Assistant Manager, Access Services Horn Library, Babson College, Wellesley MA

Babson College seeks an enthusiastic and collaborative Assistant Manager, Access Services to hire, schedule, train, and evaluate the Student Information Assistants. The Assistant Manager is responsible for coordinating and participating in the training of student employees. In addition, the Assistant Manager is responsible for assisting in the operation of the Horn Library Information Desk and provides basic reference assistance to library's customers using a variety of print and electronic resources.


Key Responsibilities:

• Hires, schedules, and evaluates 20-35 student employees. Maintains organizational tools to manage student employees, particularly Blackboard.

• Coordinates and participates in training Student Information Assistants in circulation/reserves procedures as well as training in library resources. Delivers both online and in-person training modules.

• Participates in and coordinates the activities of Student Information Assistants to perform stacks maintenance functions. Evaluates and recognizes student performance.

• Supervises the operation of Horn Library Information Desks.

• Provides basic reference assistance with research in all formats and media to students, faculty, alumni, local business people, and residents using library resources. Refers to instructional librarians if necessary.

• Communicates and enforces library policies and procedures to students, faculty, staff, and the public.

• Troubleshoots and performs maintenance and minor repairs of A/V equipment and computer hardware. Coordinates complex repairs with the appropriate person within ITSD, taking ownership until resolution, and communicates as needed with members of the Access Services department.

• Checks in/out and renews library materials, registers patrons, and collects fines using automated system (Millennium).

• Participates in the course reserves workflow as necessary.

• Assumes additional responsibilities as required.


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