Head of Access Services

Western State Colorado University

Gunnison, CO

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$26,400.00 to $26,400.00 per Year   Calculate


Gunnison, CO


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Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Library Experience

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Supervisory Experience

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Type of Library


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Job Description

Leslie J. Savage Library, Western State Colorado University, seeks an energetic and customer service-oriented individual to join our team of library staff and student employees as Head of Access Services. The head of access services reports to the director of library services. This is a 32 hrs/week, 12-month position. The work schedule includes Sunday through Thursday. Sunday schedule is 6pm-midnight and later during final exams. Monday through Thursday schedule is afternoons and evenings. Duties: Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include participating in the daily operations of circulating library materials, including the management of the library’s online catalog and patron records, and collections maintenance. The position will also staff the public services desk; respond to questions from campus and community library patrons; and train, supervise, and evaluate more than ten student workers. Additional duties include: serving as liaison to the Marmot Library Network for managing the circulation module, working with the financial aid office regarding student work/study awards, overseeing billing and collection of library fines, preparing a variety of statistical reports, and assisting students with basic questions related to student computing. Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. Prior experience and aptitude for learning new computer applications. Attention to detail. Experience using tact and sound judgment when working with the general public. Excellent communication skills. Ability to perform all physical job related essential functions, with or without accommodation, such as transporting and re-shelving books. Preferred Qualifications: Experience supervising and training. Experience working in a library. Experience working with undergraduate university students. Additional Application Information: Salary: $26,400/year. Application Procedure: Apply online at www.western.edu/jobs (after opening the job announcement, scroll up and click the \\\\\\\"apply button\\\\\\\" at the top of the page). Required attachments for online application include letter of application addressed to Tiffanie Wick addressing qualifications for and interest in the position, transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable during the screening; official transcripts are required prior to employment); resume; and names, email addresses, and phone numbers of three work-related references. Contact the search committee chair with position specific questions: twick@western.edu. Review of applications will begin September 1, 2013 and will continue until a successful candidate is hired. To learn more about Western visit our website at www.western.edu. To learn more about Savage Library, visit our website at www.western.edu/library. Western State Colorado University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Community

Western is a residential, four-year public undergraduate college with an enrollment of 2,200 students who come from across Colorado and all fifty states. The college is located in Gunnison, Colorado, a rural community 200 miles southwest of Denver. At an elevation of 7,700 feet in the southern Rocky Mountains, the Gunnison Valley provides significant year-round outdoor recreational opportunities. Employees have chosen Western because of the quality of life combined with rewarding careers. Visit www.western.edu/ to learn more about Western. Western State College of Colorado is an affirmative action/equal opportunity educator and employer.
Posted Aug 5, 2013