Position available--Head of Access Services

Kim Hale (kah000@mail.lib.colum.edu)
Wed, 8 Nov 2000 08:36:41 -0800 (PST)

Head of Access Services
Columbia College Chicago

The position is responsible for the following service areas: circulation,
reserves, interlibrary loan, document delivery, library audiovisual
services, library facilities management and security, and stacks
maintenance. Reports to Library Director. Works with other librarians in
library-wide planning and development.

Responsibilities: Provide leadership in the definition and articulation
of the role, goals, needs, and policies of Access Services; ongoing
participation in ILLINET Online system applications in a consortium
environment; supervision, training, and evaluation of one librarian, eight
library assistants, and student workers; library facilities planning and
management; collection and analysis of relevant statistical and other
data; and coordination of services for users with disabilities. Other
responsibilities include participation in provision of reference service
at scheduled times; faculty liaison and collection development for
assigned departments; development of informational materials and Web
pages. May include some evening/Sat. hours.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS, supervisory experience, previous
experience in access services in an academic library, experience with
library computer applications, excellent communication skills, and a
strong service orientation.

Columbia College Chicago is a diverse, open admissions, urban institution
of 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students emphasizing arts and
communications in a liberal education setting. This is a full-time twelve
month appointment with comprehensive benefits and a salary from the
mid-$40s.

Applications will be reviewed as received and continue until the position
is filled. Send a letter of application, resume, and names of three
references with contact information to:

Mary Schellhorn
Library Director
Columbia College Chicago
600 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605

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Kimberly Hale, Acquisitions Librarian/Coordinator of Collection Development
Library, Columbia College Chicago
624 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60605
(312)344-7355(voice) / (312)344-8062(fax)