Coastal Carolina University — Access Services Specialist

Coastal Carolina University is accepting applications for an Access Services Specialist, Evenings (Library Specialist) in the Kimbel Library and Bryan Information Commons. This position requires working flexible shifts including weekends. The normal hours for this position are 3:30 p.m. to midnight, with days off to be determined.

Responsibilities will include, but are not be limited to: performing and assisting in overseeing the operations of the access services department including reference, circulation, Interlibrary Loan; assisting with management of the library facility; providing informational and technical assistance to library users and supervising and training students and staff; providing exceptional customer service to all constituents including but not limited to faculty, staff, students, visitors, and the community at large; and performing other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent (GED) and three (3) years library or customer service experience required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience working in an academic library; experience with library technologies, Interlibrary Loan, Reserves, Reference and Circulation; supervisory experience; experience working non-traditional days and hours; knowledge of ExLibris/Alma; CCU work experience preferred. Additionally, a successful candidate should possess the ability to work flexible shifts including weekends; the ability to respond appropriately to a wide variety of situations and enforce emergency procedures if necessary; computer and technology skills; strong communication and collaboration skills; the ability to use good judgement and make appropriate decisions.  

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 47 states and 61 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

Interested applicants may apply on-line at or online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Coastal Carolina University, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, resume and the names and telephone number of three (3) professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

Library Specialist (CD20/149625), full-time position with benefits. SC State pay band: 04. Positions requires working flexible shifts including weekends. Normal work hours for this position is 3:30 pm to midnight, with days off to be determined.