Human Resources

Title: Library Course Reserve Coordinator
Classification: C3
Department: Library

Job Summary: (Short summary of job duties - 1 to 2 sentences)

Perform a variety of technical and non-technical jobs in order to process Course Reserve materials for both on and off campus sites.

Primary Duties & Global Responsibilities:


(Must be able to perform these duties; usually consist of more than 5% of your job.)


Receives a variety of Course Reserve materials to process and determines manner of processing.

Responsible for materials sent off to off-campus GVSU and non- GVSU sites (Holland, MCC, Alpena, Benton Harbor, Traverse City, Lawrence, Harrison, etc.) and making sure they are returned.


Catalog when needed and process all Course Reserve materials.


Create and update WWW links (Course Reserve webmaster)


Keep abreast of software developments by the major E-Journal vendors in order to implement their systems into GVSUs reserve system.


Maintain files for copied materials and apply for US Copyright Compliance as required.


Coordinate, train, and monitor the work of other COT staff assisting with Course Reserve processing.


Devise and maintain a "Course Reserve Procedures" manual as new technology requires.


Help instruct faculty, staff, and students on the use of Electronic Reserve.


Responsible for daily balancing of the cash register.


Other related duties as assigned.

Secondary Duties & Responsibilities:


(Must be able to perform these duties; usually consist of less than 5% of your job.)


Provide assistance at the Circulation desk and circulate library materials to library patrons.


Responsible for Stack maintenance and computerized reports.


Receive and record payments for library charges.


Responsible for opening and closing the building, handling emergency and security situations, and reporting building problems to the appropriate agencies.


Perform a variety of routine library tasks regarding the maintaining of a library collection in good order.


Perform routine clerical tasks such as typing, sorting, filing, handling mail, etc.


Perform routine library office work using a pc and programs designed for library functions.


Assist patrons in the usage of the library when necessary.


Order supplies for the department.


Supervise student employees.


Minimum Required Qualifications:


High school graduate.


Minimum of three years experience of library Course Reserves or equivalent experience and/or relevant training.


Demonstrated experience to successfully work under pressure and meet deadlines.


Demonstrated experience to successfully maintain positive interpersonal relationships.


Demonstrated experience to successfully operate office equipment.


Demonstrated experience to successfully provide quality customer service.


Demonstrated experience to successfully maintain satisfactory work performance and

attendance records.


Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.


Type 40 wpm; spelling competency (minimum 80% accuracy).


Demonstrated experience to successfully work independently, organize own work and coordinate work activities of others.


Demonstrated experience to successfully input and retrieve online data.


Knowledge of library and cataloging terminology.

Desired Qualifications: (Preferred in addition to required qualifications.)


Some college course work.


Experience in higher education.


Supervisory experience.


Considerable knowledge of cataloging policies and procedures.

Revised Date: May 2006 For questions regarding employment, email Human Resources Employment Information. TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center 1-800-649-3777.