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Circulation Services Coordinator

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
27294479 Full Time 7:15AM - 4:15PM $52,451 - $68,800

Position Information

The Circulation Services Coordinator is responsible for the direct supervision of staff and student employees, the opening of the library facility, and overseeing and managing the functional operation of the Circulation/Reserve Services Desk primarily in the Orbach Science Library. Will organize daily workflows, provide and administer all Circulation/Reserve Desk activities and services, coordinate emergency situations with other library departments, and coordinate staffing with other UCR Library Circulation Services Coordinators. Must be able to work flexible hours for staffing in backup situations including days, evenings, and weekends. Must be able to work Monday-Friday 7:15am - 4:15pm during the academic year.

This position is designated as a Mandated Reporter and will be required to complete trainings and comply with CANRA. Must pass FBI/Department of Justice background check.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent. Preferred


Experience Requirement
Recent supervisory or work leader experience (such as hiring, training, coaching, delegating, evaluating, and motivating others). Required
Experience working with the public in a service oriented environment. Required
Demonstrated experience using the circulation module of an Integrated Library Management System. Required
Experience working with MS Office, email programs, and the internet. Ability to learn specialized software. Required
Academic library experience. Preferred
Experience opening a library facility. Preferred
Experience handling safety and emergency situations. Preferred
Demonstrated experience evaluating, monitoring and balancing allocated budgets. Preferred
Experience using an Accounts Receivable System. Preferred

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement
Must be able to bend, stoop, lift, and push loaded book trucks weighing up to approximately 250 lbs. Required
Ability to work flexible hours for staffing in backup situations, including days, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Hours may vary from quarter to quarter. Required
Computers, printers, touch screen monitors, receipt printers, barcode and document scanners, telephones, calculators, photocopiers, typewriters, de/sensitizer units, paper cutter, paper shredder, book trucks, standard office equipment, building alarm, public address (PA) system and walkie-talkies. Required
Must pass FBI/Department of Justice background check Required
Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours) Required
This position is designated as a Mandated Reporter and will be required to complete trainings and comply with CANRA. Required

Minimum Requirements

Ability to apply special attention to detailed tasks.
Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work successfully in an intensely collaborative environment with a broad range of people from culturally diverse backgrounds including colleagues, administrators, students, faculty, donors, and alumni.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Demonstrated ability to manage and organize varying workloads, establish priorities and meet deadlines.
Ability to display initiative and remain flexible in a fast-paced and changing environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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