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Access Services Specialist, Evenings/Course Reserves

Coastal Carolina University
Job Location:
Conway, South Carolina

Normal work days: Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday

Does this position require driving?: No

Does this position require a credit check?: No

Job Details

Access Services Specialist, Evenings/Course Reserves

Coastal Carolina University is accepting applications for an Access Services Specialist/Evenings/Course Reserves (full-time position with benefits) position in the Kimbel Library and Bryan Information Commons. This position requires the ability to work flexible shifts and weekends when necessary. The normal hours for this position are 3:30 pm-midnight, Sunday-Thursday.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: performing and assisting in overseeing the operations of the Access Services Dept. including reference, circulation, interlibrary loan, reserves, equipment lending; assisting with management of the library facility; providing information and technical assistance to all library users; supervising and training student assistants and staff; providing exceptional customer service to all constituents including but not limited to faculty, staff, students, visitors and the community at large; and performing other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent (GED) and three (3) years library or customer service experience is required. Equivalent education, training and experience may be considered. A bachelor's degree is preferred. Experience working in academic library, experience with library technologies, Interlibrary Loan, Reserves, Reference and Circulation, supervisory experience and experience working non-traditional hours are preferred.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, minutes from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 46 states and 53 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master's degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

Interested applicants may apply online at or online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity at Coastal Carolina University, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Applicants should include an application, cover letter, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

Library Specialist (CD20/094540), full-time position with benefits. SC State pay band: 04. Normal work hours: Sunday - Thursday, 3:30 p.m. to midnight. Must be flexible to meet special scheduling needs of the University. FTE-S00483P

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent. Three (3) years library or customer service experience required. Equivalent education, training, and experience may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree preferred. Experience working in academic library; experience with library technologies, Interlibrary Loan, Reserves, Reference and Circulation; supervisory experience; experience working non-traditional hours preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Ability to work flexible shifts including nights and weekends; ability to respond appropriately to a wide variety of situations and enforce emergency procedures if necessary; computer and technology skills; strong communication and collaboration skills; ability to use good judgment and make appropriate decisions. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work independently and without direct supervision required. Experience with library automated systems and supervisory experience are highly desirable.

Additional comments regarding this position

The normal hours for this position are 3:30 pm-midnight, Sunday - Thursday; hours and days may be adjusted during semester breaks and summer; overnight shift may be assigned during exams.

Posting Number: FTE-S00483P

Number of Vacancies: 1

Desired Start Date: 10/01/2021

Open Until Filled: Yes

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