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Part-time Circulation Coordinator

Champlain College
Vermont, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 12, 2021

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Librarians & Library Administration
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Employment Type
Part Time
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About Champlain College:

Founded in 1878, Champlain College is a small, private, not-for-profit college in Burlington, Vermont overlooking Lake Champlain and the Adirondack mountains, with additional campuses in Montreal, Canada, and Dublin, Ireland. Its career-driven approach to higher education prepares students for professional life from their very first semester. For the fifth year in a row, Champlain was named a "Most Innovative School" in the North by U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges" 2020 regional rankings and listed among The Princeton Review's "The Best 385 Colleges" in 2020. Champlain is also featured in the 2021 Fiske Guide to Colleges as one of the "best and most interesting schools" in the United States, Canada, and Great Britain and is recognized as a 2020 College of Distinction for its "Engagement, Teaching, Community, and Outcomes. The College offers 30 undergraduate degrees as well as online undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs.


Champlain's Centers of Experience provide students from across all majors with experiential learning environments that guide them in how to take their classroom knowledge and put it to the test in practical applications allowing them to gain real-world experience firsthand. Each Center connects Champlain to the local community and the world, turning theory into practice. The Centers entrust students with responsibility, engage them in ambitious goals and empower them to lead with creativity, confidence, insight, and integrity. At the helms of the Centers are cutting-edge industry professionals who share the goal of providing the most relevant, career-focused education, enriched with hands-on learning opportunities.





Job Description:

Champlain College is seeking a responsible, committed individual to supervise library circulation services in the dynamic Champlain College Library. Reporting to the Access Services Administrator this position oversees the facility and circulation systems, carries out projects, and supervises student employees. 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. Self-motivation, creative thinking, and a demonstrated aptitude and passion for mentoring young adults with a variety of needs are values we seek in this role.


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.



This is a part-time role (6.5 - 15 hours/week during the academic year).  Position works primarily during the academic year. Hours will be scheduled during the following times, with flexibility required:


  • Sunday-Thursday evenings from 5 pm-midnight
  • Friday evenings 2 - 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.



  • 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.
  • Ability to problem-solve in a busy environment.
  • Computer and technological proficiency.


Additional Information:

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


Application materials must include a resume/CV and a letter of interest (Cover Letter) specifically addressing the desired qualifications.


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.


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.



Application Instructions:

In order to be considered for the position, you must upload a resume.


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