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Library Access Services Manager

STATUS: Full Time
REPORTS TO: Library Director
SUPERVISES: Library Circulation Assistant, Work Study Students   
FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt

The Access Services Manager is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the library facility and circulation services.  The Manager assists with placing materials on course reserve, reporting periodical claims, and handling faculty and student material requests.  This position also trains and schedules all work study students in the Main Library.


  • Manage and coordinate the daily operations of the library facility and circulation services
  • Supervise work study student staff and other paraprofessional staff as needed
  • Maintain and interpret statistics on attendance, peak hours of operation, fines, and other information as needed
  • Manage course reserves processing and upkeep
  • Act as the final arbitrator for patron complaints regarding circulation
  • Oversee periodicals, including loading records, quick cataloging, and filing claims
  • Assist with processing new library acquisitions
  • Provide basic reference and information services to library patrons
  • Work a flexible schedule as needed, with possible evening and weekend hours to ensure appropriate coverage of the library facility


Required Qualifications:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience working in a library
  • Knowledge of databases such as integrated library systems (KOHA)
  • Skills in standard office software such as Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently
  • Supervisory or managerial skills
  • Self-motivation, reliability, and punctuality
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Versatile problem solving and troubleshooting skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Coursework in art and design disciplines
  • Experience participating in interlibrary loan services
  • Experience with book repair

Located in the heart of Detroit, the College for Creative Studies (CCS) educates artists and designers to be leaders in the creative professions. A private, fully accredited college, CCS enrolls more than 1,400 students pursuing Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) and Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degrees.

Students in the BFA program can major in Advertising Design, Communication Design, Crafts, Entertainment Arts, Fashion Accessories Design, Fine Arts, Illustration, Interior Design, Photography, Product Design, and Transportation Design, in addition to a dual major Art Education program. Students in the MFA program can major in Color and Materials Design, Interaction Design, Integrated Design, and Transportation Design. The College also offers non-credit courses in the visual arts through its Continuing and Precollege Studies programs and opportunities for youth through its Community Arts Partnerships programs.

To Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. The search will close when a suitable candidate is hired. Interested candidates should submit the following in PDF format: Resume and a letter of application should be submitted to:

The College for Creative Studies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.