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Circulation Coordinator

Champlain College
Burlington, Vermont
Not specified
Posted Date
Jul 12, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Librarians & Library Administration
Employment Type
Full Time
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Circulation Coordinator

Job Description:
Champlain College is seeking a responsible, committed individual to supervise library circulation services in the dynamic Champlain College Library. This role will oversee the facility and circulation systems, carry out projects, and supervise student employees.

The position works primarily during the academic year. Hours will be scheduled during the following times, with flexibility required:

  • Part-time (6.5 - 15 hours/week during the academic year)
  • Monday-Thursday evenings from 5 pm - 11 pm
  • Friday evenings 5 - 8 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday afternoons

Job Duties:

  • Provide superior library circulation services to the Champlain College community.
  • Supervise library student workers.
  • Train student workers in library procedures, policies, customer service and software.
  • Oversee, as well as open and close, the Miller Information Commons facility, home to the library, computer lab, study rooms, conference rooms, offices, and classrooms. 
  • Answer questions regarding circulation, the library and the College.
  • Troubleshoot technology-related issues.
  • Manage projects on an ongoing and regular basis. Projects include but are not limited to collection weeding, book shifting, inventory, creating forms, and shelf reading.
  • Add and edit library information in a dynamic wiki. 
  • Enforce library policies for patrons and student workers.
  • Coordinate course reserves with faculty and process course reserves to ensure timely availability for patrons.
  • Create and facilitate a library environment that is welcoming and accessible to all, and accommodating to our diverse patrons and their needs.
  • Approach customer service through a lens of equity and justice, with respect for all backgrounds and identities. Train and mentor student employees in this approach.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field.
  • Two to four years of supervisory experience.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Flexible schedule including night and weekend hours.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to problem-solve in a busy environment.
  • Computer and technological proficiency.
  • Self-motivation to complete assigned and unassigned tasks.
  • Creative thinking in order to innovate library processes.
  • Demonstrated aptitude and passion for mentoring young adults with a variety of needs and backgrounds. 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Understanding of library workflows.
  • Familiarity with Champlain College's mission and vision.
  • Interest in working in an academic environment.
  • Experience working with young adults.
  • Knowledge of library e-resources including e-books, e-journals, and databases.

Additional Information:
The successful candidate is able to help build intercultural understanding and demonstrate multicultural perspectives that can foster a diverse and inclusive community. Candidates must have a professional and positive attitude towards their work, the mission of the institution, and the goals of the College. Adaptability, continuous learning, strong critical judgment, a commitment to diversity and teamwork, and providing quality services are some of the staff competencies required for success at Champlain College. Champlain College values supports and encourages diversity of backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives of students, faculty, and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Additional Information:
The successful completion of a criminal background check is required as a condition of employment.

Champlain College does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, place of birth, ancestry, religion, age, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, veteran or military service status, HIV -positive status, qualified disability, or on the basis of any other status protected by law, and does not discriminate in the administration of its education and admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, employment practices or co-curricular and other College-administered programs. Champlain College will make reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified students, applicants for admission or employment, or employees. Please contact the People Center at 802.651.5800 with questions concerning the hiring process or future employment at Champlain College, or if auxiliary aids or services are needed to apply for employment at Champlain College.

Champlain College is committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse community. Recognizing that diversity is both a reflection of our world and a source of rich education, Champlain strives to be diverse and inclusive in ways that reflect the world in which we live and work. All members of the Champlain community are valued as individuals.

Application Instructions:
Application materials must include a resume/CV and a letter of interest (Cover Letter) specifically addressing the desired qualifications. The College seeks candidates who, through their work and life experiences, service to the community, teaching or research can contribute to the diversity, inclusivity and academic excellence of Champlain College. Please include information about how you would contribute to these efforts and help to further this goal in your letter of interest/cover letter.

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