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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

F/T - Access Services Librarian, Molloy Coll (NY)

The James E. Tobin Library at Molloy College is seeking an energetic, service-oriented and collaborative professional to serve as its Access Services Librarian. The ideal candidate will be on the front-lines to ensure the highest level of patron services are provided to students, faculty and other members of the Molloy community. The position includes: oversight of access services-related tools and technologies, supervision of patron services staff and functions across multiple shifts, stack management and developing/maintaining policies, procedures and workflows related to the department. As a member of the library’s full-time professional staff, reference, instruction and collection development/liaison duties are also an expectation of the job. The hours are 35 Hours per week. Monday through Friday and while somewhat flexible, but should range between late morning/early afternoon start e.g., 11-7, 12-8, 2-10.


  • Oversees administrative operations regarding access services, including study spaces, public computers, printers and scanners within the main library and the Information Commons
  • Supervises and oversees library circulation, patron services staff, per diem library assistants and student workers; responsible for training and scheduling
  • Ability to perform all circulation functions, processes notices and reports, as well as resolves complex circulation problems
  • Responsible for developing documentation and maintaining polices, workflows and procedures related to access services
  • Oversees stack maintenance that includes: reshelving, collection shifts, inventory projects and general participation in the weeding process
  • Collection maintenance and access management responsibilities for a small collection of single title e-journals and streaming media, including renewals, activation/deactivation and troubleshooting
  • Collects and monitors statistics on access services-related activities as well as collection area(s) of responsibility for annual report
  • Performs reference shifts as scheduled
  • Provides Information Literacy instruction (either classroom or one-on-one) as assigned
  • Other library-related duties as assigned


  • Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited school required
  • A minimum of two years of experience within an academic library setting
  • Demonstrated supervisory and training experience
  • Strong commitment to patron service; ability to work with a diverse patron population
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines; take initiative to identify and act to resolve problems and lead by example
  • Strong proficiency and trouble-shooting capabilities with personal computers, office applications and peripheral devices
  • Advanced bibliographic searching skills, including extensive knowledge of academic databases, ejournal and ebook platforms
  • Ability to work effectively and creatively in a rapidly changing library and college environment
  • Ability to function both as a team member and a team leader
  • Preferred experience with Voyager ILS, SerialsSolutions, ILLiad, ARES, Springshare products (e.g., LibGuides, LibCal) or equivalent
TO APPLY: Email resume and cover letter to or mail to:
Office of Human Resources, Molloy College
1000 Hempstead Ave.
Rockville Centre, NY 11571-5002

Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.