excellent customer service and team skills, project management, supervisory skills, library research skills across all subject areas in support of the undergraduate liberal arts curriculum and faculty research
    • Basic library technology and software skills
    • Potential to learn, grow, and adapt to a rapidly changing undergraduate library environment.


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