Evening Library Coordinator

at UVA Library (view profile)
Published October 14, 2022
Location Charlottesville, VA
Category Academic  
Job Type Full-time  
Apply Here https://www.myworkday.com/uva/d/inst/15$158872/9925$85756.htmld
Education Requirements Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college; or any combination of relevant education, training, or experience sufficient to perform the essential duties of the job.
Minimum Compensation in Local Currency $17.00 / hour
Maximum Compensation in Local Currency $21.00 / hour
Hourly or Salary? Salary



The University of Virginia Library invites applications for an Evening Library Coordinator to support the Information Services and Spaces team. The Information Services and Spaces(ISS) team provides our patrons with access to collections, resources, and spaces as well as high-quality service to support them. This detail-oriented position coordinates support for library operations with a primary focus on the Music Library and Fine Arts Library during evening operating hours.  This coordination of support includes in-person and remote supervision of student employees at the service desks in support of patron services.  The incumbent will also provide direct patron services during the evening hours.  This position reports to Assistant Director for Operations, ISS.


The Evening Library Coordinator will work an alternate work schedule from Sunday through Thursday nights through 11:00 pm.



  • Provide direct support and supervision for students working evening hours at both the Music and Fine Arts Libraries. This support will be both in-person and by phone.  Escalate questions and concerns to the appropriate manager if unable to resolve them.
  • Help create a welcoming, informative environment for library patrons by assisting patrons in person, and on the phone, with Circulation assistance and cursory Reference assistance and referrals at both the Music and Fine Arts desks.
  • Make effective use of the library’s information resources, including the VIRGO catalog, databases, research guides, and advanced internet searches to assist patrons in answering reference questions. Refer patrons to specialist Librarians when appropriate.
  • Assist patrons in successfully navigating the Library's physical spaces as well as its services and policies.
  • Assist with charging, discharging, and renewing library materials for patrons.
  • Answer basic inquiries about directions, circulation, and library policy questions.
  • Assist in maintaining the appearance of the library, keeping it neat and orderly.
  • Assist with general library duties as required. Special projects as assigned.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college; or any combination of relevant education, training, or experience sufficient to perform the essential duties of the job.
  • Experience working with the public or in a customer service position.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing in a clear manner.
  • Must be able to provide service to library patrons (in person and via telephone) in a courteous, efficient manner.


Preferred Qualifications

  • A working understanding of library classification systems, like the Library of Congress Classification System.
  • Experience using library catalogs and databases.
  • Experience using integrated library systems and other library technology.
  • Ability to push a full book cart and lift 15 pounds.


We are interested in reviewing candidates with a broad range and combination of experiences, education, and qualifications. The UVA Library supports career development and provides opportunities for both formal and informal training as part of professional development. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and dynamic workplace, so if you are excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every preferred qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway.


The selected applicant will be required to complete a background check prior to their first day of employment per university policy.


Anticipated Hiring Range: $17.00 - $21.00 / hour


How to Apply:

Read more about the position and apply online here: https://www.myworkday.com/uva/d/inst/15$158872/9925$85756.htmld