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Library Technician III - Circulation Coordinator

Colorado School of Mines

Golden, CO, United States

Application Deadline

Apply By Oct 2nd, 2023


$3,484.00 to $4,530.00 per Month   Calculate


Golden, CO




Not Required

Minimum Education

Not Specified

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


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Job Description

Make a difference in higher education!

Colorado School of Mines is an internationally preeminent teaching and research university dedicated to meeting the resource development needs of a rapidly evolving, technology-based society. Mines was selected by the Colorado State Legislature as the state's first "exemplary institution" of public higher education due to our "high degree of responsibility and capability with regard to academic and administrative functions."

Colorado's oldest public university, Mines is located in Golden, Colorado at the gateway of the Rocky Mountains, 13 miles west of downtown Denver and 21 miles south of Boulder.


  • Fee RTD EcoPass
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Generous vacation and sick leave plus 12 paid holidays
  • State pension plan (PERA)
  • Parental Leave
  • Reduced cost tuition for employee and family members
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Professional growth and training opportunities
  • Access to technology and equipment
  • Colorado State Employee Assistance Program
  • Access to a world-class recreation center
  • Interaction with an international population and cultural events

Equal Opportunity

Colorado School of Mines is committed to equal opportunity for all persons.  Mines does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), ancestry, creed, marital status, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or current military service. Further, Mines does not retaliate against community members for filing complaints regarding or implicating any of these protected statuses.

Mines’ commitment to nondiscrimination, affirmative action, equal opportunity and equal access is reflected in the administration of its policies, procedures, programs and activities and in its efforts to achieve a diverse student body and workforce.
Through its policies, procedures and resources, Mines complies with federal law, Colorado state law, administrative regulations, executive orders and other legal requirements to prevent discrimination (including harassment or retaliation) within the Mines campus community and to address potential allegations of inequity or concerns for safety.

Description of Job

The Library Technician III - Circulation Coordinator position at the Colorado School of Mines (Mines) is responsible with assisting the Circulation and User Services Manager in the daily operations of the front desk, providing excellent user-centered customer service, coordinating the course readings program, and providing support in the maintenance of library materials. This position also assists with hiring, training, scheduling, and managing front desk student assistants.

  • Assist with overseeing the daily operations of the front desk and assign tasks to student employees to support the daily operations of the library and other library projects.
  • Responsible for maintaining the library’s course readings collection. This includes timely processing of materials, checking copyright, communicating with faculty and library stakeholders, and assisting in the development of documentation and workflows.
  • Experience direct interactions with users and provide basic information about library resources. Refer users to librarians or other campus units for specialty reference questions.
  • Assist with performing searches for missing materials, and routine stacks maintenance.
  • Create a daily desk schedule for front desk student coverage and hire.

*The working days for this position can either be Tuesday through Saturday from 10am-6pm or Sunday through Thursday from 10am-6pm.   

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience

  • Three years of professional library experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to engage with diverse audiences, specifically racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse communities; and a commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds is essential.
  • Outstanding dedication to high quality customer service.
  • Must be able to effectively mentor students to carry out comprehensive projects.
  • Ability to work with highly detailed information in an online environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience working with an integrated library system or other relevant software.
  • Prior relevant state experience in higher education administration working within an academic setting.


Appropriate education will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

HR Info

For assistance, please email recruitment@mines.edu .

Posted Sep 13, 2023