Access Services Librarian - Molloy College

Posted on January 29, 2019


The James E. Tobin Library at Molloy College is seeking an energetic, service-oriented and collaborative professional to serve as its Access Services Librarian. The ideal candidate will be on the front-lines to ensure the highest level of patron services are provided to students, faculty and other members of the Molloy community. The position includes: oversight of access services-related tools and technologies, supervision of patron services staff and functions across multiple shifts, stack management and developing/maintaining policies, procedures and workflows related to the department. As a member of the library’s full-time professional staff, reference, instruction and collection development/liaison duties are also an expectation of the job. The hours are 35 Hours per week. Monday through Friday and while somewhat flexible, but should range between late morning/early afternoon start e.g., 11-7, 12-8, 2-10.


• Oversees administrative operations regarding access services, including study spaces, public computers, printers and scanners within the main library and the Information Commons

• Supervises and oversees library circulation, patron services staff, per diem library assistants and student workers; responsible for training and scheduling

• Ability to perform all circulation functions, processes notices and reports, as well as resolves complex circulation problems

• Responsible for developing documentation and maintaining polices, workflows and procedures related to access services

• Oversees stack maintenance that includes: reshelving, collection shifts, inventory projects and general participation in the weeding process

• Collection maintenance and access management responsibilities for a small collection of single title e-journals and streaming media, including renewals, activation/deactivation and troubleshooting

• Collects and monitors statistics on access services-related activities as well as collection area(s) of responsibility for annual report

• Performs reference shifts as scheduled

• Provides Information Literacy instruction (either classroom or one-on-one) as assigned

• Other library-related duties as assigned


• Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited school required

• A minimum of two years of experience within an academic library setting

• Demonstrated supervisory and training experience

• Strong commitment to patron service; ability to work with a diverse patron population

• Ability to organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines; take initiative to identify and act to resolve problems and lead by example

• Strong proficiency and trouble-shooting capabilities with personal computers, office applications and peripheral devices

• Advanced bibliographic searching skills, including extensive knowledge of academic databases, ejournal and ebook platforms

• Ability to work effectively and creatively in a rapidly changing library and college environment

• Ability to function both as a team member and a team leader

• Preferred experience with Voyager ILS, SerialsSolutions, ILLiad, ARES, Springshare products (e.g., LibGuides, LibCal) or equivalent


Rockville Centre, New York (Long Island)


To Apply

Please email resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Company Information

Applications can also be mailed to: Office of Human Resources, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre, NY 11571-5002