Human Resources

Circulation and Interlibrary Loan Coordinator

Primary Role

Insures provision of a variety of library operational, circulation, and interlibrary loan services for college patrons.


Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  1. In charge of library circulation and interlibrary loan processes, including supervision of all students working with each department.
  2. Responsible for the operation of interlibrary loan including: OCLC searching, requesting, tracking;  processing all orders;  returning all loaned items in a timely fashion, communicating with patrons; and maintaining the college’s reputation as a viable and trustworthy interlibrary loan department. 
  3. Insures sorting, shelving, and shifting of library books and publications. Explains usage and borrowing practices to on- and off-campus patrons.
  4. In charge fully of library reserves section including books, videos, CD’s, tapes, journals, etc.
  5. Assists patrons with utilization of library equipment including copiers, CD players, computers, printers, TVs, tape recorders, etc.
  6. Responsible for informing campus community of important issues related to the daily functioning of the library.
  7. Responsible for the performance of the library regarding logistics and functionality in the execution of daily operating procedures.
  8. Collects, records, prepares billing statements, and deposit fines/payments due from library patrons. Maintains records and reports on circulation activities.
  9. Performs related duties as assigned.


Supervision Required/Given

Works with considerable independence while insuring established policies and procedures are followed. Must work collaboratively with diverse customer base. Provides direct supervision to a large staff of student assistants.


Position Qualifications

  1. Knowledge and abilities normally acquired through an Associate’s Degree in Library Sciences or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and education.
  2. Three years library experience sufficient to demonstrate competency with PC software applicable to library searches, networks, and operations; supervisory management and cash management.