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Circulation Specialist (Evening/Night Shift)

Apply now Job no: 493401
Work type: Staff (Full-Time)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Olin Library
Division: Academic Affairs

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Our Service 
Excellence Philosophy:


At Rollins, we strive to be responsive, respectful, collaborative, competent, and inclusive in all that we do. Whether serving prospective or current students, alumni, local residents, or our fellow faculty and staff colleagues, these standards define the Rollins service experience. Click here to learn more about our commitment to Service Excellence at Rollins College.

& Perks:

  • Paid Time Off (vacation, sick and personal time), paid Holidays, AND paid College Closure Days
  • Eligible for Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurances (within 30 days of hire)
  • 100% Employer-Funded Health Reimbursement Account ($125+/month)
  • 100% Employer-Paid Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits
  • 11.5% Employer Retirement Contributions
  • Discounted On-Campus Dining Meal Plans
  • FREE On-Campus Parking
  • FREE Access to Campus Amenities (gyms, pools, library, sporting events and more)
  • FREE Full Tuition for Employees and their Families
  • Pet Insurance
  • 100% Employer-Funded Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Award-Winning Wellbeing Programs: Blue Rewards, Rally Dollars, Hinge Health Musculoskeletal Coaching
  • Plus More!

Additional Perks:

  • Local & National Discount Programs, including Winter Park Locations (i.e. shops, restaurants, gift cards and more)
  • FREE E-Training Courses & Professional Development Opportunities
  • IT Software & Laptop Discounts (Apple, Lenovo, and more)
  • College Bookstore Discounts 
  • Annual Service Awards & Recognition Programs
  • Discover what it's like to live in Orlando: Live, Work, Play and Learn
  • Plus More!

Rollins offers a competitive hourly rate. Click here to review our full benefits package.

Position Summary:

The primary duties of the Circulation Specialist include staffing the circulation desk, checking-out materials, assisting patrons in utilizing the library automated system, and providing a 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.

Qualifications & Education:

  • High school education is required.
  • Two to three years of job related library experience.
  • Knowledge of the organization of the library and the Library of Congress and/or Dewey Decimal Systems for shelving.
  • Knowledge of basic library procedures and policies.
  • Skill in the use of a variety of computer software used in the library system.
  • Demonstrated ability to employ strong customer service skills to provide friendly, approachable, responsive customer service at the library’s main service desk.
  • Ability to read and understand alphabetic and numeric characters rapidly and accurately.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions and work independently.

Work Schedule/

This is a full-time position, scheduled to work 37.5 hours per week, 7.5 hours a day. Hours are Sunday - Thursday (2:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.)*.

  • Front-facing customer service role on-campus.
  • 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:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume

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

About the
Olin Library:

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:

About Rollins:


Rollins is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus community, and the College celebrates the open exchange of ideas within a climate of civility and mutual respect. We view differences—from race and ethnicity to sexual orientation and political perspectives—as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth. to learn more, please click here.

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. 

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