Job: Circulation Specialist (Evening/Night Shift)

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Circulation Specialist (Evening/Night Shift)

Number position available:

hourly pay rate is $14.58

Job Category:

Position DOES NOT require a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.


 Position Summary:

 From its inception, the Olin Library has been an integral part of the instructional, intellectual, and cultural life of Rollins College ... And now you can be part of it to! The Rollins College Olin Library is seeking a dependable and service-oriented Circulation Specialist to join their team!

 The primary duty of the Circulation Specialist includes staffing the circulation desk, checking-out materials, assisting patrons in utilizing the library automated system, and providing an approachable, friendly face to members of the Rollins community. Off-desk duties may include billing, shelving, collection maintenance, data entry, and monitoring the building’s security and facility issues.

  Primary Responsibilities:

  •  Entering patron and item information into the electronic database.
  •  Performing on-line transactions such as check-in/check-out of library materials, reserve materials, library rooms, etc.
  •  Maintaining orderly library collection, including shelving materials, shelf-reading, labeling, and identifying materials for mending/binding.
  •  Providing general information and assistance to library patrons.
  •  Maintaining records of fines and bills, collecting fines, and is responsible for accurate handling of petty cash.
  •  Maintaining files and collecting data from operations as directed.
  •  Supervising and training student workers.
  •  Performing daily opening and closing operations for the library, including locking and unlocking of the building.
  •  Maintaining security for the library by patrolling all floors, responding to emergency door alarms, monitoring the theft detection system, and evacuating the building in the event of emergency.
  •  Providing routine servicing of photocopying and microforms equipment and assists and/or instructs library patrons in the use of this equipment.
  •  Performing related duties as assigned.


When Rollins College was founded in 1885, its library collection consisted of a Bible and a dictionary. Today, students have at their disposal considerable library resources ranging from ancient tomes to the latest technology in information retrieval. Rollins' library was housed in a few buildings before finding its current home, the Olin Library. The building features computer labs, group study rooms, classroom space, and a beautiful tower room overlooking the Rollins campus and Lake Virginia. Olin is also home to the college Archives and Special Collections, the Tutoring and Writing Center, Instructional Technology, and the Information Technology Help Desk. To learn more about the Olin Library, please visit:




To learn more about Rollins effort about the College’s response to COVID-19, please click here.


Total Compensation Package:


The hourly pay rate is $14.58 plus a generous benefits package featuring:


  • 3 weeks Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 11 Paid Holidays plus College Closure Days
  • Comprehensive Insurance Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Life
  • 100% Funded Health Reimbursement Account
  • 100% Long and Short Term Disability
  • Employer Retirement contribution
  • Award-Winning Wellness Program
  • FREE On-Site Parking
  • Discounted Meal Plan
  • FREE access to campus amenities (ex. gym, library)
  • FREE Full Tuition Waiver after one year for employees, spouses, domestic partners and dependents



Work Environment:


This is a full-time position, scheduled to work 37.5 hours per week, 7.5 hours a day. Hours are Monday - Thursday (2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.) and Sunday (1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.).


  • Front-facing customer service role on-campus.
  • Rollins College has put numerous CDC-sanctioned safety guidelines in place campus-wide.
  • At the Circulation and Information Desk, we have added: plexiglass barriers; numerous low-touch check out procedures; low-touch patron interaction processes; stanchions and line management to ensure distancing; and sanitation products and PPE.
  • Olin-wide, we have instituted safety measures that include: furniture moved for distancing; restrictions on building traffic; building monitoring for compliance with safety mandates such as mask wearing; and regular sanitizing.
  • Work requires physical strain while lifting and moving books.
  • Requires evening and some weekend hours.
  • Overtime may be required as needed and hours might change in some circumstances.*


Instructions to Applicants:


To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:


Cover Letter & Resume


Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is closed.


Our Values:


Rollins seeks to foster and to model a campus environment that is welcoming, safe, and inclusive to all of our administrators, faculty, staff, and students. We view differences (e.g. nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) not as obstacles to be overcome but as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.


Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities.



Minimum Qualifications:


  • High school education is required.
  • One to two years of job related library experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of the organization of the library and the Library of Congress and/or Dewey Decimal Systems for shelving preferred.
  • Knowledge of basic library procedures and policies is a plus.
  • Skill in the use of a variety of computer software used in the library system.
  • Ability to read and understand alphabetic and numeric characters rapidly and accurately.
  • Ability to interact with the public effectively and courteously.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to work independently.


Job open date:

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

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Additional information
Library Type:
  • Academic Libraries

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Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Olin Library, Rollins College

Job Location:
Central Florida

1000 Holt Ave

Winter Park



Institution Information
Institution Name :
Olin Library, Rollins College

1000 Holt Ave

Winter Park



Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Human Resources

Contact Email:

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How to apply

Instructions to Applicants:


To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:


Cover Letter & Resume


Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is closed.

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