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Part-Time Circulation Manager at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA

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Job Description

The Part-Time Circulation Manager provides and oversees circulation services for library users 20 hours per week and works in coordination with the Public Services Librarian. The Part-Time Circulation Manager supervises student workers, assists with circulation tasks, answers reference questions, processes course reserves, and resolves overdue materials/fine issues with students. On occasion the person in this position may be needed to fill in for other shifts during the absence of various staff. This is a year-round position.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works closely with the Public Services Librarian to ensure coordination on all aspects of circulation services and projects.
  • Completes accessioning of newly acquired materials.
  • Processes course reserves on a timely basis.
  • Answers in-person and telephone reference questions.
  • Supervises and delegates projects to student workers and ensures desk coverage as scheduled. Monitors substitute worker list.
  • Assists patrons with sound equipment, computer, and printer/copier usage as appropriate.
  • Resolves fines and overdue material issues.
  • Assists in the training of new student workers, including bindery work training.
  • Provides assistance with ILL delivery courier service.
  • Organizes and retrieves materials in off-site storage.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

 

Required Skills

  • Strong customer service orientation, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Supervisory skills and demonstrated ability to work independently.
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.

Required Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in music.
  • Working knowledge of library principles and procedures.

Preferred Experience

  • Experience working in an academic library.
  • Experience working in the public services area of libraries.
  • Knowledge of dance and theater arts.
  • Reading knowledge of one or more European languages.

 

 

 

 

 

DISCLAIMER:

 

 

The above information on this position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by individuals within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities.  This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.

 

 

*** Application Instructions Specific to this Position ***

 

Currently enrolled Berklee students may not apply for staff or faculty positions.

 

Applicants who are both interested and qualified should submit the following materials:

 

  • Cover letter that addresses the applicant’s capabilities and experiences.
  • A resume or CV.

 

 

Incomplete applications will not be considered.  The position will remain open for applications until filled.

 

 

Berklee is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.

 

 

Additional perks:

We provide a diverse and inclusive work environment

Great benefits

Job Location

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type

Part-Time

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