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Access Service & Acquisition Librarian - Concordia University Irvine - Irvine, CA

The Access Services & Acquisitions Librarian is responsible for the operation of the library circulation desk and related functions including student employee supervision, overdue materials processing, stacks maintenance, and the management of library printing services. This position is also responsible for library back office processes including the acquisition of library materials and financial transactions. This position is also responsible for managing the library's interlibrary loan and mail services.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to accomplish each of the below duties satisfactorily:
  • Access Services (65%)
    • Preside over library circulation and front desk operations.
    • Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate student employees.
    • Manage overdue materials and process fines.
    • Lead all stacks maintenance operations including sorting, shelving, shelf-reading, and shifting materials.
    • Partner with the IT department to ensure that the library's student computers and printing/copying services are performing at an optimal level.
    • Respond to patron complaints and resolve issues, such as inappropriate patron conduct, including - but not limited to - talking on cell phones and other inappropriate noise levels.
    • Assist the Director in evaluating services, developing procedures, recommending policies, establishing work priorities, and planning improvements for the library.
    • Assist the Director in managing the library's back office operations and organization.
    • Administer the exchange of library materials through the library's interlibrary loan (ILL) service, including daily mail pickup and distribution.


  • Acquisitions (25%)
    • Assist the Director with the financial oversight of the library including budget preparation, invoicing, and purchasing.
    • Assist the Director with the selecting, ordering, receiving, recording, cataloging, and processing of new library resources, supplies, and equipment.
    • Assist the Director with the maintenance of financial records, preparation of reports, and compiling of statistical information.


  • Other (10%)
    • Work evenings and/or weekends.
    • Compile annual library statistical reports on library usage, circulation, acquisition, patron services, and all other vital data pertaining to program evaluation and assessment.
    • Assist the Instruction and Outreach Librarian with reference instructions and chat.
    • Other duties may be assigned from time to time.
Minimum of two years' experience in an academic library or other library setting is required. MLIS from an ALA-accredited program is highly desired.
Please apply through the following link:
**Any other applications will not be considered. **
Please email your documents to:
Maria-Mercedes Jimenez