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Access Services Coordinator

  • Musselman Library, Bluffton University
  • Bluffton, OH
  • Entry-Level
  • Part-Time

About this Job

The access services coordinator manages operations for library circulation, consortia resource sharing, interlibrary loan and course reserves. The position plays a key role in enhancing patron access to library services and collections and participates in relevant policy and program development, interpretation and application. The access services coordinator oversees the work of 10-15 student assistants and is responsible for hiring and training.


Commensurate with education and experience within the university pay scale.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree. Prior experience in management or supervisory positions.
Demonstrated ability in teaching, training and/or supervising students. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Innovative approach to library outreach, programming and services. Willingness to adapt to a rapidly changing environment and eagerness to learn new skills, including computer software and systems. Commitment to the mission of the university and to values and goals for teaching and learning as part of a Christian academic community.

Desired Qualifications

Relevant work experience in a public or academic library. Experience with Sierra (Innovative Interfaces) or another integrated library system, especially the circulation and interlibrary loan modules, and with OCLC WorldShare Interlibrary Loan. Knowledge of current trends and practices in library circulation and resource sharing

Employer Statement

Employment decisions are based on merit and university needs, and not on race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by law. As a religious institution, Bluffton University expressly reserves its rights to appoint faculty and staff who share a commitment to the Christian faith which is consistent with the Mennonite/Anabaptist beliefs of the university’s founding and supporting church. EOE.

How to Apply

Apply to this opportunity using the contact method(s) below

Additional Instructions:

See Bluffton University Employment Opportunities page for additional details. Applications are considered complete when the following materials are received:

Letter of interest
Three letters of reference submitted by the referees
Official transcripts
Completed Bluffton employment application

Posted On: Aug 29, 2022 / This posting expires: Nov 28, 2022