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Access Services/Circulation Coordinator, Rivier University, Nashua, NH


Coordinate the circulation and availability of library materials, provide information to library patrons, maintain the library stacks, and supervise student workers.


  • Plan, supervise and coordinate circulation desk operations, including the checking in and out of library materials in all formats, maintaining circulation records and generating reports and notices.

  • In coordination with faculty, maintain the library's reserves collection.

  • Provide patrons with a wide variety of informational assistance concerning library services and policies, and information about the University, as necessary. Assist patrons in the basic use of computers, printers, scanners, word processing tools, the wireless network, etc. In the absence of the reference librarian, provide reference assistance, as needed.

  • Interview, hire, train, supervise, and schedule student workers. Create and plan Circulation Desk student worker schedule and work flow for Regina Library.

  • Maintain library stack areas: shelve, inventory, shelf read, plan for space needs and shift targeted areas of the circulating collections as necessary.

  • Manage the library's media equipment and test collections. 

  • Participate in library's information literacy program as needed; provide library instruction and orientation for user groups. When necessary, prepare LibGuides and other appropriate teaching materials.

  • Assist with library projects, programming, and other tasks as needed.  



  • Required Education and Experience: 

    • Bachelor's degree plus two to three years of relevant experience. 

    • Overall understanding of library operations, particularly library circulation systems. 

    • Good supervisory and organizational skills. 

    • Ability to coordinate and plan workflow, multi-task, and work with a variety of detailed data. 

    • General office and organizational skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office products. 

    • Ability to interact courteously and efficiently with library patrons; ability to exercise sound discretion when enforcing library policies. 

    • Excellent customer service orientation.

  • Preferred Education and Experience: 

    • MLS degree or MLS degree candidate. 

    • Academic library experience.

    • Experience with library's integrated library system. 

    • Overall understanding of basic reference assistance and the Library of Congress classification system.


Application Instructions

Submit cover letter, resume and the contact information for three professional references to:  Office of Human Resources, Rivier University, 420 South Main St., Nashua, NH 03060 Attn: ACCESS SERVICES COORDINATOR or email to Interested individuals are invited to apply and while we appreciate every applicant's interest, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to those candidates who apply by September 25, 2019.


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