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Collection Services Coordinator, Memorial Library

Posted: 10/23/2023


Berry College seeks a Collections Services Coordinator who will be a key operational leader for purchasing new resources, preparing resources for addition to the library collection, maintaining organization of the library's collections, adding resource records, and processing lending and borrowing requests for interlibrary loan.

The position is responsible for maintaining access to electronic records, serving as the first tier for troubleshooting issues, and contributing to a collaborative culture in the library. Reporting to the Discovery Services Librarian, this position will be dedicated to implementing workflows and giving feedback, supervising work quality, and providing training for the Library Assistant and student staff.


Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree and have a minimum of one year of full-time work in a library or similar organization. Applicants should have proficiency using Microsoft Office products, and familiarity and comfort with computer technology, in general, as well as the ability to adapt to and use new systems. Applicants should have knowledge of current practices and standards in some aspect of library collections services (acquisitions, cataloging, and/or interlibrary loan), and familiarity with a library classification system and copy cataloging procedures. Previous experience with WorldShare Management Services (WMS), Tipasa, and/or Connexion is preferred.


Berry is a selective independent college of 2,200 students located adjacent to Rome, GA, midway between Atlanta, GA, and Chattanooga, TN. Berry's educational approach deliberately unites challenging academic programs with practical work experience in a residential campus community that encourages faith and emphasizes caring for the needs of others above self. This commitment to an "education of the head, heart and hands" remains as relevant today as when our founder instilled this ethic more than a century ago. Nationally recognized for quality of learning and quality of life, Berry offers first-rate undergraduate degree programs in the sciences, humanities, arts and human sciences, as well as undergraduate and master's level opportunities in business and teacher education. The College's stunning 27,000-acre campus affords opportunities that cannot be duplicated elsewhere. Berry's ongoing commitment is to provide exceptional educational experiences to talented students from a wide range of social, racial, and economic backgrounds.


Berry College is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse faculty and staff. An Equal Opportunity Institution, Berry complies with all applicable laws and provisions prohibiting discrimination in its educational and employment policies. Berry respects the essential dignity of all individuals and accordingly hires and promotes employees without regard to matters of personal identity such as race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and political affiliation. Berry College is committed to ensuring facilities, programs, services, and activities are accessible to everyone, including those seeking employment at Berry College. Inquiries about interview or workplace accommodations are welcomed and can be directed to Wayne Phipps, Director of Human Resources, at (706) 290-2698


Applicants should electronically submit a cover letter, resumé, and contact information for three professional references. The job is open until filled. Application review will begin on November 8, 2023, and continue until a qualified individual has been hired. For ADA Accommodations please contact our ADA Coordinator - 706-233-4062. Apply here.