Course Reserves Specialist
Job posted to this site on September 13th at 11:11am
Baruch College invites applications for the Library Course Reserves Specialist position. This position reports to the Library Manager.
Supervises the operation of the library’s course reserve service, which provides students with access to print and digital course materials. Assists faculty with preparing materials to be placed on reserve, including textbooks, supplementary readings, and multimedia content. Follows procedures to ensure copyright compliance and advises faculty on policies and procedures for fair use. Provides service desk coverage and supervision on a daily basis. Trains and supervises part-time staff. Responsible for the operation of the robotic book loan kiosk. Ensures the proper placement of links to course reserve materials in the learning management system. Works with the Collection Management Division and Interlibrary Loan unit to obtain reserve materials quickly. Assists faculty with the use of Open Educational Resources in consultation with library subject specialists. Works with the Media Librarian to provide streaming access to licensed films as course reserves. Serves as a backup desk manager for the technology loan service desk as needed. Some evening and weekend hours are required.
Bachelor's Degree and four years' related experience required; MLS degree or Master's in a related field may be substituted for a portion of the experience requirement.
Knowledge of library automation and prior work experience with a library management system. Ability to understand and apply copyright and fair use as related to library course reserves. Ability to prepare written reports and perform data analysis. Previous work experience with library course reserves is preferred.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Administers one or more aspects of Library operations and coordinates Library services.
- Assists faculty, students, and librarians in order to evaluate needs and locate appropriate materials on a timely basis
- Participates in acquiring materials in all formats and media
- Reviews Library usage patterns and makes recommendations regarding services; plans and conducts training and outreach activities
- Assists in developing and monitoring Library policies and user service standards
- May oversee a Library unit such as Circulation, Access/User Services, Reserve, Stack Maintenance, and/or Acquisitions
- Supervises and/or trains staff, students, and others assigned to the Library
- Performs related duties as assigned.
Higher Education Assistant
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
HOW TO APPLY
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October 1, 2021
JOB SEARCH CATEGORY
CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
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