Interlibrary Loan Coordinator
Murdock Learning Resource CenterOPENING DATE: July 15, 2013
EMPLOYMENT PERIOD: 0.8 FTE; 12 months
START DATE: As soon as possible
This position exists to oversee and coordinate interlibrary loan services, and to assist in providing service to the public in circulation.
Specific essential responsibilities are as follows:
- Managing all interlibrary loan processes for the Murdock Learning Resource Center and borrowing activity for the Portland Center Library. This includes quality and copyright control, daily maintenance and updating of records, ordering & returning patron requests, document delivery control, data entry, monthly statistical reports and billing, and contacting other institutions regarding materials.
- Training, scheduling, supervising, and evaluating work study students who assist with interlibrary loan functions.
- Providing support to the circulations department as needed. Answering questions, resolving problems, training & supervising student workers in the absence of the Circulation Coordinator.
- Assisting with Summit borrowing, and supervising Summit processing with Circulation Coordinator is not present.
- Fielding information questions, answering phone lines, and attending to photocopiers/microform reader-printers as needed.
- Other special projects and duties as assigned.
- Communicating effectively and courteously with others, including employees, students, and the public, in a spirit of teamwork, respect, and customer service.
- Minimum two years of college preferred.
- Two years of library or other relevant experience.
- Good physical condition including ability to manage stairs and lift 30 pounds. Must be able to sit and work at a computer for prolonged length of time.
- Basic proficiency with e-mail and word processing programs. Experience with library or similar automation systems preferred.
- Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.
- Strong organizational skills, with high level of accuracy and detail orientation.
- Ability to relate effectively with the library’s public and to supervise work study students.
- An evangelical Christian commitment and lifestyle consistent with the institution’s goals, including signed agreement with the GFU Statement of Faith and Statement of Community Responsibilities.
- Ability to communicate effectively in English, orally and in writing, including on the telephone, and to understand and follow instructions.