November 29, 2011
Opening: Head of Access Services, Loyola University Chicago, Law Library
Loyola University Chicago is accepting applications for an experienced librarian to assume the position of Head of Access Services. The Head oversees all aspects of access to the law library’s space and collections, both print and electronic. To be considered, applicants must hold an MLS degree from an ALA accredited institution; at least five years of academic library experience; and at least two years of supervisory experience.
Excerpts from the official job announcement (link provided below):
Duties and Responsibilities: The head of access services oversees all aspects of access to the law library's collections, both print and electronic. Those responsibilities include the circulation, reserve, interlibrary loan, and stacks maintenance functions as well as the law library's webpage. Members of the access services department are often the first contact patrons have with the law library. It is the responsibility of the head to establish and model a high level of patron service by ensuring that all staff are knowledgeable, courteous and helpful.
The head supervises a department of three full time paraprofessionals and approximately 12-15 part time student workers to complete the work of the department. In consultation with the director, the head sets departmental goals and priorities; oversees all hiring, training and management of staff; establishes departmental policies and procedures; monitors all departmental activities and adopts and adapts policies and procedures as appropriate.
Minimum Education or Experience: ALA accredited MLS; at least 5 years of academic library experience; at least two years of supervisory experience; excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience with ILLIAD and webpage development preferred.
For Complete Information and To Apply: https://www.careers.luc.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1322145442755
Loyola University is an equal opportunity educator/employer. Women and minorities are
encouraged to apply.